Layton leadership school’s fourth year Olivia Chow, Winnie Ng, a social justice and democracy chair at Ryerson, and former MPP Andrew Cash were some of the many activists who spoke at the Jack Layton Leadership School this past week. The three-day program — established in 2013 — aims to build knowledge and skills in social justice, activism and community. The […]
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The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press. This week on The Ryersonian weekly wrap, we bring you a special extended episode cataloguing news from the past two weeks. Our top […]
Olivia Chow has been appointed as a distinguished visiting professor for the Faculty of Arts for the next three years, Ryerson announced Sunday. Her responsibilities will include teaching her own courses, organizing events and mentoring students. “I am excited about joining a city-building university like Ryerson,” Chow said in a press release. “The opportunity to work with creative, dedicated, urban-oriented […]
Jack Layton’s legacy continues to live at Ryerson. This summer, young activists will be able follow in his footsteps in a new course offered by the university. The week-long course, named The Jack Layton School for Social Activists, will honour the late NDP leader who taught at Ryerson in the ’70s and ’80s. Participants can expect to learn a variety […]
Behind the tall glass walls of the Ryerson Archives is a display honouring the life of a former Ryerson professor who later became one of Canada’s leading political figures: Jack Layton. Shortly after his death in 2011, his family donated over 1,400 of his books to Ryerson. Approximately 500 are circulating around the library, while the rest can be found […]
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