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By Bianca Bykhovsky Humber’s arboretum is combining fright with education for its second annual Creatures of the Night walk. “The educational factor of our evening creature walk is what makes us different from all the other Halloween events in Toronto,” Justin Schnare, social media representative at the arboretum, told Humber News. “It is a nature
By Kelly Snider The Gardiner Expressway may not be the route of choice for travellers after the release of an independent study on significant safety hazards. City of Toronto acting director of design and construction, John Kelly, told Humber News the city hired consulting firm IBI Group to survey the highway. The survey was submitted to
By Chanelle Seguin The Canadian federal government is expected to fund $250,000 towards research on the sexual habits of young adults, but some Canadians believe asking about sexual experiences is not appropriate. Katheryne Gutierrez, 19, a second-year justice studies student at the University of Guelph-Humber, said she probably wouldn’t take part in the survey unless
By Victoria Brown Halton police posted an advisory Thursday asking the public not to report emergencies through social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. “Just recently, the night before we put out the news release, we had someone send us a Tweet indicating that they had seen a suspicious package on the median of a road,” said
By Sarah MacDonald Eight girls from a London, Ont. high school are charged with criminal harassment after a student was bullied, police said. A student at London South Collegiate Institute was a victim of physical, emotional and cyber bullying, said a London police services press release. “The information came forward by the principal to our
By Andrew Millichamp and Helen Surgenor An unprecedented number of riders are using Toronto’s transit system, and ridership numbers are expected to continue increasing in coming years, according to a TTC report. Humber College ridership is no exception, with thousands of customer-trips being made each day, said spokeswoman Jessica Martin. Service on buses 191, 36,
By Jessy Bains Ontario’s 24th Lt.-Gov. Lincoln Alexander is dead. He was 90. Alexander will lie in state at Queen’s Park for several days and at Hamilton City Hall prior to his funeral. Alexander was elected as an Member of Parliament for Hamilton West in 1968, becoming Canada’s first black member of Parliament. Ontario’s.
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
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,
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.