Tourism Toronto Magazine 

Asian Photography Magazine 

The Globe & Mail 

CONTACT Photo Festival 


Vistek & CONTACT Photography Festival. “The Story Behind My Photo” - May 2016

Second Regard. ICI Radio Canada Tele. “Deux fois sous le meme toit” - Oct. 2015

CTV National News. “Photographer seeks to capture 100 interfaith couples, who let ‘love conquer’”- Dec. 2014

The Morning Show. Global TV. "Interlove Project"- Dec. 2014

Global News Toronto. "Interlove project points a lens on interfaith relationships"- Dec. 2014

TEDxToronto. “Ordinary people, extraordinary lives: Photographing the world” – Nov. 4, 2014

TFO 24.7. “Colin Boyd Shafer: Cosmopolis Toronto” – Nov. 3, 2014

TEDxToronto. “TEDxToronto 2014 – Speaker Colin Boyd Shafer” – Aug. 7, 2014

New Horizons Media. “Cosmopolis Toronto – Torontonian” - June 25, 2014

CTV Canada AM. “Capturing the city’s diversity” - May 29, 2014

CTV National. “Toronto artist maps diversity, one portrait at a time” – May 7, 2014

ZNews. “Cosmopolis Toronto” – May 3, 2014

CTV News Toronto. “Residents from all over the Globe” – Apr. 26, 2014

CBC News Toronto. “Photographer captures Toronto, one country at a time” – Apr. 24, 2014

The National, CBC News Canada. “Photographing People from Around the World in Toronto” – Apr. 23, 2014

CTV News Channel, National. “Cosmopolis Toronto Project” – Apr. 22, 2014

Bell Local, Artopia, Toronto. “Cosmopolis Toronto” – Apr. 14, 2014

The Morning Show, Global TV. “Cosmopolis Toronto” – Apr, 10, 2014

CTV News: Kevin Newman Live, Canada. “Photographer Showing Entire World in Toronto” – Mar. 11, 2014

Global National News, Canada. “Faces of Toronto” - Nov. 27, 2013

F-Stop Magazine 

The Sault Star 

doc! Photo Magazine 

The Hamilton Spectator 


Toronto Life. "I packed up my life and spent two years photographing immigrants in every US state." Jun. 2022

CityNews. "Local educator connecting people through documentary photography."  Jun. 2022

Waterloo Record. "A photographer explores the ties between Waterloo Region and Lake Erie."  Dec. 2020

CBC. "Photo project focuses on Ontarians' deep connection to troubled Lake Erie." Nov. 2020

PhotoEd Magazine. "Cosmopolis: The World in One Canadian City" Spring/Summer 2017

Peeps Magazine. Private v. Public. Issue 2. - 2016

Here! Magazine. "The INTERLOVE Project". - Jan. 2016

Toronto Life.“These beautiful portraits peer into the lives of interfaith couples” - May 2016

UC Observor. “An intimate portrait series documents love between partners of different beliefs” - February 2016

Canadian Geographic. "Photographing Toronto's Diversity" - July 2015

CONTACT photography festival guide's Scotiabank Advertisement - 2015

Toronto Star. “Photographer Colin Boyd Shafer documents mixed-faith couples through pictures” - May 2015

Huffington Post. “Interfaith, Interlove Project: Love Conquers All” - Mar. 2015

Toronto Star. “World Leaders could learn from these Interfaith Couples“ - Feb. 2015

World Religion News. “INTERLOVE project aims to promote interfaith couples” - Feb. 2015

Metro News (National). “Interlove: Profiling interfaith couples that defy the odds“ - Feb. 2015

Hamilton Spectator. “Dundas couple featured in interfaith marriage documentary” - Feb 2015

Sault Star (Sault Ste. Marie). “Sharing Stories of Love Beyond Belief“ - Feb. 2015

Kingston Herald. “Interlove project seeks interfaith couples for photo series” - Feb. 2015

Sudbury Northern Life. “Photographer searching for interfaith couples for project“ - Feb. 2015

Bay Today (North Bay). “Into Interlove?” - Jan. 2015

6Mois Magazine (France), Les Dessous De L'Image. "Une Fille Comme Toi et Moi" - Dec. 19, 2014

Huffington Post Canada. “Interfaith couples photo series, captures the beauty and challenges of true love“ - Dec. 2014

The Malaysian Insider. “Canadian on quest to showcase interfaith love” - Nov. 2014

Toronto Life. “One guy found the whole world in Toronto, and has the photos to prove it” – July 29, 2014

Spacing Magazine. Issue 32. "Cities for People" - Summer 2014 

U of T Magazine. “The World in One City” – Summer 2014

Chatelaine Magazine. "The Multicultural Faces of Toronto" – July 2014

The Globe and Mail. “Artist photographs one Torontonian from every country in the world” – Apr. 19, 2014

The Wall Street Journal, International. “Photographer Documents Multicultural Toronto, One Country at a Time” – Mar. 18, 2014

Toronto Star. “Photographer paints diverse portrait of Toronto, one immigrant at a time” – Nov. 4, 2013

The Record, Kitchener-Waterloo. “Kitchener-born photographer wants Canadians to see the world in our faces” – Oct. 19, 2013

L’express, Toronto. “Portraits d’expatriés: Tous les pays représentés a Toronto” – Oct. 15, 2013

