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King Kong (2005)

Even if you haven’t seen King Kong or its many remakes (like me, until yesterday), you probably know the story. A struggling filmmaker (Jack Black) leads a rag tag crew on a voyage to a forgotten island where he’s going to complete his movie against the studio’s wishes. 553 more words

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Why Are Today’s Youth Seeking Creative Ways to Get High?

Are today’s young people trying to get away from something or are they running toward something: avoiding pain or indulging pleasure? The uptick in drug use, adrenaline spiking, and pleasure seeking behavior leaves one to ask what has so fundamentally changed in our society that young people are taking to mind-altering behaviors at epic proportions? 671 more words

Social Issues

Kahnawake to set its own rules for cannabis cultivation and sales

As the floodgates on Canada’s legal cannabis market are set to open this fall, Mohawks on the Kahnawake territory say they don’t plan on submitting to outside regulation. 833 more words

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Censorship By Any Other Name

The truth is I despise the hateful, insulting crap that comes out of the mouths and off the fingers of many on the Right…..but I also believe they have the right to express themselves as they wish….short of any violence. 417 more words

Politics

Time ran out on talks with city firefighters almost before they began

The city and the union representing Montreal firefighters only started collective bargaining in mid-March, but they’ve technically already blown the negotiating deadline imposed on them by a new Quebec law. 432 more words

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Valérie Plante faces massive test with looming labour talks

A key plank of Mayor Valérie Plante’s 2017 election campaign platform that pledged to improve relations with municipal employees will be put to the test next month when the city sits down to contract talks with most of its unions. 1,314 more words

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what do the women in our ads usually do?

Why our brands and ad makers desperately need to think of women as human beings, not appliances or objects.

Quick test. Are they doing?
(a) Household chores… 862 more words

Social Issues