Many of us are familiar with the controversial case based out of Ferguson Missouri regarding the shooting and death of Michael Brown. On November 24, 2014 Officer Darren Wilson, the responding officer on August 9, 2014, was not indicted...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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,”...
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...
This April, the CRTC put out a call for public consultation surrounding wireless telephone (cell phone) policies due to the large influx of complaints from consumers in Canada receiving less than satisfactory cell phone service. More recently, the CRTC...
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...
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...