October 18, 2021

The Personal Stories of Orange Shirt Day

Ryan B Chan This was the first year that Canada recognized the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation which now takes place annually on Sept 30. The day is to honour the lost children and survivors of residential schools, their families and communities.  The event also coincides with Orange shirt day which is a symbolic day to represent the culture that was taken from Indigenous peoples. The story behind Orange … Continued

Conestoga mourns the death of Joshua Bennett

By Ryan B Chan The Conestoga College Community mourns the tragic loss of Joshua Bennett who died early Friday morning. Flags were lowered at Conestoga College on Monday, Sept. 27 in memory of the student, whose death is being investigated as a homicide. Bennett was a Conestoga student from the Etobicoke area and was enrolled in the carpentry and renovation technician program.  “It is with great sadness that I share … Continued

From Student To Home Owner

By Ryan B Chan Becoming a homeowner is probably one of the last things on a student’s mind. There are so many other things that take the forefront. Grades, work, social life, finances all take precedent, but real estate agent Troy Challe shows that it’s really not as difficult as it seems.  “First off, it’s all a case by case basis,” Challe said during an interview. “The market is heated … Continued