Erica Kelly, Teneile Warren and Jo Altilia of Literature for Life

Centennial students raise funds and profile of literacy

At a pub in East York, public relations student Rachael Kellogg is helping to raise the public profile of literacy. “It’s all the stuff I’m very passionate about,” she said. Recently, at the Fox and Fiddle restaurant on Danforth, a number of Centennial College Corporate Communications and Public Relations students organized a fundraiser for the Literature for Life charity.

TTC bus

No snow tires on TTC buses: Riders at risk?

Imagine being on your way somewhere and the TTC bus you’re in is not moving, because it can’t get up the hill in the snow. That is exactly what happened to many passengers on Monday February 2, when at least one bus on York Mills Road east of Yonge Street was struggling to get up the hill, due to the 22 centimetres of snow that walloped Southern Ontario overnight Sunday and into the morning commute. The TTC buses do not use snow tires.

New voters to help write city’s future by making first mark on ballot

Zandra Pasia’s palms were sweaty and her heart was beating faster than normal. Nervous but full of anticipation, the University of Toronto student joined others at the Scarborough Civic Centre on Feb. 28 to take the oath of citizenship. After that day, Pasia would be able to vote.