Thursday, September 21, 2017
Eight: the number of trans women who have been murdered in the United States only 3 months into the new year. All are women of colour, seven of which are black while the eighth is Indigenous. Trans women are...
In a message in support of International Women’s Day, the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres commented on how women’s rights were being “reduced, restricted and reversed”. He couldn’t have been more right. International Women’s Day found its origins in the working class woman’s story....
On March 4th, over 1,000 people gathered outside of Toronto’s city hall to protest and counter protest bill M-103. The protest was comprised of two factions, those who were protesting against the bill from Canadian Coalition of Concerned Citizens...
The Downtown Business Improvement Association (DBIA) has secured an additional $150 thousand out of the City of Peterborough for the next 20 years. This money will go to additional funding to hallowed events in the city such as Ribfest...
On February 1st, exactly 455 days into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal leadership, the Department of Political Studies and Champlain College held a panel discussion to reflect on the overall direction of the Trudeau federal government, touching on areas...
Hundreds attended Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s town hall at the Evinrude Center on January 13th, with many who did not RSVP for the event being turned away. The event featured hard questions and tempered optimism from the public. The...
The Trudeau government has elected to make the fall of Maryam Monsef—once their rising star, and still hometown hero to Peterborough’s progressives—a shuffle instead. I wrote in in September of 2016 that time would tell whether the electoral reform...
Michael Chong is the only choice for leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. The Harper decade did not end well for the Conservatives, and if given the chance as party leader, Michael Chong can revitalize his party. Moreover,...
The alt-right media’s incredibly short-sighted support for a candidate who wants to persecute journalists amounts to playing Russian roulette with two bullets. Assuming that Donald Trump loosens libel laws and enforces a new standard for the mainstream media, the...
Lesley Parnell Lesley Parnell is the type of woman that, if you were to ask her age, she would spread a rumour about you serving frozen dinners to your family on Christmas. Her humblebrags about trips to the farmers market...