Thematic thinkings

Theme. It’s a constant topic of conversation in any English class you ever take. Its somewhat synonymous neighbour, “mission statement,” is a topic in...

Tim Hortons working conditions are even worse than their coffee

This year, minimum wage in Ontario was raised from $11.60 to $14 an hour, and as a result, all low-income workers everywhere are celebrating,...

Is $25 enough to say “sorry?”

If you’ve bought bread in the past 14 years, odds are you’ve been swindled. Last December, Loblaw Companies Ltd. and its parent company George Weston...

VancoUber?

This week in Vancouver, Uber, the American-based technology company and ride hailing service, is presenting (alongside the B.C. Taxi Association) their plans for the...

What’s left of what’s right: are we allowed to talk about...

It has been a particularly anomalous year for Dr. Jordan Peterson in the world of politics. In September of 2016 he uploaded a couple...

Where do traditions come from?

Traditions are like candy canes: once you start your journey through the candyland of peppermint goodness, it becomes a never ending sticky mess. Whenever...

Desert Bus brings the hope we all need

This is one of my favourite weeks of the year. Sure, it’s always cold and rainy, and yeah, final projects are due, and exams...

Who killed Sears Canada?

Sears Canada recently announced that it is going out of business, and plans to liquidate all of its stores in Canada. This comes as...

The role of LGBT curriculum in schools

Weeks ago, the Langley School District issued a letter to students and parents detailing its intention to educate students about the rights of LGBT...

Ripping out our roots — why removing a city-dwelling Douglas-fir is...

I was in Bruges, contemplating architecture, as one does. Beautiful, old architecture. Canada’s a young country, we don’t have any of that, save for...

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