The discussion surrounding unpaid internships is no stranger to controversy. In February, the federal government proposed changes to the Canadian Labour Code that would allow for four-month unpaid internships in federally regulated sectors like banking and telecommunications. Also in June, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne set a goal of funding more placements so that every student completes at least one experiential […]
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The U.S. election and LGBTQ issues were some of the topics Premier Kathleen Wynne spoke about when she visited Ryerson yesterday. Wynne was at the Ted Rogers Business School of Management to talk to students as part of a speaker series for the Regulation Government and Socially Responsible Management class taught by Prof. Asher Alkoby. “I really enjoy the opportunity to hear […]
By Allison Ridgway Keshini Kumarakesary remembers one thing about her Grade 10 civics class: boredom. Now a third-year politics major at Ryerson University, Kumarakesary is the kind of student whose eyes light up whenever she talks about current events. But she insists the half-semester civics course she and all other Ontario students must take in Grade 10 did not inspire […]