Can Ontario be regulated with another mask mandate amid higher respiratory illnesses?
In recent months as respiratory illness rises across the country, many Canadian healthcare experts have been asking the provincial governments to bring back mask mandates again. Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore in a recent press conference ‘strongly recommended’ Ontarians to wear masking in public indoor settings.... Read more
NeedorGreed Protest
NeedorGreed organized a protest in Queen’s Park on Nov. 17, 2022, for a freeze of tuition fees for international students. International students provide 68 per cent of tuition revenue which accumulated to be $1.7 billion last year which was more than colleges received in provincial grants. This event was... Read more
Staff shortage in Ontario Hospitals is worse than you think
A crisis is an ambiguous word which defines the condition of thousands of hospitals, medical clinics, doctors’ offices, and long-term care homes face which is rising to unprecedented levels. It is hard to undermine the situation of these facilities until you are face-to-face with an emergency or medical illness.... Read more
The error of true crime
The public’s appetite for true crime has grown over recent years. Whether the story was delivered on a podcast, docuseries or movie, audiences will flock to listen to podcasts or watch films and TV shows about real-life cases murders, kidnappings, assaults, fraud and all the different variations of high-profile... Read more
How will lifting the restriction to work off-campus for over 20 hours affect international students?
Immigration Minister Sean Fraser’s announcement on Oct. 7 introduced a temporary measure of removing the previous 20 hour work-week limit for international students to grapple with labour shortages. This change will affect more than 500,000 eligible international students residing in Canada starting Nov. 15. This policy has been brought... Read more
Grocery prices I never anticipated as an international student
Never did I think that I would be spending up to $150 per week to stock my kitchen. Grocery prices after the pandemic have been ruthless towards the City of Toronto, the one segment of the society that suffers from these would be students. On top of that, if... Read more
Patagonia reminds us to think twice before we buy
When Patagonia’s founder Yvon Chouinard announced earlier this month that he and his family are transferring the company’s shares to fight climate change, he was met with rightful praise for a move so radical in the current state of fashion. “Earth is now our only shareholder,” writes Chouinard in... Read more
What will happen to Canadians after the Queen’s death?
The Queen who ruled the United Kingdom and served as Canada’s head of state for seven decades was carried to her resting place on Sept. 19 in presence of political leaders and witnessed by people around the globe. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with other world leaders did not... Read more
IGNITE FROSH 2022: Not the most accessible night for everyone

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LGIC returns to in-person exhibits, with a pop
TORONTO – The curatorial team at Humber College’s Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre (LGIC) has returned to hosting in-person exhibits at the campus’ Welcome Centre after two years. Since February 2020, the LGIC had shifted their exhibits to a virtual format due to the pandemic. They have returned with an... Read more