Post Tagged with: "City of Toronto"

Bikes are seen parked along trees, poles and railings around campus. (Kemeisha McDonald)

Rack ‘em up: Improved bike parking at Rye

Ryerson University Business Services (UBS) will outline a plan to improve bike parking on campus today. The Public Realm Plan will examine bike parking as a part of campus design, transportation and parking strategy. The plan will also focus on safety and accessibility “to better define and enhance our public spaces,” said UBS in an email. “We want to install […]

by Kemeisha McDonald· · News, On Campus, students
Kieran Delamont

Don’t do what I did: My journey through Toronto’s housing market

By Kieran Delamont The problem with the rental market, and what makes young people vulnerable to poor conditions, overpayment and scams, is that it runs on risk-taking and sacrifice as a form of currency. It shouldn’t be virtually necessary to give up basic privacy to live affordably. It shouldn’t be virtually necessary to view living in the city, and being […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Opinion, Voices
(Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson in talks with city to find new theatre school: Lachemi

By Shane Perusse Ryerson is working with the City of Toronto to find the theatre school a new, permanent home, said interim president Mohamed Lachemi. But the process could take about five years. “We are in a very serious discussion with the mayor’s office, including (with) the mayor himself,” Lachemi said, mentioning that he is also in talks with a number […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
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
Alannah Kavanagh (Credit: Katie Raskina)

Memo to first-years: please get off campus

As a 17-year-old living on Ryerson’s downtown campus, I thought I was living large. Everything I could possibly desire was merely steps away. Carb load at Big Slice anyone?

by Alannah Kavanagh· · Editorial
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 37

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 37

              This week on The Ryersonian weekly wrap: Ryerson University is blacklisted from using the city’s water trailers Free pie lures students to vote early on campus And much more… Hosted by Cole Deakin and Alysia Burdi.

by Alysia Burdi· · Audio, News, On Campus, Podcasts
O’Keefe Lane revitalization project in the works

O’Keefe Lane revitalization project in the works

O’Keefe Lane might get a makeover come 2016. The lane, which runs east of Yonge from Shuter Street to Gerard Street, lies adjacent to Ryerson. Mark Garner, Downtown Yonge BIA’s executive director, wants to turn the unused space into a green, pedestrian-friendly area. This could mean that Ryerson students will have a space to walk, study and relax. The road […]

by Brittany Goldfield Rodrigues· · News, Top stories
Split vote likely in upcoming mayoral election

Split vote likely in upcoming mayoral election

John Tory, the former leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative party, officially registered as a Toronto mayoral candidate Monday morning. Ninety minutes later, former TTC chair Karen Stintz did the same. Both right-leaning, Stintz and Tory have launched mayoral bids with platforms that seem to mirror each other. Both campaigns will focus on keeping taxes low and developing additional north-south […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial, Opinion
Mayor Rob Ford's notoriety has spread across Canada.

Federal cabinet minister Jason Kenney says Ford “embarrassed” city and should step aside

Federal employment minister Jason Kenney said Tuesday that Mayor Rob Ford should step down. He said that Ford “has brought dishonour to public office and the office of mayor and his city,” and that he “should step aside and stop dragging the City of Toronto through this terrible embarrassment.” At city hall, deputy mayor Norm Kelly took on some of […]

by Peter Lozinski· · News, Off Campus

Students seeking study space can look to Vic

By Daniel Melfi After last year’s successful pilot, Ryerson’s Pop-Up Study Space program is up and running again. Until Dec. 2, students can use empty classrooms in the Victoria Building for personal or group study when the rooms are not being used. Holding between 17 and 35 people, students are able to use the majority of rooms on weekdays between […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus

More Ryerson mental health initiatives approved

By Emily Westover A second round of project approvals has been announced for the $27 million in funding for campus mental health services that was given by the province last March, and two of the new projects revolve around Ryerson. One of the Ryerson projects, University Virtual Ward, will help ease suicidal and hospitalized students’ transition from hospital to school. […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus

Women get the short end of the stick

When women’s hockey player Melissa Wronzberg laces up her skates for a game, it’s usually hours before her male counterparts, thanks to Ryerson’s scheduling, which gives men’s teams prime times on the rink and field. While the men’s hockey team usually plays games at 7 or 7:30 p.m., when more people are available to attend games, the women’s team gets […]

by Emily Wrigglesworth· · Sports
Hockey shrine helps Ryerson recruit athletes

Hockey shrine helps Ryerson recruit athletes

If you’ve ever talked to a Leafs fan old enough to have fond memories of the team, you know Maple Leaf Gardens used to be nothing less than a hockey mecca. While the building no longer plays host to the pros, the MAC (as it’s referred to today), does play a huge part in recruiting players to Ryerson’s hockey teams. […]

by Jason St. Jacques· · Sports