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Humber day care centre plants tree to honour Queen

September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Matt Creed and Keaton Robbins The Humber Child Care Centre has been chosen as one of 19 locations across Ontario to have a tree planted in honour of the Queen to commemorate her Diamond...

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Access to health care declines as poverty rises

September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Jeanette Liu University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana school of public health will be holding their fifth annual health conference later this week. The student run event entitled Health, Austerity and Affluence, will create a...

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By Ryan Saundercook and Ustad Khaira The nominations for one of Canada’s most prestigious non-fiction literary awards were announced Tuesday at Maple Leaf Gardens. The winner of the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction...

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SARS-like virus under investigation

September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Melinda Warren The World Health Organization is monitoring a respiratory disease outbreak in Saudi Arabia that stems from the same family as severe acute respiratory syndrome, better known as SARS. There have been two...

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Silent Spring marks 50 years

September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Groundbreaking environmental book still relevant 50 years later Elton Hobson and Lisa Gillan This week marks the 50th anniversary of the release of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring; the book which is credited with kicking off...

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Ford brothers etched in media

September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Some of the memorable media moments of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and his brother Coun. Doug Ford By Patricia Brotzel From Mayor Rob Ford’s difficulty on the road, to Coun. Doug Ford’s comments on the...

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Remembering the record man

September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Kristin Andrews and Katherine Ward Sam Sniderman, known as Sam The Record Man died Sunday at the age of 92. His famous Yonge street record store operated for over 40 years and its success...

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Textbook cost-cutting

September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Patricia Brotzel and Neetu Thind Before students pick up their new textbooks, they may want to consider other options to cut the cost of course materials. Students at Toronto’s Ontario College of Art and...

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Police buckle down on seat belt safety

September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Erin Eaton Toronto police are participating in a province-wide initiative that promotes seat belt safety.  ...

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Allegations of cheese smuggling by police

September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Niagara police officers may be under investigation again, but this time it’s not allegations of steroid trafficking. By Claire McCormack A CBC investigative report was released Sept. 24 about a unique sort of illicit trade...

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