Metro News, Toronto. "What does a Torontonian look like?" - Aug. 16, 2013

Spacing Magazine 

Veux Magazine 

Toronto Star 

Waterloo Record 


CBC KW. "Have a memory of Kitchener's Victoria Park?" - Nov 2021

CBC Ottawa Morning. "Interlove" - Feb. 2015

CBC Toronto’s Metro Morning "Interlove Project" - Feb. 2015

CBC Radio Kitchener-Waterloo. “Kitchener’s Colin Boyd Shafer starts The Interlove Project” - Feb. 2015

CBC Thunder Bay’s Superior Morning. "Interlove Project" - Feb. 2015

CBC Radio Sudbury’s Morning North. “Interlove Project” - Feb. 2015

CKDR 92.7 Dryden. "Interlove project hits Northwestern Ontario" - Jan. 2015

DurianAsean Radio (Malaysia). “Breakfast Call: Intimate take on Interfaith Love” - Nov. 2014

The Morning Edition – CBC K-W, “Kitchener Photographer Captures the World in Toronto” – Aug. 11, 2014

Here and Now on CBC Radio 1 – Apr. 22, 2014

As It Happens on CBC Radio 1, “Toronto Faces” Canada. – Apr. 11, 2014

So To Speak Show Podcast, Toronto. “The Diversity of a City” – Feb. 14, 2014

The Monocle Daily, Monocle’s M24 Radio, International, “Affairs” – Nov. 20, 2013

NewsNow on CHRY 105.5 FM, Toronto. "Feature Interview: Cosmopolis Toronto" – Nov. 5, 2013

Metro Morning on CBC Radio 1, Toronto. “Toronto Portraits” – Sept. 3, 2013

Online Blogs/Magazines

Veux Magazine. “Interlove Project“ - Feb. 2015

Hye’s Musings. “Spotlight: Colin B. Shafer” - Dec. 2014

The University of Toronto’s Musings. “INTERLOVE: A documentary photography project“ - Nov. 2014

The E List. “Creatives: Colin Boyd Shafer” - Nov. 2014

National Geographic, Education Blog, International. “The World in a City” – Nov. 4, 2014

THEMUSEUM, Kitchener. “Kitchener Native Colin Boyd Shafer’s Cosmopolis Toronto Photo Exhibit Captures the Diversity of Ontario’s Capital” – July 1, 2014, Kitchener. “The World in One City.” – June 28, 2014

TO Live with Culture, Toronto. “World of Faces in ‘Torontonian’ Exhibit.” – June 3, 2014

Colin Boyd Shafer and Vanessa Tamburro, Bettery Magazine, International. “Cosmopolis Toronto: Photographing the World, One Torontonian at a Time.” – May 23, 2014

Huffington Post’s “The World Post”, International. “Cosmopolis Toronto Captures The World In One City” - May 16, 2014, Canada. “Cosmopolis proves Toronto could me the most diverse city in the world.” – May 15, 2014

Modern Toronto, Toronto. “Cosmopolis Toronto” – May 5, 2014

Schema Magazine, Canada. “Taking on the world one Torontonian at a time: An inside look at photographer Colin Boyd Shafer” – Apr. 24, 2014

Picture Correct, “Photographer takes portrait of Torontonian from Every country of the World” – Apr. 20, 2014

Torontoist, Toronto. ”Weekend Newsstand” – Apr. 19, 2014

Fresh Print Magazine, Toronto. ”Explore The World Through Cosmopolis Toronto” – Apr. 18, 2014

Nat and Marie, Toronto. “Photographer documents world, On Torontonian at a time” – Apr. 10, 2014

The Genteel, International. “Five x Five: Cosmopolis Toronto” – Mar. 17, 2014

CTV News: Kevin Newman Live, Canada. “Photographer Piecing Together Diversity Portrait of Toronto” – Mar. 11, 2014

BlogTO, Toronto. “Site Documents the World one Torontonian at a Time” – Mar. 6, 2014

1 LOVE T.O., “Cosmopolis Love” – Feb. 14, 2014

OiToronto, Toronto. “Projeto fotográfico reflete a diversidade étnica do torontoniano” – Feb. 10, 2014

Toronto City Gossip, Toronto. “Cosmopolis” – Jan. 27, 2014

Toronto’s Online Chinese Community, Toronto. “多元多伦多COSMOPOLIS TORONTO摄影展开幕” – Jan. 20, 2014

Toronto Hispano, Toronto. “Exhibirán proyecto de Cosmópolis Toronto” – Jan. 11, 2014

Veux Magazine, Toronto. Issue 16. “Issue 16 Happily Ever After – Cosmopolis” – Jan. 2014

The Huffington Post, Canada. “This is why Toronto is so Multicultural” – Dec. 27, 2013

Toronto Is Awesome, Toronto. “Cosmopolis Toronto: Photographing the world, one Torontonian at a time” – Dec. 16, 2013

1 LOVE T.O., Toronto. “Cosmopolis Toronto” – Dec. 9, 2013

CanCulture Magazine, Toronto. “Colin Shafer captures the inexistent ‘Canadian look’” – Dec. 8, 2013

Veux Magazine, Toronto. Issue 15. “Feature: Portraits on the Streets” – Dec., 2013

680News/CityNews, Toronto. “Cosmopolis Toronto: Photographer aims to reflect diverse Toronto in portraits” – Nov. 15, 2013

Photo Life Magazine, Canada. “5 Interesting Reads” – Nov. 11, 2013

Good News Toronto, Toronto. “Photographer Paints Diverse Portrait of Toronto” – Nov. 4, 2013

OiToronto, Toronto. “Projeto artístico explora as ligações dos imigrantes canadenses a seus países de origem e à nova pátria” – Oct. 28, 2013

Chatelaine Magazine

6MOIS Magazine

Metro Newspaper 

BBC News 

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