Author Archives: Caitlin Patrick

Suspect dead after attack at Ohio State University News

By: Caitlin Patrick The shelter in place at Ohio State University has been lifted and the situation is now safe, students are being let out of the building. One suspect is dead, one victim is in critical condition and nine other people are said to be stable. In a press conference Ohio State University President,

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Canadian NASCAR drivers react to Johnson’s 7th championship News, Sports

By: Caitlin Patrick Jimmie Johnson has won his seventh Sprint Cup Championship title, tying him with Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt Sr. for most over-all. After winning five straight championships, 2006-2010 and his sixth in 2013, it was never a question of if but a question of when will he win his seventh tittle and

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Samsung ends Galaxy Note 7 production Business, News, Sci/Tech

By: Caitlin Patrick Samsung announced this week that they are ending production of their Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, after reports of the new devices catching fire. Samsung originally recalled the phone on Sept. 15, and later released replacement phones to compensate. After more reports of the second wave of phones overheating and causing fires, the

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Lower parking rates for Ontario hospitals News

By: Caitlin Patrick Ontario hospitals are now required to offer lower parking rates for patients and other frequent visitors. As of Oct. 1 hospitals that charge more than $10 a day must reduce their rates by at least 50 per cent. They must now provide passes for five, 10 and 30 days, with in-and-out privileges

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Shomi to shut down streaming service News

By: Caitlin Patrick Canadian streaming service Shomi will be shutting down at the end of November. David Asch, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Shomi, said in a statement, the company is grateful to “Canadians who enthusiastically invited us into their living rooms and took us with them on their phones, tablets and laptops. A

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Homa Hoodfar free from Iranian prison News

By: Caitlin Patrick  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has confirmed that Dr. Homa Hoodfar, who was imprisoned in Tehran’s Evin prison since June 6, has been released. “Canadians are relieved that Dr. Hoodfar has been released from jail and will soon be reunited with her family, friends and colleagues,” Trudeau said in a statement released earlier

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UN suspends aid convoys following Syria airstrike International, News, Uncategorized

By Caitlin Patrick   The UN humanitarian aid agency has suspended all convoys following airstrikes on aid trucks that killed at least 12 truck drivers and Red Crescent workers in Syria, Monday night. The UN called the attacks “sickening, savage and apparently deliberate,” in a statement Tuesday. “The humanitarians delivering life-saving aid were heroes. Those

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