University of Toronto

The Dark Side Of Medicine Residency

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 04.17.2017 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

This job doesn't make you a bad person. You don't lose your empathy or your goodness. It's just hard to care about other people when you don't feel cared for, or are not caring for yourself. Knowing what refuels you back to your normal, good self is as important as knowing how to resuscitate someone who is sick. What makes you feel better, like the real you?

Canada Commits 'Human Rights Violations' By Locking Up Children: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Rieger | Posted 02.23.2017 | Canada

They aren't given access to detention review hearings.

Climate Scientists Turn To Canada To Save Vulnerable Data From Trump

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Rieger | Posted 02.01.2017 | Canada

Scientists say thanks to climate deniers, data is starting to disappear.

Time For U Of T To Rein In Its Anti-Psychiatry Activist

Marvin Ross | Posted 04.24.2017 | Canada Living
Marvin Ross

It's bad enough that Professor Bonnie Burstow at the University of Toronto is the head of anti-psychiatry and the purveyor of an anti-psychiatry scholarship, but it goes well beyond that. She is actively attacking research and proud of it.

The B.C. Mental Health Act Protects My Daughter And People Like Her

Susan Inman | Posted 01.13.2017 | Canada British Columbia
Susan Inman

I want my daughter's best interests to be represented by the numerous disability rights organizations that have appeared in recent years. Sadly, these organizations, like the Council of Canadians with Disabilities, too often promote policies that pose real dangers to her. It's important to understand why a group like this would decide to hold these positions.

Diabetes Drug Could Rebuild Brains

Sean Mallen | Posted 12.28.2016 | Canada Impact
Sean Mallen

For half a century, a drug called metformin has been making life better for people suffering from Type II diabetes. Now, Canadian researchers are finding that it could also offer remarkable benefits for something completely different. There is evidence that metformin can help an injured brain repair itself.

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 04.07.2017 | 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 Team | Posted 03.02.2017 | Canada Living
The 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 | Posted 02.11.2017 | Canada Living

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 01.25.2017 | 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.