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Breaking down Canadian politics

Conservative Party Chloe Arbutina, president of the Laurier Campus Conservatives, discussed the current Conservative government’s policies and initiatives. The Campus Conservatives are working to build a broader membership base and spread awareness on politics and current events. Minority government Despite their role as the governing party, the Conservatives do not have full power due to the constrictions of a minority […]

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Education grants modified

On May 1, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities John Milloy announced changes to both the Distance and the Textbook and Technology Grant available to Ontario post-secondary students. The new requirements only permit students who qualify and receive the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) to receive the grants. This decision was made in light of the provincial budget released in […]

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Election prospects

A loss to Stéphane Dion in December 2006 may have set back Michael Ignatieff’s political career temporarily, but he is quickly trying to extend the Liberal party’s power. After securing the leadership of the federal Liberal party on May 2 by a 97 percent vote on behalf of the delegates, Ignatieff has become the leader of Canada’s official opposition. During […]

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