Category Archives: Politics

IGNITE Elections see modest growth in voter turnout IGNITE, News, Politics

By: Elliott Williams Despite weeks of campaigning and exposure, the Humber IGNITE elections was marred with a low voter turnout. Only 7,059 of Humber students voted in the election, that is 23.46 per cent of the eligible full time students. “We have to focus on reaching out [to] students,” IGNITE’s newly elected President, Maja Jocson, told

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Trumps revised travel ban blocked by two judges International, News, Politics

By: Corey Martinez Two judges have blocked U.S. President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban on six Muslim countries. The revised ban was set to go into effect on Thursday, but was halted for a second time because the court ruled that it still discriminates against Muslims. The rulings came in succession, with U.S. District Judge

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Premier Kathleen Wynne to drop hydro rates 17% Business, News, Politics, Uncategorized

Ontario’s will be seeing relief from high hydro bills following a decade of steadily increasing rates and the Liberals’ steady decline in approval ratings.

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced a new plan Thursday morning that will reduce hydro rates by about 17% on the average bill.

That’s on top of the 8% reduction announced at the beginning of the year, making rates drop by a total of 25% on average.

Wynne said the rate relief strategy—which will kick in this summer—is built to last.