Protesters march on Hurontario Street in Brampton Ont.

By Vicky Qiao –– On Wednesday afternoon, hundreds took the street of Brampton Ont at the March for Justice. Organized by students and parents, the rally and march protest against anti-Black racism in Peel schools. Organizers are demanding a change in leadership within the Peel District School Board.Continue Reading

Screenshot of Trudeau's daily briefing. The text says "Breaking News: Government to give fiscal update July 8. PM: Will give a picture of where our economy is right now."

The federal government will update Canadians next month on how COVID-19 has affected the economy, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday.  “As we begin to safely and gradually restart, I know people are wondering what this pandemic will mean for their jobs in the long run and what the impactContinue Reading

over 5,959 have signed the petition to make anti-oppression workshop mandatory

By Vicky Qiao— The Black Student Association (BSA) at Western is calling for anti-racism workshops and training sessions that educate students and staff.  The call is a response to a petition for a mandatory anti-racism course that circulated last week.  The BSA said having a required course would not solveContinue Reading

Trudeau addressing Canadians

By Vicky Qiao— Ottawa is extending the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) by eight weeks, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday. Although many Canadians are returning to work, the government is aware that support is still needed for those unable to get jobs, he said. Canadians will now be ableContinue Reading

Lower level of the Westboro Station, one bus is departing; there is no one waiting for a bus

By Mira Williamson— Masks are now mandatory for all public transit riders in Ottawa. The nation’s capital became the first city in Canada to require masks as part of health and safety measures implemented by OC Transpo, which is its public transit agency. The measures — all put in placeContinue Reading

Woman looking at CERB application online after Trudeau has announced extension

By: Adriana Vicic — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday that his government would be extending the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). Trudeau didn’t provide any information about how the extension of CERB will work or who would be eligible, but he promised to have further details later in theContinue Reading

Vicky Qiao Hundreds marched peacefully along Toronto’s Bloor Street Saturday to protest anti-Black racism and police brutality. Organized by RememberThe400, the rally was called “This Is How We Shall Overcome.”  The march started off at Christie Pits Park and ended in Queens Park, in front of the Legislative Assembly ofContinue Reading