Politics

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...

Canadian Senator offers advice to Queen’s students

After serving more than thirty years in the Canadian Senate, Anne Cools knows politics.Continue...

Political studies professors weigh in on Trump victory

Following Tuesday night’s American election results, a panel discussion examining the outcome was held at Kingston City Hall, featuring Queen’s researchers and moderated by associate political studies professor, Jonathan Rose.Continue...

Where's Eden?

In the biblical rhetoric often favoured by Republican America, the name Eden denotes a paradise.Continue...

Generation Screwed debt clock tours Ontario universities

Students walking past the corner of University Ave. and Union St. on Tuesday morning were faced with some daunting numbers, and a grim perspective on our generation’s financial future.Continue...

Queen’s professor honoured with Order of Canada

On Canada Day this year, Professor John McGarry wore a small lapel pin, emblazoned with a snowflake and a Canadian flag, to a friend’s barbeque. Only recipients of the nation’s highest honour may wear one, yet “nobody noticed the pin at all” the professor joked.Continue...

Looking back at Rob Ford's Toronto

This past Tuesday, the infamous former mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford, passed away from cancer. Ford was voted into office in 2010. After a string of scandalous events in the media in 2013, Toronto City Council reduced his mayoral power to a ceremonial basis after his numerous rejections to requests that he resign.Continue...

Rotten to the core: Donald Trump

Your housemate’s rotting groceries are an embodiment of Donald Trump in the Republican Primaries. No one is willing to touch either and we have a problem.Continue...

Former Premier McGuinty talks about political change

Former Premier of Ontario Dalton McGuinty visited Queen’s on Monday to talk to students and faculty about his experience in political leadership and promote his book Making a Difference.Continue...

A guide to voting in the federal election

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

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