Essential Workers for Essential Pay

Brampton – William Osler clerical staff rallied together along with members of Teamsters union outside Brampton Civic Hospital to fight for equal wages.Vehicles drove by from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. honking ...

Should AEDs be installed in every school?

Automated external defibrillators (AED) are becoming more and more popular in schools and institutions.Thames Valley District School Board in London, Ont. is Southwestern Ontario’s largest school board, w...

Land Body Defense

The Native Youth Sexual Health Network (NYSHN) and the Women’s Earth Alliance (WEA) have started an initiative to record how the sexual and reproductive health of Indigenous women is impacted by industrializa...

Brantford unifies for diversity

The Muslim Student Association (MSA), the local Brantford Mosque and Laurier all joined together for a vigil in honour of the victims of the shooting in Quebec City on Feb. 1, 2017.Six individuals were kill...

Brantford’s looming expansion

On Jan. 1, 2017, Brantford expanded its boundaries to include more industrial land. The city’s growth has been in mind for some time.“The City of Brantford is one of eight cities located outside of the Gr...

Are viral fear tactics just media hype?

When you think of getting a virus it instills fear, this is largely due to how the media portrays them.Dr. Penelope Ironstone, associate professor of Communications Studies at Laurier, has started looking i...

Meet Eddie, the PTSD support dog

Eddie is read for duty. Taylor Burt /The SputnikBrantford police has a new trauma dog to work with the staff of the police department and people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).“...

Clowns are now creeping around towns

‘Creepy’ clown sightings have been making headlines in the U.S. and Canada, but some people would suggest that they are not as ‘creepy’ as everyone thinks.Benjamin Radford, a member of the American ...