Dean Burry holds up the fist-sized air sac. His audience is too young to know how it works, so he demonstrates. “The classic way to use it is to put it down on someone’s seat,” he said. Then, as Burry sits down on the air sac (whoopee cushion), the sound of passing gas makes the children laugh. “See, it’s funny.”
Frustration is a feeling associated with Toronto’s transit. There are several issues that need change and the most common issue is the amount of delays and lack of on-time service.
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.
Toronto Collegiate Institute was open during its 8-to-5 business hours last week. But a week later, on Oct. 3, a return visit found locked doors. The Toronto Star recently published an investigative series exposing several high schools, including the Institute, as credit mills. TCI principal and owner Sivam Mahalingam denied the charges.
As Jack Layton took the stage at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, early Tuesday morning, newly re-elected Trinity-Spadina MP Olivia Chow stood to the side, smiling, holding his cane as NDP supporters chanted and applauded….
As communities focus on preparing younger generations to be the leaders of the future, not enough attention is being paid to the people that got them here in the first place.
For the past four years, Fazal Hashmi has spent his workdays watching over Centennial College students at the Ashtonbee campus. He loves his job, but can’t forget his past. In the halls of Centennial, he’s…
Toronto’s three major newspaper publishers believe the future of their businesses will be influenced by both digital devices and demands of readers. On Oct. 14, the Empire Club of Canada staged a luncheon panel discussion…
Although they’re competing for Toronto City council seats in separate wards, Sean McCormick and Liz West have at least one thing in common: A TV personality from their careers in broadcasting.
Local media is buzzing with rumours of former Ontario Progressive Conservative leader John Tory making a late entrance into Toronto’s mayoral race.