Life as an “essential worker” in the time of COVID-19
While many people across Canada are staying home, and the government institutes new measures to keep people safe, some employees still have to go to work. The government has indicated that members of essential services must stay and continue their work. These essential services include the LCBO, grocery store... Read more
Ontario government shuts down “non-essential services”
Ontario Premier Doug Ford held a press conference on Tuesday, to give an update on measures the provincial government is taking to prevent the COVID-19 outbreak.  Ford announced that “non-essential” services would be shut down by midnight Tuesday. The government released a list that determines what is considered an... Read more
Public school teachers speaking out after Minister of Education calls on teachers unions
“They haven’t made any concessions.” BY: IRELYNE LAVERY AND SARAH TAHER Bonita Turner, 58, has been teaching for 27 years. She sat on the executive of ETFO (Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario) in York Region for six years and has been a steward for 14. Turner currently teaches in... Read more
Inside a Trump rally: Talking to the president’s supporters
Last Monday, Feb. 10, President Donald Trump filled the SNHU Arena in Manchester, NH with his supporters. Some people camped outside the 12,000-seat venue for hours and, in some cases, days, so they could get into the building where they filled almost every seat to see Trump in person. ... Read more
First Nations protests shut down major railways
By Jacob Brooks and Mariana Belham  UPDATE: Feb. 13 2020. VIA Rail has cancelled all service nation wide due to an advisory from CN, their infrastructure provider. Pro-Wet’suwet’en protestors, comprised of Indigenous rights activists and members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory,  are continuing to block CN and Via Rail... Read more
Despite Democrat attacks, New Hampshire Republicans still support Trump
President Donald Trump held a rally Monday night in Manchester, NH and got a massive response from his supporters as people lined up for days outside the SNHU Arena to get a prime location and to have the chance to show their passion for Trump by cheering and chanting... Read more
Bernie event at union hall highlights employee standoff with state
Voters attending a Sen. Bernie Sanders rally Saturday at SIU/SEIU Local 1984 union hall in Concord, NH walked past a large sign reading “Fair Contract Now, Gov Sununu.” Media and others from outside of the state may not know that it responds to an almost year-long battle between state... Read more
As she rises in the polls, Klobuchar has bigger crowds, more attention, and higher hopes
Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar held a Get Out The Vote rally at Southern New Hampshire University Sunday. The senator from Minnesota, who is rising rapidly in the latest polls in this state, packed the venue with supporters and undecided voters.  The midday event drew in a crowd so large,... Read more
Ace Watkins: Gamer for President
Somewhere in between the Presidential campaigns of major candidates like Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Joe Biden is a candidate that approaches the political world in an unorthodox fashion. Ace Watkins is a Presidential candidate whose platform focuses on video games and how we can use them to our... Read more
Why did Bernie choose a small union hall for a campaign event? Because it fits him so well.
Sen. Bernie Sanders held a campaign rally Saturday at the cozy SEA/SEIU Local 1984 Hall in Concord, NH, which left some people wondering as they left: Why did he choose this place? The venue was small and left very little in the form of free space. The room looked... Read more