In a tearful eulogy, Karol Steinhouse’s long-time friend Larry Hershfield described her house in Deerhurst, Ont. as stewn with sweaty, dirty and wet clothes from days spent sailing, swimming, playing racquetball and hiking. The mess showed her boundless energy, he told the 750 people who attended her funeral last Friday. “Karol did everything.”
Most of the 80 volunteer tax advisors—who were all trained by Revenue Canada—are accounting students, with 30 to 40 working in the clinics at any given time. The volunteers expect to fill out a couple hundred student tax forms, but the clinics are also open to students’ families and community members. A charactered accountant and three senior business students are also on hand to answer any questions.
After weeks of accusations, tension and squabbling, members of RyeSAC’s board of directors sat down to discuss their differences at an emergency board meeting Thursday—but two controversial issues were deferred to later meetings.
A new academic policy set to take effect Sept. 1 will remove a potential conflict of interest between professors and students appealing their marks.
Ryerson could lose $54-million worth of newly received SuperBuild funding if proposed buildings aren’t ready by 2003, and planning has only just started.
Federal finance minister Paul Martin said this year’s budget is about postsecondary education and health care, but some students who watched his speech Monday afternoon said they aren’t impressed.
Ryerson president Claude Lajeunesse wore a white hard hat and carried a shovel as he thanked the university community Tuesday for helping garner millions of dollars to construct three new buildings on campus.
Ryerson has approached the owners of Maple Leaf Gardens expressing interest in being part of any new developments at the former home for the Toronto Maple Leafs.