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The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: A time to reflect

Sept. 30 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada — a federal holiday created by the Canadian government in June...

Federal election sees more women candidates than ever

This year’s federal election has more female candidates running than ever before. According to Equal Voice, an organization pushing for more female representation in...

A student’s guide to the federal election

Canada is holding a Federal Election on Sept. 20. Regardless of your political perspective, this is a chance to express your opinion in a...

A conversation with Vivek Goel, UW’s new president

As of July 1, the University of Waterloo welcomed a new president. Vivek Goel is an accomplished physician, researcher and academic administrator, whose work...

Canada’s first autonomous bus rolls out

As early as this fall, students at the University of Waterloo will be able to ride the WATonoBus — the first driverless shuttle bus...

COVID-19 and the rise of Slacktivism

With the onset of increased remote learning and working from home, the notion of protests and rallies has shifted from the streets to the...

Canada: the official bilingual country with a near-monolingual population

Canada is a bilingual country with English and French being its two officially spoken languages.  Yet, according to the official Canada website, as of 2016,...

Glow Virtual Pride: Celebrate Pride 2021 with the UW community

This June, the Glow Centre for Sexual and Gender Diversity is hosting a Virtual Pride filled with a selection of exciting community festivities throughout...

A reflection on Asian Heritage Month

On May 25, the University of Waterloo’s President’s Anti-Racism Taskforce (PART) held a virtual event called the “Explorations of Asian Identity, Perceptions and Belonging.”  The...

U SPORTS announces initiatives in fight against systemic racism

U SPORTS, the national governing body of university sport in Canada, recently issued a Statement of Actions following the conclusion of Black History Month.    “The...