Blue, white, and red. Over the last week my Facebook feed has been filled with profile pictures tinted in those colours. It’s not only the images, though; everyone seems to have something they want to say to address the tragedy in Paris in which roughly 130 people were killed by ISIS terrorists.
Over the past several years discussion about Canada’s energy policy has largely centred around the Alberta tar sands, with people asking how to deal with them. For Gordon Laxer there’s a much more interesting question to answer: what comes after the sands?
Watching Justin Trudeau and his 30-member cabinet being sworn in earlier this month, something struck me as extremely off-putting about the whole affair: the oath Trudeau and his ministers made to our head of state, the monarch of Canada, Queen Elizabeth II.
Students from the Desautels faculty of music have approved a motion condemning recent budget cuts and calling on university administration to cancel currently planned reductions and restore funding to the faculty.
The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) held its grand opening on the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry campus last week.
Firefighters were called to the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry campus just before 6 a.m. this morning to put out a fire.
A new group of MPs are headed to Ottawa to form Parliament after Justin Trudeau’s Liberals won a majority government on Oct. 19.
The CBC has been hobbled.
Decades of funding cuts under both the Liberal and Conservative governments and political interference through board appointments by Stephen Harper have severely hampered the national broadcaster’s ability to meet its mandate: to “provide radio and television services incorporating a wide range of programming that informs, enlightens and entertains,” according to the 1991 Broadcasting Act.
Point: You should vote You should vote. Often when people tell you that, they argue it’s a sacred responsibility and the best way for you…
On Sept. 16 the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ hosted an election forum featuring candidates in the Winnipeg Centre riding. The forum garnered attention in the media…