Doug Ford elected Ontario PC Leader after chaotic convention

(By: Jonathan Bradley) Former Toronto city councillor Doug Ford has been elected the new leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives following a chaotic leadership convention Saturday. The results were announced after a seven-hour delay that saw Ontario PC members being sent home from the convention at the Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites. After party officials reviewed a challenge, Ford was confirmed to have won on the third … Continue reading Doug Ford elected Ontario PC Leader after chaotic convention

Six city and campus events to catch in March

(By: Subi Anandarajah) By March, students are balancing classes, assignments, extracurriculars, and their social lives. If you’re in need of a change from your regular pattern, look no further. Here’s our selection of six events to check out this month around campus and downtown Toronto. International Women’s Day at Ryerson It’s time to show our support for women with International Women’s Day at Ryerson! Head … Continue reading Six city and campus events to catch in March

Six must-see March concerts

(By: Lucas Iannetta) With the end of the school year already approaching, it’s easy to get caught up with assignments and worrying about that next due date. Concerts provide the perfect escape, and when it comes to the month of March the concert game is strong. From big pop stars, to up-and-coming Canadian artists to even a visit from one of the biggest names in … Continue reading Six must-see March concerts

Provincial candidates discuss concerns about voter apathy and political indifference in Ryerson forum

(By: Anthony Manrique) Though the last federal election showed an increased percentage of voter turnout across the country, Ontario still lags behind other provinces when it comes to voting among young people. In a talk held Wednesday at Ryerson, the four candidates for this year’s provincial election discussed the current state of democracy and voter apathy in Ontario. Premier Kathleen Wynne (Liberal), Vic Fedeli (PC), … Continue reading Provincial candidates discuss concerns about voter apathy and political indifference in Ryerson forum

Patrick Brown drops out of PC leadership race

(By: Jazan Grewal) Patrick Brown announced Monday he will no longer be participating in the PC leadership race. The announcement was made the same day Ontario’s Integrity Commissioner’s office revealed it is reviewing some of Brown’s finances. That same day, Hamilton Police also announced they are investigating possible forgery and fraud in connection to the nomination of a PC party candidate that occurred while Brown was … Continue reading Patrick Brown drops out of PC leadership race

FM Berlin shares inside scoop on their Canadian tour and new music

(By: Angela McLean) FM Berlin is certainly having fun. The four-piece, East Coast-based alternative rock band is currently touring the country in support of their 2017 album ‘At Least You’re Having Fun.’ They describe the sound as if “The Police and Led Zeppelin made a baby… in space.” It’s unusual, but it works. The proof is in their growing fanbase and recent critical acclaim. The … Continue reading FM Berlin shares inside scoop on their Canadian tour and new music