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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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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One Small Lawsuit, One Great Leap Towards Institutional Integrity

One Small Lawsuit, One Great Leap Towards Institutional Integrity

Aly Raisman has sued the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics over her alleged sexual abuse by Larry Nassar, former USA gymnastics doctor. The lawsuit also names Nassar as a co-defendant. Larry Nassar, the once doctor for USA Gymnastics, is now a convicted child molester who has been sentenced [...]

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The Stigma Battle: #BellLetsTalk

The Stigma Battle: #BellLetsTalk

There’s no shame in talking about mental health, and the yearly #BellLetsTalk Day is making sure people know it. It’s safe to say that ‘Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me’ is an outdated saying. Life is full of ups and downs and 1 in 5 people [...]

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Judge Aquilina: A New Perspective on Sympathy

Judge Aquilina: A New Perspective on Sympathy

Former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar has been sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for sexually assaulting young girls and gymnasts, including Olympians. The once-doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, admitted to abusing his position as a trusted medical professional in order [...]

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PC Leader Patrick Brown Denies Participating in Sexual Misconduct

PC Leader Patrick Brown Denies Participating in Sexual Misconduct

Patrick Brown has resigned as Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader in response to two allegations of sexual misconduct. The decision to step down has come just in time for the 2018 federal election on June 9th of this year. In response to these allegations, Brown has released a statement declaring [...]

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Everything you need to know about Trump’s ban on transgender troops

Everything you need to know about Trump’s ban on transgender troops

Back on July 26 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump first announced his plans of reinstating a ban on transgender individuals from serving in the armed forces. In a series of tweets, Trump revealed his rationale behind the ban on twitter. “After consultation with my Generals and military [...]

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The US to slash UN funding by more than a quarter of a million dollars

The US to slash UN funding by more than a quarter of a million dollars

The Trump administration is preparing executive orders that will reduce the US’s role in the United Nations in 2018. US Ambassador Nikki R. Haley, Permanent Representative to the UN, has officially announced the quarter of a million-dollar cut to the UN’s annual budget. The negotiated [...]

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The confusion surrounding marijuana dispensaries—legal or illegal?

The confusion surrounding marijuana dispensaries—legal or illegal?

Is that newly opened ‘medical’ marijuana shop down the street legitimate? The answer is a legal grey area depending on who you ask, and when you ask it by. These dispensaries look like any other shop, and even have a receptionist at the front desk ready to convince you that their marijuana [...]

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