At the 150th year anniversary of Confederation, in 2017, the Canadian Museum of Civilization will become the new Canadian Museum of History. What does this change imply and why is Harper’s government undertaking it? The iconic Canadian Museum of...
 The tide is turning against academic institutions. Just 36% of Republicans in America believe that Universities have a positive effect on their country. In Canada Progressive Conservative party leader Andrew Scheer wants to revoke funding for universities that don’t...
After nearly two years of talks, an employee lockout and back to work legislation, Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) have come to tentative agreements for both urban and rural units. The agreement was reached between...
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...
Aboriginal people make up a disproportionately high number of inmates within the federal prison system and as of November 8, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) will be gathering stories from inmates in order to find out why. The recent...
Peterborough is no stranger to the issue of homelessness. Walking downtown, it wouldn’t take long to spot a few disenfranchised souls wandering the street, sometimes offering a friendly “hello,” and a gracious “thank you,” as the change you’ve decided...
(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...
As settler attacks against Palestinians continue, a former Israeli Prime Minister has noted that the movement to hold Israel to account is growing. Speaking to the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, Ehud Barak observed that “the BDS movement is developing,” and...
Justin Trudeau is now officially on the campaign trail for leadership of the Liberal Party of Canada.  Now that his much anticipated announcement has been made, there is speculation and talk about other potential candidates deciding to refrain from...
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has been in the works since 2010. Intensive debate took place at the end of September 2015 and continued until a deal was reached on October 5. The 12 countries – Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile,...