Animal Experimentation: Where is the line?
The ethics of vivisection has long been subject to many debates. The issue of using non-human related primates to find an HIV vaccine cure has been identified as a particular case study, because it contrasts many of this world’s contemporary views. Chimpanzees and monkey are the laboratory subjects of choice when testing out Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) vaccines because they are the animals closest to human. However, when is it ethically acceptable to cause harm and distress to primates (and other living creatures) for our... [+] Read more
Blog Post 2: Linguicism in the Workplace: Anglophones are disadvantaged
Peggy Curran denunciates in her article the problematic for middle-aged Anglophone workers to find employment after the age of 45. As a matter of fact, the main cause of their unemployment is their lack of French skills (both spoken and written). The government offers a free French-language training program, but it is just about entirely reserved to immigrants. What the author of the article stresses is the need for native (English speaking) Canadians to have access to such training programs in order to have lesser... [+] Read more