Posts by Canada

The Ticker

By Benjamin Blum • January 10, 2014


Winter Universiade: Canada takes gold in men’s hockey
This year was the AUS’s turn to send its all-stars to represent Canada at the Winter Universiade in …

Silencing science

By Sima Sahar Zerehi • November 22, 2013


Thomas Duck, an atmospheric scientist at Dalhousie , wants people to start talking about science. It’s important, because research funding is facing drastic cutbacks …

Future of Canadian libraries and archives discussed

By Sabina Wex • November 15, 2013


Masters of Library Information Science (MLIS) student Alison Froese-Stoddard believes stories can keep community archives alive. She and others discussed related issues at the …

The nationality of authorship

By Jackson Haime • November 1, 2013

New Zealand writer Catton, winner of the Man Booker Prize 2013, poses for photographs at the Guildhall in central London

Canada creates a lot of amazing people. If this were my argument, it would be fairly one sided. You would read the article, laugh …

Vital curriculum

By Lauren Salim • October 18, 2013


In a time where some seem to picture native peoples and their cultures as a thing of the past, outdated and only to be …

Little victory, big problem

By Jacob Sandler • October 17, 2013


With hours at the Killam Memorial Library reinstated after being reduced earlier this semester, students have a right to celebrate. This action is due …

Status update

By Josh Fraser • October 4, 2013

When we compose words, pictures and symbols to convey our thoughts, we are engaging in authorship (photo by Mel Hattie)

When we compose words, pictures and symbols to convey our thoughts, we are engaging in authorship (photo by Mel Hattie)

Last week, a dating site …

Mi’kmaq History Month events begin

By Meagan Wiederman • October 4, 2013

October 1—Treaty Day—marks the beginning of Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia. A month dedicated to Mi’kmaq origins and awareness, dozens of events are …

Q&A with Elizabeth May

By Kristie Smith • September 26, 2013

Q&A with Elizabeth May

Elizabeth May, leader of the federal Green party and lifetime environmental activist, was on campus earlier this month. She was a panelist at ‘The …

Get on the job train

By Samantha Elmsley • September 13, 2013

Doesn’t this place look magical? (Photo by Samantha Elmsley)

I threw caution to the wind this summer. I let my lifeguarding qualifications, last bastion of financial security, expire in June. I did not …