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Guy Fawkes Day: 400 years of activism News

By Alex Fuller Four hundred and seven years ago Monday, Guy Fawkes and 12 others conspired to destroy the House of Lords in London over increasing religious tension in England. Beginning in the new millennium, the iconic image of Guy Fawkes has become associated with political protests everywhere. “It’s become associated in particular with a

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Mr. Christie’s Etobicoke factory to close News

By Bianca Bykhovsky After more than 60 years baking cookies and crackers,  Mr. Christie’s factory in Etobicoke will shut down in the new year, leaving 550 employees without work. Mondeléz International Incorporated -the Ilinois-based company that owns the factory – announced the closure Thursday. “The writing was on the wall,” David Bryenton, an employee at

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Art or vandalism? News

By Julie Fish Toronto’s new graffiti panel will meet for the first time Friday, Nov. 2 to decide whether many graffiti paintings around the City are ‘art’ or ‘vandalism.’ What do you think?

Humber holds AIDS awareness event News

By: Victoria Brown and Sasha Ramnarine Some of Humber’s nursing students held an AIDS and HIV awareness event Thursday, giving out free condoms and information. Part-time bachelor of nursing professor Stefanie Santorsola, said she hopes to continue the event next year. This was the first time nursing students held the event. Sasha Ramnarine has more.

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Humber North area ranks 2nd in theft rate News

By Ryan Saundercook The West Humber-Clairville neighborhood, where Humber College’s North campus is located, and where many Humber students call their home, has appeared on a CBC article listing Toronto’s crime hot-spots for 2011.  When it comes to theft over $5,000 and stolen vehicles, the neighborhood ranks second in both categories. There were 84.5 vehicle

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