Ontario Liberals use Throne Speech to make new promises ahead of campaign season

(By: Jonathan Bradley) Ontario’s Liberal government indicated its plans for the upcoming budget in the Speech from the Throne at Queen’s Park on Monday, promising significant new spending on multiple programs and issues. Lt.-Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell hinted that Premier Kathleen Wynne’s government intends on investing in new programs and expanding on current ones. Dowdeswell said that Wynne will direct spending to reduce hospital wait times … Continue reading Ontario Liberals use Throne Speech to make new promises ahead of campaign season

Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath introduces campaign platform

(By: Jonathan Bradley) Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath has unveiled parts of her party’s platform this week. Horwath said that the NDP would focus on deprivatizing Hydro One, implementing universal pharmacare and dental coverage for all Ontarians, lowering wait times for healthcare services, raising taxes for corporations and the wealthiest people, and converting student loans to grants. Horwath said that these five policy points were … Continue reading Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath introduces campaign platform

Robots arrive on Ryerson campus

(By: Spencer Turcotte) Robots are battling it out at the Mattamy Athletic Centre this weekend. About 32 high school teams are at Ryerson to compete in a robotics competition hosted by FIRST Canada. Each team built a robot from scratch and plans to put its abilities to the test. The organization offers students the chance to learn from engineers about science, technology and engineering and … Continue reading Robots arrive on Ryerson campus

The five most anticipated March albums

(By: Emma Sandri) Reading week is over, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are not dating, and the Snapchat update is still a thing. In a year that’s been plagued with so much disappointment, escape all your worries and responsibilities with a some great music. Below are five albums to eagerly await this March. The Neighbourhood – ‘The Neighbourhood’ Currently available Singles: Scary Love, Sadderdaze, Nervous, … Continue reading The five most anticipated March albums