The future of Canada’s military role in Afghanistan remains uncertain and is a topic of serious political debate. In tandem with the release of the Manley report, Pamela Wallin, journalist and Canada’s Consul General to New York City, spoke recently at the University of Toronto about Canada’s “moral responsibility” to the country. Discussing her role […]
While political battles over gun control and crime rates continue in Queen’s Park and city hall, Toronto focuses on the next generation in an attempt to prevent crime before it happens. The After School Recreation Care Program (ARC), a city-funded initiative, provides youth living in Toronto’s priority neighbourhoods with a positive environment. The program hires […]
The day after one of the season’s biggest snowstorms, when most Torontonians chose to stay indoors, Big Brother David Wichman had other plans. He found himself at an East York bowling alley, helping 12-year-old Alfredo with his homework, so they could join in the fun at the bowling lanes raising money for a worthy cause. […]
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Photo by Katherine Wellman Ultra-marathon runner Ray Zahab (pictured) and fellow explorer Geoff Green spoke on Monday night of the impact of global climate change on some of the world’s most remote and fragile ecosystems. Two Canadian adventurers shared stories and their first-hand experiences of climate change on populations in two very different environments. Speaking […]
The crowd inside Scarborough’s Willow Park Junior Public School auditorium buzzed with anticipation as students, parents and teachers waited on their favourite children’s author, Robert Munsch. Sensing the excitement, Willow Park principal Paul Iron strode up to the front of the assembly and decided to play off the excitement.
No white supremacy on campus. That was the message the York University Black Students’ Alliance (YUBSA) had for the hundreds that gathered for the anti-racism rally in the school’s student centre on Jan. 24. The rhythm of African djembe drumming ushered the group through the crowd before the rally began.
Women residing at the University of Toronto’s St. George campus remain uneasy and on alert after reports of a Peeping Tom prowling about their neighbourhood. On Jan. 9, Campus Police issued an alert describing a man who peeked into apartments occupied by women in the Bloor and St. George streets area. Aadila Dosani, a don […]