Laurel Collins

Federal government buildings in Ottawa

Federal government announces Canada Emergency Student Benefit

New benefit will give students $1 250 per month, applications open May 15 On April 22, after weeks of lobbying by student groups to make the Canada Emergency Response Benefit…

LETTER | “Deep disappointment” in NDP candidate Laurel Collins

I’m writing to express my deep disappointment in the federal NDP campaign of Victoria City Councillor Laurel Collins. I was part of the Together Victoria movement that elected Laurel last…

Rumoured threat of arrests may have affected turnout for Victoria climate strike

Due to rumours of possible arrests, the turnout for the global student climate strike on Mar. 15 was compromised, organizers say. Some Victoria City Councillors are speculating on intentional intimidation.…