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Joshua Ostroff

Senior Editor, Huffington Post Canada

<p>Joshua Ostroff is a former senior editor at HuffPost Canada. Raised on the West Coast and based in Toronto, he covers politics and pop culture and has contributed to Vice, Maclean's, The Walrus, CTV and other newspapers, magazines and broadcasters.  </p>
Can The Nintendo Switch Save The House That Mario

Can The Nintendo Switch Save The House That Mario Built?

Nintendo has become a bipolar brand; a pop cultural pendulum swinging between extreme highs and intense lows. Now in the wake of their failed Wii U console, they're launching the innovative console-meets-handheld Nintendo Switch in hopes of a much-needed 1Up.
03/02/2017 08:59 EST
If You Hate Pineapple On Pizza, You Hate Canada (Sorry, Not

If You Hate Pineapple On Pizza, You Hate Canada (Sorry, Not Sorry)

Iceland's President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson told a group of high school students that he was "fundamentally opposed" to pineapple on pizza. Well, President Not-Björk, I would not want to live in a country where the elected leader prefers seafood over pineapple on pizza.
02/22/2017 04:38 EST
Toronto Police Still Don't Get Why They Were Banned From Pride

Toronto Police Still Don't Get Why They Were Banned From Pride Parade

This was a missed opportunity to address the lack of great strides with the black members of the LGBTQ community, and black Torontonians as a whole. Once police make some progress on the"much to do" promise, which means actually working to reduce systemic racism in a real and meaningful way, then they can "decide" to rejoin the Pride Parade.
02/10/2017 02:24 EST
Progressives Need Their Own Tea

Progressives Need Their Own Tea Party

All told, it's been a bleak day. But don't give up. Resistance isn't futile. If there's one thing that progressives should learn from Trump's election, it is that protest works.
01/20/2017 05:00 EST