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
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
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
2022 Toronto Fall Election Fraught with Predictable Unpredictability
TORONTO – Over the past two years, Toronto’s economy has just barely endured the standing COVID-19 pandemic. According to a 2020 Destination Toronto study, after one year of the pandemic, the city lost upwards of $8.35 billion in Toronto’s visitor economy. With only a few months to go, candidates... Read more
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Safety a major concern after sexual assault reports at Western
Warning: This piece includes descriptions of sexual assault. During the weekend of Sept. 10, social media reports circulated that more than 30 students at Western University were sexually assaulted and/or drugged at a first-year residence. The issue of female safety on university and college campuses remains a major concern.... Read more
Service industry workers face harassment by anti-vax protestors
After the first few weeks of the vaccine passport system enforcement, service workers in Ontario speak up against harassment caused by anti-vaxxers and anti-maskers. The manager at Nadege Patisserie, Lauren Shelton said her staff has faced serious aggression by anti-vaccine protesters. She said there are regular instances of people... Read more
It might be time for a new party to vocalize BIPOC concerns, says poet George Elliott Clarke
As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals return to parliament with a minority government, some communities might be looking for a new party prioritizing agendas of equality and protection of ecology, says George Elliott Clarke, former poet laureate for the City of Toronto and the Canadian Parliament. In an email... Read more
Canada taking leadership role in carbon pricing, says sustainability director