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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Ryerson engineering students geared up at 11 a.m. Thursday morning to start their annual bug push, an event dedicated to raising funds for the Canadian Cancer Society this year. Rain or shine, this event will go on, and this year, it’s rain. The bug push involves students pushing a new 1973 Volkswagen Beetle around Ryerson’s Kerr Hall quad for 24 hours. The […]
The first rule of running a successful fundraising campaign: get 6ix Dad Norm Kelly involved. Three Toronto friends did and their hotline has been blinging ever since. Gary Liang, Tom Guo and Emerson Lai decided they wanted to give back to the community, so last week they started “We The Norm,” a non-profit organization that sells Norm Kelly, Drake […]
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Ryerson students got a surprise Friday when rap star Drake made an appearance at the Ryerson Student Union’s annual Parade and Picnic concert. He was later joined by the somewhat less famous councillor and Twitter celebrity Norm Kelly.
Ryerson University welcomed four Canadian Olympians to Toronto at an event at the Mattamy Athletic Centre on March 26. Ivan Joseph, director of athletics at Ryerson University, introduced Olympic moguls skiers Mikael Kingsbury and the three Dufour-Lapointe sisters –Justine, Chloe and Maxime–at a ceremony honouring the athletes and their return to Canadian soil. “It’s not every day we have a chance […]
Council passed a bylaw suspending some of the mayor’s power in a landmark vote at a special council meeting Friday. With the first motion, which passed 39-3 (only the Ford brothers and Coun. David Shiner voted against it), council first took away the mayor’s capacity to name and dismiss standing committee chairs and members of the executive committee. The second […]