University of Toronto

We All Pay The Price For Runaway Political Correctness On Campus

Christine Van Geyn | Posted 12.01.2016 | Canada Living
Christine Van Geyn

The reality is that every single person who wants to engage in free expression on university must deal with the campus thought police, first. The Canadian Taxpayer Federation's (CTF) student initiative, Generation Screwed, which deals with government debt and fiscal issues, has had its own share of challenges.

Canada Will Lose Up To 7.5 Million Jobs To Machines: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.28.2016 | Canada Business

Even doctors, lawyers and engineers won't be spared.

These Canadian Universities Will Make You The Most Employable

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Business

Six Canadian schools are in the top 100 worldwide.

American Interest In Canadian Universities Spikes After Election

CP | Nicole Thompson, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2016 | Canada Business

"It was pretty striking."

Pitting Free Speech Against Trans Rights Is A Toxic Debate

Ido Katri | Posted 11.15.2016 | Canada Living
Ido Katri

Freedom of speech does not only protect one's right to be offensive, it also protects individual and communities' right to express their diversity. By staging the debate, focusing on anti-trans and anti-black freedom of speech, the University of Toronto is inflaming the toxic environment its trans and racialized students are facing.

These Two-Faced Universities Threaten Free Expression On Campus

John Carpay | Posted 11.08.2016 | Canada Living
John Carpay

"Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue," goes the old saying. At Canadian public universities, hypocrisy threatens to destroy one of higher education's most cherished and long-standing virtues: the free exchange of ideas.

The Truth Behind U Of T's Anti-Psychiatry Scholarship

Marvin Ross | Posted 10.17.2016 | Canada Living
Marvin Ross

The University of Toronto has just established a scholarship for anti-psychiatry. Called the Bonnie Burstow Scholarship in Antipsychiatry, it is being praised by Scientology. As a graduate with two degrees from the U of T, I'm offended, as are many others.

I Thought I Lived In A Safe Neighbourhood, Until Someone Got Shot

Fransi Weinstein | Posted 09.28.2016 | Canada
Fransi Weinstein

September 20. It was an ordinary Tuesday, at least it started out that way. The sun was shining, I worked on a writing assignment in the morning and ...

Campus food providers under pressure from student tastes to revamp menus

CP | Aleksandra Sagan | Posted 06.07.2016 | Canada Business

TORONTO — The University of Toronto's downtown campus will cut ties with its food service provider, Aramark, later this summer and start running mo...

The Change Room Project May Alienate LGBT People

Andrea Mrozek | Posted 04.06.2016 | Canada Living
Andrea Mrozek

The Change Room Project will come down this month. Kind folks never needed it, and unkind folks won't heed it. It's a project that wanted to draw attention to vulnerabilities, but in so doing, actually isolated people more.

What Will Rent Cost You To Live Near These Canadian Universities?

The RentSeeker.ca Team | Posted 03.01.2016 | Canada Living
The RentSeeker.ca Team

Choosing which university to attend is a major life decision. Beyond the personal and academic realm, your choice will have financial implications as well. Aside from tuition and student loans, the city and neighbourhood of the school will affect your level of student debt, so it's wise to prepare and do your research.

The 5 Best Canadian Universities For International Students

UniversityHub.ca | Posted 02.11.2016 | Canada Living
UniversityHub.ca

With a quality education system and reputation as a safe and multi-cultural country, Canada is rated at the top of the list of places for international students to study. Canada is indeed a very open and welcoming community for international students of all nationalities; however, some cities offer a more seamless transition than others.

Sleep Well - Your Life May Depend On It

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 01.25.2016 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

While many young people may feel they can burn the proverbial midnight oil without paying much of a price, shortage of sleep and sleep disruption can wreak havoc on their middle-aged and older counterparts in ways not truly appreciated until recently.

U of T Fossil Fuel Committee Recommends Huge Divestment

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 12.17.2015 | Canada Business

Climate change is no longer "a scientific curiosity" but a "growing crisis."

Muslim Student In Toronto Allegedly Spat On By Stranger

CBC | Posted 11.19.2016 | Canada

"Islamophobia is real."

'White Students Union' Posters Removed From Toronto Universities

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 09.15.2015 | Canada Living

One of the group's goals is "to organize for and advance the interests of Western peoples."

University Of Toronto On High Alert After Threats Against Women On Campus

CBC | Posted 09.10.2016 | Canada Living

"I'm certainly going to be on edge when I'm on campus in the next few days."

UBC Feud Casts Light On Who Sits On University, Agency Boards

Dermod Travis | Posted 08.31.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

When so many agencies that most see as local or regional are, in fact, controlled by the B.C. government it puts the very idea of local autonomy into doubt.

This Algorithm Will Tell You How Fashionable You Really Are

The Huffington Post Canada | Julianna McDermott | Posted 07.27.2015 | Canada Style

When it comes to fashion advice, it turns out math may be your friend after all.

U Of T Concludes Anti-Vaccine Instruction Did Not Warrant Concern

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.06.2016 | Canada Living

Course materials featured an interview with Dr. Andrew Wakefield, a discredited British physician.

Joshua Ostroff

I, Robot Leg: Walking People With Disabilities Into A New Age

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 06.17.2015 | Canada Impact

"This is the time when those devices that were fiction are now becoming real."

U Of T Is Moving On Up In The World

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 03.13.2015 | Canada Living

It ranks head and shoulders above other Canadian universities, and now its global prestige is growing.

Academic Staff At Two Ontario Universities Warn Of Strike

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.26.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The union representing teaching assistants and other academic staff at Ontario's two largest universities warns a potential strike in the co...

What Salaries For Ontario Instructors Should Really Look Like

Andrew Robinson | Posted 04.19.2015 | Canada Politics
Andrew Robinson

The universities are actually addicted to cheap contract instruction. They can't get enough of it, and crave more. And of course, like most addicts, they are in denial that there is a problem. The sensible thing would be rehabilitation. This will almost certainly require an outside intervention.

Now This Is How You Deal With Endless Snow

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada Living

There's only one logical way to beat winter blues induced by extended commutes, frostbites and snow-covered driveways: a giant snowball fight. Uni...