Struggle and Story

Courtesy of the University of Toronto The Thomas Fisher Struggle and Story exhibit typifies the Canadian problem: how can we be proud of Canada’s founders while honouring the victims of colonialism and genocide? Should we want to develop nationalism? Or is nationalism a perverse form of state-worship, forever marginalizing the other? The Canadian historian faces…

Get to know your ICSS candidates

Every March, Innis College students have the opportunity to vote in their student representatives on the Innis College Student Society (ICSS). This year, the candidates for executive positions, namely President, Executive Vice President, VP Internal, and VP Finance, are running unopposed, whereas general positions are highly competitive. All candidates were contacted with questions regarding their…

A blunt debate

On the federal election campaign trail, current Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to legalize marijuana. At a campaign stop in Montreal in 2015, former Prime Minister Stephen Harper took a different stance, arguing that the substance is “infinitely worse” than tobacco. Now, more than a year later, Trudeau has taken over the leadership of Canada,…

Nasty women unite

On Saturday January 21, the largest protest in U.S. history took place, with an estimated 2.9 million Americans participating. The Women’s March gathered hundreds of thousands on every continent in sister protests, who took to the streets to show their support for women’s rights, and their opposition to President Donald Trump. Trump has been accused…

A Vote for Change

The World University Services of Canada (WUSC) is a leading NGO based in Ottawa that focuses on international development. One of WUSC’s primary programs is the Student Refugee Program that works to sponsor student refugees who want to pursue post-secondary education across Canada. Between our campuses and colleges, the University of Toronto holds seven of…