Screwed: The Talk About My Generation

Lindsay Handren For post-secondary students, September is arguably the most appropriate month to mark the start of a “new year”. In addition to cooler weather and the return of pumpkin spice lattes, September leads students to new cities, new programs, and new challenges, in both their academic and personal lives. Yet, increasingly so, September also…

Political Expediency and the Youth Criminal Justice Act

Lindsay Handren Major errors discovered in two separate government crime bills in the past month – the first when the House of Commons sent an unamended version of Bill C-479 to the Senate, and the second when the Senate knowingly approved a bill with a glaring error – have led to renewed scrutiny of Prime…

Under the Influence: Regulating the Interprovincial Trade of Alcohol

Lindsay Handren Later this week, the Council of the Federation is set to meet in Charlottetown to discuss and take action on shared priorities in the Canadian federation. In the weeks leading up to the annual meeting, internal trade has resurfaced as a key issue, with the Western Premiers going so far as to sign…

Seen and Heard: Beth Savan on Urban Cyclists

Lindsay Handren A popular fixture in the University of Toronto’s School of the Environment, Research Director and Senior Lecturer Beth Savan was warmly introduced by staff and former students alike this past Thursday at her seminar on urban cycling. Prior to presenting, Savan was recognized by Delta Management Group as one of Canada’s 2014 Clean50…