Study highlights misconceptions

Thursday, March 29th, 2007

March 29, 2007 Ed Cartoon

A recent U.K. study tried assessing the health and social risk factors of certain drugs, ranking them from the most harmful to the least.

While tobacco was surprisingly low on the list considering its long-term effects, alcohol was ranked higher, along with heroin and cocaine. (read more)

Charest missed his opportunity

Thursday, March 29th, 2007

In 2003, Quebec premier Jean Charest was handed a golden opportunity when he was elected to a majority government. Nine years after a referendum nearly tore the country in half, separatism seemed to be declining. (read more)

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Thursday, March 29th, 2007

“The Asian American Studies Program is delighted that Kalpen Modi, a.k.a. Kal Penn, chose our program to host his teaching engagement...[Penn] is one of the leading Asian-American actors of his generation and is particularly aware of how his racial and ethnic identification has affected his professional experiences. (read more)

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Thursday, March 29th, 2007

“We are very pleased with the success of these programs [encouraging a reduction in energy use], [however] costs don’t go away, but the revenue has gone down.”
"Blair Peberdy
Spokesman for Toronto Hydro-Electric

Peberdy’s quote follows an announcement that Toronto Hydro-Electric is looking to raise rates to compensate for a $10. (read more)

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