Category Archives: International

Three U.S. Scientists win Nobel Prize for work on circadian rhythms International, News, Sci/Tech

By: Brett McGarry Whether suffering from jet lag, feeling out of sync working a night shift or hitting the afternoon wave of tiredness, people experience the workings of the internal body clock, also known as the circadian rhythm. Now three scientists from the United States, Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young, have been awarded

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Toronto honeymooners brace for potential volcanic eruption in Bali Features, International, News

This hasn’t been the case for Mr. and Mrs. Jones, who had to flee the region around Mount Agung in Bali, Indonesia following warnings of a volcano erupting.

Toronto newlyweds Anita and Cody Jones left for their honeymoon destination on September 25. The couple arrived in Bali two days before officials announced additional exclusion zones on the tourist island.

Transport for London declares Uber “not fit and proper” to have private operator license International, Lifestyle, News

By: Omar Jaber Uber, the popular and controversial ride-sharing company will no longer be able to operate in London come the end of this month. RIP #Uber in London, 2012-2017 pic.twitter.com/k1d2RtVD2B — JOE.co.uk (@JOE_co_uk) September 22, 2017 Transport for London (TfL) stated in a press release that Uber has failed to meet rigorous regulations that are

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Trudeau to UN: Canada remains a work in progress on Indigenous people International, News, Politics

By: Eugenio Garro Admitting that Canada has made mistakes in the past, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday that the country “remains a work in progress,” and will stand by Indigenous peoples. In his speech, the prime minister provided light on how Indigenous peoples were humiliated, neglected and abused. He

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Mexico City digs out from earthquake as death toll continues to rise International, News

By: Omar Jaber Thousands of people in Mexico City are now homeless after Tuesday’s deadly earthquake that killed more than 200 people. The tremor turned buildings to rubble and left the ones still standing on the brink of collapse. For locals, the whole ordeal has left them frightened for their safety as well as their communities. “Things are really bad

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