Art mirrors Russia

Russia has always fascinated us in North America. Art by Neha SekhonRussia, the famous red machine. The Soviet Empire, The Cold War, The Berlin Wall.  Shady politics, strict nationalism, censored media. ...

Board of Directors Unacclaimed

Josh Adesina & Melissa Weaver Ryley Fletcher My name is Ryley Fletcher and I am in second year Concurrent Education at Laurier’s Brantford campus. I am currently seeking election for the Wilfrid Laurier...

Scotland made the right decision

The tension between Scotland and the United Kingdom has become unbearable. If you are someone with a British decent then I am sure you have heard about the situation concerning Scotland’s desire to separate i...

Meet Brantford’s mayoral candidates

On September 12, the window of opportunity closed for community members wishing to vie for a contending position in the race for Mayor of Brantford.Of the seven official candidates to be listed on the Bra...

Thomas Mulcair visits Brantford

Thomas Mulcair, official leader of the NDP, speaks to Brantford locals at the Sanderson Centre. By Aldo Zhang.On Tuesday evening, leader of the NDP, the official opposition, Thomas Mulcair, addressed a hal...
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B is for Brantford

After years of work, the City of Brantford has a new city logo.But after just one week, complaints and debates over the new logo throughout the Brantford community has forced the mayor to agree that the log...

Eleven dollars: The new standard

The new minimum wage is $11. Christina Manocchio.Ontario’s minimum wage is set to increase at the beginning of this summer from its current $10.25.As of June 2014, Ontario will see their current mini...
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Finance Minister to visit Brant

Finance Minister Charles Sousa will be discussing Ontario’s pension plan this Monday in Brantford.Sousa will be meeting up with the Brantford, Hamilton and Halton Hills chapters of the Canadian Associatio...

WLUSP campaign platforms

President Dani Saad In the past year, I have built relationships with people I work with at The Cord and in other departments. As an editor, I have learned how hard volunteers work to produce quality work and...
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Ford Cracks

November 13th 2013 – Mayor Rob Ford admitted to buying illegal drugs while he was in the position of mayor. The Toronto City Council then voted 37-5, asking Rob Ford to step down as mayor and deal with his p...
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Rob Ford has had enough… and gets enough

November 15th, 2013 – TORONTO, ON: Toronto’s Mayor, Rob not only used graphic language but finally cracked and admitted to being “pushed over the line,” while apologizing for his comments towards releas...

Ford repents … Kind of.

Mayor Rob Ford blows a kiss to reporters watching him lead a tour of Toronto City Hall staff member's children on ‘Take Your Kids to Work Day’ on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. Courtesy of Tyler Anderson/Nationa...
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Goodbye, Jack

Canada continues to mourn as one of its greatest political leaders has left us forever.After a lengthy battle with cancer, beloved New Democrat Party leader Jack Layton has passed away. Layton died on August...
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Famine supplies believed stolen from UN

Since July a severe drought has been affecting East Africa, and Somalia, in particular. As a result of the drought several countries and more than 12 million people are facing severe food shortages. Conditions...