Editorials

Respecting reproductive rights isn’t a matter of opinion

The basic rights of Canadians, even those that may conflict with someone’s personal opinions, need to be respected in any workplace.Continue...

The liquor industry needs to work with alcohol consumption experiments, not against them

With the limited resources that come with a population of just under 36,000 people, it’s not surprising that even a hint of a lawsuit from the Canadian liquor industry players was enough to snuff out an experiment like the one recently held in the Yukon.Continue...

Your mental health is more than your productivity

The conversation around mental health needs to loosen its emphasis on productivity.Continue...

Wronged students have a right to sue their schools

One student’s 11-million-dollar claim against a university may seem clownish at first glance.Continue...

Degrees in the humanities have a lot to offer

The view that studying STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines is the only way to secure employment often surfaces in high school.Continue...

Local news deserves to survive

With the rise of digital media, print-first newspapers have very quickly become unprofitable.Continue...

It's time to educate youth about mental health

Introducing early and legitimate education on mental health to young Canadians is vital.Continue...

Efforts to increase fluency in Indigenous languages need Canada's support

Residential school systems in Canada have perpetuated the loss of Indigenous languages for centuries.Continue...

Why we can't censor controversial viewpoints

Universities serve to challenge our viewpoints, our ideas and our potential to learn and evolve.Continue...

Discouraging discussion is no way to protect free speech

Freedom of speech and the preservation of educational discourse are things that need to be protected on university campuses. However, this protection won’t come about by promoting fear and...Continue...

Canadians need an Indigenous Supreme Court Judge

On Dec. 15, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has the opportunity to choose an Indigenous judge for the Supreme Court of Canada.Continue...

Having sex is not equivalent to moral or physical loss

“Have you lost your virginity?”Continue...

It’s up to news media to curb sexist language in reporting

Despite holding the position of Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Ottawa Centre Liberal MP Catherine McKenna has been given the name “Climate Barbie” on social media by other government officials and news organizations.Continue...

Prioritizing the self in self worth

Despite its virtues, living in a more socially interconnected world has made us more susceptible to basing our self-worth on the opinions of others.Continue...

News media needs to differentiate between fact and opinion

In a time of distrust between news outlets and their readers, newspapers have a responsibility to clearly label their content as either fact or opinion.Continue...

Final exam process needs re-evaluation

Even though re-evaluating how we approach final evaluations can have some real value at universities, we need to consider everything that would need to be altered before we throw out the old system.Continue...

Pornography can have a place in the classroom

It’s one thing to argue for warning ahead of sensitive subjects and materials, but to call for them to be shut out entirely isn’t conducive to a university education.Continue...

University degrees are worth more than memories

University has transformed from an educational institution of career preparation to a place of self-exploration and discovery.Continue...

Universities need to prepare for marijuana legalization

With or without the law on their side, young Canadians already use recreational marijuana. Still, when marijuana legalization comes into effect, Canadian universities need to have a policy in...Continue...

The nature of work is changing, not employees

Each generation is different from the last in some ways, but loyalty to their work place isn’t necessarily one of them.Continue...

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