UPDATE: The Art of Banksy Continues Until Labour Day!

UPDATE! For anyone who loved the Art of Banksy so much, or for those who have some serious fear of missing out- not to worry! The Art of Banksy Exhibit in Downtown Toronto will continue to keep its doors open until Labour Day (September 2nd, 2018)! With a total of 80 original works featured, The Art of […]

5 fab places to enjoy ice cream in Toronto!

Ice cream lovers rejoice! Foodies are always spoiled for choice in Toronto, but this summer, ice cream is trending hard. From sky-high swirled cones, covered in candy floss, to handmade flavours wedged between homemade cookies, to ice cream tacos as big as your head, right now, we all scream for ice cream! Red Bean Waffle […]

FREE Doughnuts at Krispy Kreme! National Doughnut Day

Working on that summer body? Too bad!! Krispy Kreme is handing out free doughnuts to anyone who comes into their store today (June 1st, 2018)! In celebration of National Doughnut Day, all seven Canadian Krispy Kreme locations are participating in the event. Each person who comes into the store gets ONE free doughnut and no, […]

Where to Take a First Date in Toronto

First dates can be nerve-wracking, but the right setting can make or break the whole experience! It can be tough to pick a perfect place to impress a person you don’t know very well, especially with so many places to choose from in Toronto. We’ve narrowed it down to a few places that are hard […]

Sexual Harassment in the News Room & Why Lara Setrakian has had Enough

Co-Founder of Press Forward, Lara Setrakian sparks continued conversation on news room culture and etiquette. Setrakian is working in hopes to open people eyes to the media industries influx of sexual assault allegations. Including her own experience in sexual harassment, Setrakian mentions fellow journalist, Mark Halperin, during her experience at ABC News. “Fixing Newsroom Culture: A […]

Things to do in Toronto This Holiday Season

What To Do in Toronto This 2017 Holiday Season

Roaring Twenties Christmas Step back in time and experience a 1920s Christmas on your guided tour of Spadina Museum. In the warmth of the kitchen, enjoy holiday treats made from original recipes while sipping cups of mulled cider. Saturdays, November 21 – January 7, Spadina Museum, 285 Spadina Rd, toronto.ca/spadina The Tenors Bring Harmony to […]

Cheryl Hickey

Meet ET Canada Host Cheryl Hickey

To say Cheryl Hickey has an exciting schedule—as nightly host on ET Canada, a busy mother of young kids, and an entrepreneur—isn’t the half of it. If the sparkling smile and engaging demeanor you see on TV and in our cover story make you feel like she’s having the time of her life, well, she […]

Global Announces 2017 Fall Premiere Dates

Building off of last year’s most successful fall season in a decade, Global welcomes a fresh crop of laugh-out-loud comedies and emotionally-charged dramas delivering exceptional programming with established brands, powerful storytelling, and big stars. Featuring Hollywood heavyweights including Jeremy Piven (Wisdom of the Crowd), Edie Falco (Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders), David […]

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On The TIFF Red Carpet: First They Killed My Father

Vitalize Magazine was busy on the TIFF 2017 Red Carpet and we ran into Angelina Jolie,  Loung Ung and Rithy Panh and the Jolie-Pitt children for the launch of First They Killed My Father. Jolie co-produces, co-writes, and directs this adaptation of the memoir by Loung Ung, which recounts the author’s horrifying childhood experiences under […]

Jim & Andy: the Great Beyond Launches at TIFF 2017

Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond – the story of Jim Carrey & Andy Kaufman was just launched at TIFF 2017. Offbeat documentarian Chris Smith provides a behind-the-scenes look at how Jim Carrey adopted the persona of idiosyncratic comedian Andy Kaufman on the set of Man on the Moon. This fascinating new documentary from American […]


TIFF 2017: Mother! Is A Gripping Film And A Must-See

Darren Aronofsky’s new film mother! was just launched at TIFF 2017 and it’s a very unique and gripping film from start to finish. The film has an incredible cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer, Domhnall Gleeson, Kristen Wiig. The psychological horror film features a young woman’s (Jennifer Lawrence) tranquil life with her […]

The Leisure Seeker Launches at TIFF 2017

TIFF 2017 unveiled scores of great films, including The Leisure Seeker. The film stars Oscar winner Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland as an elderly couple looking for adventure on one boisterous and bittersweet final road trip. Mirren and Sutherland star in this wise and witty road movie, set in today’s divided United States. Photo Credits: […]

