Thursday, October 22, 2020

Tag: NDP

The climate crisis and the federal election

Canada’s Changing Climate Report states that Canada is warming at twice the rate of the rest of the globe....

On the PSLA debate: populism in politics

Last week, the Political Science and Pre-Law Association (PSLA) hosted a local all-candidates debate at UTM. The debate featured candidates from all four major...

I see gray in the blackface incident

The Trudeau brownface scandal has left me disappointed with many people I generally see as allies. As the week went on, I grew disturbed...

French debate kicks off federal campaign race

The French-language leaders’ debate last Wednesday plunged into issues on abortion, medical assistance in dying, the urgency of climate change, and Quebec’s controversial provincial...

Discrimination in the 2019 federal election

The upcoming 2019 federal election marks the first time a racialized party leader is running for office. The Medium sat down with Dr....

Week review of election campaigns

After a week of campaigning, the political landscape leading into Canada’s 43rd federal election on October 21 has slowly shifted with platform reveals and...

Conservatives lead Liberals in 2019 election

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau officially announced the beginning of Canada’s 43rd federal election at Rideau Hall in Ottawa last Wednesday. Trudeau formally asked Governor General...

Electoral reform still shouldn’t be an issue

In my previous op-ed, commenters argued that I failed to acknowledge that FPTP results in “unrepresentative” governments, or governments that won by a plurality—rather...

A call for interest-free student loans

Wherever I go to Ontario, I hear from young people and recent graduates how they are scrambling to pay off massive student loans, while...

Candidates debate issues ahead of federal election

Last Tuesday, candidates running for the federal elections discussed issues related to youth voters at “The Gen Y Vote with UTM: Candidates Forum”. Hosted at...

Candidates debate student issues

More than half of the attendees at last Wednesday’s #UTMSPEAKS: Federal Elections Forum attended as undecided voters ahead of the October 19 national election. Hosted...

Ontario NDP leader visits campus

With the Ontario election campaigns well underway, Andrea Horwath, the leader of the provincial New Democratic Party, made an appearance at UTM on Tuesday...

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