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May-June 2012

Why can’t Johnny blog?

Barb MacDonald

A growing number of teachers and parents say Ontario’s current school  curriculum will graduate scores of children who are 21st century illiterate. Inside the fight for more technology and social media in the classroom. Every school day from September to June at 3:30 p.m., Aerin Guy meets her nine-year old daughter at school. On this […] More »

May Day: a catalyst for the Occupy movement

Kyle Dupont

More than 1,500 people gathered at Nathan Phillips Square yesterday to rally and march down Queen Street for May Day—and to rejuvenate the Occupy movement . The co-event was organized as part of International Workers’ Day, in a joint effort between No One Is Illegal, Occupy Toronto and the May 1 movement, which is a […] More »

Welcome to Toronto … Are you up for a Protest?

Kyle Dupont

I’m the new intern at This Magazine and throughout the summer I will be following the potential resurgence of the Occupy movement in Toronto. You can expect to find weekly updates surrounding different protests, individuals and ideas in our blog section every Wednesday. I guess this is the point when I should let you know […] More »