ET Canada Lounge

ET Canada Lounges In Style At The Toronto International Film Festival

Entertainment Tonight Canada returns to the centre of the action at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival with a lineup of prestigious partners inside ET Canada’s Festival Central interview lounge. A must-stop destination on the TIFF promo circuit, ET Canada Festival Central provides Hollywood A-Listers with the ultimate interview experience, offering activations from new partners […]

Toronto Fashion Week Celebrates Art, Music, Culture And Fashion

Toronto Fashion Week is now in full swing and the bi-annual festival is celebrating fashion, art, music and culture. The festival runs from today (September 5, 2017) to Thursday (September 7, 2017) and is being held within Toronto’s most prestigious luxury retail and brand neighbourhood, Yorkville along Hazelton Avenue and Yorkville Avenue. The founding sponsors, […]

Get Behind The Velvet Ropes This TIFF At The Ritz-Carlton

With TIFF only week’s away, the staff at the Ritz-Carlton in Toronto are busy preparing for celebrity sleepovers, press conferences, and midnight soirees. Located at the hub of Festival Central, celebrities can be seen strolling in and out of the Ritz Carlton day and night.  There is no question that the Ritz Carlton stops at […]

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga Coming To TIFF

Lady Gaga fans everywhere are waiting in anticipation for the world premiere of  Gaga: Five Foot Two. The documentary will be featured at the Toronto International Film Festival this September. Chris Moukarbel’s revealing documentary offers a rare snapshot of the raucously public music icon Lady Gaga and the offstage woman that is Stefani Joanne Germanotta. […]

Seinfeld Cafe Now Open In Toronto

The news is out as Toronto now has its own Seinfeld Cafe. So, if you are looking  to get a real dose of Jerry, Elaine, Kramer and George, then all you need to do is visit the Field Trip Cafe in Bloorcourt. The pop-up TV characters will be on display from August 18 (7:00 PM […]

Events In Toronto

What T.O. Do in Toronto this Summer

Vitalize Magazine highlights some amazing events in Toronto this summer, so check them out. By Janelle Watkins Events In Toronto The AGO’s Georgia O’Keeffe Exhibition This summer, the AGO presents a major retrospective of Georgia O’Keeffe’s works in the exhibition’s only North American stop. Spanning her entire career, it is the largest and most significant […]

Toronto International Film Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival Reveals First Gala And Special Presentation Titles For 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival is just around the corner, and fans are in for a real treat this year. The Toronto International Film Festival News From Vitalize Magazine Featuring premieres from filmmakers including Hany Abu-Assad, Haifaa Al Mansour, Darren Aronofsky, George Clooney, Guillermo del Toro, Richard Eyre, Stephen Frears, Deniz Gamze Ergüven, Greta Gerwig, […]

Events In Toronto

What’s Happening in Toronto This Weekend: July 28 – 30

There is never a shortage of events in Toronto. As with any summer weekend in Toronto, there is always a lot to see and do the weekend of July 28 to 30, 2017. Vitalize Magazine’s List Of Events In Toronto WayHome Music Festival The WayHome Music Festival is lauded as one of the most popular […]

Events In Toronto

What’s Happening in Toronto This Weekend: July 21 – 23

There are always lots of events in Toronto, and the weekend of July 21-23rd is no different. Events In Toronto Toronto Summer Music Festival The Toronto Summer Music Festival continues this weekend. This festival is a classical music experience not to be missed. The Festival includes renowned Canadian and international talent. The weekend also includes […]

Toronto This Weekend

What’s Happening in Toronto This Weekend July 7-9 2017

From Ed Sheeran to Food and Film Festivals, there is never a shortage of things to do in Toronto this weekend. This weekend, the City of Toronto is celebrating culinary delights, amazing music and your chance to grab a blanket and catch a flick in the Pits! Toronto This Weekend Beaches International Jazz Festival From July 7-July 30, […]

Canada Day Party

Plan the Perfect Canada Day Party to Celebrate Canada 150

With Canada Day just around the corner many are wondering how to plan the perfect Canada Day party! From decorations to music, we’ve got the Canada Day essentials covered. Canada Day Party Essentials Red and White Decorations You just can’t have a Canada Day celebration without the red and white! While that does seem like […]

Toronto Events this Weekend

Things to do in Toronto June 30- July 2, 2017

Happy 150 Canada!   Canada’s Birthday couldn’t have fallen on a better day and there is no better place to be (aside from Ottawa of course) than in Toronto to enjoy live entertainment, celebrations, and of course fireworks! Want to know what’s going on for Canada Day across Canada? Read about Canada 150 Celebrations across the […]

Toronto Style

CF Toronto Eaton Centre Challenges Torontonians to Step up and Show Their ‘Reflections of Toronto Style’

