Editorial articles

‘World Earth Hour’ exemplifies passive activism

ETC Staff The World Wildlife Foundation is holding its annual “Earth Hour” this Saturday. In its 10th year, Earth Hour is meant to raise awareness for the amount of power unnecessarily used every day and steps that could be taken to lower the carbon impact. When first introduced, people nodded accordingly. Many pointed to board

Black History Month needs to broaden

By ETC Staff This February, institutions, communities, and nations are celebrating Black History Month. Performances, exhibits and lessons are offered in support of black heritage. However, how broad an understanding of African-heritage culture and contribution is gained from these commemorations? It’s tough to say. According to the American National Biography, Black History Month, originally Negro

Kathleen Wynne’s politics of desperation stinks

By ETC staff When Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne decided to reign over municipal politics last week, there was an acrid stench of desperation. Wynne was in hot water again after she flip-flopped with her abrupt cancellation of Toronto Mayor John Tory’s Gardiner and DVP road tolls, much to the dismay of Tory and many of

Is O’Leary Canada’s very own Trump?

The new President of the United States of America is causing an uproar in his country. Will Canada be subjected to similar tensions in its political world? Canadian businessman and reality TV star Kevin O’Leary wants to shift to a similar tone of political discussion within our great northern borders. He introduced himself to the

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