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....
Six Canadians were slain Sunday January 29th. These individuals were Canadians of the Muslim faith, who were simply in their mosque, their house of worship, peacefully praying. This act is equal parts terrorism and hate crime, and unequivocally anti-Canadian. Peterborough...
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...
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...
Like approximately 3.6 million other Canadians, I decided to vote in advance this election. However, my experience this Monday at the Lion’s Centre in Peterborough was not ordinary. After registering to vote, I watched the electoral officer tear my ballot...
The “war on drugs” is a phrase historically coined by President Nixon that resulted in the dramatic increase in the size and presence of federal drug control agencies, and pushed through measures such as mandatory sentencing and no-knock warrants....
Canada’s political climate is not often compared to the exciting politics in the United States. Recent attack ads targeting Justin Trudeau, however, have caused quite a stir. Trudeau was recently elected Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, in...
Recent budget crunching measures at CBC-Radio Canada (due to a $115 million  CBC over three years) are being run past the CRTC for public consultation in order to ensure the public broadcaster is still fulfilling it's obligations to the...
In 2008, the BC government put a moratorium on Shell’s coalbed methane gas drilling operations in the Sacred Headwaters. The decision was made to allow for studies to be conducted on the impacts of development on the waterways and...
(The photos accompanying this article are meant for illustrative purposes only. The restaurant they were taken in--Soupcon--does not employ tip theft practices. We apologize for any confusion or miscommunication the use of these photos have caused.) Unless you’ve worked in...