Caitlin-Robyn Densmore

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Caitlin-Robyn is a third year combined honors Political Science and Law undergraduate student at Carleton University. She is actively involved with non-profit organizations ranging from restorative justice to grant writing. When she is not practicing her studies, you can find her jogging along the Rideau canal, relaxing with a glass of wine, or nose deep in a burrito bowl at Chipotle.

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ByWard Market gets a furry visitor

ByWard Market gets a furry visitor

Located in the heart of downtown Ottawa, ByWard Market is known for its unique shops, striving market place, divine cuisine as well as its exciting nightlife. However, last week this place-to-be was not only visited by tourists and the people of Ottawa. At around 3am on Thursday night, a 911 call [...]

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The backfire from Doug Ford’s new sex-ed curriculum

The backfire from Doug Ford’s new sex-ed curriculum

Premier Doug Ford has gone forward with a change in the sex-ed curriculum, as promised in his election platform following this year’s provincial election. These changes have caused a lot of backfire for the Progressive Conservatives attempting to bring back old curriculums. Although high [...]

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The EpiPen Shortage going from a scare to a serious concern amongst Canadians

The EpiPen Shortage going from a scare to a serious concern amongst Canadians

The EpiPen is a well-known medical device used to inject a dose of epinephrine into an anaphylactic patient suffering from a severe allergic reaction. Such a significant medical instrument can often be found in workplaces, schools, etc. This year, however, wholesalers and distributors have noticed [...]

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Russia is not a fan of Canada’s legalization of cannabis

Russia is not a fan of Canada’s legalization of cannabis

The legalization of cannabis has a new deadline. As of October 17th of this year, Canada will be quite different. In a statement released last month, a Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the International Organizations in Vienna, Ambassador Mikhail Ulyanov, has stated Russia’s [...]

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What you need to know about Quebec’s face-covering ban

What you need to know about Quebec’s face-covering ban

Photo credit: Michael Swan/Flickr Quebec’s not-so-newly passed law known as Bill 62 has banned face coverings for public workers and anyone receiving public services. Proposed by Premier Philippe Couillard’s liberal government and passed in October of 2017, the ban is officially [...]

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Trudeau standing strong as he hits back at Trump for “Totally unacceptable tariffs” and his unnecessary commentary

Trudeau standing strong as he hits back at Trump for “Totally unacceptable tariffs” and his unnecessary commentary

Canada is standing strong against U.S. President Trump’s attack on Canadian PM Trudeau’s leadership skills and tariffs. NDP party member Tracey Ramsey emphasised the united front that is being put up by all parties in Canadian Parliament. Today I introduced a Motion in the House of [...]

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Why Is Kathleen Wynne Unpopular?

Why Is Kathleen Wynne Unpopular?

Photo credit: Creative Commons, sourced from Jason Hargrove/Flickr Becoming the leader of a political party is a one way ticket to absolute scrutiny—as the face of a political group, the leader takes all the heat. The former leader of the Ontario Liberal Party had become so unpopular among [...]

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Alberta United Conservatives resume walk out from Chamber to protest abortion clinic bill

Alberta United Conservatives resume walk out from Chamber to protest abortion clinic bill

Photo credit: Aleteia Image Partners Accused of misogyny and cowardice, Alberta’s United Conservatives remained silent over the government’s proposed bill to ban anti-abortion protesting within 50 meters of clinics. Bill 9 is also known as the “Protecting Choice for Women Accessing [...]

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Everything you need to know about Trump’s new tariffs

Everything you need to know about Trump’s new tariffs

Last month, U.S. President Donald Trump publicly announced his intention to impose substantial taxes on imported steel and aluminium. Trump announced that he would add a 25% tariff on steel imports and another 10% on aluminum imports, which was all brought forward during a White House meeting with [...]

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Apple really is slowing things down

Apple really is slowing things down

Have you ever noticed your iPhone is all of the sudden acting up, or being slow? Conveniently around the time that Apple has released a newer model? It’s not a coincidence—it’s Apple’s strategy, and it’s now gotten them into some trouble. iPhone owners aren’t very [...]

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