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Lachemi, RSU, federal government talk Canadian electoral reform

Lachemi, RSU, federal government talk Canadian electoral reform

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) met with the federal government on campus yesterday to discuss electoral reform.   “In general, [student issues] don’t get listened to unless students vote and so that’s why I’ve taken interest in the democratic institutions portfolio,” said Victoria Morton, RSU vice president education and one of the four union executives present at the meeting. University […]

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Trudeau’s ‘change’: How students can hold him to it

After months of election buzz taking over your social media feeds, from GIFs of Elizabeth May’s sassy peace sign, to too many voter status selfies to count, millions of Canadians await real change after electing Justin Trudeau as the new Prime Minister.

by Angela Serednicki· · Features, Politics
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‘Do you wake up and ask what it means to be Canadian?’: Q&A with Noah Richler

Author and journalist Noah Richler is visiting Ryerson University on Wednesday, Jan. 28 to talk about the implications of failed peacekeeping missions and Canada’s new obsession with national security. Exploring themes found in his book What We Talk About When We Talk About War, The Ryersonian’s Lindsay Fitzgerald caught up with Richler over coffee to get his take on the […]

by Lindsay Fitzgerald· · News
The International Student Services Centre on campus (Meaghan Yuen/Ryersonian Staff).

Ryerson can’t support federal international student target, says Levy

In a move to boost Canada’s brand as an education destination, the federal government is making plans to see the number of international students almost double in less than 10 years. But Sheldon Levy said increasing the number of international students could displace Canadian applicants in Ryerson’s case. “Even though it might be the fiscally smart thing to do for […]

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

GTA mayors urge provincial and federal governments to help pay for ice storm costs

Greater Toronto Area mayors and council members came together Friday to ask the provincial and federal governments for millions of dollars to help with the cleanup costs from last month’s ice storm. Ontario Municipal Affairs Minister Linda Jeffrey was at Friday’s meeting to hear from the municipalities and address their recommendations. Jeffrey says it could take months to review the figures but […]

by Angela Hoyos· · News, Off Campus