Constructing Trudeau: A Picture Perfect Honeymoon

Ali Nasser Virji Sitting in the E.J. Pratt Library days before the one-year anniversary of Justin Trudeau’s convincing ascent to power, Jonathan tapped my shoulder and pointed to his computer screen. The Prime Minister, apparently, had never met Drake, but feels that the Toronto icon is “really good” at “what he does.” “Don’t you find […]

Is it time to lay Cancon to rest?

Ali Nasser Virji I’m not willing to divulge the exact number of leisure hours Netflix managed to exact from me in 2015. It’s high. My roommates and I do not pay for cable; it’s unlikely that we ever will. We’re not alone. In technical terms, we may be part of an ill-tracked group known as […]

TRUDEAU’S FIRST CHAPTER: TWO LIBERALS WEIGH IN AGAIN

Ali Nasser Virji & Jonathan Kates “Because it’s 2015.” In his first act as Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau named a cabinet that is not only gender-balanced, but also societally-representative. It contains five ministers of South Asian descent, eight that identify as belonging to First Nations communities, and two persons with disabilities. While some have criticized […]

TRUDEAU’S FIRST CHAPTER: TWO LIBERALS WEIGH IN

Jonathan Kates & Ali Nasser Virji Well, Canada. We have a new Prime Minister. Following the longest campaign in modern history, Canadian voters endowed the Liberal Party of Canada with a majority of parliament’s seats. For the greater part of this calendar year, Canadian political parties inundated voters with lofty promises. Now that he has […]