University of Toronto

Lawyers who excel in their work more likely to suffer depression: study

TORONTO – New Canadian research suggests lawyers are more likely to experience mental health struggles the more successful they are in their …

Depression

Mother takes tech giants to court to get passwords for her dead son’s social media accounts

A mother’s desperate search for answers over what led to her 23-year-old son’s sudden death in Toronto has resulted in what experts are calling an …

Canadian News

'Trump factor' helps Canada become top choice for UAE students

Canada is becoming a top choice study destination for UAE students, a new poll suggests.<p>The poll of 300 UAE youths chose the North American country …

Education

'We are not costumes:' Racist Halloween attire still abound in retail stores

If awareness about the issue is growing, why are racks of “Dream Catcher Cutie” and “Rising Sun Princess” outfits still on offer?<p>Joy Henderson was …

Racism

'A daunting task': University of Toronto addressing reconciliation in health care education

In the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's final report, 94 Calls to Action were listed. Calls to action 18-24 focused on reconciliation in …

Health Care

Toronto-based Braze Mobility reveals obstacle-detection system for wheelchairs

Toronto-based accessible technology startup Braze Mobility has launched an add-on system that can help a wheelchair avoid colliding with …

Toronto

Canadian universities a growing destination for international students

Katia Ternopolska was sitting with her father in a theatre seminar room at the University of Toronto in the spring, at an event to recruit more U.S. students.<p>Part of her didn't relish the idea of leaving home in Philadelphia, a city with enough good universities of its own. Yet her interest is in …

Education

Outside the classroom: five students explain how extracurricular activities helped them

With a hyper-competitive job market looming just past graduation, the rigours of academia may sometimes seem all-encompassing for Canada's hard-working university students. Fortunately, university life isn't just about essays, reports and exam results. To ensure graduates leave their postsecondary …

Education

The necessities: advice on what students can’t do without

First-year university students can be broadsided by many things when they first set foot on campus, including the not-inconsiderable costs of the bare necessities needed to get the most out of their postsecondary studies.<p>Here, two members of faculty and two current students discuss how they would …

Students' Unions

Off-campus housing tips for students

Students living off-campus like to keep things flexible. Who knows, they may want to move in with friends halfway through the semester, or that summer internship abroad may come through.<p>The trouble is, landlords live in a less flexible world. They typically want first and last month's rent. They …

Simon Fraser University

Millennials, Here's How To Use Your Age To Your Advantage

As a 28-year-old millennial I often feel old. When I look at the success I’ve had in the last 10 years founding multiple six and seven figure companies, speaking on many international stages, singing and performing spoken word for influential global thought leaders, I’ve realized that my age has …

Entrepreneurship

An epigenetic key to unlock behavior change

When it comes to behaviour, researchers have moved beyond the "nature versus nurture" debate. It's understood that genes and environment both play a …

Biology

How do you land one of the best jobs in Canada?

Joe Leone, an Elevator Technician with Elevator One, looks inside an elevator shaft while standing on top of the elevator during a routine elevator …

Education

Toronto teen — Dr. Kitty — allegedly posed as plastic surgeon, doled out botched procedure in basement | The Province

The woman, with a high school diploma and no specialized training, apparently advertised her services through flyers, including one posted inside a …

Canadian News

Experts say we Need to Start Over to Build True Artificial Intelligence

<i>We are achingly close to the development of true artificial intelligence, but some contend that a fresh start is needed to rectify missteps along the</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

Happiness Event at U of T draws criticism over organizers lack of credentials

A man teaching an upcoming class at the University of Toronto is raising some eyebrows. Mark Devon is behind ‘The Happiness Class”, an event taking …

Toronto

Stop dehumanizing old people by using the phrase "grey tsunami"

We have been warned, for years, of a so-called "grey tsunami" that is about to crash into our society.<p>As lifespans lengthen and birthrates drop, the …

Toronto

Lost in Translation: Understanding the campus free expression debate

Jacqueline HoustonWhat's happening on Canadian university campuses? It is a familiar question to anyone that's read any of the myriad of editorials, …

Canadian News

Giant Mysterious Hole Spotted In Fleet Of Antarctic Ice

An enormous mysterious hole was spotted in a massive fleet of Antarctic ice in the Weddell Sea. It is as big as the state of Maine or the Lake …

Climate Change

The Insidious Rise Of Right-Wing Populism On College Campuses

University of Toronto (Credit: Wikimedia Commons)The University of Toronto is one of many colleges where subtle policy shifts are threatening …

Toronto

Patients treated by female surgeons have slightly lower death rates: study

Patients treated by female surgeons instead of their male counterparts had slightly lower death rates in the weeks following their procedures, …

Medicine

Creative Destruction Lab takes a bite out of Big Apple

The Creative Destruction Lab is opening its first program outside Canada in partnership with New York University's Stern School of Business.<p>The New York program, an offshoot of the tech startup assistance program based at University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management, will begin next …

Toronto

Globe editorial: To solve the opioid crisis, stick to harm reduction

Canada's opioid epidemic shows no signs of abating, and a sense of urgency is clearly gripping law enforcement.<p>In recent months, police have begun laying manslaughter charges against drug dealers for allegedly selling fatal doses of fentanyl and other dangerous synthetic opiates.<p>It's happened in …

Opioid Crisis

'Better than humans': Vanguards of the AI arms race

T<br>he artificial intelligence revolution has arrived, setting in motion the most powerful technological transformation of our lifetime.<p>“AI is going to …

Artificial Intelligence

The Trump effect: It’s Canada’s moment to win the global race for talent

<i>Richard Florida and Joshua Gans are professors at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management</i><p>Google's Sidewalk Labs subsidiary has apparently chosen the Toronto waterfront as the place it will create a veritable city of the future, developing and prototyping new technology-enabled ways …

Canada

5 Ways to Get Out of a Sex Rut, According to Experts

If you and your partner are struggling to connect, consider this advice from sex therapists and researchers.<p>Create Anticipation<p>"If you're in a rut, …

Marriage

There's A Reason North America's Tech Talent Is Heading To Toronto

Toronto recently made waves on the web with the news that the Ontario capital had become North America's fastest-growing tech market.According to the …

Canadian News

Majority of Torontonians with celiac disease don’t know they have it, study shows

If you’ve got constant fatigue, sore muscles or unexplained gastrointestinal problems, there’s a chance you’re part of the 1 per cent of Torontonians …

Canadian News

The gift of charity

After almost 40 years of helping others, Lloyd and Madaine Seivright are winding down their charity, the Independent United Order of Solomon.

Canadian News

University Of Toronto Holocaust Scholar Resigns Over Racist Remark

Michael Marrus, an emeritus professor of history at the University of Toronto’s Massey College, resigned earlier this week after making a racist …

Toronto