Overworked and Unpaid

By Dan Taccone It is illegal for a position to be unpaid, in Ontario, unless it follows a strict set of guidelines as laid down in the Employment Standards Act. That’s important to note when examining the frustrating comments made by Stephen Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada,...

Changes to Act has Bad Impact

By Jennifer Siviero Alterations to citizenship rules directly affect international students’ residency Each year thousands of students from other countries come to Canada to participate in one of the best and most respected education systems in the world. However, recent...

Athletes Must Adhere to Standards: Staff

By Michael Robinson SA officials stress respecting the uniform after Ottawa Gee Gees assault allegations Never hurt the team. It’s the unwritten rule of varsity sports. But on the weekend of Feb. 1, 2014 somehow, this rule was broken. Very few people know the exact details of the...

Honouring lives of all soldiers lost

By Aidan Cullis Maurice Lavoie’s most distinct memory of the Korean War didn’t involve combat, scenes of death or loss. It was having to oversee the personal effects of dead soldiers. “I didn’t want to, but I had no choice,” said Lavoie. Lavoie, who attended Algonquin’s...

Engineered to fly high

By Alicia K. Gosselin Even a failure can mean success. For many of the third-year civil engineering students, this is something to keep in mind while planning the leadership portion of their final project. “I have the students lead an activity that is completely unrelated to...

Spotlight Shines on Mental Health

By Myriah Saulnier “I courted suicide twice in my career; once 10 years ago and once in 2008,” said Cst. Eli Edwards to a silent and captivated crowd of over 60 attendees at the Student for Heroes event in the Observatory, Nov. 14. The theme of keeping the stigma out of the...

Young mothers forced into seclusion

By Arielle Follett Hidden away in a corner of the Student Commons is a small, windowless room. At first glance, one would think it is a storage room but it’s not – it’s a room for young mothers to nurse their children. Young mothers have been fighting more recently for their...

Music Consoles Students

Music industry arts program introduces new recording equipment By Devin Orsini The music industry arts program sprang for a new Solid State Logic Duality Console that gives students a more authentic recording experience to prepare them for the work force. “It gives us an...

Fight Like Soldiers, Die Like Children

Ottawa native comes to Algonquin to share his experiences and inspirations for documentary. By Tyler Dubreuil   Imagine filming in a foreign location, in a region not known for peace, meeting warlords and former soldiers, risking your own neck to tell an important...

City council brings back college grad

By Malcolm Embree An Algonquin alumni has been re-elected to city council. Tim Tierney, a grad of the business administration program, won the re-election for the Beacon Hill-Cyrville ward with 86 per cent of the total vote. Tierney polled 7,162 votes, beating his nearest rival...
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