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The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 1

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 1

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian campus news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from, and from the Canadian University Press. News round up: Sam the Record Man sign Gould street’s new look St Mary’s University student pleads guilty to sexual assault David E. Smith’s new book […]

NDP, Liberals choose byelection candidates

Both the Liberals and the NDP have nominated candidates for an upcoming federal byelection in Toronto Centre, the downtown riding that includes Ryerson. On Sunday the Liberal party selected Chrystia Freeland, a former Reuters journalist and author. The New Democrats choose Linda McQuaig, who is also a journalist and has published several books. The two nominations were watched closely. McQuaig […]

by May Warren· · News, Off Campus

Liberals push for speed on anti-tanning bill

The Liberal party plans to fast-track a bill that will prevent Ontario youth from using tanning beds. Bill 30, also known as the Skin Cancer Prevention Act, was submitted to the House last March, but the Conservative opposition blocked progress on the bill by extending debate on three other bills for more than 55 hours. Health Minister Deb Matthews has […]

by Kim Brown· · News, Off Campus
Toronto Labour Council asks for an increase in minimum wage

Toronto Labour Council asks for an increase in minimum wage

Ontario students may find their part-time paycheques a little more satisfying if the Toronto & York Labour Council succeeds in boosting minimum wage above the current meagre rate of $10.25 per hour. The council, which represents just under 200,000 workers in the region, called for the provincial minimum wage to be raised to $14 per hour last week at the […]

by Lauren S. Murphy· · News, Off Campus
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