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Saskatchewan MP condemns U of R students’ boycott against Israel: URSU AGM passed motion to initiate boycott, divestment and sanction campaign last month

What started as a motion passed by students at the University of Regina Students’ Union annual general meeting last month has become a contentious issue both on campus and off, following recent comments in the House of Commons from one of Saskatchewan’s members of Parliament. During this year’s AGM, U of R student John Keitel took

Capitalism cannot “fix” First Nations’ relationship with Canadian government

While there has long been a “moral imperative” argument to renew indigenous-Canada relations, the idea that there is an economic imperative to “fix” this relationship is a relatively new one, emerging after a series of Canadian court cases in the 1990s obligated government and industry to consult indigenous communities before extracting resources from their territories.

Canadians are the truly guilty party in politics

Could it be that the recent surge in public interest marks a genuine societal shift toward an altogether more politically active and engaged form of citizenship? Unfortunately, no. Having flexed their sagging muscles of accountability, the less than two in three eligible Canadian voters who bother to turn up are then free to return to the

New U of S survey lab to gauge political attitudes in the province

The day after the Nov. 7 election was a day of rest for many people, but for a University of Saskatchewan research team, the work was just beginning. That day, the first calls went out from the newly established Social Responsibility Research Laboratory to ask over a thousand Saskatchewan residents why they had voted the

Whither the third parties? Greens and Liberals fail to capture any seats

Both the Green Party of Saskatchewan the Saskatchewan Liberal Party failed to capture a seat on Nov. 7. This election seemed to mark the death throes of the once-mighty provincial Liberals. Six of the first nine premiers of Saskatchewan were Liberals but the party has been in long-term decline since the 1970s and only ran

Wall and Sask. Party garner biggest election win in province’s history

In an election that delivered precisely what was expected, the Saskatchewan Party handily won a second majority on Nov. 7. The Sask. Party picked up 64 per cent of the popular vote across the province, breaking the previous record for a single party’s share of the vote. That record was set in the 1912 election, when

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