The summer of 2018 was a tumultuous time for Ontario during which – in a landmark election – this province elected its first glazed ham as Premier. Doug Ford, the discount Rob Ford, immediately got to work after being...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Premier of Ontario Legislative Building Queen's Park Toronto ON M7A 1A1 Dear Premier Ford and Minister Fullerton: We are writing today on behalf of the 1,300,000+ post-secondary students across Canada who have closely watched Ontario over the last week. We are student...
There is no question that the January 17 announcement from Minister of Training, Colleges, and Universities Merrilee Fullerton, regarding post-secondary education has caused a stir amongst students across the province, but what is uncertain is how much of that...
Early last December, Market Hall Performing Arts Centre hosted a performance of Cottagers and Indians, the highly-popular play written by renowned playwright and author Drew Hayden Taylor. This two-person act follows a feud between a seasonal cottage-owner and an...
On Thursday January 17, the Government of Ontario announced policy changes on post-secondary education. Funding of the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) will change commencing September 2019. The government announced a ten percent reduction in tuition fees. However, the...
Trent: A Liberal University I am writing in response to an article written in the Arthur that identifies Trent University as an institution plagued by neoliberalism - going as far to compare policies implemented by the University's administration to those...
As a local smoking accessories salesperson, I can testify that October 17, 2018 was supposed to be a wonderful day for cannabis-consuming Canadians across the country. Prior to legalization in Ontario, swirling around were rumours of where we would...
Peter Gould, or Otis as he’s known to friends, is a semi-retired public servant and artist living in Vanier, Ottawa. He’s got an easy-going kind of attitude and he’s known for wearing colourful Hawaiian shirts at any social gathering....
On November 30, 2018, Trent University’s Board of Governors approved the new Free Speech Policy, implementing the right to “freely examine, investigate, speculate upon, debate and comment on issues and ideas including the right to criticize popular points of...
I am a member of the Trent Central Student Association. On November 18, 2018, the TCSA Board of Directors unanimously voted not to accept referenda petitions from their membership concerning new levy fees for the spring 2019 election....