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Scaachi Koul

Writer, intern, The Huffington Post Canada

Scaachi Koul is a writer and journalist based in Toronto. She is currently a journalism student at Ryerson University and an editorial intern at The Huffington Post Canada. Her work has appeared in Maclean's OnCampus,, and the Toronto Standard, among others.

Day 2 Of Occupy Toronto Loses Focus

UPDATE: The organizers of Occupy Toronto are distancing themselves from a group which plans to march on the Toronto Stock Exchange Monday morning, according to the Toronto Star. At a meeting held Sund...
10/16/2011 05:27 EDT

Occupy Toronto Protesters Settle In For The Night

UPDATE: The cold drizzle that settled over Toronto Saturday afternoon didn’t seem to dampen the spirits of Occupy Toronto protesters -- but can they last for the long haul? Some protesters say they pl...
10/15/2011 04:57 EDT

Your Skin Is Not Your Enemy

After 9/11, I didn't want people to think I was Muslim. "They" were going to make my life harder for something "we" never had a hand in. "They" were the ones responsible and I wanted nothing to do with it. Being referred to as Muslim quickly changed from a harmless mistake to a black mark.
09/09/2011 01:31 EDT

Jack Layton's Letter To Canadians

Jack Layton's family released a letter he wrote to all Canadians in the event of his death. He died Monday. Click here for live updates, an obituary and complete coverage. Here's the letter Layton lef...
08/22/2011 12:26 EDT

Air Canada Reaches Tentative Deal With Union

THE CANADIAN PRESS — TORONTO - The Canadian Auto Workers union says a tentative collective agreement for striking Air Canada employees includes concessions on defined benefit contribution pensions for...
06/16/2011 12:55 EDT

Looming Legislation To End Canada Post Dispute

CBC — The federal government has served notice that it intends to introduce back-to-work legislation to end the contract dispute between Canada Post and its 48,000 urban postal workers. Labour Ministe...
06/15/2011 03:44 EDT

G20 Assault Charge Laid Against Toronto Officer

THE CANADIAN PRESS — A Toronto police officer has been charged in connection with injuries suffered by a man during last year's G20 summit. The Special Investigations Unit says Const. Glenn Weddell ha...
06/10/2011 04:01 EDT

Quebec Cops Investigate Montreal Police Shooting

CBC -- Quebec provincial police have taken the unusual step of returning to the scene of a shooting by Montreal police two days earlier that ended in two deaths, including of a bystander who was on hi...
06/09/2011 04:03 EDT

Renting Apartments In Canada No Easy Feat

CBC — The vacancy rate for rental apartments in Canada's cities decreased slightly to 2.5 per cent in April, a slight drop from the 2.9 per cent it was at during the same month a year earlier. The Can...
06/09/2011 02:15 EDT

Ontario Swelters Amid Record-Setting Heat

CBC An early arrival of sweltering, summer-like heat and humidity broke records for major cities in southern Ontario on Wednesday. "It has been the warmest June 8th on record for many cities across On...
06/08/2011 11:38 EDT

Montreal Hospital Holds Vigil For Slain Colleague

CBC -- About 200 people gathered Wednesday outside Montreal's St-Luc Hospital for a silent vigil in honour of an employee killed by a stray police bullet. Patrick Limoges, 36, worked at the downtown h...
06/08/2011 04:56 EDT