Youth

Students launch initiative to aid Kingston’s homeless youth

In early October, a group of Queen’s commcerce students started Locals for Locals — a project created with the goal of rallying community support for Kingston’s homeless youth.Continue...

Advocacy starts young

One of the first things I saw this morning was a Toronto Star article concerning more First Nations kids taking their lives, and chiefs calling for help to deal with the suicide crisis. In conversation with a friend about it, she said to me “I wish I could help, but as a student I just don’t know how.”Continue...

Talking down doesn’t turnout voters

The tattooed hooligan stereotype is dead. Now let’s put it to bed.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...

QJ Politics: Why don’t youth vote?

For pollsters and political scientists alike, the biggest indicator of voter turnout is your age. Youth don’t vote and they never have, according to Statistics Canada.

There are...Continue...