Humber College’s Daniel Bear leads research initiative to “Weed Out” Misinformation
TORONTO – Humber College faculty and researchers have launched an initiative on March 8 that provides an inclusive and modern approach to cannabis education. The campaign, cleverly titled Weed Out Misinformation, strives to rectify the narrative surrounding cannabis consumption by providing evidence-based public education materials to young cannabis users.... Read more
Toronto Maple Leafs playoff potential
The Toronto Maple Leafs have had a heck of a season. Records have been broken and they’ve consistently remained in the top three of the Atlantic Division for months. But, how are their hopes for a playoff run looking? If the playoffs were to start today, would they stand... Read more
Toronto City Councillors split on how best to address Toronto’s worsening housing crisis
Though Toronto City Councillors collectively agree that the housing crisis is a worsening issue throughout the city, there’s pushback from some city councillors towards putting the proper funding together to address the situation throughout their wards. According to Ward 4 Toronto City Councillor Gord Perks, the issue of affordable... Read more
Torontonians are unimpressed by performance of Toronto City Council
The ‘Unofficial Toronto City Council Satisfaction Forum’ gives Torontonians from all 24 wards the opportunity to voice their opinions on their city councillor, but only 10 wards were represented before the deadline. The poll itself received 19 responses, with most of the responses coming from residents living in Ward... Read more
Will new budget of $428 million help  immigrants?
Canada is planning on welcoming over 430,000 new immigrants each year, with a new budget of over $428.9 million, which is going to be given in a period of five years. This budget was released for better processing time for applicants, as well as some new enhanced features for... Read more
Toronto actress hopeful magic will return
to the arts as COVID recovery begins
Performance art theatre, festivals, and many local artists have been hit hard by the pandemic. Sharon Heldt, an actress with 34 years of experience, shares how the pandemic has affected her career and the arts community. Heldt talks about the struggles she faced as a teacher in Acting Out!... Read more
Bad Bunny heats up Scotiabank Arena during Last Tour of the World concert
TORONTO – This is Bad Bunny’s first tour since his album of the same name became the first Spanish-language album to top the Billboard 200 and since the pandemic. The Puerto Rican artist 28, who has also been the number one Top Artists Global on Spotify for more than... Read more
College strike called off following agreement
TORONTO – The college faculty and College Employer Council (CEC) reached an agreement late Thursday night to enter binding interest arbitration. The agreement ends the potential strike for professors, councillors, and librarians, as well as the work-to-rule that had been put in place a few weeks ago. With the... Read more
Citizens reflect on Freedom Convoy protests in Ottawa
Canada’s freedom convoy protest first made headlines on Jan. 23 when messages about protesting anti-vaccine mandates for truckers crossing the U.S-Canada border started gaining traction. As a result, various participants from across the country gathered and made their way to the nation’s capital in Ottawa, arriving on Jan. 28.... Read more
Toronto’s shelter shortage calls for government action
TORONTO – Ongoing shortages in Toronto’s homeless shelters calls for government action as more unhoused individuals struggle to find shelter out of the cold weather. Shelters have reached maximum capacity almost every night this year. Extreme cold weather alerts, blazing snowstorms and freezing temperatures characterize Toronto’s coldest month of... Read more