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Modern Goddess Worship: It’s Nothing to Fear

One of the most significant religious trends of the past century has been the return to Goddess based Earth-centred religions. Many are based on ancient European societies that we are only beginning to understand, while others draw from Native American and South American Indian shamanism. New initiates, however, often do not have indigenous American roots,… Read more »

Airline Marshals

West Jet Airlines officials are still unsure if the federal government will provide air marshals to police their flights, despite the fact that they have been informed of a travelers security surcharge of $12 that comes into effect April 1st. Transport Canada has already assigned air marshals to Air Canada flights while other airlines have… Read more »

Law school tuition hike ‘road map’ to excellence

TORONTO (CUP) — With the University of Toronto law school passing a contentious five-year plan that will nearly double tuition fees to $22,000 per year, York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School may soon follow suit. Cheryl Sullivan, director of communications at U of T’s faculty of law, says the plan is not about tuition fees… Read more »

Federal skills and innovation strategy gets lukewarm reviews

OTTAWA (CUP) — After months of delay, the federal government released two policy papers on skills and innovation last week. Despite the pre-release hype, student and faculty groups are unsure of the effect, if any, the papers will have on post-secondary education. Jim Turk, executive director of the Canadian Association of University Teachers, said the… Read more »

Buddy

My family never had dogs while I was growing up and as an adult I felt that owning one would be more work than its worth. My wife Linda, on the other hand, grew up with various family dogs and has always been a dog-lover. It wasn’t long after we were living together that the… Read more »

Thane Heins: Disciple of Truth

“My government is the world’s number one purveyor of violence.” Dr. Martin Luther King It is the privilege of this writer to have been assigned by our Editor to write an article introducing a new Columnist for The Voice. I would like to take this opportunity to welcome Thane Heins, and wish him the best… Read more »