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An article on Quartz discusses an important ethical issue. In February 2014, the Representation Project started a campaign on twitter called #Askhermore which encourages rep carpet reporters to ask female actors more meaningful questions about their career and causes rather than their appearance. The campaign has gained public support from many female actors such as Amy Phoeler and Reese Witherspoon. The most typical question female actors receive is “Who are you wearing?” and the #Askhermore campaign is trying to eliminate that question.

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As published in the Montreal Gazette on March 5th, 2015 in an article called “Quebec renews $9-million investment to fight poverty” written by the journalist Geoffrey Vendeville, the Quebec government decided to renew its investment of 9 million against poverty but also social exclusion in the city of Montreal. They first wanted to reduce that budget but after many discussions they decided to give it again this year. Last year, this amount of money helped an estimation of 350,000 people in need.

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To Photoshop or not is a moral dilemma that many professionals in the marketing industry face. It’s expected of them and according to Dan Strasser, handing in an untouched photo to a client would elicit a negative reaction (1). Particularly in fashion and beauty, the majority of images are retouched before consumers see them. Unfortunately, this can negatively impact consumers. A study done by the University of Wisconsin-Madison “found that women who saw images of very thin actresses and models experienced a negative effect on their body image” (1).

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On Wednesday the 24th of April 2013, a sixth arrest was made by Monreal Anti-Corruption Squad concerning the issue of the construction of the McGill Superhospital in Montreal. Yohann Elbaz, who worked at McGill University Health Center (MUHC), was arrested and is currently facing 16 charges involving “fraud and money-laundering related to the awarding of contracts by the MUHC’s public-private partnership”.

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