Posts by Canada

The Ticker

By Benjamin Blum, Sports Editor • January 10, 2014


Week ending Jan 4, 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 …

Silencing science

By Sima Sahar Zerehi, News Contributor • November 22, 2013


Dal prof speaks on Get Science Right panel
Thomas Duck, an atmospheric scientist at Dalhousie , wants people to start talking about science. It’s important, …

Future of Canadian libraries and archives discussed

By Sabina Wex, Assistant News Editor • November 15, 2013


Royal Society of Canada hosts talk to learn from Halifax community
Masters of Library Information Science (MLIS) student Alison Froese-Stoddard believes stories can keep community …

The nationality of authorship

By Jackson Haime, Opinions Contributor • November 1, 2013

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

Can we really claim Eleanor Catton as our own?
Canada creates a lot of amazing people. If this were my argument, it would be fairly …

Vital curriculum

By Lauren Salim, Opinions Contributor • October 18, 2013


Proposed minor in Aboriginal Studies a positive for Dal
In a time where some seem to picture native peoples and their cultures as a thing …

Little victory, big problem

By Jacob Sandler, Opinions Contributor • October 17, 2013


Budget cuts damaging Dal’s priorities
With hours at the Killam Memorial Library reinstated after being reduced earlier this semester, students have a right to celebrate. …

Status update

By Josh Fraser, Opinions Contributor • October 4, 2013

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

Feeling vulnerable

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

Last week, a …

Mi’kmaq History Month events begin

By Meagan Wiederman, Arts Contributor • October 4, 2013

20th anniversary includes concerts, memorials and art shows
October 1—Treaty Day—marks the beginning of Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia. A month dedicated to …

Q&A with Elizabeth May

By Kristie Smith, News Editor • September 26, 2013

Q&A with Elizabeth May

The Dal law school graduate sits down with her alma mater’s student paper
Elizabeth May, leader of the federal Green party and lifetime environmental activist, …

Get on the job train

By Samantha Elmsley, Opinions Editor • September 13, 2013

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

It will take you to the Yukon
I threw caution to the wind this summer. I let my lifeguarding qualifications, last bastion of financial security, …