Justin Trudeau to Cut Down Greenhouse Gases by 40% by 2030

By: Francesca Chernous Thursday, April 22 – Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Government have made the decision to work towards cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 40-45%, or 296 megatonnes, compared to 2005. The prime minister announced this during an international climate summit, which was brought together by United States President Joe Biden.  Furthermore, he mentioned … More Justin Trudeau to Cut Down Greenhouse Gases by 40% by 2030

Yukon Puts Out New Gender Inclusive Policy

By: Ellaha Salehy Yukon recently took a progressive leap and extended health care coverage to include more surgeries and procedures, most notably including changes to the body to match an individuals’ identity. According to CBC, this seems to portray Yukon as a more socially progressive territory than the provinces and signals growth for Canada as … More Yukon Puts Out New Gender Inclusive Policy

Op-Ed: Confronting Injustice Beyond Black Squares

By Cagla Hatun Arslan, Tatiana Clarke, Gabriela Ribeiro-Oliveira A victim. George Floyd was a victim. There is no “but”. There is no explanation for his murder. There is nothing to doubt about his character. There is no excuse for George Floyd’s death. Stories of victims have been told, and that is not recent. There is … More Op-Ed: Confronting Injustice Beyond Black Squares

No Cuts to Education

By: Sapna Humar and Abi Parameswaran In March 2019, Doug Ford’s Ontario government announced some major changes they would be implementing in the current education system. These proposals were immediately met with backlash, and for a good reason, as they will unquestionably have negative effects on students and teachers alike. If you aren’t aware of … More No Cuts to Education

FDA Approves First Commercial CAR-T Cell Therapy

By Linda Cako   Kymriah is the first CAR-T cell therapy to be approved by the FDA. It was approved on August 30, 2017, and has been making waves since. The reason why is because up until now, doctors needed a more personalized treatment for leukaemia. Leukemia is the most common childhood cancer, making up … More FDA Approves First Commercial CAR-T Cell Therapy

Farewell 2017

By Linda Cako 2017 was supposed to be the year we were going to see change. And change we saw. Not all was good, like President Trump’s Muslim Ban, North Korea starting to flex its emerging nuclear prowess, and the UN warning us that we are facing the largest humanitarian crisis since WWII with up … More Farewell 2017

President Trump’s Transgender Military Ban doesn’t stop the Pentagon for paying for a Transgender Soldier’s Surgery

By Linda Cako On December 11, 2017, the Pentagon ruled that it will be accepting transgender recruits against President Trump’s ban to exclude them from joining the military. The ruling came as a decision from the Pentagon to pay for a transgender surgery after two of them were already performed by former U.S Navy Flight … More President Trump’s Transgender Military Ban doesn’t stop the Pentagon for paying for a Transgender Soldier’s Surgery