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Students left on read by Canada Student Service Grant program amid WE scandal

While the Trudeau government faces questions about CSSG and WE, 35 000 students have been left without placements On June 25, the federal government announced the now-cancelled Canada Student Service…
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Federal government announces Canada Emergency Student Benefit

New benefit will give students $1 250 per month, applications open May 15 On April 22, after weeks of lobbying by student groups to make the Canada Emergency Response Benefit…

Consequences of a broken promise: Proportional representation and the 2019 federal election

Despite Liberal promises that 2015 would be the last federal election using first-past-the-post, the voting system remained the same in 2019. Had this promise been kept, the election would have…

Canada lacks clout

Nearly four years, many unmet expectations, one ethics scandal, and a pipeline saga later, many Canadians are well aware of their prime minister’s notable flaws. However, in an episode of…

Trudeau’s $148 million plan for international students is about dollars, not diversity

Last month, the Trudeau government outlined a $148 million five-year plan to diversify global recruiting efforts. But this policy announcement isn’t really about improving diversity on campus — it’s a…

Trudeau announces $79 million for efficient buses in Victoria

Trudeau came to Victoria Thursday to announce that the federal government, provincial government, and municipal partners will contribute $79 million in joint funding to enhance the province’s public transit. The…

20 km march against Trudeau’s approval of Trans Mountain pipeline is “only the beginning” for protestors

On Saturday, June 22, more than 300 protestors marched over 20 kilometres in protest of recent federal approval for the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline. The trek started with a…

Trudeau’s troubled trip to India

For the majority of his time as Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau has been perceived as a golden boy by the rest of the world. But after his eight-day visit to…

Cannabis on campus is an election pipe dream

Sorry to kill your buzz, but legalization is hard work. Imagine this: you finish class and swing by the Campus Pharmacy, grab a pre-rolled joint and get really, really baked…

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