14 hours ago #entertainment 27 mins, 10 secs Summarize

and we can't access any of them." That frustration isn't limited to students at Ryerson. Nate Denaro, a student at York University, has calculated that even with a reduced fee, he'll spend about $270 this coming school year on athletics and recreation, saying the school's decision to not drop the fee altogether is "outrageous." Fifi Wei, set to start her first year at Sheridan College, was also surprised by what she saw when she looked at the fine print of her tuition. "I realized, 'Oh my god, they charge a lot of fees that actually aren't applicable for students who study at home,' she said, citing an on-campus health centre charge as an example. Wei wrote Sheridan, asking them to reconsider, but was told the fees are not optional. Petitions call for reduced tuitionAlmost as soon as the COVID-19 pandemic began and university classes began migrating online, students began lobbying for refunds and tuition and fee reductions. At Ryerson and other schools, online petitions have sprung up to ask university administrations to reconsider how much they charge. Julia Pereira, president of the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA), says the frustration around fees and tuition in general reflect the deep economic uncertainty students are facing."We know that students have really struggled to find a job over the summer," she said. Pereira says student unions at the eight universities her organization represents have been trying to bring down fees to reflect that. For example, at her own school, Laurier University, Pereira says the student union has reduced clubs fees, while other universities have negotiated to remove the fee for bus passes.   Pereira also says that OUSA has been trying to address the larger affordability problem by calling on the province to "enhance OSAP and give students more financial aid" as well as asking it to better fund universities so they don't need to rely on ancillary fees paid by students. Some schools reduce, cut feesFor their part, the post-secondary institutions contacted by CBC Toronto say they are sensitive to the economic difficulties their students are facing, and some are adjusting fees to reflect that.At Sheridan, for example, fees that support athletic facilities have been cut altogether. York and Ryerson stress that many services, like career and library services, are being moved online, so the fees must remain in place. Ryerson also says it's still exploring a mix of online and on-campus learning for students and that it's hopeful it will open its athletic facilities soon, given that Toronto has now entered Stage 3 of its reopening plan. The two universities told CBC Toronto that overall tuition can't be changed, saying virtual instruction costs the same amount and has the same outcome as in-person classes.  Meanwhile, the burst of student lobbying to lower costs that began with the pandemic began appears to be winding down, says Jeffery. People feel "burnt out" after months of pushing, she said. Between paying for housing, finding jobs and trying to stay safe during a pandemic, young adults "have so much else to worry about," she said.For her part, McNaughton isn't hopeful that anything will change in the final weeks before school begins, but says she'll continue to advocate all the same.   "I do think it's the university's responsibility to prepare for events like this.

And they shouldn't be asking students individually to pay for their maintenance when we can't use the campus.".

The next time you finish a beverage that comes out of a plastic bottle, a St.

12 hours ago #entertainment 31 secs Summarize

The singer took to Instagram to tell fans that her eyes had literally been opened after seeing the movie!

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I watched the movie Big Eyes the other day by of course my favorite director in the whole world @timburton !!!

9 hours ago #entertainment 48 secs Summarize

Big Finish is more than happy to do that sort of thing, though, and it’s been doing it since before the actual TV show was rebooted in 2005 with Christopher Eccleston as the ninth incarnation of The Doctor.

Now, speaking of, Big Finish has managed to do the impossible and lured Eccleston back to the TARDIS—which not even the 50th anniversary special from a few years ago could do, requiring the show to slot in a previously unmentioned Doctor played by John Hurt.

Eccleston’s run on the show only lasted one season (or “series” if you serve the Queen), with him explaining in recent years that he had a bad relationship with then-showrunner Russel T.

6 hours ago #entertainment 1 min, 1 sec Summarize

Meghan Markle helped guide Prince Harry on his very public 'woke' journey, the authors of the couple's upcoming biography Finding Freedom have claimed.

The Duchess of Sussex, who is currently residing with her husband in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, played a pivotal role in helping her husband become more attuned to racism, according to authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand.

Speaking to the National Public Radio in the United States, Mr Scobie said: 'Harry's journey to wokeness has been very public. .

6 hours ago #entertainment 20 secs Summarize

“I am officially banning @TheJimCornette from watching any & all future episodes of #AEWDynamite & #AEWDark,” wrote Jericho.

“He is under @AEWWrestling suspension until further notice.”.

I am officially banning @TheJimCornette from watching any & all future episodes of #AEWDynamite & #AEWDark.

6 hours ago #entertainment 1 min, 0 secs Summarize

New reports from Deadline and The Hollywood Reporter have shined a light on the future of the Star Trek movie series, and this includes a project originally set to be directed by Quentin Tarantino that still could happen.

The new movie boss at Paramount, Emma Watts, is said to be "re-assessing" the company's entire movie slate, and this includes the Star Trek series.

There are three Star Trek projects currently in the works at different stages of production, including the sequel to 2016's Star Trek Beyond, another film from Fargo's Noah Hawley, and the Tarantino movie.

6 hours ago #entertainment 2 mins, 9 secs Summarize

Perry Mason loves to get a person on the witness stand; he moves the pieces around, gets into the minds of those involved, hoards information, fudges things here and there, and waits for the opportunity to drop the truth like a mighty gavel.

