Immigration is certainly a complicated issue. Moreover, if refugees enter the equation, as they do in this case, then lives are on the line. Thus, some amount of partisanship is certainly okay. It’s not really an issue that lends itself to flip-flopping.
It’s not every student that will embark on a 10-year journey to see their idea passed by Parliament, but every student can effect political change right now. Hopefully, some of the lessons Grosman learned on her journey to passing a bill will inform and inspire you to be a driver of real political change—no matter how heavy your class schedule is.
On Wednesday, Nov. 2, students from the University of Ottawa took part in a nation-wide protest to call for free tuition.
For a lot of veterans, their greatest challenge isn't what they face on the battlefield. Instead, they are mostly pre-occupied with the constantly changing geo-political world and what they deal with on the home front.
In a week when national security and terrorism were already at the top of the national political agenda, Parliament Hill itself today was besieged by a gunman who shot and killed a soldier at the National War Memorial before bursting into the Centre Block, apparently bent on a rampage, before being shot and killed himself in a shootout with Hill security officials.