The year is 1982. Pierre Trudeau is still raising his children at 24 Sussex Drive. Ronald Reagan was elected just last year; he will occupy the White House for the next seven years. The rise of neoliberalism is well...
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...
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...
It was a happy homecoming for Maryam Monsef. Inside of the Mount Saint Joseph Church, about a hundred people gathered to give Maryam their input on how to change the country’s electoral system for the better. It was clear...
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...
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...
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...
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...
When I talk to women my age about their high school dating experiences, almost all of us can recall a time where an older man made us uncomfortable. It could have been a teacher, family friend, older siblings of...
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...