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Canadians must make better dietary decisions

Canadians will eventually start to make healthier decisions on their own, but it all starts by persuading their wallet before their mind.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Guest Opinion, Opinion
A member of Reignite Ryerson said it is not an anti-RSU group in a public meeting held on Nov. 26, 2015. (Facebook/Reignite Ryerson)

Reignite Ryerson and RSU: Unpacking Ryerson’s tuition fee debate

The Ryersonian compiled responses from each group on how they will address the issue of tuition fees.

by Latifa Abdin· · education, jobs, News, On Campus, students
Smoke ban lets us breathe

Smoke ban lets us breathe

Anyone diagnosed with mild asthma is taught how to use inhalers: shake well, breathe out, press the top, and inhale. Asthmatics can suffer from repercussions like attacks due to second-hand smoke. This is just one aspect of how crucial it is to have a smoke-free environment. This, among other reasons, has prompted the Ministry of Health to take a stronger […]

by Sameera Raja· · Editorial, Editorial Cartoon, News, Opinion
Minimum wage still not enough for many workers

Minimum wage still not enough for many workers

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 […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial, Opinion
Online guide to transferring university credits in Ontario launches

Online guide to transferring university credits in Ontario launches

An online guide that allows potential transfer students to see which universities and colleges will accept their transfer credits launched Monday. It’s part of the $73-million investment the Ontario government is making towards improving the credit transfer system between 2011 and 2016. The guide, set up by the Ontario Council on Articulation and Transfer, provides transfer information for 35 out […]

Ryerson is well-positioned to weather government funding changes: Levy

A new policy from the provincial government could force universities to cut some programs, but Ryerson president Sheldon Levy isn’t worried. A confidential draft of the policy sent to post-secondary institutions leaked last week, and the so-called ‘differentiation’ policy will require universities and colleges to focus on strengths, though possibly at the expense of weaker programs. Post-secondary education funding in […]

by Stephanie Chan· · News