RCMP reports over 1,000 missing Aboriginal women

RCMP (Contributed photo)

This year, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police released a report stating that since the 1980s up until 2012 there have been a total of 1,181 cases of missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada. According to the report, 225 of…

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Social media revenue down, membership up

In the past few weeks, many of Silicon Valley’s major social networking companies have released earnings reports. In this round of report releases, many social networking giants have posted results that are more adverse than one might expect in an…

Graphic by Joshua Awolade

Liberal budget rejected by New Democrats

On May 2, Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said she would not be supporting the minority Liberal budget that was to be implemented, resulting in an election in June. The budget supported by the Liberals is a 10-year economic plan…

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Stabbing at UofC house party leaves 5 dead

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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Amnesty International critical of pipeline impacts

Amnesty International Canada has expressed growing concern for the protection of Indigenous peoples’ rights, as plans for the Northern Gateway Pipeline draw closer to being finalized. The proposed pipeline intends to transport a daily average of more than a half-million…

Graphic by Lena Yang

Groups seek research on pesticides

Major environmental groups are calling on the federal government to take action on declining bee populations. A conditional agreement with pesticide producers that called for studies to determine if pesticides were chronically harming bees has not been nationally enforced. The…

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