The Peterborough slam team is looking to show off their talents at the 2013 Canadian Festival of Spoken Word this November. The national competition will be held in Montréal from November 4-9, and the Peterborough Poetry Collective continues to fundraise...
I’m guessing that the overlap of artists who have been featured on both CBC Radio One and Lollapalooza is relatively small. Alexandra Oliver is one who finds herself in this uncommon crossroads. Her poetry embodies another sort of tension. Aesthetically...
Co written by Brea Hutchinson A review of Canada’s standing human rights record has generated 162 recommendations for Canada to improve upon its record. Canada has accepted all but 40 recommendations. The majority of the rejected recommendations fall into three...
Canadians John Greyson and Dr. Tarek Loubani, who have been imprisoned in Cairo, Egypt since their August 16 arrest, have been released. Greyson is a successful filmmaker, video artist, writer, activist, educator, and professor at York University. Loubani is an...
Trigger warning: rape, sexual assualt In the past few weeks, Canadian media has played a significant role in publicizing a story about an Instagram video where frosh week leaders at Saint Mary’s University (SMU) in Nova Scotia chanted an offensive...
On March 26 of this year The President of the United States Barack Obama signed the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act 2013, commonly referred to as The Monsanto Protection Act. This new legislation allows companies that deal with...
Canada’s political climate is not often compared to the exciting politics in the United States. Recent attack ads targeting Justin Trudeau, however, have caused quite a stir. Trudeau was recently elected Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, in...
Gujarat, an Indian state, has implemented a new strategy for the development of renewable energy. The idea consists of covering water canals with solar panels in order to not only provide another source of energy, but to avoid water...
To say that I’m writing anything to do with bullying on the week we decide to publish a positivity-focused paper is strange, to say the least. There’s nothing good, or positive, or happy about bullying. Not one thing, though my...
I am very pleased that the opportunity has arisen for international students to tell some of their stories. As a Brit in Canada I spend time with the internationals, and the comments made about how different things are back...