User Login

Posts

Displaying 1 - 7 of 7
San Bernardino, CA. On December 2, 2015 the 355th mass shooting this year occurred in the United States of America. Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik were a couple that carried out an attack on co-workers at a municipality building during a Christmas event. The attack is thought to be very well planned out with several firearms bought, a rented car, many homemade bombs, and detailed plans. The public has not yet found out whether or not this is an act of terror or work rage. Information has been leaked about the couple contacting extremists in America and in the Middle East.

712 | 1 | 0
Mental health is an issue that is becoming more and more popular in today’s society. The government has taken Mental Health very seriously pledging to give an extra 70 million dollars of the 1.2 billion dollars that the government budgets for Mental Health annually. “Mental health care should not be neglected,” Barrette said,(Minister of Health). According to the government, they’re plan is to raise awareness about mental health in many ways.

376 | 1 | 0
In the last few years, mental health has been issue that is becoming more and more as a forefront issue in today’s society. The Canadian Mental Health institution reported that 12 percent of Canadians suffer of mental health issues. They also reported that these health issues cost the economy over fifty billion dollars each year. App developers have now created an application that gives you tools and a plan in order to fight your mental health issue.

837 | 3 | 0
The article is about the most important commodity of all which is basic foods, such as chicken and wheat. This article focuses on a major company in the globalization of farming and food exports; Cargill. Cargill is an international company which employs 145,000 people in 67 different countries. According to Cargill, “Trade is sustainability”, therefore this means that when countries export food to other countries then it is sustainable in an economic, social and environmental perspective because all three are utilized when we are trading commodities.

371 | 0 | 0
Alberta's oil sands is a major ennviromental issue that is taking place right here in Canada. Althought these past few months we have seen a drop in prices the pump which is expected to last a period of about 18 months. Alberta's oil sands currently employs 121,500 employees in the oil sector. Therefore having a huge impact on their economy. Thus they are not worried about the drop in prices since they are projecting an increase in production during the next 2 years.

1,263 | 1 | 0
Charlie Hebdo, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, and our own Canadian parliament were all affected by recent terrorist attacks. These events struck home for many Quebecers, like me, who swiftly turned to the media for explanations. However, these sources we have been consulting are contributing to the rise of something equally troubling; Islamophobia. On Thursday night, the Collectif Québécois Contre l’Islamophobie, a non-profit organization against Islamophobia represented by Adil Charkaoui, held a conference to address these rising issues.

789 | 2 | 0
Ice sheets, Glaciers, and sea ice have huge impacts on our earths global climate and ocean current patterns, so we chose an article on Antarctic ice change. I found it interesting how Arctic sea ice is declining, while Antarctic sea ice is going up. climate.nasa.gov/news/2177/

857 | 2 | 0