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Build Back Better slate faces allegations of election misconduct

The Spring 2021 elections for the executive team and the Board of Directors of the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) have officially...

The House of Commons condemns anti-Asian racism

On March 16, eight people were shot and killed during a series of mass shootings at three separate spa and massage parlours in Atlanta,...

UTSU asks for the UMLAP review be delayed

On Friday, March 19, the University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU) sent out an open letter to Professor Donald Ainslie, the head of the...

Activists come together for first Global Climate Strike of 2021

On March 19, environmental activists from around the world came together, both in-person and virtually, for the first Global Climate Strike of the year....

Career Centre launches March networking series

The month of March is jam-packed with virtual workshops and networking events organized by the University of Toronto Mississauga’s Career Centre. The Career Centre’s new...

2021 UTMSU elections begin

The Spring 2021 elections for the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union will be held virtually. Elections will be held on March 16 and...

Health Canada approves new Covid-19 vaccine

A third Covid-19 vaccine was approved by Health Canada on February 26. Officials believe that the new Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine will help expedite the vaccination...

Ontario is ahead of schedule in the provincial vaccination program

After the approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines in December 2020, the Canadian government began to establish large-scale vaccination programs. The development of...

Mississauga Mayor calls for province-wide paid sick leave option

On January 20, the Mississauga City Council approved a motion put forward by Mayor Bonnie Crombie in favour of supporting small businesses and low-income...

U of T’s Spring 2021 convocation ceremony will be virtual

On February 2, the University of Toronto Office of Convocation announced that the Spring 2021 convocation ceremony for this year’s graduates will be held...

U of T community prepares for Black History Month

The University of Toronto (U of T) community has organized many events and programs for Black History Month 2021. The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’...

UTM Academic Affairs Committee discuss registrar’s updates

On January 11, the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus Academic Affairs Committee held its first meeting of 2021. In the meeting, Lorretta Neebar, registrar and...

QSS releases budget proposals for 2021-2022

On December 9, the Quality Services to Students (QSS) committee met to discuss the operational and financial highlights of the different departments as well...

Over 100,000 Ontario households face eviction

In accordance with the Stop Unsafe Evictions campaign, the Ontario Alliance to End Homelessness and the Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario published an open...

UTMSU’s Education for All campaign in full swing

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union has been very active this past month with its campaigns Education for All and Academic Advocacy.  Following the...

Winter term will begin a week later than planned

On November 20, University of Toronto President Meric Gertler made some major announcements regarding the winter 2021 semester in a letter addressed to the...

U of T celebrates sustainability and climate action

On November 17, UTM Professor Shashi Kant hosted a live panel discussion focused on the new campus Sustainability Strategic Plan. This panel was a...

Mental health calls resulting in police detainment decreases with the new...

After increasing demands from the public for legislative change, law enforcement involvement in mental health calls have decreased in the Region of Peel. This...

Peel enters “red” zone for Ontario’s Covid-19 response

On November 7, businesses across the Peel region have resumed operations after being put on hold on October 11 due to the emergence of...

U of T research teams work to increase pandemic response efficiency

Research teams from several University of Toronto departments have undertaken innovative projects to understand and combat Covid-19. Earlier this month, Scott Gray-Owen, a molecular genetics...

Covid-19 antibodies remain in the system for three months

A study by the University of Toronto researchers found that Covid-19 antibodies last approximately 90 days following contamination. By analyzing infected patients' blood and...

Draft Sustainability Strategic Plan published after three years

On September 23, the University of Toronto Mississauga's Sustainability Office published the draft Sustainability Strategic Plan and urged students and staff to provide their...

Scholars across Canada call for racial justice and an end to...

Co-organized by the University of Toronto Mississauga’s very own Professor Beverly Bain—a Black, queer, feminist scholar and activist who teaches in Women and Gender...

Academic Affairs Committee talks about curriculum and structural changes

On September 15, the University of Toronto Mississauga Academic Affairs Committee came together for the first time this academic year. The agenda contained many significant...

UTM Student Centre shuts down after two positive Covid-19 cases

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) reported two positive COVID-19 cases at the Student Centre on September 18. The union released a...

Doug Ford denies then acknowledges systemic racism in Canada

Since May, issues surrounding institutionalized racism and discrimination by law enforcement officials have been the main topic of discussion alongside the COVID-19 pandemic. While...
Black lives matter sign

Canadians demand law enforcement reform

The Canadian public continues its demands for governmental action regarding institutionalized racism within law enforcement. Calls for decreasing police authority and jurisdiction in addition to constricting their...

UTM announces closure of all buildings for public use as part...

Public access to all buildings at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) campus has officially been terminated and all doors have been locked by...

