In the summer of 2013, John Greyson and Tarek Loubani were making their way through Egypt en route to Gaza for humanitarian work. Loubani, a physician specializing in intensive care makes these trips to Gaza every six months to...
The kind of nostalgia and joy that I get from the postcards, letters, and photos tucked away in shoeboxes and messy piles in my drawers is unique in its warm and fuzzy quality. Looking through this archive of memory is...
(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...
(Photos from Elsipogtog Solidarity Rally in Peterborough, October 18, by Andrew Tan) On the Thursday before Reading Week, while most students were busy packing their bags and catching buses to go home, the people of Elsipogtog First Nation, New Brunswick,...
Co written by Brea Hutchinson A review of Canada’s standing human rights record has generated 162 recommendations for Canada to improve upon its record. Canada has accepted all but 40 recommendations. The majority of the rejected recommendations fall into three...
On March 26 of this year The President of the United States Barack Obama signed the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act 2013, commonly referred to as The Monsanto Protection Act. This new legislation allows companies that deal with...
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...
The Community Radio Fund of Canada distributed a million dollars in grants to community radio broadcasters across the country early this November in their latest funding endeavour, Radiometres. Your local community radio broadcast facility, Trent Radio (CFFF 92.7 FM),...
October is Women’s History Month and it is filled with days to celebrate, such as the very first International Day of the Girl on October 11 and Persons Day on October 18. It is a month to remember that...
You’ve probably heard that Québec recently had a provincial election. You might have also heard that the province elected the Parti Québécois, a party that supports Québec sovereignty. You’ve almost certainly heard that during party leader Pauline Marois’ victory...