Saturday, December 4, 2021

Sheryl Gurajada - Associate News Editor

A contributor to The Medium.

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    A year at U of T in review

    Stating the obvious, this past year was confusing and complicated in many ways for everyone. Ontario declared its first state of emergency just over...

    Student slate Build Back Better sweeps UTMSU election

    The unofficial results of the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) elections were announced on March 19, with a sweeping victory across the...

    UTMSU election features only one slate again

    The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) is holding its annual elections to seat new members onto the union’s executive team and Board...

    UTM opens Covid-19 mass vaccination clinic on campus

    On March 1, the University of Toronto Mississauga, in conjunction with Trillium Health Partners (THP), opened a mass vaccination site on campus. The effort...

    International Women’s Day in Mississauga and beyond

    March 8 marks International Women’s Day, a celebration of the political, economic, social, and cultural achievements of women. When thinking of the strength and...

    Officials vote to move Peel Region into the red zone

    As different parts of the province start to lift some restrictions from the stay-at-home order, Peel Region has not yet been approved to move...

    Reddit users target GameStop stocks in Wall Street bet

    Members of the “WallStreetBets” forum on Reddit, a social discourse website, created a bubble on the stocks of GameStop, a retail company for video games...

    Mississauga City Council examines Covid-19 updates

    On January 20, the Mississauga City Council held a meeting to discuss the city’s Covid-19 strategy and provide the community with updates on the...

    Shipment delays threaten Ontario’s vaccination program

    The Ontario government began the first stage of its three-phase Covid-19 vaccine immunization program in December 2020 and plans on entering Phase Two by...

    Julie Payette resigns as 29th Governor General

    On January 21, Governor General Julie Payette announced her resignation from her position after three years in response to claims of creating a toxic...

    Ontario enters second state of emergency

    In a press conference on January 12, the Ontario government declared the second province-wide state of emergency in response to the growing number of...

    Rioters storm the US Capitol following Trump rally

    On January 6, a group of pro-Trump rioters turned a protest for the election results into a violent attack on the Capitol building, home...

    Mississauga City Council releases 2021 proposed budget

    On November 16, the Mississauga City Council released the proposed budget for 2021, as well as the business plan for the next five years....

    Covid-19 lockdown threatens small businesses

    Many areas within the Greater Toronto Area, including the Peel region, went into lockdown on November 23 after the Ontario government labeled the areas...

    Canada and the Biden-Harris administration

    On November 7, Joe Biden was declared as President-elect alongside Kamala Harris, the Vice President-elect. However, the 2020 U.S. elections seem to be far...

    Rental reform awaiting Mississauga landlords and tenants in 2021

    Earlier this month, the Ontario government has provided province-wide updates on rental guidelines, including rental agreements in Mississauga. A “rent freeze” has been approved for...

    Biden vs. Trump: What does it mean for Canada?

    November 3 was arguably the most anticipated day of the year: election night in America. With a tumultuous four years in office and an...

    Dr. De Souza-Kenney discusses equitable healthcare access in virtual seminar

    On Wednesday, October 21, the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union held a seminar with Dr. Leanne De Souza-Kenney on Inequity and Discrimination in...

    U of T celebrates mental health awareness week

    Mental health awareness week was celebrated across Canada from October 4 to 10. Through its mental health initiatives, the University of Toronto has shown...

    U of T Launches Anti-Black Racism Task Force

    The University of Toronto, through the office of the Vice President and Provost, launched the U of T Institutional Anti-Black Racism Task Force. The...

    HCC holds third annual Be Well UTM fair

    The University of Toronto Mississauga’s Health and Counselling Centre (HCC) held its third Be Well UTM Fair last week, which included a host of...

    UTM Campus Affairs holds first meeting of the term

    On September 14, the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus Affairs Committee had its first meeting for the 2020/2021 academic year.  The 34-member committee deals with...

    UTMSU: Looking Forward

    Following the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union elections at the end of the winter term in March, the team in charge of operating...

    The cost of online learning

    As physical restrictions worldwide continue due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students are expecting their academic year to involve distance-learning and limited university experience, with...

    Canada enforcing Quarantine Act for returning travellers DEK

    On Wednesday, March 25, the federal government of Canada announced the implementation of the Quarantine Act in order to impose mandatory self-isolation of returning...

    U of T researchers to build portable COVID-19 tests for clinics...

    In light of the growing concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers at the University of Toronto (U of T) are working with their teams to develop...

    UTM alumni recognized in Forbes’ ‘30 under 30’

    For close to a decade now, Forbes magazine has been recognizing 30 individuals under the age of 30 who are making a mark in various fields...

    U of T professor as new Minister

    University of Toronto Law professor Anita Anand was sworn into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet on November 20. Anand was elected as a member of parliament (MP),...

    Remembering the CP train derailment

    On the morning of November 11, 1979, 12-year-old Javed Khan and his cousin were out to deliver newspapers on their route. Recounting his experience of the...

    Questioning Daylight Savings

    If you did not remember to set your clocks back one hour on November 3, you might have found yourselves arriving at your appointments an hour...

