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Since 1990, The Word On The Street has proudly hosted some of the finest talent in Canadian literature. Our 27th festival is shaping up to be one of our best yet. Check out all of the authors, performers, and storytellers below!
Marivel Taruc is the award-winning host of CBC’s Our Toronto. She is also a reporter and frequent co-host of CBC Toronto News at 6 PM. Previously, Marivel was the business anchor for CBC News: Morning. In her many positions, Marivel has interviewed top newsmakers of the day, including business leaders, star athletes and federal politicians. Recently, Our Toronto won the prestigious Trina McQueen RTNDA Award for Television News Information Programming.
Taruc graduated from Ryerson University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism. She is happiest when she’s gathered around the dinner table with her husband and two daughters – and a plateful of Filipino food.