Peel wants more compost, less garbage
Peel residents are not properly throwing out their compost, the public works commissioner Dan Lebrecque has told regional councilors. Lebrecque referred to the findings from his 2013 report of a bi-weekly garbage collection project on Thursday, Jan. 15. Despite regular recycling of glass, paper and plastic, Peel residents are... Read more
UN fights drift towards marijuana legalization
The United Nations has come out against recent U.S. state marijuana legalization, reiterating that it is not in line with international law. Yury Fedotov, the UN anti-narcotics chief told reporters he does not believe new state laws in Oregon, Alaska and Washington D.C. “can be compatible with existing conventions.”... Read more
Why not report it?
Jian Ghomeshi was accused of sexual assault late last week, but Toronto Police are not conducting an investigation. “Nobody’s come forward,” Toronto Police Constable David Hopkinson said in an interview yesterday, adding, “We have to have a complainant.” So why are these women who accused Ghomeshi of violent sexual... Read more
Equality group highlights violence against men

Lynne MacDonell, a psychotherapist and drug addiction counselor says that one in six boys are sexually abused by the age of 16.

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Bringing fair trade to Humber
Fair Trade week is here at Humber College, but will it catch on with students? Sponsored by the the Humber Public Interest Research Group (HumPIRG) the event aims to persuade the Humber administration through the student body to adopt a fair trade policy for businesses on campus. Supporters of... Read more