On March 22, the new federal Liberal government released its first budget. The Toronto Observer’s Bradley Dobson, Daniel McKenzie, Cherry (Changhong) Liu and Amy McNeill take a look at what’s in store for Ontario’s public transit, social housing, old age security and Bombardier.
It’s what an average day looks like when Laura Istanboulian goes to work.
“You could be assisting a patient who is suffering from delusions, and in the bed beside you another patient is dying,” she said. “You have phones ringing off the hook, and might not even have eaten lunch that day.”
Istanboulian works as a nurse practitioner in the Acute Respiratory Unit at Michael Garron (formerly Toronto East General) Hospital.
With reading week just beginning, many students may find themselves with a loss of what to do with all their free time. Toronto is home to a variety of different bars, and here’s a list of the top three that students might want to visit on their time off.
With the price of oil dropping and the Canadian economy hurting many residents of Toronto, Toronto FC players are finding themselves with a boost to their salaries.
Toronto mob boss Rocco Zito was the victim of an alleged domestic altercation involving his son-in-law on Friday evening, police say.
Reaching new heights in a first for the city of Toronto, Molson Canadian revealed its new ice skating rink built atop a skyscraper in the financial district.
As a civilian in Canada, Hans Christian Breede teaches. As a soldier in Afghanistan, he became a student again. “We were in awe at how (Afghans) live without all the creature comforts we here in Canada are so used to,” he said. In Kingston, Breede works at Queen’s University as an assistant professor of political studies. From September 2008 until the end of March 2009, Major Breede was deployed in Afghanistan serving with the Force Protection Company of the Kandahar Provincial Reconstruction Team.