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The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 8

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 8

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 ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press. Here are the stories mentioned in this week’s podcast: Mayor Ford admits during city council meeting to buying illegal drugs. http://www.ryersonian.ca/?p=8642 LIVE: Anti Rob Ford protest […]

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
Ryerson graduate Christopher Skinner. (Toronto Police handout)

UPDATE: Police arrest and charge 23-year-old man in Christopher Skinner homicide case

Toronto police have arrested one man in the homicide case of Ryerson graduate Christopher Skinner, police said at a press conference Thursday. Agustin Caruso, a 23-year-old resident of Etobicoke, was arrested Wednesday morning in the city’s north-end and has been charged with second-degree murder, Det. Sgt. Stacy Gallant said. Skinner, 27, was trying to catch a cab in October 2009 when he […]

by Mohamed Omar· · News, Off Campus, Top stories
Ryerson graduate Christopher Skinner, right. (File photo)

New details in Skinner murder

Toronto police released new details Friday about the death of a Ryerson graduate who was beaten, run over and left to die in 2009. Four years to the day after Christopher Skinner was killed, Det. Sgt. Stacy Gallant told reporters at a televised press conference that police are making “significant progress” in their investigation. Skinner, an openly gay student, studied […]

by Tara Deschamps· · News, Off Campus, On Campus