Canada's digital divide is real and has huge implications for internet access and speed in rural areas. Having recently applied for a CRTC licence, Elon Musk seems to be angling towards making rural Canada a "major priority" for his Starlink satellite internet venture.
Posts published in “Social-Justice”
Discussing relationships between the individual and society to bring equality and peace. In Social-Justice, Nouvelle brings a dialogue on opportunities for greater social mobility, economic justice and regulations on personal activity.
Technology has become ubiquitous in modern life, especially for young people. Yet the recent Black Lives Matter protests have exposed just how extensive surveillance technology truly is, and how it is being misused by police and the private sector in ways that endanger people’s rights to privacy and protest.
When social movements and protests begin to gain traction and attention in popular media, some of the more moderate among us may denounce protests in favour of voting for change. With many folks turning to social media to express their support or opinions on the Black Lives Matter movement and recent protests, the sufficiency of voting is a necessary conversation.
Recent protests around the world have been characterized by the police use of tear gas. What is this chemical weapon, why is its use allowed against demonstrators and why should it be banned in Canada?
Universal Basic Income has had its virtues shouted and its flaws amplified - to understand it, we must understand its place within a complex economic system with a tendency to focus on flawed research. How should we understand it within the Canadian context?