QJ Politics

Taking my seat: Calling in call-out culture

Have you ever avoided talking about a certain subject because you didn’t want to be called out for saying something wrong? I have.Continue...

Taking My Seat: The importance of Title IX

On this week’s chronicle of ‘WTF is up with the White House women’, President Trump’s Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced the education department’s plan to reform Obama-era guidelines of Title IX, implemented to protect survivors of sexual violence.Continue...

QJ Politics: A case for basic income

Today, a staggering 14 per cent of the Canadian population live in poverty.

On its own, this number is worrisome, but considering this was precisely the same percentage of Canadians who...Continue...

QJ Politics: Canada-China deal

On Oct. 1, Prime Minister Stephen Harper signed a Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) with China. It allows businesses in both countries to invest with more ease within...Continue...

QJ Politics: A mandatory vote

This week’s performance in the Kingston municipal election was, in a word, abysmal.

This trend of low voter turnout is hardly related to whom we elect to City Hall. Canada’s voter...Continue...

QJPolitics: Too close to call

A long awaited election is in full swing as a premier termed ‘illegitimate’ by some faces a vote of confidence from Ontarians. Current Premier Kathleen Wynne seeks to reinstall the Ontario Liberal...Continue...