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Tips to enjoy this year’s Toronto Beer Week

Tips to enjoy this year’s Toronto Beer Week

This is your last chance to check out Toronto Beer Week (TBW) and some of the venues are close to Ryerson that you might as well walk there.  The events are jam packed with various specials at multiple local restaurants across downtown. The multi-venue theme of TBW helps local restaurants by exposing them to new customers. Regular clients also get […]

by Rosemond Quartey· · Food
Toronto Life, the Walrus and Canadian Geographic have all shut down their unpaid internships. (Leslie Walker / Ryersonian Staff)

Provincial blitz puts unpaid internships in jeopardy

Unpaid magazine internships in Ontario have been shut down as a result of a ministry crackdown, which will continue throughout the month. The Ontario Ministry of Labour inspected Toronto Life and The Walrus last week and told the magazines their unpaid internship programs failed to meet the Employment Standards Act (ESA). Both magazines shut down their programs Friday and the […]

by Kelly McDowell· · News, Off Campus, Top stories
Toronto Life and the Walrus will be ending their unpaid internship programs this week. (Leslie Walker / The Ryersonian)

Ministry of Labour shuts down unpaid magazine internships

Journalists aspiring to work in the magazine industry are in for a halt on unpaid internships. Magazines across Ontario may soon be forced to shut down their unpaid internships indefinitely due to an Ontario Ministry of Labour “blitz” that is investigating internship employment standards. “The Ministry of Labour will be launching an enforcement blitz this spring focused specifically on internships across […]

by Kelly McDowell· · News, Top stories