Category Archives: News

Bone marrow matches found with simple mouth swab News

Students at Lakeshore campus had a chance to sign up as bone marrow donors through a program called Get Swabbed. The program, a joint venture with Canadian Blood Services, is called OneMatch and seeks to find a more diverse ethnic group of bone marrow donors. Humber News reporter Shylo Adams has more on the story.

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Humber News Briefs News

Complied by Lime Blake Canadian Blood Services changes donor model Canadian Blood Services has approved a new blood donor model that allows “multi-skilled clinic employees” to handle donor and screening processes as well as clinic functions. The CBS model will allow nurses to do other tasks. But according to the CBC, there are concerns about

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Toronto wants warning labels on energy drinks Life, News, Uncategorized

Compiled by Graeme McNaughton The Toronto Board of Health is setting its sights on a new target: energy drinks. In a motion to be tabled today, the board will be asking the federal and provincial governments to take more action on regulating energy drinks and highly caffeinated alcoholic drinks, including regulating the advertising and promotion

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Bangladeshi protest grows over war crime verdict News, Politics

Shumu Haque The current verdict on a series of war crime tribunals has brought the nation together in an unprecedented politically neutral platform, Bangladeshi social activists say. “The spark of this movement was created by the common people of Bangladesh, not by any political parties,”  said Razib Mir, an assistant professor of Mass Communication and

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Senator Brazeau ousted from Conservative caucus Politics

Senator Patrick Brazeau was kicked out of the Conservative caucus after he was arrested in a domestic abuse case, CTV reported Thursday. Brazeau remains a senator  but was released from his duty in the caucus Thursday by Senator Marjory LeBreton, Canadian Press reported. CTV reported the firing comes after a long list of “controversial revelations”

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University of Toronto field to be replaced by artificial turf News, Sports

By Brandon Humber The University of Toronto’s plan to tear up a large field on its St. George campus and replace it with artificial turf has landed the school in hot water. The $ 9.5 million field is meant to serve as the field hockey playing surface during the 2015 Pan Am Games. The University

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