Stabbing at UofC house party leaves 5 dead

Graphic by Adele Palmquist

A tragic stabbing in Calgary earlier this week left many heartbroken, confused, shocked and in disbelief. Matt de Grood, a 23-year-old graduate from the University of Calgary, has been accused of committing one of the worst mass killings to ever…

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ON government targets transparency in new bill

Ontario is looking at becoming more transparent with its citizens. Premier Kathleen Wynne has introduced a comprehensive bill which aims to strengthen political accountability, enhance oversight and increase transparency across government and the broader public sector. This bill comes as…

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U of Ottawa students combat rape culture amid controversies

Students at the University of Ottawa are speaking openly about issues of gender-based violence and rape culture both on and off campus. The concerns spurred from a recent incident involving the sexual harassment of U of O’s student union president…

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Mobile apps face tough, challenging market

86 per cent of time on smartphones is spent using apps, which may have entrepreneurs thinking that the industry is still booming. However, according to professionals, mobile apps and game development isn’t as lucrative as one might assume. In fact,…

Apps like Flappy Bird, Angry Bird and Candy Crush are considered rare occurrences in the world of apps. (Graphic by Lena Yang)

Distracted driving sees increased fines in Ontario

Ontario motorists who are caught using a cellphone or other prohibited device while driving will soon face fines of up to $280. Chief Justice Annemarie Bonkalo of Ontario Court of Justice has approved an increase in distracted driving fines from…

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Students miss out on untapped tax benefits

As soon as the snow melts a new storm of receipts and forms is upon us—tax season is quickly approaching. The deadline for Canadians to file personal income tax is Apr. 30 and many students miss out on the opportunity…

Graphic by Jessica Mitra