Federal Election

Evaluate policies, not bodies

Press coverage dedicated to politicians’ appearances and personalities is diverting focus from the discussion of policies and legitimate concerns.Continue...

It’s been eight years coming

The longest, most expensive and quite possibly the most important Canadian federal election is finally over.Continue...

Talking Heads: What do you think of the coverage of Justin Trudeau’s looks?

“It’ll fade and hopefully his leadership will shine through." Andrea Vovk, ArtSci ’18

“He has nice hair.” Ryan Thistlethwaite, ArtSci ’16

“Americans take...Continue...

A guide to voting in the federal election

They say the first time’s always special.Continue...

Where have all the good ones gone

Local candidates apparently undergo a screening process similar to that of a Walmart cashier, and that’s a problem.Continue...

Step 1 for candidates: show up

Kingston’s local federal candidates seem to have come down with a bad case of stage fright that is unbecoming of a future MP.Continue...

Part 1: What Mulcair means for the youth vote

At a time when low voter turnout among Canadian youth makes us an unattractive target for politicians, NDP leader Tom Mulcair views young people as a legitimate voting population.Continue...

The Liberal rebuild

As the Liberal Party enters a substantial rebuilding phase, it’s useful to reflect on the results of the recent election and its implications for the future.Continue...

Rallying against voter apathy

Students participate in a Vote Mob Thursday afternoon to encourage their peers to vote in the upcoming federal election.Continue...

Ignatieff puts emphasis on education

Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff came to St. Lawrence College in Kingston on Monday morning to tout his party’s “Learning Passport” and encourage youth to vote Liberal.Continue...