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In mid-November, CNN broadcasted slaves being auctioned off for some as less than 100$ at a Libyan Slave Market. An individual who was part of the slave auction shared his story in this article by Premium Times. Victory Imasuen was a barber who saved up money to open up a barber shop in Europe. Once they arrived in Libya, the driver who had driven Victory had announced he had not been paid, and Victory and others were taken and sold as slaves. He and 10 other Nigerians were sold and kept in a small room which kept more than 200 people locked up.

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A superior court judge has granted a temporary stay to Bill 62. The suspension will allow muslim woman to continue wearing the Niqab until further regulations and approval of the bill have been placed. Couillard stated that the result was something he expected would happen, however he believes that the law will pass as is since it is for security reasons and not for xenophobic reasons.

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There has been a resurrection of a movement in the continent of North America, a movement that has evolved to become more violent than ever before. The return of white supremacist movement was reinforced by the president of the United States whose words could be taken to be like those of white supremacy beliefs and as such facilitate their movements. However, some people started realizing that the movement is completely wrong and have started to get out of that mindset.

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How will the world function if bans and restrictions were put on the internet? This article by the New York Times highlights an issue that was brought to attention in 2015 under Obama's ruling, and the goal was to adopt regulations for high-speed internet. Major companies such as AT&T and Comcast believe that this will be worst service for everyone in the long run. The biggest concern that everyone has about this issue will that it will be a pay as you go type of access. It will also focus on two tiers, high-speed internet, and the opposite.

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Migration is a movement that has blown up with the evolution of transportation, what would take months to years on boat 4 centuries ago, now would take at most 2 days. However, the current president of the United States, Donald J. Trump has a different plan for immigration in his country. He recently pulled out from the migration pact that was agreed upon with the former president Barack Obama. The migration pact stated that the participating countries would respect the rights of refugees and migrants and help them integrate into society.

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It is currently an age where the rise of technology is exponential compared to previous decades. The ways we use to travel, communicate and spend/earn money. We are in an age were cryptocurrency is on the rise, the most valued one being Bit Coins. Bit Coins are as of 3rd of December 2017 worth around $14 000 CAD per Bit Coin, only a week ago the currency was at a ratio of 1:11 000 Bit Coin to CAD. China, one of the countries with the largest population on Earth seem to have predicted the rise of this currency, as they have banned Cryptocurrency just 3 months ago.

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Tim Fontaine writes an article called “destroying personal accounts of residential schools would just compound the tragedy.” The author states that books give facts, but the accounts of each child that attended residential school have a story. Fontaine said that it’s sad to see the Supreme Court rule in favor of erasing these records. There are 38,000 testimonies of survivors of abuse and misery. These documents state’s the author, are proof of the reality that happened in these residential schools with precise details. It is a dark chapter in Canadian history.

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NBC has posted a video claiming that  the alt-right movement is caused and consists of gamers. The rise of the Charlotsville incident in August of 2017 was started in a app called Discord which allows gamers and friends to build a community together and interact with each other. The rise in popularity of Discord has also been noticed by the alt-right movement that are gamers.

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TransCanada has canceled a project to construct a pipe that would pass through Montreal, towards Saint John N.B. after protestations from the citizens of Montreal. The mayor, Denis Coderre, has stated how this victory is a crucial step towards removing the collateral damage the pipeline would’ve created. A leak from the pipe would’ve led to major consequences to the surrounding area. Managing to stop the creation of the new pipeline is a way to tell a message to companies in the energy sector that they need to create a source of renewable energy.

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