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Environment Canada issues weather travel advisory for heavy snowfall

On November 22, Environment Canada announced that heavy snowfall is expected to continue throughout the Greater Toronto Area. The snowfall has reached up to...

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...

Ontario government announces new digital identity project

On October 19, the government of Ontario announced a new digital identity project that aims to protect data, combat identity fraud, and provide access...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Recycling legislation updates in Mississauga, Brampton, and Caledon

Last month the Ontario government proposed the reconstruction of the province’s waste management system. In a news release on October 30, 2020, the Region...

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...

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...

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...

Fiona Rawle awarded Minister’s Award of Excellence for contributions to Covid-19...

Recognized for her extraordinary contributions to the Covid-19 response in Ontario, the University of Toronto Mississauga Professor Fiona Rawle received the Minister of College...

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