Four reasons Canada should lower the voting age
By Simon Deschamps and Brittany van Frankfoort | Despite the little chance that it could happen, here are a few reasons why lowering the voting age in Canada is a good idea
Fare enough: Low-income transit pass in Ottawa draft budget
By Sabrina Nemis and Martina Babiakova | The City of Ottawa has included a low-income transit pass in their 2017 draft budget. While regular fares will go up on Jan. 1, the new pass isn't expected to become available until.
Canada cooking up a new food guide
By Caitlin Hart and Rebecca Hardiment | Changes to the Canadian food guide are needed to help fend off the freshman fifteen as university students struggle to access healthy food.
Canadian students go ‘All Out’ for free tuition
By Spencer Van Dyk and Rupert Nuttle | Tuition fees continue to increase nation-wide as the Canadian Federation of Students campaigns for free post-secondary education.
Transgender rights bill reaches critical stage in Parliament
By Amanda van Frankfoort and David Deen | The passing of Bill C-16 would explicitly outline rights for transgender people on paper, but activists fear they won’t always come to fruition in practice. The bill will be debated on Tues. Oct. 18 in the House of...
Foodborne illnesses remain high despite government funding for food safety
Data from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency between 2008 and 2015 shows that the number of Canadians getting sick because of foodborne related illnesses, still remain high.
Flight prices sky-high in Canada: What you’re paying for
By Anna Desmarais and Nathan Bragg || Canada's flights are among the most expensive in the world. We looked into why.
Governments negotiate key palliative care improvements
By Christian Mittelstaedt and Olivia Bowden | As the provincial and federal governments renegotiate the Health Accord, palliative care professionals worry that a crucial chance to standardize the service will be missed.
Francophone group urges official bilingualism for Canada’s capital
By Amanda Vollmershausen and Nathan Caddell | While some insist Ottawa is already a bilingual city, not everyone is sold.
Nuclear needs: Watchdog warns of shoddy power plant inspections
By Patrick Butler and Alexandra Mazur | Most of Ontario's power comes from nuclear energy but the federal environment watchdog says power plant inspections aren't up to snuff.