Election

With the federal election only a month away, many students have begun to form their own ideas of what the most important election issues are. The Fulcrum asked its contributors what issues they’ll be pondering at the ballot box. Photo: Kim Wiens Student Debt The Green Party has recently released a 44-page election platform insisting they will ensure tuition-free education …

Quick. Name the three slates running in the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) election this year. … Now try naming someone from each slate. Bonus points for naming a student running independently. Trick question—there aren’t any candidates running independently. Aside from current vice-president equity Maya McDonald, independent candidates tend not to do …

A lack of debate minimizes important healthcare issues in Ontario Photo by Mico Mazza It has long been an underlying assumption of Canadian political campaigns that healthcare is untouchable. Mention it and you will regret it at the polls. A discomfort across the population exists when anything departing from our current model is suggested, even …

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