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Behind the computer hides an information war. Governments and economic interests are constantly being tested by individuals or international government. In the effort to gather information, every action an individual commits can now be monitored with modern technology. Actions as trivial as taking public transit to using a credit card can all be recorded and stored by various information gathering firms. Some firms even store internet history to understand client’s consumption patterns and tailor advertisements accordingly to browsing habits.

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Death is something that not many people look forward to.  Death is one of those things that nobody really knows what happens to the person’s mind.  The unfortunate thing is that death is inevitable.  Everyone dies eventually.  Now some people live longer than others, and some try to preserve their bodies once they die in case science advances to the point where we can bring a person back to life that has been dead for years.  In 2015 this happens all the time.  Famous people and rich people have themselves cryogenically frozen so that science can develop to the point where they can be broug

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On the 18th of April 2015 at 2PM, Justice Femme, a non-lucrative organization, put together a meeting that included four panellists and 80 women to talk about how one should defend herself after being threatened on the street for wearing a hijab.

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As a final project, I decided to volunteer. Volunteering gives a new sense of community involvement and opening one’s mind. I decided to take the knowledge I have obtained from living on my own at a young age to try and help others. Unfortunately, volunteering in today’s society is quite difficult to achieve; emails are sent, phone calls made, messages left, and yet no response. For the previous reasons, I decided to take the knowledge I have obtained from living on my own at a young age to try and help others.

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April 25, 2015 is a date that will never be forgotten by the people living in Nepal.  A 7.9 magnitude earthquake shocked the Nepalese people.  According to the CBC article written by The Canadian Press titled “Nepal earthquake: Stranded Canadian says Ottawa not doing enough to bring citizens home” on the 27 of April, this is the biggest earthquake to hit Nepal in approximately 80 years.  The Canadian government has “pledged $5 million in initial aid” (The Canadian Press) and according to another CBC article written by CBC News also on April 27 at the time of the earthquake “there [were] 462

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John Locke was born in 1632 and was a famous philosopher in the 17th century and his goal was to offer “an analysis of the human mind and its acquisition of knowledge” (Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy) through various works, the most famous being The Essay.  Locke was born in southwestern England and earned his undergraduate degree at Christ Church, in Oxford.  Upon receiving his degree he held various roles in the college, oftentimes charged with the instruction of the undergraduates.  Locke developed many theories and is widely known for what he called the social contract the

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Conjugal violence is definitely a taboo topic in society nowadays, people simply do not know how to approach this so very important topic.  Even with it being a taboo topic, it still remains a big part of the problems in society.  The Auberge Transition allows women to come in with their children and have a transition period between leaving their household and when they can get back on their feet.  These women are victims of conjugal violence.  This organisation deserves to have a lot of people want to serve as volunteers and help them accomplish the goals they set out.  

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Euthanasia is now a topic of practically every day conversation.  Belgium has allowed euthanasia since May of 2002, and Canada has been having the conversation about the right to die for months now.  I will be examining a Globe and Mail article discussing about Quebec becoming the first Canadian province to adopt a right to die legislation, a Dan Gardner

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Geoffrey Vandeville wrote in his article about the Quebec Federation of Women wanting the government to implement sex-education courses in every grade of every school across the province.  As Vandeville writes in the article, the current government stated that it had the intention of modifying the current program when it comes to sexual education.  

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“Dog recovering after being shot, tied to train tracks in Florida” by The Associated Press published March 15, on CTV News.

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It is okay for people in an enormous amount of pain to bring their lives to an end with the help of a doctor.  Sean Fine of The Globe and Mail wrote on Friday, the sixth of February 2015 the Supreme Court of Canada ruled, unanimously, that “the ‘sanctity of life’ also includes the ‘passage into death’ extends constitutional rights into a new realm”. 

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The Supreme Court of Canada has recently decided to revisit the issue of euthanasia after 21 years of it being considered unconstitutional, however the timetable for a ruling on the matter remains questionable to say the least.

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Assisted suicide is a practice in which a healthcare professional helps to end a patient’s life prematurely to prevent further suffering (“History and the Debate of Euthanasia”). The legality and public opinion regarding assisted suicides depend largely upon the type: passive, which involves the termination of ongoing medication that keeps the patient alive; and active, which requires the intake of drugs that would end the patient’s life, more commonly referred to as euthanasia (“History and the Debate of Euthanasia”).

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On January 16th 2014, 59 year-old Radil Hebrich was struck by a metro train at the Langelier station. He was inebriated and crossed over the yellow line when an in-coming metro train hit him in the head. For approximately twenty minutes, he lay on the ground bleeding and not breathing, without any help.

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Another case for gun control in the United States has come up.  A toddler in New Mexico reached into his mother’s purse to grab an iPod – but instead he pulled out a 9mm handgun.  

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Source: Harris, Elizabeth. "Connecticut Teenager With Cancer Loses Court Fight to Refuse Chemotherapy." The New York Times 9 Jan. 2015. Web. 2 Feb. 2015. .

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Another accident related to snowmobiles occurred this past weekend, on Friday, January 23, 3015.  On a snowmobile path near St-Zénon, in the Lanaudière region, a snowmobile operator veered off the path according to Sgt. Audrey-Anne Bilodeau, a spokeswoman for the Surêté du Quebec.  

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On Friday, January 17, there was a hit-and-run that had taken place at about 6:05 p.m. in Old Longueil at the intersection of Lafayette Boulevard and Providence Street. The article “Two women hurt in hit and run in Longueil” by Jason Magder published in the Montreal Gazette on January 23 brings up the topic of this news article. In Longueil, there were two young women that were hit by a white sedan and were injured, and yet, the driver didn’t stop to offer them any help. The police are now searching for witnesses to this incident.

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