Category Archives: News

Ford slams media, dismisses TTC passengers during radio show News

By Ryan Saundercook In their latest public relations controversy, Rob and Doug Ford referred to the media as “sucky little kids” and said TTC subway customers “don’t care who’s driving the train,” on their Sunday talk radio show. During their weekly two-hour program on Newstalk 1010 titled “The City,” the Ford brothers discussed their weekend

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Canada and U.K. to to share embassies News

By Mamta Lulla Canadian foreign affairs minister John Baird and British foreign secretary William Hague will sign an agreement today in Ottawa to open joint embassies in the countries where either of the countries don’t have diplomatic presence. The objective behind this move is to cut cost and improve each country’s diplomatic reach in other

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Apple iPhone 5 launch Sci/Tech

Reporter Sasha Lindsay and videographer Stacey Thompson went to speak with customers at Square One Shopping Centre in Mississauga, who lined up in anticipation for purchase of the Apple iPhone 5.  The phone launched on Sept. 21, 2012.

Underground economy worth billions Business, News, Uncategorized

Compiled by Helen Surgenor Canada’s underground economy was worth up to $35 billion in 2009, said Statistics Canada—and that doesn’t include revenues from illegal operations, drugs or prostitution. According to the report, “the three most significant sectors in terms of underground economy activity were construction (29 per cent), retail trade (20 per cent) and accommodation

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Violent protests in Pakistan leave 17 dead News

Compiled by Jessy Bains Anger over a video denigrating the Prophet Muhammed continued Friday, as violence erupted on what was supposed to be a day of peaceful protests in Pakistan. According to CBC News, Pakistani officials said at least 17 people have been killed and more than 160 wounded in clashes between police and protesters

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Students protest loss of public school extracurriculars News

By Bianca Bykhovsky   Students across the GTA are expressing their frustration with the ongoing battle between Ontario teachers and the provincial government. Students are upset at the loss of extracurricular activities in the wake of Bill 115 (the Putting Students First Act). Many Ontario school students are planning protest activities to make their feelings

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