Ward 27

City council will vote for the proposed changes this week (Danielle Lee)

Lachemi welcomes possible changes to Ward 27

A city council vote this week will determine if ward 27, the Toronto Centre-Rosedale ward where Ryerson resides, gets new boundaries. A proposed plan conducted by an independent group of consultants would split ward 27 into three pieces, creating a total of 47 wards instead of 44. The mayor’s executive committee voted in favour of the plan on Oct. 26. […]

by Danielle Lee· · News, Ward 27
Torontonians walked in procession with the Ford family to mourn the death of former mayor Rob Ford on Wednesday. (Alexia Kapralos/Ryersonian Staff)

PHOTOS: The Rob Ford funeral procession

Toronto mourned the death of former mayor Rob Ford on March 31 as hundreds came out in support of the Ford family and to walk in the funeral procession. The procession went from city hall, where Ford’s body had been lying in repose since March 28, to St. James Cathedral.  

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus, Ward 27
Jian Ghomeshi leaving Old City Hall on Feb. 1, 2016, day one of the former CBC Radio host's, sexual assault trial (Lisa Coombs/Ryersonian Staff).

LIVE BLOG: Jian Ghomeshi verdict

Former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi is charged with four counts of sexual assault and one count of chocking to overcome resistance. Justice William Horkins will deliver the verdict Thursday morning at 10 a.m. Follow The Ryersonian’s live coverage of the verdict.  

(Jacqueline Tucci/Ryersonian Staff)

John Tory holds press conference on Rob Ford death

By Alexia Kapralos and Jacqueline Tucci Mayor John Tory gave a press conference on the passing on former mayor and councilor Rob Ford Tuesday afternoon.  

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus, Ward 27
Sheldon Levy’s farewell party: Ryerson says goodbye

Sheldon Levy’s farewell party: Ryerson says goodbye

Community members says goodbye to Sheldon Levy at the annual holiday party.

by Yara Kashlan· · News, On Campus, students, Ward 27
Sheldon Levy era comes to an end

Sheldon Levy era comes to an end

Outgoing president Sheldon Levy has transformed Ryerson’s campus and built its reputation as an innovation powerhouse

Toronto artist -C- from the band I. M. Brown performing at the Trans Day of Remembrance at the student learning centre on Nov. 20, 2015.

Trans day of remembrance re-imagined with Ryerson collective

The Ryerson Trans Collective organized a Trans Day of Remembrance on campus — and did it differently.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus, On Campus, students, Ward 27
Arts student’s discarded heart draws police investigation

Arts student’s discarded heart draws police investigation

Toronto police are investigating an organ found outside Ryerson’s Chang school this morning.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Ward 27
New Regent Park soccer field not on the table for Ryerson Rams

New Regent Park soccer field not on the table for Ryerson Rams

A brand new soccer field is set to open just minutes away from Ryerson, but don’t expect to watch a Rams game there any time soon. The new Regent Park athletic grounds are part of a revitalization project that is co-partnered between the City of Toronto, Toronto Community Housing, the Daniels Corporation, and the Maple Leaf Sports Entertainment (MLSE) Foundation. […]

A man receives his new backpack, designed for life on the streets. (Robert Liwanag/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson lends a helping hand to homeless community

As the city prepares for colder months, homeless people were invited to the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC) to receive backpacks designed to make life a little easier on the street. Homeless Connect Toronto hosted the Nov. 8 event and offered other services such as haircuts, clothing banks, dental screenings, chiropractic care, ID clinics, and legal and immigration services. “The event […]

by Robert Liwanag· · News, Off Campus, Ward 27
A customer exhales shisha smoke in Toronto Nov. 4, 2015. (Charlotte Arnold/Ryersonian Staff)

Toronto shisha shops to go up in smoke by next April

On Wednesday, Toronto city council voted to ban shisha establishments by next April.

by Emerson Brito· · Health, News, Off Campus, Ward 27