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Photo by Adriana Parente

Lend a hand at the Daily Bread Food Bank

This Thanksgiving season is all about giving a helping hand and a smile. On Thanksgiving weekend, the Daily Bread Food Bank was busy with hardworking volunteers and cardboard boxes filled with food. The food bank holds an annual Thanksgiving food drive to aid with Toronto’s growing poverty levels.   Daily Bread is a food bank and …

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Oktoberfest, a traditional German beer festival, got its start in Munich, Germany in 1810 and is one of the largest events in the world. Photo by Jess Thomas.

Beau’s Oktoberfest 2015 review

Beau’s All-Natural Brewing Company, which has been open since 2006, is a brewery based out of Vankleek Hill, Ont. and just recently became Canada’s largest producer of organic beer. In 2009, Beau’s hosted their first Oktoberfest. Today, they are ranked one of the top 10 Oktoberfests in the world. This year’s Oktoberfest for Beau’s Brewery …

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VGFL: Vegan girlfriends for life

Kale, almond milk and cruelty-free items are all fads that social media has picked up on and elevated to a large audience. However, what may seem trendy for many is, for some, a lifestyle. Alexandra Courts, Megan Stulberg and Aine Davis are three girlfriends with a vegan diet in common. The three friends run the …

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Photo taken by Ebony-Renee Baker.

WTF: Wacky, Tasty Food at the CNE

Every season has a sure-fire transition to the next. For the summer, back-to-school commercials, shorter days and windier nights and are just a few staple features to set off reality bells. For those who live in Toronto or anywhere in its vicinity, the return of the Canadian National Exhibition means that summer is coming to …

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Kelly's Bake Shoppe. Photo taken by Hailey Salvian.

Kelly’s Bake Shoppe serves up delicious, vegan treats

The door swings open on a street in Burlington, Ont., and for a moment the sound of cheerful conversation dances onto the sidewalk. A pair of women skip out the door jubilantly. One girl wears a New York Giants hat along with a shopping bag so full it bulges out the sides. She stops for a …

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