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Individuals sleeping outside the Tim Hortons on campus. (Photo by Isabella Perrone)

70 homeless deaths recorded in 2017

Those living on Toronto’s streets have faced the brunt of extreme weather this year.

At least 70 people experiencing homelessness have died so far in 2017, according to records from the City of Toronto. Of these 70 deaths, over half were people under 48 years old and 57 were men.

by Isabella Perrone· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
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IMG_4747 A homeless person's tent is set-up outside Tim Hortons on Victoria Street Oct. 16. (Photo by Maggie Macintosh)

‘Everybody needs a home’: Community members say Ryerson can help solve homelessness

Students walk around piles of cardboard boxes, blankets and a tent on the sidewalk on their way to the subway. Others, leaving the Tim Hortons on Victoria Street avoid eye contact as they mumble and nod thanks to Jason Serroul for holding the door.

The occasional passerby hands Serroul some quarters. Sometimes it’s a coffee. Sometimes a takeout container with leftover food.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features
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Rye students warm up to charity

As it gets colder outside, a group of Ryerson students is preparing to help keep Toronto’s homeless warm this winter. How it got started First-year business management students Razi-Ul-Haque Syed and Benjamin Copeman recently kickstarted Warm Hearts, a student-led initiative that is raising funds to create winter survival kits for Toronto’s homeless community. “I believe that no matter where someone […]

by Amira Zubairi· · News, On Campus
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Rye grads fight #homelessness

In the Air, Tonight, a program to raise awareness about homelessness, has fallen short of its first ever fundraising goal of $1,000. Throughout the month of February, the Image Arts Centre was aglow with multicolored lights at night. In the Air, Tonight was a program created by two Ryerson grads, David Colangelo and Patricio Davilla. Through the program, the lights […]

by Jessica Albotra· · News
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RyersonianTV: November 13, 2015 – Men’s issues group not happy about coverage, birth control options, ironic ad removed from bus shelter

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by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
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