October 23, 2018

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

Some people live life, others create it

Editorial By Terry Foster Few things can bring such nostalgia as your favourite film from your childhood. Rows of brightly lit movie posters featuring the latest in Hollywood magic. Waiting in line for the giant bucket of popcorn which spills over the edges of the carton, now nearly see-through from all the warm, salty butter. You get settled into your seat, the lights dim and the crowd begins to hush. … 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