October 16, 2018

Fire prevention and safety tips for new renters

As Fire Prevention Week concludes, experts say it’s especially important for students and other first-time renters to know their rights — and what they should expect from their landlords.

EpiPen users warned to check their products

Pfizer Canada says that, in rare instances, the carrier tubes for the devices may have been improperly assembled. As a result, the EpiPen might get stuck inside.

Bernier’s views now a political belief

EDITORIAL By Ahmad Khan Maxime Bernier criticizes “Trudeau’s extreme multiculturalism” but is he turning hate into a political belief? Maxime Bernier, leader of the People’s Party of Canada, stirred up a storm of controversy when he criticized Justin Trudeau of “extreme multiculturalism.” On Aug. 13 an article appeared on CBC that published a series of tweets from Bernier …. “Trudeau’s extreme multiculturalism and cult of diversity will divide us into … Continued

Automated apocalypse looming

OPINION By Nathan Timmerman There are many avenues into the future that could possibly lead to a calamitous destruction of our society. Climate change, natural disaster, war and an uncertain geopolitical landscape all pose grave dangers, and are routinely discussed. However, there is a perilous change occurring within the fabric of society with substantially more imminent implications than climate change. Something that, unlike war or foreign dictatorship, is rarely addressed and … Continued

Diet, a complex web

OPINION By Nathan Timmerman Despite our lack of claws or large canines humans have been finding ways to hunt and kill ever since we decided to stand up on two legs and walk out into the unforgiving African savanna. The consumption of large quantities of calorically dense fat and protein is likely what allowed us to grow the prestigiously large bundles of fat found in our heads, which we subsequently … Continued

Doug Ford, a man with a plan for the people, but which people?

EDITORIAL By Colin Burrowes When Premier Doug Ford announced in the Legislature on Tuesday, Oct. 1 his government, which he claims is “for the people,” would be eliminating all of Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, we wondered, which people is this government for? There is more to Bill 148 than a raise of minimum wage to $15 or the first two of 10 emergency leave days being … Continued