Justin Trudeau

Boycott misses mark

Justin Trudeau’s boycott of Sun Media was misguided.Continue...

Evaluate policies, not bodies

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

More flash than substance

Earlier this month front runner of the Liberal leadership race Justin Trudeau visited Queen’s. Speaking to an unsurprisingly packed audience, supporters young and old eagerly shared words of encouragement and praise.Continue...

Taking my seat: Claiming to be a feminist is not enough

Under the leadership of Phillipe Couillard’s Liberal government, the Quebec National Assembly adopted Bill 62 in mid-October.Continue...

Queen’s Chancellor appointed Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on Canada Infrastructure Bank

This Friday, the Prime Minister’s Office announced the appointment of Queen’s Chancellor Jim Leech, MBA ’73, to the position of Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on the Canada Infrastructure Bank.Continue...

Electoral reform could help increase the student political voice

On Feb 1, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that his government was scrapping all plans for electoral reform. As students, electoral reform would’ve been a step towards increasing our political representation.Continue...

A comparison between Canadian and American universities invites the bad and the good

Comparing Canadian universities to America’s Ivy League institutions is like comparing apples and oranges — it’s an invalid comparison as well as unnecessary.Continue...

Justin Trudeau holds Q&A in Kingston as part of cross-country tour

When Justin Trudeau walked into Kingston City Hall on Thursday Jan. 12 under a gold-tinted spotlight, a media flurry followed his every move. But before the glitz, while the Prime Minister’s aides hurriedly set up for his appearance, one of their stories set the tone for the afternoon’s discussion.Continue...

Queen’s students protest pipeline expansion at Parliament Hill

On Monday, 99 young people were briefly detained during a protest against pipeline expansion, taking place on Parliament Hill. Among them were two Queen’s students and one Queen’s alumni.Continue...

Trudeau’s Year in Review from a student’s perspective

“Sunny ways my friends, sunny ways,” said an ambitious and freshly-elected Justin Trudeau in a reference to Sir Wilfred Laurier’s famous doctrine.Continue...

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