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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...

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...

UTMSU will issue partial refunds for 2020-2021 U-Pass fees

On February 18, 2021, the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) announced that all eligible UTM students will be given partial refunds for...

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...

Health workers most at risk for mental health problems during pandemic

We’ve connected via zoom and social media but remain more disconnected than ever before. With everything online and virtual, most of us have noticed...

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...

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...

Mayor Crombie launches “Mission to Earth: Climate Change Youth Challenge”

The City of Mississauga is attempting to find solutions to mitigate climate change effects by getting students involved. On October 19, 2020, Mississauga Mayor Bonnie...

UTMSU: Looking Ahead at 2021

The University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTMSU) has had a whirlwind of a semester working around the Covid-19 pandemic and keeping up with its agenda. However,...

Mental Health Week at UTM

The Covid-19 pandemic has negatively impacted Ontario residents’ mental health. Unfortunately, the lockdown that was set up again at the start of 2021 has...

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