Post Tagged with: "Stephen Harper"

Justin Trudeau poses with students at a Ryerson meet-and-greet event for Chrystia Freeland, the Liberal Party's Toronto-Centre byelection candidate. (Mohamed Omar / Ryersonian Staff)

Why the election is far from won

So that’s it. Liberal leader Justin Trudeau was not only handed a majority win Monday night, but was handed a majority win in an election with the highest voter turnout since 1993. The progressive voters’ drive for “Anyone but Harper” succeeded. But that doesn’t mean Canadians can relax now. The electorate has written Trudeau a giant novelty cheque, but he […]

by Peter Goffin· · Editorial, News, Opinion
Editorial cartoon: October 21, 2015

Editorial cartoon: October 21, 2015

Aengus Mulroney / Ryersonian Staff

Vaping marijuana grows in popularity, but the effects on health are unclear

Portable vaporizers and e-cigarettes have grown increasingly popular, and more and more people are using them to inhale marijuana.

by Aengus Mulroney· · Features, News
Catch the Globe Leaders’ Debate? Here’s a recap

Catch the Globe Leaders’ Debate? Here’s a recap

If you missed the 2015 Global Leaders’ Debate last night, don’t fret. Here’s a short recap of what happened. Be sure to check out our live blog page for more information.

by Aengus Mulroney· · Live Blog, News, Off Campus, Politics, Videos
In this Apr. 2, 2009, file photo, Prime Minister Stephen Harper addresses media at the London Summit in London, England. (Courtesy of Richard Lewis/newsteam.co.uk)

Bill C-51: PM Playing the fear game

As a Muslim, and more importantly as a Canadian, I am terrified to even imagine the kind of society we will live in if Bill C-51 is passed. The anti-terrorism bill, which is over 60 pages long, proposes radical changes to Canadian law and national security in ways that would do little to actually improve public safety. The worst part, […]

by Aeman Ansari· · Opinion
In this Apr. 2, 2009, file photo, Prime Minister Stephen Harper addresses media at the London Summit in London, England. (Courtesy of Richard Lewis/newsteam.co.uk)

Harper’s Niqab Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper may want you to believe that he is helping Muslim women when he defends the niqab ban. But he’s not. It is a stance that further alienates Muslim women and all other minorities. His vow to appeal the ruling the federal court made earlier this month that would give Zunera Ishaq the right to attend her […]

Students should be outraged by the current Senate scandal

Students should be outraged by the current Senate scandal

Something smells in Ottawa. The litter box that is the Canadian Senate, which has changed far too infrequently since 1867, finally overpowered the halls of Parliament and its odious scent is too strong to ignore. There is a scandal taking shape on Parliament Hill that threatens the fate of our chamber of “sober second thought.” The controversy surrounds a handful […]

by David Rockne Corrigan· · Opinion
Next week: Why students across the country should be outraged by the Senate fiasco

Next week: Why students across the country should be outraged by the Senate fiasco

Stay tuned for David Rockne Corrigan’s column in the Oct. 30 issue of the Ryersonian.