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Humber hosts second Food Truck Festival Food,Lifestyle

Students, staff and faculty members are once again filling their stomachs at Humber’s Food Truck Festival at the school’s North campus. This year marks the second annual celebration where the community can explore mouth watering food options from a truck on wheels. The event includes eight gourmet food trucks including Humber’s own truck. The other trucks are

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Majority of middle-aged Canadians are not playing it safe, sex survey suggests Lifestyle

People getting older doesn’t necessarily mean they’re getting smarter.

A study released Thursday shows a majority of Canadians aged between 40 and 59 are not practicing safe sex.

The findings published in the Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality surveyed married, divorced, single and widowed people.

Out of the 2,400 individuals asked online, 65 per cent of men and 72 per cent of women reported not using condoms during their last sexual encounter.

New mortgage rules may affect future home buyers Life,News

By: Kylie Vaillancourt New mortgage rules coming into effect Monday might make buying a house in the future a struggle, especially for first-time home buyers. Mortgage applicants will have to undergo a “stress test,” which will evaluate an individual’s ability to make payments at a higher interest rates. The test was already in place for some

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Canadian consumer debt increasing Business,News

By Nicole Campea and Jessica Paiva The overall consumer debt in Canada grew to $1.36 trillion in the third quarter of 2013, up from $1.3 trillion, according to a study released Monday by Toronto-based Equifax Canada. The study finds that total consumer debt balances, excluding mortgages, increased by 3.7 per cent in Q3 2013 to

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Public umbilical cord bank opens in Ottawa Life,Sci/Tech

By Raquelle Collins Canada’s first-ever public blood bank for umbilical cord blood is taking donations Monday at an Ottawa hospital. The $48 million project is developed and managed by Canadian Blood Services and will expand nationally to  Vancouver, Toronto and Edmonton hospitals. Canada is the only G8 country that did not offer public umbilical cord banks until Monday. Liat

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