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Brain Training

Online Piece #10 BRAIN TRAINING Kimberlee Nancekivell You may think you’re better off playing Brain Age, but you may as well be playing Mario. A new study published in Nature suggests that brain-training games are gaining popularity for all the wrong reasons. People are…

Swipe and go: TTC wants to introduce electronic payments

Online Piece 9 TTC electronic fare Kimberlee Nancekivell Swipe and go: TTC wants to introduce electronic payment TTC riders can stop worrying about losing those tiny tokens; the commission is introducing a new way to pay. Following transit systems in cities like New York,…

Prisoner Benefits

Online Piece PRISONER BENEFITS Kimberlee Nancekivell For Canadians wondering where their tax dollars go, the answer may be in the nearest prison. The Canadian Taxpayers Federation launched an online petition last Wednesday to prevent prisoners aged 65 or older from receiving Old Age Security…

Suicide Risk in Mothers

Online Piece #7 SUICIDE RISK Kimberlee Nancekivell Kids may drive their mothers crazy sometimes, but it’s possible they actually reduce the risk of suicide. A Taiwanese study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal Monday showed a connection between the number of children a…

Senior Drivers

Online Piece #6 SENIOR DRIVERS Kimberlee Nancekivell Grandma and grandpa may have to give up their licenses if they live in Canada. Despite Ontario drivers being obligated to requalify for their license every year after they turn 65, doctors are still worried this may…

Social Networking

Online Piece 5 ONLINE PRIVACY Kimberlee Nancekivell Avid users of social networking sites may want to rethink their open-book lifestyles. Launched last week, Please Rob Me, is a website designed to raise awareness about the dangers of posting information on the Internet for all…

CANADIAN LIFE EXPECTANCY

Online Story #4 Kimberlee Nancekivell Canadians have tacked an average of three years on to their lives in the past decade and can now expect to live to 81 years of age, up from 78. Statistics Canada released a new birth and death report…

Euthanasia

Online Story #3 EUTHANASIA Kimberlee Nancekivell Euthanasia may be legal in Quebec hospitals in the near future if the Canadian government responds to pressure from the public. Gaétan Barrette, president of the Federation of Quebec medical specialists, spoke at a national assembly committee hearing…

TTC, Student President Ousted for Smoking, Spice Girls

Kimberlee Nancekivell Online Story 2 A news conference is being held at the Sheraton Centre on Tuesday morning to address the conflict between TTC workers, administration, and riders. A group called “Toronto Transit Operators against public harassment” appeared on Facebook last week, collecting more…

UTSC-Centennial College Online Stories

Alice Hoang Hollywood stars were both charitable and fashionable at the 2010 Golden Globes, as they wore red, yellow, and blue ribbons in support of the people of Haiti. Sandra Bullock, who has donated $1 million to the victims of the earthquake, is among…

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