That Perry Mason doesn’t want to see charges dropped; he wants to win in court to make sure his clients are freed for good and to make sure the true culprit is revealed in the end.

Find truth, seek justice.

4 hours ago #entertainment 1 min, 17 secs Summarize

There's been a lot of online speculation on who the masked men and women were in the RETRIBUTION invasion of Friday's WWE SmackDown episode, and if the same people were used for the debut parking lot angle on last Monday's RAW.

It was reported by Dave Meltzer on Sunday Night's Main Event podcast that the people used under the masks and hoods on SmackDown were not the wrestlers who will be playing the actual characters when the RETRIBUTION members are revealed.

Meltzer noted that this was told to him outright.

14 hours ago #health 51 secs Summarize

Previous research has also demonstrated how whole grains can lower the risk of type 2 diabetes.

A review of 16 studies concluded replacing refined grains with whole varieties and eating at least two servings of whole grains daily could lower a person’s risk of diabetes. .

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13 hours ago #health 20 secs Summarize

Earlier, it was believed that a large number of asymptomatic patients was bad news since people could infect others without knowing that they were infected

However, experts now point out that this may be a good thing

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10 hours ago #health 1 min, 16 secs Summarize

Around 850 French passengers who were onboard a coronavirus-riddled cruise ship that was turned away from numerous ports in March have filed a collective suit in Paris with 180 complaints, including manslaughter, against Costa Cruises, their lawyer said Sunday

The class action, which includes complaints from the families of three passengers who died of COVID-19, accuses the Italy-based cruise giant of negligence and various faults during their trip on the Costa Magica

11 hours ago #science 1 min, 14 secs Summarize

Virtually like a probe NASA would deliver to an additional environment, the large “lander” will be put inside the Environmentally friendly Banana, although scientists collect samples and attempt to location distinctions among the atmosphere inside of the blue hole and outside the house of it.

The mission is getting funded by NOAA, the Countrywide Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

The group is curious about these weird features of the ocean ground and wishes to discover as significantly about them as possible.

13 hours ago #technology 1 min, 25 secs Summarize

Included are series like Dishonored, Wolfenstein, and Metro.

Unfortunately, if you're looking for the newest Xbox One games, there's only one.

The rest are AAA titles from earlier in the generation, hence why they are just $6.

11 hours ago #technology 38 secs Summarize

Even if you don't raise money, rocking a mullet during the month of September can help spark a conversation with someone and you can educate them on things they can do to help their mates during their time of need.

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8 hours ago #technology 27 secs Summarize

Prior to the info being revealed, Redmi GM, Lu Weibing, had revealed that the Redmi K30 Ultra will fix the shortcomings of the Redmi K30 Pro, and the lack of a high-refresh-rate was one of the cons of the device.

The Redmi K30 Ultra will keep the pop-up selfie camera design of the Pro and Zoom models which means there won’t be a punch hole or notch interrupting that buttery smooth scrolling.

6 hours ago #technology 1 min, 2 secs Summarize

A Twitter spokesperson confirmed the new feature to the Verge and said that the aim of this new test was to see whether this new feature made retweets with comments easier to find and understand.

“A few months ago, we’ve made Retweets with Comments more visible when you tap to see Retweets on a Tweet,” the Twitter spokesperson said.

“This is available to everyone.

6 hours ago #technology 25 secs Summarize

In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted utilities app "Decibel," health and fitness app "Liftin' Workout Tracker," and productivity app "Taskheat" as three apps that are worth checking out.

We've also compiled a list of apps that received major updates this week?

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4 hours ago #technology 54 secs Summarize

While The Golf Club, HB Studios’ previous Golf games, may have been more serious, PGA Tour 2K21 will open up golf to more people with a lot more help to get you started.

Just like Mario Golf, the game will have shot suggestions, markers for where the shot will go and an extensive training system to get you on the right footing.

If you’re still after the full golf sim style, then you can play based on touch and sight with no UI at all.

10 hours ago #politics 1 min, 13 secs Summarize

They were killed while driving through the Rural Municipality of Pipestone after a sudden tornado ripped through the area, throwing them from their vehicle — and throwing their hometown of Melita into mourning.

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Friends say the 18-year-olds were similar: kind and caring, both athletes, both from families with deep roots in their town.

9 hours ago #politics 18 secs Summarize

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9 hours ago #politics 1 min, 7 secs Summarize

Hyundai announced Monday morning in South Korea that a new Ioniq brand will spawn an entire family of fully electric vehicles that will include production models based on the well-received Prophecy sport-sedan concept and retro-styled 45 EV concept. .

The start of the Ioniq brand “opens a new chapter as a leader in the area of electrified mobility,” according to a release accompanying the announcement. .

Although the rapid growth of Tesla and a corresponding surge in interest for fully electric vehicles in Europe, the U.S., and South Korea—where Tesla recently outsold Hyundai’s own electric cars—isn’t mentioned specifically, Hyundai all but spells it out: that the creation of the brand “is in response to fast-growing market demand and accelerates Hyundai’s plan to lead the global EV market.”.

