Protesting Gun Violence in America: March for Our Lives & Black Lives Matter

by Rachel Robinson Protests and demonstrations put pressure on authority figures or institutions to fulfill promises or act on long-standing issues such as gun control, but not all social movements are regarded equally. March for Our Lives and Black Lives Matter have received different media coverage in regards to their efforts to reduce violence in […]

Net Neutrality: How Will its Absence Affect Canadians?

Jasper Paredes The issue of net neutrality has been a hot-button topic recently. However, there still remains much discussion about what it is, what it’s supposed to do, and how the recent Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision will affect Canada. Here is everything you need to know. What is net neutrality? The term “net neutrality” […]

The Challenges of The Safe Third Country Agreement

Matthew Plouffe Recent issues surrounding restrictive immigration and refugee practices in the United States have led to a surge in irregular border crossings into Canada within the past year. This has caused increased concern amongst Canadian policy-makers and ignited a discussion about the dominant policy shaping U.S.-Canada border crossing, the Safe Third Country Agreement. The […]

Trump, NAFTA and the future of Canadian trade

During his presidential campaign, U.S. President Donald Trump promised to overhaul or eliminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), claiming it was killing American jobs. Seven months into his presidency, Trump took to Twitter (his preferred mode of communication) and threatened to scrap NAFTA, days before Canada, Mexico and the U.S. were scheduled to […]