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August 2016

Sexual assault causing concern

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“Consent is sexy” posters are found all over Humber College’s North campus.

Tanya Jusau says women might be afraid to tell people they’ve been sexually assaulted or raped.
“I think they’re mostly afraid of what will happen if they come out. You don’t know if you’re protected by the police,” the first-year Humber College student says.
Although she says getting lost and strangers talking to her are her biggest fears, she can understand the fear some women may have in Toronto. Continue reading “Sexual assault causing concern”

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Canadians accept reality of climate change but unsure human activity responsible: study

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A significant number of Canadians do not believe human activity is the cause of climate change.

Sheyne Blandford, 19, a first year fitness and health promotion student at Humber College said climate change is entirely due to human activity, contrary to a recent recent survey which asserts Canadians overwhelmingly accept climate change but many doubt the role humans play in it.

The University of Montreal study shows that while 79 per cent of Canadians believe in the impact of climate change, 39 per cent do not believe climate change is due to human activity.“The science is pretty clear,” Blandford said. Continue reading “Canadians accept reality of climate change but unsure human activity responsible: study”

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