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Candidates talk greenhouse gas pollution, fighting water pollution, and protecting biodiversity Last Thursday night, the Ottawa-Centre candidates for four of the major political parties of Canada participated in one of the 100 Debates on the Environment taking place across the country. The attendees included Angela Keller-Herzog for the Green Party, Catherine McKenna for the Liberal …

The debate was the final event planned before the vote for a new student union at the U of O on Feb. 8. Tensions were high as both unions answered questions from students and moderators about the future of student services on campus.

“(Looking back at) my first time … (my biggest) regret was not speaking. I thought that all (kinds of) bad things would happen to me—and then the second time that I did it, I found that if you put yourself out there … you’ll get good feedback from it.”

Illustration: Jennifer Vo Scroll down your newsfeed on Facebook and chances are you’ll see political news, a new pumpkin cheesecake recipe, and maybe a meme or two. Social media sites represent some of the largest variety of content from around the web, and along with all the articles come opinions.  With the sheer amount of conflicting …

The government has failed to provide ways that the niqab directly affects other Canadians. We challenge you to think of it as well: how does someone’s clothing choices affect you personally?

NDP to encourage calm discussion on citizenship dilemma NDP Leader Tom Mulcair chats with Mayor Denis Coderre, left, during a campaign stop in Montreal on Wednesday, Sept. 23. Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan iPolitics (CUP)—NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is urging tolerance and a calmer discussion about religious needs to wear face coverings when applying for …

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