Politics

Students develop app to keep peers politically informed

Politips, a mobile application dreamt up by Queen’s student Pamela Simpson, came out victorious at Tuesday’s Dragon’s Den competition.Continue...

Election inspires interactive artwork

In light of the upcoming election, Kingston’s Studio22’s exhibition expresses artists’ deep-rooted political beliefs, encouraging viewers to do the same.Continue...

As Mulcair steps right, Trudeau steers left

Challenging the status quo of being Canada’s left, NDP leader Thomas Mulcair looks as though he’s shaping his party to be a more centrist option for voters in the 2015 federal election.

As...Continue...

Lieutenant Governor pays Queen’s a visit

The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, came to Queen’s on Wednesday to participate in a roundtable discussion with students and faculty in Agnes Etherington Art Centre, as well as give a public lecture as part of the Principal’s Forum in Goodes Hall Commons.Continue...

Student entrepreneur to speak at TEDx

When Afraj Gill emigrated from India in 2000, he never thought he’d write for The Globe and Mail l while in university.Continue...

QJ Politics: National plan is needed

Carbon tax. They’re dirty words for most Canadians and especially for former Liberal Party leader Stéphane Dion.

After proposing a revenue-neutral carbon tax in the 2008 election, Dion was...Continue...

Politicians debate Sir John A. Macdonald’s legacy

Hundreds gathered at the Grand Theatre on Friday evening to watch the Honourable Chris Alexander, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, and the Honourable Bob Rae, former interim leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, present their arguments ‘for’ and ‘against’ the “greatness” of Canada’s first Prime Minister.Continue...

Rt. Hon. Tricia Marwick gives series of talks in honour of bicentenary

The Right Honourable Tricia Marwick, in the spirit of Sir John A. Macdonald’s work for representative government and political reform, gave a series of lectures at Queen’s on Friday and Saturday regarding the constitutional journey of Scotland and the importance of bringing young women into politics.Continue...

Queen’s clubs expand the definition of genocide

Queen’s Amnesty International (QAI) will spend next week redefining genocide through Queen’s first Genocide Awareness Week.Continue...

Reminding locals of global impact

The negative impact that Canadian mining corporations have had on rural Central American communities is documented in a series of 28 photographs currently displayed in the JDUC.Continue...

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