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UPEI Global Village and Gala Event a Success!

By: Jing Zhao On April 2, 2016, the Society of International Students (SIS) successfully held the UPEI Global Village and Gala Event . Saturday night, UPEI students  were encouraged to “discover and experience the world” at Macmillan Hall. There were students from many countries in attendance at this gala event, such as Burma, Caribbean, China,…

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On Prince Edward Island’s Abortion Policy

By: Taya Nabuurs Prince Edward Island is currently the only province in Canada that does not provide surgical abortions. Women seeking such a procedure are required to travel off-Island to either Moncton or Halifax. The cost for the procedure itself is covered by the province, but costs for travel, meals, and accommodations are the responsibility…

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New PM Not Yet Living Up to His Feminist Ideals

By: Taya Nabuurs With the implementation of 50/50 gender parity for which he had social media buzzing with clips of his now-infamous statement, “because it’s 2015,” Justin Trudeau’s efforts to stress the importance of gender equality in Canada and destigmatize the feminist movement are admirable and a breath of fresh air after the previous government’s…