Category Archives: News

Biden sets the stage for round two News

By Jessy Bains A political veteran took on a young and inexperienced combatant in round two of the U.S. presidential debate, Thursday night. U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden squared off with Mitt Romney’s Republican running-mate Paul Ryan in Danville, Kentucky. Pundits are divided when it comes to determining a winner. “Most Democrats will tell you that

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Developer proposes casino for Toronto Business

  By Adriano Mancini A casino in Toronto could be one step closer to becoming a reality after a massive proposal was released Friday that would see big changes coming to the downtown core. Developmental company Oxford Properties Group released its estimated $3- billion vision for downtown Toronto on the condition that the city and

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Humber student government makes changes News

  By Victoria Brown Humber Student Federation has decided to allow candidates to campaign for board positions. “We’re going to be seeing for the first time ever posters up for people who want to be a member of the board of directors,” said Natalie Quinlan, chief returning officer with HSF. Some other major changes HSF

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Six Nations protests lack of school supplies News, Uncategorized

By Jessy Bains and Helen Surgenor Dozens of concerned aboriginal parents, students, and supporters arrived on the doorstep of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada’s Toronto office to protest a lack of school supplies Thursday. Members of Six Nations voiced their anger over photocopiers on the verge of repossession and classes that were being taught

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Cell phone use hits 6 billion, UN says News

By Matthew Smith The United Nations telecom agency issued a report Thursday saying that there were 6 billion cell phone subscriptions around the world by the end of 2011. The International Telecommunication Union website states that there is continuous double-digit growth in developing countries where mobile-broadband growth is at 78 per cent. There is twice

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Ontario government to inspect animal captivity law News, Uncategorized

By Sarah MacDonald Marineland and other animal facilities will be inspected more thoroughly following an announcement Wednesday of tougher regulations over marine animals in captivity. Community Safety Minister Madeleine Meilleur announced in a press conference a three-point plan to strengthen regulations. The proposed plan will amend the current Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty

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