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April 12, 2019

On March 8 of every year, women are celebrated all over the world. It is a day to not only celebrate women and their achievements in history but, to acknowledge many of the issues that women around the globe still face. Issues range from education, reproductive health, violence, and equality. Women have fought to secure rights that we once did not have before.

However, in Canada, we have a lot of w...

June 30, 2018

Social media giant Facebook is known as an American-based social networking platform that connects users internationally. As a multi-billion dollar company, Facebook has recently become infamous for its privacy breaches with Cambridge Analytica, where Facebook sold user data to the company--a major issue that brought the attention of people all over the world. With its now-damaged reputation, Face...

It was on night of November 8th, 1946, that Viola Desmond’s bold act of defiance made her into the civil-rights icon that she is today. Her little-known story can be compared to that of Rosa Park’s. However, the recognition for her actions is growing as she becomes the first Canadian woman to be featured on a regularly circulating part our country’s currency.

Viola was born and raised in Halifax, N...

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