Opinion articles

Raptors’ trade for Ibaka could be great news – or not

By: Javon Walker Online Editor Even the most casual of basketball fans have heard that the Toronto Raptors have traded Terrence Ross and a first round pick for Serge Ibaka, making this the most hyped Raptors trade since we committed highway robbery in a deal for Andrea Bargnani in 2006. It’s a great trade, really.

Distracted pedestrians cause some of Toronto’s dreadful accident stats

By: Jesse Bonello In 2016, an estimated 43 pedestrians died in Toronto, making it one of the deadliest years since 2002, when Toronto saw 50 pedestrians die.  Drivers are more distracted than ever before and receive the vast majority of blame in accidents involving pedestrians — but pedestrians aren’t immune to distraction. Most people, at

Black History Month needs to broaden

By ETC Staff This February, institutions, communities, and nations are celebrating Black History Month. Performances, exhibits and lessons are offered in support of black heritage. However, how broad an understanding of African-heritage culture and contribution is gained from these commemorations? It’s tough to say. According to the American National Biography, Black History Month, originally Negro