    A year at U of T in review

    Stating the obvious, this past year was confusing and complicated in many ways for everyone. Ontario declared its first state of emergency just over...

    Student slate Build Back Better sweeps UTMSU election

    The unofficial results of the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) elections were announced on March 19, with a sweeping victory across the...

    UTMSU election features only one slate again

    The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) is holding its annual elections to seat new members onto the union’s executive team and Board...

    UTM opens Covid-19 mass vaccination clinic on campus

    On March 1, the University of Toronto Mississauga, in conjunction with Trillium Health Partners (THP), opened a mass vaccination site on campus. The effort...

    International Women’s Day in Mississauga and beyond

    March 8 marks International Women’s Day, a celebration of the political, economic, social, and cultural achievements of women. When thinking of the strength and...

    Officials vote to move Peel Region into the red zone

    As different parts of the province start to lift some restrictions from the stay-at-home order, Peel Region has not yet been approved to move...

    Reddit users target GameStop stocks in Wall Street bet

    Members of the “WallStreetBets” forum on Reddit, a social discourse website, created a bubble on the stocks of GameStop, a retail company for video games...

    Mississauga City Council examines Covid-19 updates

    On January 20, the Mississauga City Council held a meeting to discuss the city’s Covid-19 strategy and provide the community with updates on the...

    Shipment delays threaten Ontario’s vaccination program

    The Ontario government began the first stage of its three-phase Covid-19 vaccine immunization program in December 2020 and plans on entering Phase Two by...

    Julie Payette resigns as 29th Governor General

    On January 21, Governor General Julie Payette announced her resignation from her position after three years in response to claims of creating a toxic...

    Ontario enters second state of emergency

    In a press conference on January 12, the Ontario government declared the second province-wide state of emergency in response to the growing number of...

    Rioters storm the US Capitol following Trump rally

    On January 6, a group of pro-Trump rioters turned a protest for the election results into a violent attack on the Capitol building, home...

    Mississauga City Council releases 2021 proposed budget

    On November 16, the Mississauga City Council released the proposed budget for 2021, as well as the business plan for the next five years....

    Covid-19 lockdown threatens small businesses

    Many areas within the Greater Toronto Area, including the Peel region, went into lockdown on November 23 after the Ontario government labeled the areas...

    Canada and the Biden-Harris administration

    On November 7, Joe Biden was declared as President-elect alongside Kamala Harris, the Vice President-elect. However, the 2020 U.S. elections seem to be far...

    Rental reform awaiting Mississauga landlords and tenants in 2021

    Earlier this month, the Ontario government has provided province-wide updates on rental guidelines, including rental agreements in Mississauga. A “rent freeze” has been approved for...

    Biden vs. Trump: What does it mean for Canada?

    November 3 was arguably the most anticipated day of the year: election night in America. With a tumultuous four years in office and an...

    Dr. De Souza-Kenney discusses equitable healthcare access in virtual seminar

    On Wednesday, October 21, the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union held a seminar with Dr. Leanne De Souza-Kenney on Inequity and Discrimination in...

    U of T celebrates mental health awareness week

    Mental health awareness week was celebrated across Canada from October 4 to 10. Through its mental health initiatives, the University of Toronto has shown...

    U of T Launches Anti-Black Racism Task Force

    The University of Toronto, through the office of the Vice President and Provost, launched the U of T Institutional Anti-Black Racism Task Force. The...

    HCC holds third annual Be Well UTM fair

    The University of Toronto Mississauga’s Health and Counselling Centre (HCC) held its third Be Well UTM Fair last week, which included a host of...

    UTM Campus Affairs holds first meeting of the term

    On September 14, the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus Affairs Committee had its first meeting for the 2020/2021 academic year.  The 34-member committee deals with...

    UTMSU: Looking Forward

    Following the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union elections at the end of the winter term in March, the team in charge of operating...

    The cost of online learning

    As physical restrictions worldwide continue due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students are expecting their academic year to involve distance-learning and limited university experience, with...

    Canada enforcing Quarantine Act for returning travellers DEK

    On Wednesday, March 25, the federal government of Canada announced the implementation of the Quarantine Act in order to impose mandatory self-isolation of returning...

    U of T researchers to build portable COVID-19 tests for clinics...

    In light of the growing concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers at the University of Toronto (U of T) are working with their teams to develop...

    UTM alumni recognized in Forbes’ ‘30 under 30’

    For close to a decade now, Forbes magazine has been recognizing 30 individuals under the age of 30 who are making a mark in various fields...

    U of T professor as new Minister

    University of Toronto Law professor Anita Anand was sworn into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet on November 20. Anand was elected as a member of parliament (MP),...

    Remembering the CP train derailment

    On the morning of November 11, 1979, 12-year-old Javed Khan and his cousin were out to deliver newspapers on their route. Recounting his experience of the...

    Questioning Daylight Savings

    If you did not remember to set your clocks back one hour on November 3, you might have found yourselves arriving at your appointments an hour...

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