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Ryerson student dresses fries with ketchup at Pitman dining hall. (Photo by Natasha Hermann)

Ryerson faces backlash for food safety infractions

An investigation by the Ryersonian found some eateries at Ryerson have a history of breaching food safety requirements.

The Hub cafeteria, International Living and Learning Centre dining hall, Pitman dining hall, and the Ram’s Cafe, accounted for six minor infractions between November 2015 and November 2017, including three this year.

by Nikhil Sharma· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
Individuals sleeping outside the Tim Hortons on campus. (Photo by Isabella Perrone)

70 homeless deaths recorded in 2017

Those living on Toronto’s streets have faced the brunt of extreme weather this year.

At least 70 people experiencing homelessness have died so far in 2017, according to records from the City of Toronto. Of these 70 deaths, over half were people under 48 years old and 57 were men.

by Isabella Perrone· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
The Victoria Building is next to the proposed safe injection site. (Julianne San Antonio/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson specialists say safe injection site on campus could prevent fatal overdoses

Ryerson specialists in health care and social work say a controversial safe space injection site proposed for the edge of campus could help to reduce fatal overdoses. Toronto is one step closer to launching three supervised injection sites in the city. One of the proposed sites shares a wall with the Victoria Building. The new supervised injection site (SIS) will be […]

by Lana Hall· · News, On Campus
Food bus to sell fresh produce launches at Ryerson

Food bus to sell fresh produce launches at Ryerson

Ryerson students were first to get a look at a food program aimed to bring fresh, affordable fruits and vegetables to select neighbourhoods across the city – but they won’t be able to benefit from it on campus. FoodShare Toronto launched the Mobile Good Food Market program at Ryerson on Gould St. Thursday, unveiling the bus that will allow customers […]

by Shazah Ayub· · Arts & Life, Food
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