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Fanshawe part of federal pre-budget consultations
Stakeholders from across London met at Fanshawe College with members of the federal government to discuss Budget 2020. Read more

Fanshawe professor reflects on 2019 federal election
The 2019 federal election saw the Liberal Party of Canada form a minority government on Oct. 21. Read more

Get out and vote in your school's riding
So, you are a student in an area that you haven't lived in before and an election is rolling around. You're wondering what you should do. Read more

Impact of deepfakes on federal election
With the federal election campaign in full swing, voters need to watch out for false information. Read more

City of London provides federal election resources
The City of London is preparing Londoners for the upcoming federal election (Oct. 21) with a suite of online resources. Read more

Get ready, get set, elect: The federal election, broken down
The 2019 federal election campaign officially began on Sept. 11, giving candidates just over five weeks to win over Canadians before the Oct. 21 election date. Read more

Fanshawe looks ahead to October federal election
Oct. 21 will see Canada head to the polls for what could shape up to be a very transformative federal election. Read more

What all students should know about Ford's mandate for free speech policies
On Aug. 30, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced his mandate for all post-secondary institutions in the province to design, implement and enforce campus-wide free speech policies by Jan. 1, 2019. Read more

Voting: Figuring out an ideal age to make a democratic decision and sticking with it
A typical argument in favour of reform points to one of the many other freedoms currently afforded to 16 year-olds. The most common: 'they can drive, why can't they vote?' Read more

Government to create Canada's first youth policy
Canada's federal government is seeking insight from its youthful population in order to generate a more dynamic policy perspective. Read more

What Does Kerra Say?: Governor General appointment
I know there has been a lot going on in the news lately that has been truly horrific, from the devastation caused by hurricanes in Puerto Rico, Texas and more to athletes from major sports leagues taking a knee in protest to the horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas to the terrorist attack in Edmonton. Read more

What Does Kerra Seay?: Canada Day 2018 will be lit
As you likely have already heard, the Liberal government led by Trudeau have plans to announce legislation that would legalize recreational marijuana for those over 18 by July 1, 2018 according to Global News. Read more

Minister of Health addresses positive benefits of the 2017 budget at Fanshawe
The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health paid a visit to Fanshawe on March 27, to discuss the ways in which the 2017 budget will help Canadians be able to attend school and have the necessary skills needed to find a good job in the middle class section. Read more

Lynn Beyak defended "well-intentioned" residential school system
Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak caused a stir in Senate when she tried to point out positives of the residential schools. Some were shocked by her comments about the indigenous children in government-funded, church-operated schools who endured widespread sexual and physical abuse. Read more

What Does Kerra Seay?: Can't repeat the past?
Everyone knows bad things come in sets of three. First we had Brexit. Then we had Trump. Does that mean O'Leary is next? Read more

Trudeau breaks promise of electoral reform
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau cancelled his plans of introducing an electoral reform system to the Canadian political landscape, something that was a main campaign promise from the liberals in the October 2015 federal election. Read more

Kevin O'Leary in the race for Conservative leadership
Businessman and reality TV star Kevin O'Leary made a late bid for leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada in mid-January. Read more

Trudeau still has work ahead of him
As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continues his town hall talks, his liberal cabinet retreat in tow and with a new American president now in the office, Canadians are continuing to see how Trudeau is able to handle everything that's been coming his way. Read more

What Does Kerra Seay?: Make Canada Great Again?
On Friday the 13th around 2,500 Londoners lined up for the opportunity to attend a town hall meeting featuring Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Of those people, 1,500 got in and 1,000 did not. I was one of those 1,000 left out in the cold. Read more

Trudeau draws large crowd in London
In an attempt to have an intimate conversation with Londoners, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brought his town hall tour to Western University on Jan. 13. Read more

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NDP MP pushing for free birth control for Canadians
After successfully campaigning for the removal of a federal tax from feminine hygiene products, Irene Mathyssen, London-Fanshawe MP, is lobbying to make birth control free in Canada. Read more

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