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Saanich climate plan a step in the right direction, but not enough

The municipality of Saanich held two climate plan open houses on Thursday May 30 and Saturday June 1, offering the public an opportunity to hear about heat pumps and electric…

Dear lawmakers: keep your legislation away from my uterus

Abortion was decriminalized in 1969. No law reflecting the Supreme Court's R. v Morgentaler decision ever passed through parliament, so no laws govern abortion in Canada. This is precisely the…

Pride 2019: celebration or protest?

The social justice work done over the last 50 years has carried the LGBTQIA2S community to its highest point of acceptance in colonial history. With all of these legal improvements,…
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NEWS UNSETTLED| You should’ve treaty-ed me better

This July, I did not celebrate Canada 152. Canada remains a false country, because this is unceded Indigenous land, and because we are unceded Indigenous peoples. What I would like…

EDITORIAL | It’s time to shut up about American politics

We're officially 102 days away from the next federal election. But why is it that Canadians are more informed about an election that won't be decided until more than a…

The problem with Canada’s abortion law is that it doesn’t exist

Abortion is not accessible for all Canadians. Before we tell ourselves we are better than the divisive abortion politics in the States, let’s first take a look in the mirror.

Toronto Star free subscription a beacon of hope for dying Journalism industry

Ahead of the federal election this fall, the Toronto Star has offered university students a temporary free digital subscription. This move comes at an important time, as multiple decisions have…
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We need YOU to end Canada’s systemic genocide

Last week's MMIW report detailed 231 Calls for Justice to end the genocide of Indigenous peoples in Canada — but it will take more than Trudeau's reluctant acceptance of the…

BC Ferries didn’t do their research, or they’re brainwashing us

It seems BC Ferries either hasn’t done its research or is intentionally attempting to brainwash the thousands of people who use its services everyday. In any case, the corporation is…