Alaine Spiwak is running for a second term as TCSA president and she wants voters to look at her track record. “I hope the big thing I have going for me is the past experience with the TSCA, you can...
Diane Therrien, Cat Herder Diane Therrien is an honest to god cat herder attempting to coax a group of people all of which own at least one Bon Jovi album into the 21st century. As the lone City Councillor to...
In hindsight, it is so obvious. There were the Vietnamese and Cambodian “boat people” of the 70s and the boats of Rohingyas from Myanmar (Burma), pushed around last year in geopolitical pinball last summer by Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. And...
White privilege: a topic that elicits a spectrum of emotions from confusion to utter denial of its existence. The term first appeared in a paper published in 1988, entitled “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” by Wellesley College professor Peggy...
Co-authored by Troy Bordun Approximately 60 people turned up for the Rally and March for Reproductive Justice at 5p.m. on March 8. While the rally was held on International Women’s Day, it was also a response to the City of...
Diane Therrien was 28 when she was elected City Councillor in the Town Ward in 2014. Since then, Canada has seen a conservative majority in parliament toppled, an open trade war broiling with our neighbours to the south, and...
There are valid reasons to criticize MP Maryam Monsef. Dredging up the benign details of her place of origin is not one of them. Since September 2016, publications like the Peterborough Examiner have been hot on the trail of where...
Given widespread interest and skepticism surrounding the current United States presidential election, the Department of Political Studies and Champlain College held a “Round Table Discussion on the U.S. Election” on Tuesday October 5th inside the Champlain Living and Learning...
Justin Trudeau is unlike many politicians-maybe, more accurately, there is not another politician like him. A youthful crowd, interspersed with families and the more experienced members of our community, attests to the idea that Trudeau is inspiring many. Beyond...
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,...