With the Liberal Party of Canada leadership race underway and ending this coming Sunday, the Prince Arthur Herald has decided to endorse Martha Hall Findlay as the next leader of Canada’s second opposition party.
The Canadian Federation of Students (CFS), a national organization composed of campus student unions, purports to organize students on a “democratic, co-operative basis.” When Guelph students wanted to hold a referendum to exit the CFS, they served the CFS with a petition asking for a referendum to be held to decertify.
We all remember the October Crisis, where the separatist terrorist group Front de libération du Québec kidnapped British diplomat James Cross on October 5 1970 and Quebec minister Pierre Laporte – who was later murdered – on October 10.
The Prince Arthur Herald sat down with Joseph Soares, former Quebec advisor to Prime Minister Harper and current candidate for the Conservative nomination in Calgary-Centre to discuss his background, views and plans for the riding.
This summer, the leaders of Quebec's student radicals will be coming to a campus or community centre near you, whether as part of their Quebec public relations campaign in preparation for a fall election, or as part of their CFS sponsored Ontario tour intended to spread the student “strike” movement to the rest of the country.
The quiet, yet strong leadership that Prime Minister Stephen Harper has brought to this country has not only saved it from the economic disaster that is the European Union, but is slowly but surely walking Canada up the steps to the top of the world podium.
The politicians who preach the rhetoric of “responsibility” are missing a golden opportunity to encourage a real effort on the part of all Quebeckers to reform our bloated welfare state and culture of dependence on government handouts, of which heavily subsidized tuition is only one example.
Hardly anything has been heard in the media about Bill C-11, An Act to Amend the Copyright Act which Canadian netizens have been labelling as Canada’s own version of the tyrannous American “Stop Online Piracy Act” (SOPA), allowing corporate interests and hypocrisy to triumph over the individual rights of fair usage to internet content.
The 2011 census has re-affirmed several of the narratives about Canadian demographics that have dominated headlines: our aging population, the increasing urbanization of the country, and the growth of the West are among the highlights.
Last Monday, the results of the Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS) Winter referendum on whether or not to further empower its general assembly were announced, with the ""yes"" vote coming out ahead with a plurality by a very slim margin of only 13 votes.
The question of religious accommodation in general is one that is making bigger and bigger headlines across the globe as schools adapt to a population that is much less homogenous than in earlier years.
Despite being written off by all manner of pundits (including me) Rick Santorum somehow managed to pull off three surprise electoral victories this Tuesday, handily winning the caucuses in Minnesota and Colorado, as well as the primary in Missouri.
Meryl Streep has provided a brilliant mimicry of Margaret Thatcher's visible personality, and The Iron Lady also offers a more universal portrait of ambitious youth, triumphant middle age, and frailty, loneliness, and dementia in final years.