Tag: John Risley

What began as an act of reconciliation with Canada’s indigenous peoples will likely end up as yet another “landmark” in the continuing process of corporate co-opting and colonialism. Chief Terrance Paul and Clearwater CEO Ian Smith do their photo-op aboard the clam vessel, Anne Risley. This column first appeared in the Halifax Examiner March 18, […]

So this is embarrassing. For whom? Well, it should be shame-making for everyone involved. Back in April, Dalhousie University’s Board of Governors approved a three per cent across-the-board tuition fee hike — even higher for students in engineering, pharmacy and agriculture — and squeezed faculty budgets to achieve its goal of a balanced budget. At […]