Faculty concerns regarding COVID-19 increase as U of T is late...

Following the declaration of the COVID-19 virus as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), the concerns surrounding the issue significantly increased. The faculty, staff,...

UTMSU election underway

The campaign period for the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) is in full swing as candidates gathered at the Blind Duck Pub on Thursday,...

UTMSU election features one slate, minimal opposition

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU)’s spring 2020 election campaign period officially began last Monday and will continue until March 13. The five positions available within the...

Students United: A year in review

The current executive team of the University of Toronto Mississauga Students Union (UTMSU) was elected in March last year and has been active since May 1,...

CAGIS comes to UTM for international day of women and girls...

The Canadian Association for Girls in Science (CAGIS) came together with the Canadian Space Agency on February 11 to celebrate the International Day of Women and...

Reviewing the UTMSU’s campaign promises and initiatives for the rest of...

The election campaigns for the new executive team of the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) are imminent with March approaching. This also means that there...

UTMSU and CFS-O host coalition meeting

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) and the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario (CFS-O) came together on January 23 to discuss student rights and activism. The...

2020 HCC fees will increase by 16.5 per cent

The Quality Services to Students (QSS) committee approved the 2020-2021 budget proposals for the Athletics departments, the Health and Counselling Centre (HCC), and Student Services on...

QSS votes ‘yes’ to student fee increases despite doubts

The Quality Services to Students (QSS) committee met on January 22 to continue the unofficial voting on the tabled service fees from last week, as well...

QSS members surprised SCI model continues

The Quality Services to Students (QSS) committee met for the first time after the winter break on January 15 to conduct straw poll votes, unofficial votes...

QSS to determine new budgets

The Quality Services to Students (QSS) committee met on December 11, 2019 to review operational highlights and budget reports for the current academic year and the proposals...

UTMSU’s AGM talks audits and student proposals

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) held its Annual General Meeting last Wednesday where they discussed financial audit statements and entertained motions put forth by...

RAWC annual fees skyrocket

The incidental fees for the Department of the Recreation, Athletics and Wellness Centre (RAWC), which are mandatory for all students, have increased 16.3 per cent in the...

Campus Council talks mental health crisis at U of T

Campus Council held its second meeting of the academic year on November 20, where they discussed the ongoing mental health crisis at U of T and...

Activists continue Global Climate Strike

Climate activists of all ages came together for the Global Climate Strike last Friday, marching through the streets of downtown Toronto. The march began at noon at...

Campaigns & Advocacy Commission approves budget

UTMSU executives and students came together in the Campaigns and Advocacy Commission last Tuesday to discuss academic policies, equity initiatives, and to approve the UTMSU budget. Vice-President University...

Nour Alideeb hired as executive director

Former UTMSU president Nour Alideeb has been hired by the UTMSU to be their new executive director, beating out 12 other applicants. Prior to her new position,...

QSS appoints new chair

The Quality Service to Students (QSS) committee met last Wednesday to elect a new QSS chairperson, review the Student Services fees budget, and provide updates on the...

MiWay negotiates with the city for new contract

The contract negotiations between the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU), which represents 86 per cent of the MiWay workforce, and the City of Mississauga are currently underway following...

Prices for city services to go up in 2020

The City of Mississauga has approved a fee hike to several city services like MiWay transit fares, recreation programs, and library charges, among others, for 2020....

Campus Affairs considers dependence & diversity

The Campus Affairs Committee held its second meeting of the academic year last Tuesday to discuss new developments from the Human Resources department, the priorities of financial...

QSS meets & talks

The QSS plans to have an additional advisory group get together to discuss the departments with “opt-outable” fees. The second Quality Service to Students (QSS) committee meeting,...

Early Rubens: Baroque from Antwerp to Toronto

The exhibition Early Rubens, which displays the earlier works of Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), runs at the Art Gallery of Ontario from October 12 until...

UTM talks climate action at STTPA summit

The UTM campus presented an academic approach to climate change last week with the Sustainability: Transdisciplinary Theory, Practice, and Action (STTPA) conference. From October 16 to 18,...

Exploring DEMOS – A Reconstruction

DEMOS – A Reconstruction by Andreas Angelidakis, described as an invitation project, features 74 large vinyl encased foam blocks of various shapes and sizes that are...

The Dark Side of

“Darkness, tragedy, and pain hide within every institution.” This is the statement hosts Kate Leonard and Richard Rossner use as an introduction to The Dark Side Of,...

Global Climate Strike Toronto: Hope for a better future

In the August of last year, a 15-year-old Greta Thunberg skipped school and decided to protest in front of the Swedish Parliament with her now-famous sign,...

