As it gets colder outside, a group of Ryerson students is preparing to help keep Toronto’s homeless warm this winter. How it got started First-year business management students Razi-Ul-Haque Syed and Benjamin Copeman recently kickstarted Warm Hearts, a student-led initiative that is raising funds to create winter survival kits for Toronto’s homeless community. “I believe that no matter where someone […]
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A severe winter storm is expected to hit Toronto today with heavy and blowing snow, according to an alert from Environment Canada. The snowfall has already begun and is expected to get heavier as the day goes on. Torontonians can expect 15 to 25 cm of snow by Wednesday morning. Strong winds of 70 km/h are also expected, which […]
Street nurse Cathy Crowe will be part of new campaign to educate public on what to do when a homeless person needs shelter
To freeze or not to freeze: is this a question Toronto’s homeless people should have to ask themselves? Earlier this month, three homeless men died after staying outside in ferociously cold weather. One of them eventually found shelter in the Peter Street walk-in, but died shortly after. In case of an extreme cold weather alert, the city offers additional shelter […]
Being the most hated season is rough. Summer is praised like a god. Spring plays hard to get. Autumn is the most gorgeous of all. What do I get? Complaints and more complaints. I have a few faithful lovers that always come back – but mostly because I’m the only one that can bring the extreme temperatures to build ice […]
A cough at the airport, a sneeze at work, and suddenly somebody has the Ebola virus. The Ebola virus disease is found in the tropical regions of sub-Saharan Africa, carried by fruit bats. Initial symptoms like fever and sore throat can appear anytime within three weeks after the virus is contracted. Infected persons suffer vomiting, decreased liver and kidney function […]
Florals are all over the runways and fashion magazines this season but we’re still stuck wearing boots and chunky sweaters in Toronto! To help with our winter blues, here is how to wear a floral dress in all seasons.
As winter comes to an end, there are plenty of options for you to stay warm by piling on fun accessories over a great coat (without looking like you got dressed in the dark, of course). If you’re looking to mix colours and prints, combine warm colours like Chauhan did (think burnt orange, camel and burgundy). If accessories are your […]
In a sea of black winter coats, these students show their true colours.
At first, Abdul-Matin Khandwala thought he was just tired and burnt out from juggling a full course load, a part-time job and an active social life. However, as the days got shorter and the temperature dropped, he became increasingly aware of how unmotivated, tired and stressed he felt. “It hits you like a bag of bricks and it’s the worst […]
Have no fear, colour is here. In the sea of black winter coats on campus, these students wear colour that catches the eye.