Last Thursday, October 8, the Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC), the World University Services Canada (WUSC), and the Student Association for International Development (SAID) hosted a panel to discuss the Syrian Refugee Crisis and Canada’s role. The well-balanced panel...
(photos by Andrew Tan) Those of you that have travelled to South America or have a South American friend may know that people in the region drink a particularly interesting-looking beverage. In the southern cone of South America, most specifically in...
The simple idea behind a “basic income” is that no citizen should be allowed to fall below a certain standard of living which allows for a dignified existence. This is often proposed as a monthly government paycheque given to...
The innate human need to express ourselves through the written word has existed for almost as long as language itself. This written art form has been used to express a vast spectrum of emotion in ways that aren’t necessarily...
On March 3 the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) Conference will take place in Bangkok, and all sides are gearing up for a battle that will define the way polar bear conservation issues are dealt with....
Photo: Tamsyn Riddle sits second from the right at her Silence is Violence press conference at Trinity College at University of Toronto in April 2017. Photo by Hannah Dos Santos. In April, Tamsyn Riddle filed a human rights application against...
Feb. 29 marked the official ending of Black Heritage Month, it was a month filled with activities and events intended to celebrate the past and building the future. In accordance with the theme, the Black Lives Matter movement was...
Tar sands projects in Alberta are releasing high levels of pollutants into the Athabasca River and the surrounding watershed, says a new study led by University of Alberta scientists Erin Kelly and David Schindler. The study accompanies calls from...
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...
This month, Peterborough participated in the Precarious Festival, which showcased the precarious nature of the arts while facilitating larger discussions about income and poverty in Peterborough. Peterborough currently holds the highest unemployment rate in Canada, at 9.6 percent. Many...