User Login

Posts

Displaying 1 - 11 of 11
In our modern times, society has strived to develop more and more technology designed to simplify our lives. In Canada, a highly visible negative consequence of this pursuit of convenience is the drastic reduction in the amount of physical activity in which citizen take part in, especially in the kids of the newest generation. This includes all manners of their lives, whether that be in gym class, on the playground, while travelling to and from school; physical activity in general has been replaced by a more efficient or more attractive medium.

56 | 5 | 0
“Le Devoir” published an article, on September 5th, 2017, about the process of gentrification that is currently happening in the district of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve. The author explains that from the last 20 years this district saw a considerable increase in the price of apartments, houses, and a complete transformation of the neighbourhood commercial vitality. In numbers it is 7 % less renters than in 1991, 3500 more condominiums in 26 years and an augmentation in the number of restaurants, from 44 in 1976 to 63 in 2016.

26 | 0 | 0
After the big controversy surrounding the lion that was illegally killed by an American dentist, it is now the panda that has to pay the price of human cruelty. Indeed, in China, two brothers and another person are being sued by the Chinese authorities for killing a giant panda. The brothers killed a female panda while they were looking for the animal that had killed their sheep. After realizing they had killed a big black and white bear, the two siblings decided to eat and sell parts of the carcass.

98 | 0 | 0
Even if Volkswagen was the top automaker, their stock’s value dropped from 162.20 $ to 111.12 $ between Friday September 18th and Wednesday September 23rd. Indeed, they faced off a big scandal, maybe the biggest of the year in the industry. During years they sold about 500 000 ‘’eco-friendly‘’ cars programmed to cheat on nitrogen oxide (NO) tests. In fact, those diesel cars spewed almost 40 times more NO than the American legal limit. According to another source, Volkswagen’s credit rating was placed on negative.

252 | 1 | 0
For as long as I can remember my parents have always taught me the importance of recycling. They taught me throughout the years how to become a responsible person and to make sure that I keep the environment clean for the future generations to come. We often throw out things we think are no longer good when actually can be used for recycling purposes. These objects or anything we throw out in the garbage that can be recycled is considered a waste. By recycling, these things can be used to recreate something new.

479 | 1 | 0
Ahmed Mohamed, a 14- year-old's muslim was arrested in his high school, because his teacher thought that his homade digital clock was a bomb. A big anti-racial movement resulted out of this situation. According to some of the ''tweets'', because the young engeneer was muslim and had a different skin color, his teacher saw him like a terrorist. This situation illustrated pretty well how other ethnicities in the Western Civilization are victims of racism. Many popular personalities ''tweeted'' their support to this young man.

159 | 1 | 0
Costa Rica's governement began an investigation,Tuesday, after tourists disrupted the laying eggs ritual of sea turtles. They really crossed a line, thus the turtles returned to the ocean without lying their eggs. According to an other source, there was three police officers and two park rangers on the field controlling the public. Furthermore, this is the only beach where the local population is allowed to harvest turtle's eggs and sell them.  

193 | 1 | 0
Of all the years that I have been going to school, the main complaint that I have is that school starts way too early which means that am no getting enough sleep and I am tired when I go into school. This is a very big problem mainly because if all of the students are tired when they get into school every day, it will really effect the first half of their learning period because they won’t be able to retain the information that they are learning as well as they would if they had gotten an extra hour or two of sleep due to schools starting later in the day.

1,706 | 4 | 1
Mosanto, is a compagny working in the new agricultural's technology development for example GMO (genetically modified             organims). However its reputation is build around the roundup ready. For your general culture, every seeds of mosanto are genetically modified to resist against the roundup ready, otherwise everything around die except the crops. A such powerful product may has consequences. Recently, the international agency for research on cancer said that an important component of the roundup ready can be carcineogic.

190 | 1 | 0