8 hours ago #politics 22 secs Summarize

The word of his passing first came from WWE Hall of Famer Koko B.

Ware.

Kamala made his WWE debut in 1984 and would make his RAW in-ring debut in 1993.

#Entertainment

Dave Chappelle brings out surprise guest Louis C.K. at comedy show
11 hours ago
Dave Chappelle brings out surprise guest Louis C.K. at comedy show
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The disgraced comedian made an appearance at Chappelle's 'An Intimate Socially Distanced Affair' event.

Dave Chappelle brought out Louis C.K.

as a surprise guest at a recent comedy event, according to attendees.

Bryan Cranston Teases Walter White Cameo In
15 hours ago
Bryan Cranston Teases Walter White Cameo In "Better Call Saul" Season 6
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In an interview promoting his upcoming Disney movie The One and Only Ivan, Bryan Cranston hinted that Walt just may make an appearance in Better Call Saul’s sixth and final season.

“I would be in it if Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, who are co-executive producers on it, wanted me to be in it.

I would do it in a second,” he said, adding “But it hasn’t happened yet, I can tell you, and we’ll see.

Lindsey Broad, The Office’s Cathy, Says She Still Experiences Fan Abuse
17 hours ago
Lindsey Broad, The Office’s Cathy, Says She Still Experiences Fan Abuse
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“If anyone is wondering what it was like to be on The Office, the best comedy of this century,” she wrote, “I just posted something on Instagram about how my dog was murdered and a bunch of people were like, ‘Fuck you, Cathy, she deserved it!’ So.

There ya go!”.

If anyone is wondering what it was like to be on The Office, the best comedy of this century: I just posted something on Instagram about how my dog was murdered and a bunch of people were like “Fuck you, Cathy, she deserved it!” So!

#Technology

Anti-dongle Portapalooza
7 hours ago
Anti-dongle Portapalooza
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Fall Guys tops Steam charts, beating Horizon Zero Dawn
15 hours ago
Fall Guys tops Steam charts, beating Horizon Zero Dawn
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Well, it’s a bit different, because the top-ranked game for this week is one where you play as a klutzy bean who thrives on pushing other klutzy beans off of disarmingly high platforms – Fall Guys is officially number one.

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This means that it has knocked last week’s bestseller, Grounded, off of top spot.

Blizzard staff anonymously share their pay info in a fight against wage disparity
16 hours ago
Blizzard staff anonymously share their pay info in a fight against wage disparity
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Xbox Series X games list: All confirmed launch games on release plus Xbox Series X exclusives explained

Every game we know coming to Xbox Series X so far

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#Health

Cutting back on maintenance can lead to pesky problems
20 hours ago
Cutting back on maintenance can lead to pesky problems
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Rollo said most West Nile virus cases reveal very mild symptoms and in many cases no follow up testing is done

"People are not likely to be tested

Because of that we don't know the true extent or what the true numbers are," he said

Poverty causes obesity. Low-income families need to be better off to eat well
22 hours ago
Poverty causes obesity. Low-income families need to be better off to eat well
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In states where the median income was below $45,000 (£34,500) a year, obesity levels were more than 35%, whereas in states where median income was above $65,000 a year obesity levels were less than 25%, such as Colorado, California and Massachusetts.

This is a developed-country phenomenon.

In the developing world, calorific intake and obesity levels tend to be higher among the better off.

How social isolation changes the brain
1 day ago
How social isolation changes the brain
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One reason for these benefits to brain health is that maintaining strong social ties and cultivating satisfying relationships may help people to cope better with stress; people who feel better able to cope with difficulties or bounce back after a stressful event show less buildup of tau protein in their brains.

This is good news because, with the importance of social distancing for controlling the Covid-19 pandemic, how people manage their feelings and relationships is likely more important for brain health than the fact that they are spending time physically apart.

Strategies for coping with loneliness — Loneliness is a common and normal human experience.

#Politics

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under controversial national security law
6 hours ago
Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under controversial national security law
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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been arrested over suspected collusion with foreign forces under the new national security law, his top aide said on Twitter, in what is the highest-profile arrest yet under the legislation.

Lai has been one of the most prominent democracy activists in the Chinese-ruled city and an ardent critic of Beijing, which imposed the sweeping new law on Hong Kong on June 30, drawing condemnation from Western countries.

The new security law punishes anything China considers subversion, secession, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces with up to life in prison.

COVID-19 Saskatchewan 15 new cases 168 active
12 hours ago
COVID-19 Saskatchewan 15 new cases 168 active
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The government reported five new cases in the Regina area, one in the north west region, one in the Saskatoon area, one in the central west region, three in the south west and three in the south central zone.

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Information about one case is pending, the province said

Black Nova Scotia man 'overjoyed' as struggle for land title moves forward
18 hours ago
Black Nova Scotia man 'overjoyed' as struggle for land title moves forward
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But Downey said his case shows the government can – and should – recognize the land claims of African Nova Scotians

“It would have been nice to have it corrected years ago, but it can be done,” said Downey.” It’s not a long process

It can be done within days, minutes, and they proved that it can be done without waiting years and years.”

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