Former mayor Rob Ford has died at the age of 46 after a long battle with a rare form of cancer. Ford’s office released a statement around 11 a.m. today. “With heavy hearts and profound sadness the Ford family announces the passing of their beloved son, brother and husband, and father,” said the statement, The family is asking that citizens respect their […]
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Government cuts to social programs and public services brought protesters to the front steps of Queen’s Park on Monday afternoon.
Interim president Mohamed Lachemi will be traveling with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne on her 10-day trade mission to India.
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.
This week, the Continuing Education Students’ Association of Ryerson and the Ryerson Students’ Union are holding an open discussion about what the university’s sexual assault policy update should include. It’s the second time this year that Ryerson student unions are engaging with the people most affected by sexual violence on campus: students. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has released a plan […]
On Saturday Oct. 4, premier Kathleen Wynne spoke at the first-ever Good Jobs Summit at Ryerson’s Mattamy Athletic Centre. Watch highlights of Wynne’s speech in the window embedded above, or click here to watch the full-length version, which includes introductory remarks by Jerry Dias, the National President of Unifor. Click here to read The Ryersonian’s live blog of the Good Jobs Summit […]
Students will be given a national platform on which to voice their employment concerns at this weekend’s inaugural Good Jobs Summit. The summit will run from Oct. 3 to 5 at the Ted Rogers school of management and the Mattamy Athletic Centre. The free event will bring together unions, businesses, students, community groups and government representatives for a national discussion […]
Ryerson’s operations coordinator is allegedly one of the figures at the centre of the Liberal power plant scandal where police are investigating the deletion of key government emails, according to a Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) report accessed by the Toronto Star. When Wendy Wai worked for Dalton’s McGuinty’s chief of staff, she was allegedly given unrestricted administrative access to computers […]
Social media users logged on to Reddit on Tuesday to take advantage of the opportunity to ask Premier Kathleen Wynne anything they wanted for an hour. While the page received over 1,000 responses from Redditors, both of questions and comments, Wynne answered only 10. Some comments criticize the premier for avoiding the tough questions and providing scripted answers. The top […]
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced a 75-cent increase to Ontario’s minimum wage last week. It will take effect later this year. But it’s not enough for the province’s minimum wage workers to live on. The most recent data from Poverty Free Ontario says the poverty line is just under $20,000, after taxes. The current minimum wage is $10.25. An adult […]
Ontario’s minimum wage will be raised to $11.00 from $10.25, Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne announced Jan. 30. The change will be effective June 1, 2014. “We want to make sure that minimum wage keeps up with the standard of living,” Wynne said at the Centre for Social Innovation in Toronto. The increase will come after a four-year minimum wage freeze. […]
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 […]
Mayor Rob Ford apologized shortly after noon Thursday for using profane language outside his office in response to reports that he made sexually inappropriate comments to a staffer. The mayor also said he is getting help from “a team of medical professionals.” Ford shocked reporters and councillors this morning when he talked about what he is alleged to have said […]
I’ve never been thrown out of a classroom before, so when it happened for the first time last week I was in utter shock, especially because it was at the hands of the former minister of education. It all began with a media advisory sent to The Ryersonian on Sept. 10 notifying us that the premier of Ontario, Kathleen Wynne, […]