Harper Visits London

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks at Fanshawe College

Students retain bus pass, record 16,327 votes cast

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

Rides to Richmond Row, Masonville Mall and even home will continue to be unlimited for Western students according to the most recent University Students’ Council referendum.

Between March 11 and March 14, 16,327 students voted in the referendum â€" with over 15,000 students voting in favour of keeping the bus pass. (read more)

Tipping a pint for Saint Patrick

Annual celebration evolved over the years

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

Contrary to popular belief, there is more to St. Patrick’s Day â€" a holiday celebrated each year on March 17 â€" than consuming alcohol.

St. Patrick’s Day is a religious feast day as well as the death anniversary of St. (read more)

Ontario government initiates legislation against tobacco industry

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

Ontario could soon be suing big tobacco companies over money the province has spent on tobacco-related health care costs.

Premier Dalton McGuinty allowed for legislation to be put forth to allow the province to sue the tobacco industry as a whole for billions of dollars of medical costs. (read more)

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