Ho-ho-hello there! Gregory Pichorowycz, Editor-at-Large, welcomes you to the Canvas Christmas mini-issue.
There are many who struggle through Christmas. Sean Mcintosh argues that the state has a responsibility towards these people over the Yuletide period.
Simon Renwick considers the question of whether the Christmas spirit has been lost in the shopping centres.
A Wiltshire Vicar accidentally let slip the biggest secret of Christmas to a group of children – that Santa Claus is not real. He apologised, but Gregory Pichorowycz explores the morality of his actions, and of breaking illusions in general.
In this piece, Daivd Jeffrey look at the case for why there should be greater nutritional information on alcohol
In this article, Chris Olewicz looks at the current policy the Government takes regarding the unemployed, and suggests that serious change is needed.
Lucinda Weston looks at the role of religion in America, despite its separation from political institutions
Article by Sarah Murphy-Young.
Earlier in February 2011, Canvas and Sheffield Debating teamed up to poll the general student community of government cuts – what would YOU cut?