October 21, 2019

NBA basketball is back: Toronto Raptors start training camp

Even after winning the NBA championship, the Toronto Raptors still feel the need to prove themselves.  A new season for the Raptors is about to begin, and they’re going to do one of the most Raptors things ever, win the NBA title and still be doubted by the rest of the league. Yes, they may have lost their best player Kawhi Leonard, but this is still a team that won … Continued

Andrew Scheer meets climate change protesters in Waterloo Region

Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer was in Waterloo Region on Sept. 24, where he was met by a group of protesters criticizing his party’s stance on climate change.  After unveiling his plan to repeal Liberal “tax increases and cut red tape” surrounding small businesses at Cracker Jack’s Bar and Grill, Scheer visited two local companies in Cambridge, Ont. He was set to appear at the Bellville Cafe at the University … Continued

Young voters: A big voting bloc with little actual power

With the federal vote approaching, people from all over Canada will be hitting the polls. One demographic that seems to have the lowest turnout rates but the most eligible voters in Canada? Young people.  Some youth voters take politics seriously. Researching candidates in today’s social media age can be as easy as looking at a phone. Sierra Brooks, a student at Conestoga College, said she just checks social media for … Continued

‘I’ll definitely run out of money’: Conestoga students hit by OSAP cuts

Funding cuts to student loans from the Ontario government are being felt across the province and students at Conestoga College are no exception. Some Conestoga College students are trying to balance life with less funding following changes to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) made earlier this year by Premier Doug Ford’s Conservative government. Patrick Clancy is in his second year at Conestoga College and is finding some stark differences in his time … Continued