Toronto is quickly becoming one of the most expensive cities to live in. After a 75-cent hike in June, minimum wage in Ontario now sits at $11 an hour. While most would say that full-time work for that wage is not enough, those living off of it in more expensive cities are surviving on less…but not by much.
Rob Ford will be back to city hall as councillor of Ward 2 (Etobicoke North.) He was well ahead of his closest opponents with 59 per cent of the votes. Luke Larocque had 11 per cent and Andray Domise with 8 per cent. The ward had no incumbent and 13 candidates in total were vying for the seat.
A group of secondary school students have submitted a 200-signature petition to the Toronto District School Board to get Trustee Sam Sotiropoulos suspended after making offensive comments towards the transgender community via Twitter.
By Vanessa Campbell Concerns about personal safety and security in public places have risen after the shooting in Ottawa at Parliament Hill. Humber College, one of the largest post-secondary institutions in Canada, has structured security policies in place but some students still expressed apprehension about their safety. Anastasia Testani, a second-year Paralegal student at Humber