In just a few short weeks, 14 Trent students will be returning from an eight-month long exchange in Ghana. As these students prepare to re-adjust to life in Canada, another group of students will be savouring their last few...
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...
Anyone who has ever caught and gutted their own fish knows that the entire ordeal can be fairly messy. Even more untidy are the current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and public conversations taking place regarding the acceptance of...
On Wednesday November 9th, over 300 supporters gathered at Confederation Square to show solidarity for the people in North Dakota who are standing up against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). The gatherers joined hands in support for “people over...
Since mid-September, 191 migrant prisoners have been on strike at Ontario’s Central East Correctional Centre, a maximum security prison. They are not only demanding better treatment, but also the granting of a fairer immigration policy. There has been much controversy...
Past On the edge of the centre of town, an abandoned recycling factory sits at 10 Impasse Des Salines. Here over 100 migrants sleep at night and a further 300 arrive during the day to use the basic facilities and have...
There are migrants like myself who travel with documents and reach their place of settlement via airplanes or buses and across borders where clashes with authorities are minimal or no more than one would expect. It is the kind...
In the early hours of the morning on April 2, dozens of Israeli soldiers burst into a house near Ramallah and forcibly seized Khalida Jarrar, a Palestinian parliamentarian and mother of two Trent alumni. Held without charges, Jarrar is...
Late in the evening on Saturday November 14, the Peterborough Masjid Al-Salaam was set on fire. The ongoing police investigation claimed that the fire was set deliberately and the timing of the arson attempt, only a day after an...
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...