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MP’s bill defeated, abortion debate continues

September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Andrew Schopp Both sides in the abortion debate in Canada were reacting Thursday to the defeat of a bill in the House of Commons that proposed studying when human life begins. Motion 312, proposed...

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Canadian graffiti showcased at downtown gallery

September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Mamta Lulla and Meagan Malloch Northern Touch is an art show on display at the Norman Feilx Gallery, exhibiting street art by different artists across the country....

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Toronto Zoo delays elephant transfer

September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Neetu Thind and Heather VanAndel The elephants are staying in Toronto – for now. After months of setbacks, Toronto Zoo officials spoke to the media on Tuesday about the relocation of three elephants, Iringa,...

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Lawsuit for clean needles in prisons

September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Advocates for clean needles and syringes in prisons are suing the federal government for human rights violations By Claire McCormack Steven Simons and four AIDS support networks are filing a lawsuit against the government at...

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By Alex Lambert A mammoth sustainable development project known as the Plan Nord is underway in northern Quebec, and some First Nations voices are being ignored, experts say. The Plan Nord, which was originally brought...

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Facebook privacy issues going viral

September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Users report private messages appearing in timeline By Erin Eaton and Katherine Ward Some Facebook users across the globe are claiming that private messages from 2008 and 2009 are publicly viewable on their timeline. An...

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Harper award in New York upsets critics

September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Harper will miss the 67th Annual United Nations General Assembly to accept award By Julie Fish Prime Minister Stephen Harper is set to accept an award for his commitment to democracy this Thursday in New...

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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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