Francella Fiallos

Francella Fiallos is a fourth year journalism student at Carleton University in Ottawa. She sits on the board of directors for OPIRG-Carleton, edits a campus newspaper, and hosts a radio show on CKCU 93.1 FM in the capital region. In her spare time, Francella enjoys rock climbing and kayaking.

Francella Fiallos
News
Feb 5, 2015
Photo: flickr/Just a prairie boy

A poverty reduction plan for Canada

Francella Fiallos
Citizens for Public Justice and Canada Without Poverty released a national plan on the eradication of poverty in Canada this past week, calling for more action by the federal government.
News
Jan 14, 2015
Photo: flickr/innoxluss

Feds ban news website on public employees' computers

Francella Fiallos
Blacklock's Reporter discovered that it was banned on public employees' computers because the site posed a threat. However, a 2013 policy says public servants are allowed to access news websites.
News
Dec 19, 2014
Photo: No One Is Illegal facebook page

Harper government continues to ignore dangers in Mexico

Francella Fiallos
On Dec. 18, International Migrants Day, No One Is Illegal demanded the Canadian government remove Mexico from the Designated Countries of Origin refugee list due to the growing concerns of crime.
News
Dec 17, 2014
Photo: flickr/workers party of Ireland

Last three members of Cuban Five released

Francella Fiallos
Three members of the so-called Cuban Five have been released by the United States. Their release signals a new change in direction for diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States.
News
Dec 12, 2014
Photo: flickr/ Vince Alongi

Parliamentary roundup for the week of Dec. 8-13

Francella Fiallos
This week's major headlines from House of Commons debates. Notable entries include the addition of public service jobs, anxieties over the growth of CSIS, and Election Act amendments.

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