Some Ontarians divided over new sex-ed curriculum
A week after Premier Kathleen Wynne unveiled an updated sex-ed curriculum that would be hitting Ontario schools next fall, the recent changes are still a hot button issue for some voters. On March 1st, Forum Research released the results of a poll that showed that one half of respondents... Read more
Taking on Goliath: Ward 2 candidates challenge Ford
“I’m with Rob Ford,” says an elderly woman, peering through her cracked open doorway.  Andray Domise doesn’t miss a beat, and launches into the same speech he’s delivered over and over already this day. “That’s okay, I have nothing against him personally but I think this community can do... Read more
The Police Literacy Initiative is a community organization made up of young professionals and community leaders. They have met regularly since September with each other and people in law enforcement to come up with ways to improve street policing practices like spot checks and carding in Toronto. They are... Read more
Mayoral candidate differentiates himself from Ford

Robb Johannes doesn’t like using the word ‘fringe’ to describe his candidacy for mayor of Toronto. But as a lesser-known candidate, he recognizes that he needs to work that much harder to reach voters, which is why the “Robb Not Ford” campaign came about.

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Changes proposed for Toronto Police street checks

The Toronto Police Services Board wants the public’s feedback on a serious of proposed changes to regulations on how officers conduct street checks.

The public is asked to attend the board’s next meeting April 8 to respond to a draft policy presented last week that makes some major changes to existing policy.

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Disqualified HSF VP candidate speaks out
Tim Brilhante isn’t the only candidate who was disqualified from last week’s Humber Students Federation elections. We spoke to Karnesh Babaria, who ran for Vice President of Student Life, about how he was disqualified as well as his reactions to Brilhante’s efforts to appeal his disqualifications. Read more
Wearing niqab usually a personal choice, study reveals

In a new study released by Concordia professor Professor Lynda Clarke and the Canadian Council of Muslim Women, niqab-wearing women reveal that they are very rarely coerced into taking up the practice and are willing to remove the veil for identification purposes.

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Awards race determines odds for Oscar nominees

The 86thAcademy Awards, otherwise known as the Oscars, are this Sunday and will be hosted by Ellen Degeneres. The annual show is considered the pinnacle of awards season and the race for the trophies begins long before nominees are announced, as they were this year on Jan. 16.

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