NRC Invests $200,000 in Environmental Sustainability Initiatives at Memorial University

Image credits: NOAA (via Unsplash) On Wednesday, August 24, the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) announced the investment of more than $19 million— under its Ideation Fun initiatives, Challenge programs and the Global Innovation Clusters support program— for collaborative…

5 Seats Added to Family Medicine Residency Program for International Medical Graduates

Image credits: Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland On Tuesday, August 16th, the Government of NL announced the addition of 5 new seats for graduates from international medical schools to the Family Medicine Residency Program at the MUN Faculty…

Protestor to Protagonist: Matt Barter is Subject of 2023 Documentary

Memorial University student and protestor will be the subject of an upcoming documentary: Matt Holds Up a Sign. Matthew (Matt) Barter, an undergraduate political science student, is no stranger to the public eye. Barter claims he has been protesting tuition…

Tips for international students moving to St. John’s

Immigrating to a new country can be overwhelming- and adapting to a new routine, lifestyle, or culture takes time. This article is a quick guide for new students in Canada. Budgeting is a very important practice. It helps one allocate…

Rewinding Time: The St. John’s Vintage Market

Image Credit: St. John’s Farmer’s Market To every vintage lover, tune in and turn up! On the 21st of August, we had yet another Vintage Market at St. John’s Farmer’s Market. This event does not happen as much as many…

How Quebec’s Language Bill (96) Will Affect Students

Photo Credit: Ahmed Neji (via Unsplash) The Introduction of the New Language Law The tension between the French and English has been a part of Canadian history since our nation was first established. Particularly in Quebec, there has always been…

Lisa LaFlamme Let Go and The Importance of Women in Media

On August 15th, Lisa LaFlamme, Canadian journalist Chief News Anchor and Senior Editor for CTV National News, publicly announced the abrupt end of her contract with Bell Media’s CTV News. LaFlamme had a 35-year career with CTV. She describes reporting…