Epipen recall extended to canada EpiPens, the emergency anti-allergy medicine, have been recalled in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia and South America because some of the devices may not work. On March 31, pharmaceutical company Pfizer released a Canada-wide statement saying it had decided to voluntarily recall two types of the epinephrine injector. Lot […]

tax bill errors affect 2,400 homeowners The New Brunswick government has miscalculated the property assessments of 2,400 homes. In these cases, the ensuing increase in homeowner taxes has exceeded the legal limit of 10 per cent. Donald Arseneault, minister of post-secondary education, suggested that New Brunswickers become more informed about what constitutes a property value […]

Last week, several students, in collaboration with the Meighen Centre, organized a focus group to ask for student input on mental health accommodations at Mount Allison. Matt Maston, disability services advisor for the Meighen Centre, said that students, faculty and staff have been asking questions about the support offered to students with mental health challenges […]

On Jan. 30 and 31, the MASU held its annual winter election. The winning candidates for president, vice-president academic, vice-president external and vice-president student life were announced on Feb. 1. The Argosy spoke to the newly elected executive and asked about their main platform points and hopes for their position. Sara Camus President “I had […]

On Jan. 24, despite the freezing rain and slippery walkways, Francyne Joe gave a presentation at Mount Allison about the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC). Joe is the interim president of the NWAC and is from Shackan First Nation. Her presentation was the most recent iteration in the President’s Speaker Series’ Year of Indigenous […]

The frigid temperatures of Sackville winters create dangerous conditions for many residents in town and on campus. At Mount Allison, facilities management is responsible for making the campus as accessible as possible during this season. Director of Facilities Management Neil MacEachern said the staff relies on salt and sand to mitigate the conditions created by […]

The Argosy sat down with Brent Tower at the public works building to talk about his work as a transportation foreman for the Town of Sackville. Tower plows snow for the town and manages seven others who do the same. Kavana Wa Kilele: Can you walk us through your day after a snowstorm? Brent Tower: […]

On Thursday, Nov. 24, the Centre for International Studies (CIS) organized a discussion on missing and murdered Indigenous women (MMIW) in Canada. The event was organized and moderated by CIS coordinators Jill MacIntyre and Katharyn Stevenson. Lisa Webb, an Inuk social worker and social justice activist originally from northern Labrador, spoke about her experiences as […]

On Nov. 8, Donald Trump became the president-elect of the United States of America. In a statement released on the day after the results came in, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulated Trump on his win and committed to working with him. “I’m going to work with president-elect Trump’s administration as we move forward in a […]