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The issue that is being discussed here, is the massive amounts of guns in Canada. Of course, as mentioned in the article, this country has far less guns than in America, it was said that Canada has about ten million guns therefore, about thirty-one guns per a hundred people whereas, America has about 310 million guns which gives one gun per person. Although, when discussing about gun security, it is taken into consideration that Canada is a way much safer place when compared to the United States. Even though, it does not result into less gun homicides.

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This article discusses about the contreversial issue of not having a specific law in which protects the animals' rights. The author mentions the Bill C-17 in which was placed in 1999 but did not last. There were other bills in which were brought up such as: C-15/15B, C-10, C-22, C-50, C-274, C-277 and C-610. Even though there were many supporters for these bills to pass, including multiple justice ministers and was helped by the investement of a solid amount of Canadian dollars. Sadly, these never made it into legislation.

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This article discusses about the contreversial issue that abortion is supported by medical institutions but is not able to be addressed socially. Individuals who experienced getting aborted, usually choose not to mention it because of the fear of getting judged or feel embarrassed, guilty for being part of the category of women who chose to get aborted. The main reason for these girls to feel this way is because there are preconceived expectations by the others that there is obviously a good reason for someone to choose this option.

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The author suggests that immigrants in Canada do not pursue all/most of their cultural activities and often adopt the country’s ways of doing. Herself an immigrant, Catherine says that she would often hear people in her family say that “they were in Canada now” to explains cultural changes in practices. Many people believe that Canada’s strength is to let people practice their first culture, but the author’s hypothesis is that newcomers often abide to their new country’s culture.

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This article discusses about before the Bill legalizing physician assisted suicide became legal in Canada. As an undergraduate medical student back in the 1970's, the author mentions that doctors were very uncomfortable with the idea of euthanasia. Ethical reasons were implied and when specialists had no choice but to ''pull the plug'' when the patient had no hope of survival, also worried specialists since it wasn't officially legal. The author brang in the term ''indirect euthanasia'', that was used before ''passive euthanasia'', which was concluded to be an ''appropriate care''.

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In this article, Roberts explains on how the youth are socially pressured by mainly the media. He targets mainly young girls since they are most likely to be the victims of oversexualization. The author pointed out that girls nowadays, feel as if they need to be sexually attractive or else, they feel invisible to society. If they don't ressemble the societal standards, it leads them to having for example: eating disorders, low self-esteem or/and depression.

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The issue being discussed in this article, is the fact that the N.F.L players decided not to kneel during the American National Anthem before a game. President Trump was very offended by this and believed that the players had no respect for America. Their excuse was that they would not kneel for a country where racial oppression still occurs. Even though, Trump believed that these players should be fired since he was very ashamed of this having occurred and many fans were very angry of this event. Many apologies have had to be made by other teams.

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  An important issue in the gaming industry these days is the sexism that women constantly experience; be it in the professional or amateur realm. Emily Sun, an esports (electronic sport) event organizer and co-founder of Smash Sisters, an advocacy group that supports girls and women playing competitive Super Smash Brothers, asked to her audience if any of them ever heard” Hey, you’re pretty good for a girl”. Almost everyone raised their hand. Sun says that it is a hard phrase to hear and respond to.

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