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President of the European Council Donald Tusk has pushed for an energy union since he was prime minister of Poland. <br /> Photo courtesy of European Council.

Energy union aims to reverse flow of Russian power

A European energy union agreed to this week could curb Russian power on the continent. The deal, which insists that member states comply with all European Union agreements, would stop member states from having their own energy policy The goal is to reduce Russia’s ability to influence individual countries through gas deals. The deal was not […]

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This is what the minimum wage increase looks like <br />Photo by Amy Legate-Wolfe<br />

Minimum Wage Increase Doesn’t Make Much Cents

It’s the second-highest minimum wage in the country. It’ll give full-time employees almost $500 more per year. But for students, the new minimum wage is hardly a help. The Ontario government announced Thursday that as of Oct. 1, Ontarians will have an increased minimum wage. It will change from $11/hour to $11.25/hour, an increase of […]

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John McKenna visits the New Media class

John McKenna is the Executive Producer, Television News, of the Hamilton based television station, CHCH. McKenna stopped by the MAJ New Media class last week. He started the class discussion by showing television ratings among competing networks in the Toronto – Hamilton marketplace. Most of us were surprised to learn that CHCH typically ranks second, […]

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