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Ryerson gears up for minimum wage hike

Ryerson gears up for minimum wage hike

According to Ryerson’s preliminary estimates, Ontario’s $15 minimum wage, starting in January 2019, will cost $1 million in the first two years. The hourly rate for minimum wage earners rose from $11.60 to $14 this year. The cost of higher pay “will be absorbed by the units affected,” Ryerson’s human resources manager Monika Dascosta wrote in an email statement. Entry-level […]

by Swikar Oli· · Business, News, On Campus
Amazon considers Toronto for new headquarters

Amazon considers Toronto for new headquarters

Amazon’s new headquarters might be coming to Toronto. After receiving 238 applications, the world’s largest online retailer released a short list of 20 candidates for its second North American headquarters. Of the 12 Canadian cities who submitted applications, Toronto is the only one that made the list. No cities from Mexico were chosen. The decision comes as Amazon tries to […]

(Alex Heck/Ryersonian Staff)

Cineplex Q3 reports a decline in attendance

Fewer people are watching movies, according to Cineplex’s third-quarter results released earlier this week.

The Canadian entertainment giant recorded 16.8 million in attendance in their third-quarter report, down from 19.2 million this time last year — a decrease of 12.8 per cent.

by Joti Grewal· · Arts & Life, Business
Making orders is extremely important. Orders for all upcoming seasons must be made well in advance to ensure they arrive before each season. (Photo by Simona Catalano)

The real balancing sheet: full-time student vs. full-time business

It’s not every day that a young entrepreneur decides to venture into a business while still finishing their undergraduate degree. Balancing school, work and a personal life can be challenging as it is.

For fourth-year Ryerson student Eden Mitelman, this challenge intensified when she opened her boutique Emme and Edly in her second year. Her store features the latest in womenswear clothing and accessories handpicked by Mitelman herself.

by Simona Catalano· · Arts & Life, Business, Fashion
Ryerson President Mohamed Lachemi addresses the Canadian Economic Club, where he discussed Ryerson's International Hyperloop team and their work developing the hyperloop transportation system. (Photo by Aidan Macnab)

Lachemi praises Ryerson’s hyperloop team at economic club

Ryerson’s own International Hyperloop Team was the star of president Mohamed Lachemi’s address to the Canadian Economic Club Thursday. The hyperloop is a transportation system where a pod travels through a tube and can reach close to the speed of sound. It does not require fossil fuels to operate. It is essentially a train being sucked through a vacuum. Members […]

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