To the companies with access to your digital footprint, you are not the neighbour down the street who walks his dog every other day. You are a consumer ready to be marketed to with targeted advertisements.
A Toronto photographer and comedian is being accused of posting revealing photos and contact information of women he knows online, which the women say was done without their consent. Ren Bostelaar, a married father behind the blog Bike Rack TO and the popular Twitter parody account @stats_canada, issued an apology on Facebook after one of the […]
Former Leafs general manager Brian Burke is returning to the Ducks.
Burke, who was fired in January 2013, was kept on in an advisory role to the Toronto club, but will now return to the Anaheim Ducks as a part-time scout.
Prof. Cameron Johnston’s class of nearly 500 social sciences students assembled in the York University lecture hall. He delivered his introductory lecture titled Self, Culture and Society. The day started out like most others, but it soon took an unexpected turn. Sarah Grunfeld, as reported by Brendan Kennedy of the Toronto Star, heard the professor say the words,“All Jews should be sterilized,” Johnston said.
Lemme Ibrahim looks toward a crowd of hundreds gathered at Yonge-Dundas Square Saturday afternoon in celebration of Hosni Mubarak’s resignation. She says she has trouble believing it was only two weeks ago when she sat at a coffee shop with a friend and discussed putting together a rally in support of freedom and democracy in Egypt.
Ginny Bates was born in Bucharest, Romania, and adopted at the age of two. She knew as a child that she was adopted and about her birth parents. “I had the option of writing to them if I wanted to,” Bates said. “I felt like I had to.”
Susan Kidnie knew that she wouldn’t see her older brother on his 27th birthday (Nov. 6), but still wanted to surprise him. Kidnie, 25, bought him a copy of the brand new Goldeneye 007 for the Nintendo Wii, and then made a light-hearted PowerPoint presentation and e-mailed it to him. Later that night she learned […]
One of the lesser-known candidates running to be mayor of Toronto says the outcome of this municipal election may not just be a new mayor, but a new voter. Candidate James Di Fiore, entered the mayoral race after hearing that only 18 per cent of 18-to-35-year-olds voted in the last municipal election in 2006. His […]
The Toronto Police Services Board approved an independent review of police tactics during the G20 Summit at its meeting on Tuesday.