Daily Archives: November 7, 2019

Has Canada become the new Amsterdam?

By Aaren Abigail, November 7 2019— In spite of what many think, and what some politicians would have you believe, the legalization of cannabis in itself was not to discourage drug use by making it more accessible to Canadians. Neither was it to reduce the amount of organized crime in Canada. It was a promise…

Calgary Transit system is affected by weather

By Anand Unnithan, November 7 2019 — Have you experienced any delays when taking Calgary Transit during snowy days and wondered wondered why?  It could be because Calgary Transit vehicles are not equipped with winter tires for winter road conditions. There are no plans to implement winter tires either, as they are not effective and…

All of them means all of them

By Adam Idriss, November 7 2019— Found along the coast of the Mediterranean, Lebanon sits between Syria and Palestine, only 11,000 square kilometres. Despite its size, Lebanon is a country rich in culture and is a symbol for multiculturalism — diversity of identity within the Arab world. The Lebanese people are among the most inviting,…

Celebrating Indigenous languages at UCalgary

By Sarah Chung, November 7 2019 — On Nov. 2, 2019, the University of Calgary School of Languages, Linguistics, Literature and Cultures, alongside local Indigenous groups and other university partners, hosted a celebration of reclaiming Indigenous languages in Alberta.  The event, which took place from 1–5 p.m., began with welcoming remarks and territorial acknowledgment followed by…

Letter to the Editor: Student Wellness Services

Re: U of C needs to make student needs a priority Students for Direct Action is a group that is very passionate about mental health supports for students. Their letter of Oct. 30 — “U of C needs to make student needs a priority” — asks for administrative support for student mental health. Since this letter,…

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