Build Back Better slate faces allegations of election misconduct

The Spring 2021 elections for the executive team and the Board of Directors of the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) have officially...

The House of Commons condemns anti-Asian racism

On March 16, eight people were shot and killed during a series of mass shootings at three separate spa and massage parlours in Atlanta,...

UTSU asks for the UMLAP review be delayed

On Friday, March 19, the University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU) sent out an open letter to Professor Donald Ainslie, the head of the...

Activists come together for first Global Climate Strike of 2021

On March 19, environmental activists from around the world came together, both in-person and virtually, for the first Global Climate Strike of the year....

Career Centre launches March networking series

The month of March is jam-packed with virtual workshops and networking events organized by the University of Toronto Mississauga’s Career Centre. The Career Centre’s new...

2021 UTMSU elections begin

The Spring 2021 elections for the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union will be held virtually. Elections will be held on March 16 and...

Health Canada approves new Covid-19 vaccine

A third Covid-19 vaccine was approved by Health Canada on February 26. Officials believe that the new Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine will help expedite the vaccination...

Ontario is ahead of schedule in the provincial vaccination program

After the approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines in December 2020, the Canadian government began to establish large-scale vaccination programs. The development of...

Mississauga Mayor calls for province-wide paid sick leave option

On January 20, the Mississauga City Council approved a motion put forward by Mayor Bonnie Crombie in favour of supporting small businesses and low-income...

U of T’s Spring 2021 convocation ceremony will be virtual

On February 2, the University of Toronto Office of Convocation announced that the Spring 2021 convocation ceremony for this year’s graduates will be held...

U of T community prepares for Black History Month

The University of Toronto (U of T) community has organized many events and programs for Black History Month 2021. The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’...

UTM Academic Affairs Committee discuss registrar’s updates

On January 11, the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus Academic Affairs Committee held its first meeting of 2021. In the meeting, Lorretta Neebar, registrar and...

QSS releases budget proposals for 2021-2022

On December 9, the Quality Services to Students (QSS) committee met to discuss the operational and financial highlights of the different departments as well...

Over 100,000 Ontario households face eviction

In accordance with the Stop Unsafe Evictions campaign, the Ontario Alliance to End Homelessness and the Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario published an open...

UTMSU’s Education for All campaign in full swing

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union has been very active this past month with its campaigns Education for All and Academic Advocacy.  Following the...

Winter term will begin a week later than planned

On November 20, University of Toronto President Meric Gertler made some major announcements regarding the winter 2021 semester in a letter addressed to the...

U of T celebrates sustainability and climate action

On November 17, UTM Professor Shashi Kant hosted a live panel discussion focused on the new campus Sustainability Strategic Plan. This panel was a...

Mental health calls resulting in police detainment decreases with the new...

After increasing demands from the public for legislative change, law enforcement involvement in mental health calls have decreased in the Region of Peel. This...

Peel enters “red” zone for Ontario’s Covid-19 response

On November 7, businesses across the Peel region have resumed operations after being put on hold on October 11 due to the emergence of...

U of T research teams work to increase pandemic response efficiency

Research teams from several University of Toronto departments have undertaken innovative projects to understand and combat Covid-19. Earlier this month, Scott Gray-Owen, a molecular genetics...

Covid-19 antibodies remain in the system for three months

A study by the University of Toronto researchers found that Covid-19 antibodies last approximately 90 days following contamination. By analyzing infected patients' blood and...

Draft Sustainability Strategic Plan published after three years

On September 23, the University of Toronto Mississauga's Sustainability Office published the draft Sustainability Strategic Plan and urged students and staff to provide their...

Academic Affairs Committee talks about curriculum and structural changes

On September 15, the University of Toronto Mississauga Academic Affairs Committee came together for the first time this academic year. The agenda contained many significant...

UTM Student Centre shuts down after two positive Covid-19 cases

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) reported two positive COVID-19 cases at the Student Centre on September 18. The union released a...

Doug Ford denies then acknowledges systemic racism in Canada

Since May, issues surrounding institutionalized racism and discrimination by law enforcement officials have been the main topic of discussion alongside the COVID-19 pandemic. While...
Black lives matter sign

Canadians demand law enforcement reform

The Canadian public continues its demands for governmental action regarding institutionalized racism within law enforcement. Calls for decreasing police authority and jurisdiction in addition to constricting their...

UTM announces closure of all buildings for public use as part...

Public access to all buildings at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) campus has officially been terminated and all doors have been locked by...

Faculty concerns regarding COVID-19 increase as U of T is late...

Following the declaration of the COVID-19 virus as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), the concerns surrounding the issue significantly increased. The faculty, staff,...

