Mixed bag for McGill at annual Redbird Classic

Martlets This past weekend at the annual Redbird Classic, the reigning CIS Rookie-of-the-Year, Miriam Sylla, showed why she has the talent to lead the McGill Martlets to another RSEQ title and a deep post-season run at the CIS National Championships. She led the team in scoring and rebounding over the[Read More…]

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Championship Recap

RSEQ Championship — Track & Field For the third time this season, McGill hosted the wealth of track teams from across Quebec in the RSEQ provincial championships. Battling hard throughout the weekend, the Martlets claimed their first conference title in the last six years—thanks in large part to an incredible[Read More…]

Why Idle No More is good for Canada

It is easy for some to give in to a knee-jerk response to the Idle No More movement and regard it as a petty squabble over access to federal funds, or to look at Chief Theresa Spence’s four-week ‘hunger strike’ of water and fish broth, and see no hunger strike[Read More…]

What happened last week in Canada?

Conservatives introduce controversial omnibus Bill C-45 Last Thursday, the Canadian government introduced another massive budget bill, Bill C-45. Critics, including the New Democratic Party (NDP), have denounced the bill as “covering way too much ground.” C-45 proposes significant changes to Member of Parliaments’ pension plans, the Navigable Waters Protection Act,[Read More…]

What happened last week in Canada?

XL Beef Recall Largest in Canadian history Canadian officials have come under scrutiny over their handling of the largest recall of beef in Canadian history when Albertan beef packer XL Foods continued running its plant for two weeks after the U.S. determined that its meat was unfit to cross the American[Read More…]

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