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Canada’s new $10 note: reflecting on rights and social justice

Canada’s new $10 note: reflecting on rights and social justice

Ottawa, Ontario – “I’ll never forget this day—I can’t, it’s written in history!” Wanda Robson—the sister of social justice defender Viola Desmond, who appears on Canada’s new $10 bank note—was visibly emotional as the note’s design was revealed on March 8, 2018—International Women’s Day. Finance Minister Bill Morneau, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz, […]

 A Reader

Letter to the Editor – Student concerned about skyrocketing tuition

Letter to the Editor – Student concerned about skyrocketing tuition

Dear Editor, I am writing about my personal financial needs, but I am also going to talk about the bigger picture. When you are looking at things from a student’s perspective it is frightening to imagine how we, the people, will ever overcome the financial burden of pursuing a higher education. I have chosen to […]

 Julia Lucio

Agree to Disagree: Happy Birthday Canada!

Agree to Disagree: Happy Birthday Canada!

Cornwall Ontario – 2017 is Canada’s sesquicentennial and we are promised a year of celebrations like never seen before. Although I am of the opinion that the best way to celebrate the country would be by investing all the funding allocated to the 150th in its infrastructure (did I just say that?), I do understand […]

 Jason Setnyk

Interview with Canada Women’s National baseball player Jenna Flannigan

Interview with Canada Women’s National baseball player Jenna Flannigan

Cornwall Ontario – Local athlete Jenna Flannigan, who plays women’s baseball for Canada’s national team, has been a hit helping her country succeed at international competitions. She was a part of the teams that took silver at the Pan Am Games and at the WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup, and bronze at the IBAF World […]

 Jason Setnyk

Interview with Chilliwack frontman Bill Henderson

Interview with Chilliwack frontman Bill Henderson

Ottawa Ontario – Legendary Vancouver rock band Chilliwack will be playing the Navan Fair in Ottawa on Friday, August 12th, 2016. The band consists of lead singer and guitarist Bill Henderson, guitarist Ed Henderson, bassist Doug Edwards, and drummer Jerry Adolphe. Before reforming in 1997, the band was active for 18 years from 1970 to […]