UTMSU election underway

The campaign period for the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) is in full swing as candidates gathered at the Blind Duck Pub on Thursday,...

UTMSU election features one slate, minimal opposition

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU)’s spring 2020 election campaign period officially began last Monday and will continue until March 13. The five positions available within the...

Students United: A year in review

The current executive team of the University of Toronto Mississauga Students Union (UTMSU) was elected in March last year and has been active since May 1,...

CAGIS comes to UTM for international day of women and girls...

The Canadian Association for Girls in Science (CAGIS) came together with the Canadian Space Agency on February 11 to celebrate the International Day of Women and...

Reviewing the UTMSU’s campaign promises and initiatives for the rest of...

The election campaigns for the new executive team of the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) are imminent with March approaching. This also means that there...

UTMSU and CFS-O host coalition meeting

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) and the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario (CFS-O) came together on January 23 to discuss student rights and activism. The...

2020 HCC fees will increase by 16.5 per cent

The Quality Services to Students (QSS) committee approved the 2020-2021 budget proposals for the Athletics departments, the Health and Counselling Centre (HCC), and Student Services on...

QSS votes ‘yes’ to student fee increases despite doubts

The Quality Services to Students (QSS) committee met on January 22 to continue the unofficial voting on the tabled service fees from last week, as well...

QSS members surprised SCI model continues

The Quality Services to Students (QSS) committee met for the first time after the winter break on January 15 to conduct straw poll votes, unofficial votes...

QSS to determine new budgets

The Quality Services to Students (QSS) committee met on December 11, 2019 to review operational highlights and budget reports for the current academic year and the proposals...

UTMSU’s AGM talks audits and student proposals

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) held its Annual General Meeting last Wednesday where they discussed financial audit statements and entertained motions put forth by...

RAWC annual fees skyrocket

The incidental fees for the Department of the Recreation, Athletics and Wellness Centre (RAWC), which are mandatory for all students, have increased 16.3 per cent in the...

Campus Council talks mental health crisis at U of T

Campus Council held its second meeting of the academic year on November 20, where they discussed the ongoing mental health crisis at U of T and...

Activists continue Global Climate Strike

Climate activists of all ages came together for the Global Climate Strike last Friday, marching through the streets of downtown Toronto. The march began at noon at...

Campaigns & Advocacy Commission approves budget

UTMSU executives and students came together in the Campaigns and Advocacy Commission last Tuesday to discuss academic policies, equity initiatives, and to approve the UTMSU budget. Vice-President University...

Nour Alideeb hired as executive director

Former UTMSU president Nour Alideeb has been hired by the UTMSU to be their new executive director, beating out 12 other applicants. Prior to her new position,...

QSS appoints new chair

The Quality Service to Students (QSS) committee met last Wednesday to elect a new QSS chairperson, review the Student Services fees budget, and provide updates on the...

MiWay negotiates with the city for new contract

The contract negotiations between the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU), which represents 86 per cent of the MiWay workforce, and the City of Mississauga are currently underway following...

Prices for city services to go up in 2020

The City of Mississauga has approved a fee hike to several city services like MiWay transit fares, recreation programs, and library charges, among others, for 2020....

Campus Affairs considers dependence & diversity

The Campus Affairs Committee held its second meeting of the academic year last Tuesday to discuss new developments from the Human Resources department, the priorities of financial...

QSS meets & talks

The QSS plans to have an additional advisory group get together to discuss the departments with “opt-outable” fees. The second Quality Service to Students (QSS) committee meeting,...

Early Rubens: Baroque from Antwerp to Toronto

The exhibition Early Rubens, which displays the earlier works of Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), runs at the Art Gallery of Ontario from October 12 until...

UTM talks climate action at STTPA summit

The UTM campus presented an academic approach to climate change last week with the Sustainability: Transdisciplinary Theory, Practice, and Action (STTPA) conference. From October 16 to 18,...

Exploring DEMOS – A Reconstruction

DEMOS – A Reconstruction by Andreas Angelidakis, described as an invitation project, features 74 large vinyl encased foam blocks of various shapes and sizes that are...

The Dark Side of

“Darkness, tragedy, and pain hide within every institution.” This is the statement hosts Kate Leonard and Richard Rossner use as an introduction to The Dark Side Of,...

Global Climate Strike Toronto: Hope for a better future

In the August of last year, a 15-year-old Greta Thunberg skipped school and decided to protest in front of the Swedish Parliament with her now-famous sign,...

Scholars across Canada call for racial justice and an end to...

Co-organized by the University of Toronto Mississauga’s very own Professor Beverly Bain—a Black, queer, feminist scholar and activist who teaches in Women and Gender...

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