Category Archives: Politics

Ryerson University is the latest to welcome life-saving naloxone kits News, Politics

By: Joseph Amodio Ryerson University has become the latest institution to turn to Naloxone as a life saving tool to reverse the effect of fentanyl overdoses. The university announced on Wednesday they would make the kits accessible to students who work for Ryerson’s Equity Service Centres. Corey Scott, Ryerson’s equity and campaign organizer, said the

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Scalper bot legislation tabled in Ontario News, Politics

By: Julie Arounlasy Ontario announced new ticket sale legislation Thursday that would ban scalper bots and enforce new rules on reselling tickets. The issue with scalper bots came to the attention of the Ontario government after The Tragically Hip’s farewell tour last year was nearly bought out by scalpers. Scalper bots use a software program to buy a

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Trump praises response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico International, News, Politics

President Donald Trump visited San Juan Puerto Rico today to survey the damage, meet the locals and attend a briefing, almost two weeks after hurricane Maria made landfall on the island.

What was billed as a briefing on the Hurricane Maria relief effort turned into a public relations exercise with Trump praising his own administration for its response measures in Puerto Rico.