Addressing a generation of student debt
Across the country, 18-25 year-olds are stretching their resources for a higher education. Many are taking on significant levels of debt they can’t afford. But with rising tuition fees – a 2015 study by Statistics Canada says the national average price of a higher education has increased by...
The push to lower the voting age to 16
by Jeremy Mutton | NDP MP Don Davies has introduced a bill into Parliament that would lower the voting age to 16. In doing so, he's re-opened an old debate....
Exploring the wealth of Canada’s seniors
By Emily Gagnon and Katherine Snow | Experts are calling these last three decades a "golden age" for seniors, claiming the demographic is richer than ever before. But are some people in Canada's aging population falling through the cracks?
Canada’s marijuana consumption question
By Kirk Kitzul | How young is too young to legally buy marijuana? The Liberal Government's proposal to legalize weed raises safety concerns tied to age.
Immigration sponsorship: the magic number for families
By Evelyn Shen Yu | The new Liberal government doubled the cap on the number of parent and grandparent applications they would receive per year, but it isn't enough to alleviate the great demand.
Energy East pipeline pushback counters jobs hopes
By Jesse Winter | Elizabeth Frazer's Concerned Citizens Coalition remain a thorn in the side of pipeline proponents