(Video: Mallory Warren) Hundreds of students, from dozens of programs, marched through downtown Toronto to show their school pride on Friday during Ryerson’s 57th annual parade and concert. Students chanted, cheered and danced as they marched through the streets surrounding Ryerson’s campus. Students gathered into groups and represented their faculties, including Ryerson Engineering, the Faculty of Science, and students from the Ted […]
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Black Lives Matter Toronto will lead this year’s Pride parade in an effort to highlight the activism of black queer and trans people in Toronto.
Ryerson needs to review its plans for the annual Parade and Picnic if the school wants the event to return to Toronto Island, a city official said Friday. But parks, forestry and recreation manager Nancy MacSween said a final decision will be made only after the school has “put forward a proposal for 2015.” “Ryerson will be required to…ensure that they are […]
Candidates running against Coun. Pam McConnell are questioning the ban of a Ryerson event from part of her ward — a ban McConnell’s office says she supports. Sammy Shaltout, a Ward 28 candidate in the Oct. 27 municipal election, told The Ryersonian he does not think Toronto Island should be closed off to the annual Parade and Picnic. “People should be able […]
Ryerson’s annual Parade and Picnic will no longer be welcome at Toronto Island — but the reason behind the ban is yet unclear. The area’s councillor, Pam McConnell, confirmed the ban to The Ryersonian on Wednesday, but remains tight-lipped otherwise. “The councillor supports the parks managers’ decision to not permit this event in the future,” McConnell’s office said in a […]