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Established to connect with industry and enhance our reputation beyond education and skill focused training, our focus has been to work with industry partners to conduct applied research projects that provide our students with opportunities to learn and grow.

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The Ted Rogers Institute for Hospitality and Tourism Research was established to connect with industry and enhance our reputation beyond education and skill focused training. Read more about us.

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Our research focuses on helping hospitality and tourism be more competitive. We focus on four main areas: Sustainability, food, M-commerce and Visiting Friends and Relatives. View details of our research and projects

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"The Dirty Side of Celebrating" By Sylvie Harper

When people think about Canada, the first thing that comes to mind is the amazing natural environment. Scenic mountains in the west, sprawling prairies, urban centers, and the beautiful east coast. These natural features leave those who have had the opportunity to experience this country’s natural beauty in awe.

As promotional material for Canada’s 150th birthday began to circulate, many of the videos and pictures focused on just that, our beautiful and unique environment. However, it begs the question: if Canada’s environment is something so integral to the celebration of the country, why is it also something that is largely ignored regarding its protection?

This summer, as a Ryerson University student, I tried to answer this question.
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