Tag Archive | Toronto

Toronto: LGBTQ Activist To Receive AFP Philanthropy Award

Toronto: LGBTQ Activist To Receive AFP Philanthropy Award

LGBTQ activist and philantropist, Mark S. Bonham, the patron and namesake of the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at UC, has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater Toronto Chapter.  In announcing the award, the AFP made particular note […]

Listen: Under Fire – Jessie Munro

Listen: Under Fire – Jessie Munro

On this morning’s music slot, EILE features 23 year-old Toronto-born, Los Angeles-based, Jessie Munro, with her highly anticipated single, Under Fire. This alternative-pop track has a very jazzy feel, with Jessie’s beautiful, smooth vocals dominating the instrumental, which is light and airy, in this sleek, modern-electro R&B/pop single. Under Fire focuses on the pressures of […]

Toronto: Bruce McArthur Gay Killings – Police Raid Clients’ Sites, Bodies Found

Toronto: Bruce McArthur Gay Killings – Police Raid Clients’ Sites, Bodies Found

The Toronto police have been excavating various sites belonging to clients of Bruce McArthur, the 66 year-old landscaper, whom they believe has been killing gay men from the wider Gay Village area. They have now increased the number of charges of first-degree murder against McArthur, having discovered body parts in large planters on one property […]

Toronto: Bruce McArthur In Court Over Disappearances Of Gay Men

Toronto: Bruce McArthur In Court Over Disappearances Of Gay Men

Residents of The Gay Village in Toronto had been urging police to investigate the disappearances of two gay men last year, and finally charges have been brought against 66 year-old landscaper, Bruce Mc Arthur. He has been charged with two counts of first degree murder, although police have not yet found the bodies of the […]

Watch: Worldwide Pride Parades on 40th Anniversary of Stonewall Riots

As well as the highly successful Dublin Pride, many other LGBT Pride festivals took place on both sides of the Atlantic over last weekend, including New York, London, Chicago, Mexico City, and World Pride in Toronto. These Pride festivals took place on the fortieth anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, widely accepted to be the starting […]

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Snubs Pride Parade

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Snubs Pride Parade

Rob Ford, the Mayor of Toronto, has publicly admitted that he has no intention of attending the Canadian city’s Pride festival, having avoided them in the past also. The Toronto Star reported that during a candidates’ forum ahead of the city’s mayoral elections, Rob Ford admitted that he will not be attending the World Pride […]

Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir to Speak at 2014 World Pride Summit

Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir to Speak at 2014 World Pride Summit

Iceland’s former Prime Minister, and the world’s first openly-gay head of government, Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, has been announced as the keynote speaker at the WorldPride Human Rights Conference, taking place in Toronto in 2014. Sigurðardóttir – who at the height of her career in 2009, was among Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Women in the World – […]