Last December, on my way to class, I passed by the gas station and realized that the price of gas was just under a dollar. Many people are content, as it takes significantly less money to fill the tank....
Palestine was granted membership at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) General Conference in a 107-14 vote at the end of October.  This is the first time that Palestine has been granted membership of any United...
Last week was supposed to be a watershed moment for the future of telecommunications in Canada. Currently Bell, Rogers and Telus—often referred to as the ‘Big Three’ or ‘RoBellus’—dominate the Canadian cell phone industry with a combined 94 percent market...
Food Banks Canada released their national study, HungerCount 2013, this past month with data indicating that food banks are continuing to be used at a record high. Currently, 750,000 people use food banks in Canada, with the number of people...
Kory Teneycke, former spokesperson for Prime Minister Stephen Harper, has resigned as Vice President of Development at Quebecor Media, where he has led the development of the right-wing Sun TV News network. Citing the distractions to the network’s bid...
When Prime Minister Harper recently decided to emulate a period in American history, you can be certain it wasn’t one of the good ones. Throughout American history there have been important domestic ‘wars’ fought by American presidents on behalf of...
We are not doing a good job in fighting global poverty. This was a sentiment expressed by members of the panel at the recent WUSC Colloquium Series event, titled “Addressing Poverty through Education of Women in Developing Countries.” Trent University...
In 1979, John Moore was convicted of second degree murder for a crime he says he did not commit, and he has been fighting to clear his name ever since. “Racism is the number one issue in my case,”...
The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement being negotiated between Canada and the European Union is set to be one of the most ambitious trade endeavors undertaken by the Harper government. Until recently, negotiations have been predominately kept in private...
The weather is a trivial subject that, at least twice a day, everybody acknowledges. In fact, if you ever talk to a stranger in a queue or on a bus, it is almost guaranteed that there will be a...