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The article “Government of Canada Takes Action to Protect Youth from the Dangers of Tobacco Use” written in Targeted News Service, discusses the restrictions that the Minister of Health is putting on flavoured tobacco products used by youth. Canada was the first country in the world to action on “flavoured additives” that contributed to the making of cigarettes by banning them in 2010 (Government 3). Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death in Canada. It kills around 37,000 people per year.

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In the article “Abortion access varies widely across Canada” by Leslie Young, posted on Global News on November 26th, 2014, it discusses how the amount of abortion services across Canada range per province. Young starts by explaining that Brian Gallant, the premier of the province of New Brunswick, announced to the public that he wishes to give the women of his province seeking abortion greater access. According to Dr.

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In the article “Belgian lawmakers extend euthanasia to children,” posted on Global News on February 13th, 2014, it discusses how the euthanasia law in Belgium has been approved for children under the age of 18. The Belgian euthanasia law was first approved and established to legal Belgian adults only in 2002 before a vote of 86-44 in favor of legalizing euthanasia for minors took place in 2014, which was opposed by certain pediatricians nation-wide as well as opposed from the high priest of the Roman Catholic Church.

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On Monday January 19th 2015, the young 11 years old First Nations’ Makayla Sault died of cancer in her house. As written by Gloria Galloway in the Globe and Mail on January 19th 2015, this little girl had cancer but she was taken away from chemotherapy by her parents last year. The motives of her parents for that decision were that they are aboriginal people and they thought it was better for her healing to receive traditional treatments instead.

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The article “’Racist’ Halloween costumes stir debate” by Marlene Habib of CBC News posted on October 27th, 2011 discusses the issue of people wearing Halloween costumes that some members of different ethnic groups find rather offensive, and well, racist. A campaign was launched by Ohio University’s Students Teaching About Racism in Society, also known as STARS, and fired up much debate as to whether or not wearing ethnically influenced clothing was appropriate.

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Are men forced to be something they're not ? From the start they've been told to man up, ignore pain and be a "man". They're told that Men don't show emotions, that men are violent, that men are sexual. To be a man, you have to fit everything in the man box.  In our Western Civilization culture, if you don't follow the manbox, you're told that you're weak, sensitive and you risk of being disrespected by others just because you don't fit the criteria of a "man". The man box has hurt more people than it helped. People are pressured to be this "man" just to be socially accepted by others.

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