A CBC article regarding studies on the pollution of lakes up to 90 kilometers away from the Oil Sands includes the sentence, “The effect of the oil sands on the environment is highly controversial.” In reality, it shouldn’t be....
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...
Okinawa, an island with a population of 1.4 million, enjoys the dubious honour of being considered to have strategic importance to the United States military. Since 1945, this group of islands in the southernmost region of Japan, has been...
  A second wave of Trudeaumania has swept the nation off their feet. Winning by more votes than his father, Justin Trudeau of the Liberal Party of Canada has been declared Canada's Prime Minister. Trudeau will be returning to his...
One of Justin Trudeau’s promises is electoral reform. According to the Liberal Party website, in 18 months, an all-party parliamentary committee will be formed to discuss our current single-member plurality (SMP) system and first-past-the-post (FPTP) voting (the most votes in a...
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...
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...
If you’ve merely opened and scrolled through a social media feed in the past month, you’ve likely seen the hashtag #MeToo over multiple platforms. If not, allow me to offer a brief overview. The Me Too campaign was originally started...
March 12’s "It’s Okay to be (Against) White(ness)" event caused quite a commotion. Well, Faith Goldy caused a stir. Goldy, a 29-year-old Catholic nationalist, interrupted Dr. Michael Cappello’s presentation on racial injustice and white privilege to defend her political...
On Saturday, November 14th, Masjid Al- Salaam was set ablaze in an act of terrorism. The day before, an attack on Paris shook the world and solidified our pre- conditioned idea of who a Terrorist is. It was an atmosphere...