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Ryerson graduate Christopher Skinner. (Toronto Police handout)

Three more arrests in Skinner homicide

Toronto police have arrested three more people in the homicide case of Ryerson graduate Christopher Skinner, according to a police press release issued Friday morning. In October 2009, Skinner was attacked and run over while attempting to catch a cab in Toronto’s entertainment district after attending his sister’s birthday party. The new charges come nine days after police arrested and […]

by Mohamed Omar· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
Mayor Rob Ford in a Ryersonian file photo. A Mount Sinai Hospital colorectal specialist announced Wednesday evening Ford has an aggressive cancer.

Rob Ford: Council votes to strip mayor’s executive powers

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by Jen Chae· · Live Blog, News, Off Campus, Top stories
Rob Ford addresses council at the beginning of Wednesday's meeting (Peter Lozinski/Ryersonian Staff)

Rob Ford had alcohol problem, verbally abused staff: police document

Rob Ford is threatening to sue former staffers who told police about how their former boss allegedly abused his power and position. A court document released Wednesday afternoon shows Toronto police conducted extensive interviews with Ford’s inner circle of city staff, who described that they withstood verbal abuse from him and ran his personal errands. The 474-page police affidavit surrounding […]

by Jean Ko Din· · News, Off Campus
Maple Leafs alumni Bob Nevin, left, and Terry Clancy, centre, join Rams women's hockey team's Janella Brodett to unveil the Heritage Toronto plaque awarded to Ryerson and Loblaw Companies Ltd. (Bruce Laregina / Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson, Loblaw honoured with MLG heritage plaque

Heritage Toronto unveiled a commemorative plaque Thursday to honour Ryerson University and Loblaw’s involvement in the restoration of the historic Maple Leaf Gardens. The plaque, inscribed with details of the landmark’s 80-year history, comes soon after the school was recognized with a 2013 award of merit from Heritage Toronto in October. It will be mounted on a post inside the […]

by Bruce Laregina· · News, On Campus
Concerns of government corruption raised during Toronto Centre byelection debate

Concerns of government corruption raised during Toronto Centre byelection debate

The same issue dominating newsstands for the last few weeks – corruption in the senate and Toronto city hall – carried over into the first all-candidates debate for the Toronto Centre byelection Wednesday evening. Candidates for the Liberals, Conservatives, NDP and even the Green party, which was previously barred from national debates, took part in the televised debate hosted by Rogers Television. […]

by Michael Duncan· · News, Off Campus
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