Politics

Mayoral race begins to draw to a close

Five of Kingston’s six mayoral candidates discussed talent retention, town-gown relations and housing development during a forum on Tuesday night, held in Wallace Hall and hosted by the AMS.Continue...

Full house at King’s Town debate

City Council’s proposal to extend Wellington St was a hot topic at the King’s Town District debate on Tuesday, among other issues brought forward by local residents.Continue...

Debating visions

Five of the six mayoral candidates explained their vision for Kingston in 2025 during a mayoral candidate meeting that took place Tuesday evening at St. Lawrence College (SLC).Continue...

Sydenham candidates in harmony

A Sydenham District candidates’ debate, hosted by the Queen’s Debating Union (QDU) at Ellis Hall on Tuesday night, saw largely civil discussion on the role of students in Kingston, municipal services and city development.Continue...

Boycott misses mark

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

Liberal Party gears up for election

After Ted Hsu, Liberal MP for Kingston and the Islands, announced that he won’t seek reelection, aspiring Liberal politicians have jumped into action.Continue...

QJ Politics: Happy Monarchy Day

Earlier this month, Canada celebrated 147 years of independence and although our night skies were streamed with red and white, there remained an asterisk. While Canada’s place on the...Continue...

Anon should stop

An anonymous blog and Twitter account called Queen’s Elections has popped up to cover the ongoing AMS elections.Continue...

Second-year students rally

Second-year political studies students are having their grievances heard at a department feedback session, to be hosted next Thursday.Continue...

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