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Charlie Angus returns to his punk rock roots to announce his NDP leadership bid

You could say that NDP MP Charlie Angus put the “social” back into Canadian Socialism when he announced he was joining the NDP leadership race. On the last Sunday of February, a large crowd of supporters, curious observers, and media squeezed into the back room of Toronto’s legendary Horseshoe Tavern. ...

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Islam: Let’s talk about it

A religion like Islam is not always the easiest thing to understand and it may come with many misconceptions. Malik Datardina came to Mohawk College on Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 8) to give a presentation and hold a Q&A session on Islam, explaining it in simple terms and dispelling any misconceptions. ...

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Decolonizing Canada’s 150th Anniversary

While the country celebrates its 150th anniversary, the history of indigenous people in Canada is being ignored. During the mid-19th century, the Indian Act was implemented, which required permission for indigenous people to leave reservations, while poverty was widespread in indigenous communities and incarceration rates for indigenous people were at ...

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Burlington stands with Muslim community

Burlington residents came together by the hundreds on Monday night (Jan. 30) to hold a vigil to show their support for the Muslim community after the tragic shooting at Quebec’s Grand Mosque the previous night. The vigil was held outside of City Hall where Burlington residents brought flowers and lit ...

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Norovirus: could it happen here?

Mohawk College students are asking whether an outbreak similar to the one that recently hit Humber College could happen here. The norovirus outbreak at Humber sickened over 200 students with flu-like symptoms. “My friends at Humber became extremely ill and one of them actually had to be hospitalized,” said Mohawk ...

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Torontonians walk in solidarity with women’s marches across America

Newly sworn-in U.S. President Donald Trump was met with pushback just hours after being inaugurated. Over a million people across America and around the world attended women’s marches on Saturday (Jan. 21) in protest of his presidency. The marches and the turnouts far surpassed original estimates, and amounted to the largest ...

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