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...
Trent University’s launch for the International Institute for Environmental Studies brought together great speakers from around the world and locally including Trent Alumni Maryam Monsef and Jeff Leal, who are successful local politicians. Arthur got an exclusive interview with...
  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...
Urgent Report to the Anti-Colonial Crown 19 October 2015 TOP SECRET Making Copies Prohibited Copy No. 1 Erable Telegramme, Late tonight, T. Sulcair invited me to come see him. We spoke alone. He stated that the onslaught of Tory propaganda and the stifling of the CBC...
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 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,...
The student collective is named just that: Revolutionary Student Movement (RSM), or Mouvement Etudiant Revolutionnaire (MER) in French-speaking regions.  Guided by communist principles, the RSM was formed in 2012 after the Revolutionary Communist Party in Toronto held a conference,...

Vote for yourself!

Voting is probably the most important thing you can do in life. Politics is not about who can provide you with safety; that is an illusion. It’s not about the economy; that is cyclical. It’s not about insulting someone’s...
With the official federal election date set for October 19, students face a lot of challenges ranging from being a first-time voter to not being in one’s own local riding. There is also an issue of convenience with regards...
Student vote has been a big concern in this federal election and with such a large number of eligible voters being in the university age range, it is even more important to talk about how this can happen. The...