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As many know, the ongoing conflict in Syria has triggered the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. Million of people inside Syria need urgent help, including those who are internally displaced. Indeed, hundreds of people have died during the conflict and many more are injured every day. More than that, thousands of Syrians have sought refuge in the neighbouring countries of Egypt, Iraq, Turkey, etc. and thousand more have made the harrowing journey to Europe in search of a better life.

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In his article “North Dakota Oil Pipeline Battle: Who’s Fighting and Why”, Jack Healy explains the issue surrounding the Dakota Access pipeline in North Dakota and what are the different points of view about this project. The paragraphs below will summarize what he had to say on this issue. This oil pipeline project encountered a lot of protestations since the beginning of its construction. The contestations came from the fact that its trail is supposed to cross the Standing Rock Sioux Tribes’ ancestral lands and to pass under the Missouri River.

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This is an article talking about how the American election could be a turning point for the marijuana legalization. I’ll just focus on both worldviews concerning this major new possible law. It was written in October 2016 so actions have took places since then but the fundamental ideas are still the same.

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The article is about the biased idea spread by our medias that the province of Quebec population has a multiculturalist minding. An expression attributed to people in favor of the maintain/ growth of the immigration in our province. The author provides, on a sarcastic tone, that multiculturalism is an insult! He says that it doesn’t exist in Quebec. In fact, everybody (politicians) kind of reject that multiculturalism here. He says that politicians like the fact that the topic is unclear between Quebec and Canada so that they don’t they don’t have to take position.

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Danielle Stanton wrote the article “Ces Femmes sans Enfants par Choix” for the “Vero” magazine, which is a francophone magazine mainly addressed to women. This article was published on August 14th, 2014 and a summary of Stanton’s paper will be presented through this essay. Here’s the link for the article: http://veroniquecloutier.com/oser-etre-soi/ces-femmes-sans-enfants-par-choix.  

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All around the world, countries set a certain age limit in order to control the consumption of alcohol of younger people.  In the United States, the minimum limit drinking age (MLDA) is 21 years old and has been that way since 1984 when Congress passed the National Minimum Age Drinking Act. Recent disagreements on possibly lowering the MLDA in the U.S. was brought up by numerous college presidents throughout the country seeking it to be reduced to 18 years of age.

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