Youth Culture

 This essay will review youth culture. I argue that youth culture is real, while reflecting on some background challenges policy makers often overlook in regards to youth culture. I will also examine the role that the media plays in youth culture, arguing that the role it plays is both minimal and negative. Lastly, I will reflect on… Continue reading Youth Culture

Why Scandals Are A Necessary And Healthy Part of A Liberal Democracy

By Alicia Dawn Peterpaul In this essay I will argue that scandals are a necessary component of liberal democracies. I will do this by first defining what a scandal is, then I will illustrate the characteristics of scandals within liberal democracies, and why they can’t work in non-democratic regimes. Then I will discuss what democracy… Continue reading Why Scandals Are A Necessary And Healthy Part of A Liberal Democracy

Exceptions For Justice And The R.v. Sharpe Case

By Alicia Dawn Peterpaul In the R.V. Sharpe case exceptions were made by the Supreme Court of Canada, the freedom of the right to expression was infringed upon for the accused, but I believe that it was highly justifiable. The victim of the accused’s rights were infringed upon to a much higher degree. In this… Continue reading Exceptions For Justice And The R.v. Sharpe Case

Is Technology Taking Over The Workforce?

By Alicia Dawn Peterpaul Technology has been changing the way that employees and employers operate since as early as the 1800s, and it appears that we are in a time of transition yet again. I aim to discover just who benefits from these technological transitions in the workforce, and who suffers. I discover just how… Continue reading Is Technology Taking Over The Workforce?

Dangerous and Democracy Threatening Truths About Online Dating

By Alicia Dawn Peterpaul With the rise of new and digital media, there is without a doubt that many things have changed. In this essay I will be examining the extent of which some of these drastic changes have affected the way that we date in this new age, and particular I will be discussing… Continue reading Dangerous and Democracy Threatening Truths About Online Dating

A Look Into Canada’s Dark History of The Japanese Internment

By Alicia Dawn Peterpaul Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, in 1941, during World War Two, the measures that were taken upon all Japanese living in Canada and America following the attack on Pearl Harbor, were to say the least – inhumane. To hold an entire race accountable for a bombing is both xenophobic and… Continue reading A Look Into Canada’s Dark History of The Japanese Internment