Category Archives: News

B.C. prepares for rumble with largest earthquake drill News, Uncategorized

By Kelly Snider Residents of British Columbia took part in the largest earthquake drill in Canadian history Thursday. Along with millions of others across the world, the Great ShakeOut, which was started in 2008 in southern California, prepares those in areas that experience earthquakes often by doing the “drop”, “cover”, and “hold-on” drill. More than

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Humber design grad recognized internationally News

By Chanelle Seguin Humber Industrial Design graduate, Tanya Nazywalskyj, just came short of making the final round of the James Dyson award for her wheelchair accessible playground design. Nazywalskyj finished in the top 50 worldwide in the international design competition. Her design created a playground that allows disabled children to also interact with able-bodied children,

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WEB USERS INCREASE, NEWSWEEK GOES DIGITAL News

By: Bianca Bykhovsky Newsweek magazine is going to become an online-only publication, after 80 years in the print field. Tina Brown, editor-in-chief and founder of The Newsweek Daily Beast, announced in New York today that the all-digital publication will be called Newsweek Global. The last print issue of Newsweek will be the December 31 issue.

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Interrupters film focus of crime prevention panel News

By Andrew Schopp Experts in criminology, policing, social services and gang prevention held a panel discussion  on Thursday at Humber’s Lakeshore campus, debating a crime-prevention technique employed on the streets of Chicago’s south side. Humber’s School of Liberal Arts and Sciences hosted a screening of The Interrupters, a documentary following three “violence interrupters” – ex-gang

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Blood clinic comes to Humber News

By Victoria Brown and Sasha Ramnarine Humber’s annual blood clinic had a successful turn-out as they received 95 per cent of their target goal within the first day of a two-day drive. The Canadian Blood Services said more young donors are needed in the GTA to supply hospitals in need of blood. Humber News reporter

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Violence against women focus of Humber campaign Life, News

By Meagan Malloch Humber will be working over the next two years to find ways to talk — and deal — with violence against women. In collaboration with the Urban Alliance on Race Relations, the college and the Humber Student Federation have created a two-year plan to educate students on the importance of stopping violence

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McGuinty resignation called ‘shocking’ News

Prorogue move sparks response By Claire McCormack Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty’s announcement Monday night that he was planning to quit his post took many people by surprise, with one observer on Tuesday calling it “shocking” and another discounting talk the Liberal leader might have designs on taking over the federal Liberal party. “It’s time for

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