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UN recognizes Palestine as non-member state News

By Andrew Schopp The United Nations General Assembly voted Thursday in New York 138-9 on a resolution elevating Palestine from UN observer to non-member observer status. Prior to the vote, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas asked the Assembly to vote in favour of the resolution. “The Israeli aggression against our people in the Gaza strip

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Lake show showcases Humber talent News

By Victoria Brown and Matthew Smith Humber’s Lakeshore campus hosted the third annual Lake Show, which featured student comedians and singers. The show also promoted Movember, a month of events designed to spread awareness about prostate cancer. Victoria Brown has more.    

Ont. elementary teachers vow labour action News

By Stacey Thompson Ontario’s biggest teacher’s union is prepping to go on strike in December, in reaction to the Ontario government’s anti–strike law. But the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario vowed Thursday to give 72 hours notice before any strike actions are taken. “We’re left with little choice, it’s one of the few tools we

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Toronto by-election: possible candidates News

By Sarah Rix If and when Rob Ford leaves office in two weeks, Toronto’s council has 60 days to decide who will step in as a replacement. If they opt out of choosing an interim mayor and decide instead on a citywide by-election, Olivia Chow, Adam Vaughan, Shelley Carroll, John Tory, Joe Mihevc, and yes,

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More snow, colder this winter News

By Melinda Warren Meteorologists from The Weather Network have released weather predictions for the months of December, January and February. The 2010-11 winter was one of Canada’s mildest  in history, but according to The Weather Network, we are in for typical Canadian weather this year. This winter will be unsettled with stretches of calm weather

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Taiwanderland celebrated at Humber News

By: Heather VanAndel Humber College students gathered in the North campus concourse Monday to celebrate the diversity of the Taiwanese culture. Taiwanderland, a celebration of Taiwan as a wonderland of cultural experiences, was hosted by 31 Taiwanese students from Humber. The students performed cultural dances, set up displays on parts of the Taiwanese culture, and served

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Toronto a top entrepreneurial city: Study Business

by Jeanette Liu Toronto is home to one of the top ecosystems worldwide for encouraging entrepreneurial activity, according to a report from a major research benchmarking firm. In a list of the leading 20 cities across the globe,  Startup Genome has ranked Toronto as the eighth best metropolis for technological startups and entrepreneurial companies. “Toronto’s Board

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