Campaign showcases CF Toronto Eaton Centre’s New Toronto Style Ambassador Lainey Lui leading the “rally cry”  Attention Torontonians, this is your rallying cry. It’s time to show the world your “Reflections of Toronto Style.” Kicking off the start of a new fashion season, CF Toronto Eaton Centre (CF TEC) is thrilled to unveil the launch of […]

Toronto Events

What’s Happening in Toronto This Weekend?  June 22-25

If you think construction is slowing you down in Toronto, this weekend is going to be gangbusters with the incredible lineup of festivals in the city this weekend! Pride Toronto Expect over a million people in town this weekend Torontonians!  Pride Festival weekend begins tomorrow with the Trans March, followed by the Dyke March on […]

Fall for Dance North

Fall for Dance North Third Annual Festival Toronto

Join the Fall For Dance North (FFDN) third annual festival for their dynamic lineup of performances. The festival will be taking place over three nights at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts from October 4 to 6, 2017. The festival will be brining together the very best of Canadian dance teams, consisting of 10 […]

Invictus games Toronto

Tickets on Sale for Prince Harry’s Invictus Games Toronto 2017

Opening Ceremony lineup for the Invictus Games Toronto to include Alessia Cara, Sarah McLachlan, La Bottine Souriante, The Tenors and more. The Invictus Games Toronto 2017 Organizing Committee just announced the launch of ticket sales for the fast-approaching multi-sport event. The Invictus Games, presented by Jaguar Land Rover, will be hosted in venues across Toronto […]

Walk of fame

Canada’s Walk of Fame Inductees Unveil Their Stars Together on King St. W. in Toronto

Today, for the first time in Canada’s Walk of Fame history, all of the 2016 Inductees unveiled their recently cemented stars together. Canada’s Walk of Fame runs along King Street West and is a major feature of Toronto’s Entertainment District. The 2016 Canada’s Walk of Fame Inductees Jeanne Beker, Fashion Entrepreneur, Television Personality, Journalist Corey […]


Waddle We Do About This Giant Duck In Toronto?

It’s only a cute, giant rubber duck, but yet it’s causing a wave of fury. You see, during Canada Day weekend, the world’s largest rubber duck will cruise into the Toronto harbour and it will certainly be an amazing attraction for people of all ages… And yes that includes us adults. The duck is 61-feet […]

Canadian Art and Fashion Awards 2017

Canadian Art and Fashion Awards 2017

Vitalize magazine was invited to the CAFA (Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards) 2017 Gala this past weekend (April 7, 2017).  It was a fantastic event showcasing the Best and Brightest Talents in Canadian Fashion! We saw lots of friends and Vitalize contributors while mingling with some of Canada’s Fashion Elite including Wayne Clark, Coco Rocha, […]

Toronto Events Spring 2017

There are many Toronto Events to choose from this Spring in the GTA. Make sure you check them out. Toronto Events Catch the Toronto Blue Jays home opener against the Milwaukee Brewers at The Rogers Centre. April 11, toronto.bluejays.mlb.com  Love music? Be sure to check out the Canadian Music Week festival, with over 800 bands […]

Canada Turns 150 Events in Toronto

Canada Turns 150 Toronto Events

Canada Turns 150 which marks 150 years of Confederation in 2017.  Toronto and surrounding areas are planning a blowout year of anniversary festivities. From city spectacles to rustic Canadiana, Toronto is the place to discover all the best our nation has to offer. Here’s what’s happening in Toronto.  Check back often for future updates! MUSIC AS CANADA TURNS […]

Therapeutic Touch Awareness Week is May 1-7, 2017.

The Therapeutic Touch Network of Ontario (TTNO) presents CARE 150, a province-wide initiative in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday to promote Therapeutic Touch. The inaugural Therapeutic Touch Awareness Week runs from May 1-7, 2017 and features more than 50 events throughout Ontario and additional events across the country in association with Therapeutic Touch Networks of […]

Miku Toronto Brings Famous Flame-Seared Sushi to Toronto

For impeccable service and outstanding sushi, MIKU Toronto is a must-visit for local sushi lovers. Open since late 2015, MIKU Toronto is the first of its kind in Ontario from the well-known Aburi Restaurant group, world renowned for the delicious flame-seared Aburi Sushi served at their original location in Vancouver. The elegant, open-concept 7,000 sq. […]

Visit Toronto

Toronto is having a moment right now. With internationally famous locals like Drake and The Weeknd dominating playlists across the globe, our cool is on the uptake—and we’re not talking about snow. Over 140 languages and dialects are spoken here, making Toronto one of the world’s most multiculturally diverse cities, and Canada’s biggest. It’s also […]