Entries by Daniel Dickin from 09/2013

Justin Trudeau's Liberal Brand Problems

| Posted 09.10.2013 | Canada Politics

One of the first orders of business for new political party leaders is the branding of their party. What will their party stand for? What will they do if elected? How will their policies help Canadian families? The Liberals and the media together have been closely watching Justin Trudeau since he became leader. They want to see what Trudeau's brand will be. So far, his biggest alignment has been with illegal activity. Not a great start.

The "shock" expressed following St Mary's rape chant

| Posted 09.22.2013 | Canada Politics

I was shocked when the Saint Mary University's now-infamous frosh chant was released and quickly went viral. That video can be seen here, and althoug...

Ontario's Universities and Student Unions Flunk Freedom of Speech Test

| Posted 09.30.2013 | Canada Politics

The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedom's 2013 Campus Freedom Index highlights a disturbing trend that has been observed for many years: Canada's universities and student unions are abysmally poor at promoting free speech and expression on campus. Carleton University earned an 'F' for denying equal access to resources and facilities to campus clubs that have a controversial political philosophy: In 2010 they had four students from the pro-life campus club Carleton Lifeline arrested for trespassing when they set up a graphic display in a public place.