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Giving lotto tickets to kids not worth the gamble

McGill centre for youth gambling teams up with lottery corporations for annual awareness campaign

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Published on : 18 Dec 2007

Are we American?

MISC 2008 conference to tackle Canadian culture in North America

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Published on : 17 Dec 2007

Fighting for human rights, one letter at a time

The Faculty of Law's student-run Human Rights Working Group rolled up their collective sleeves during a recent letter-writing event aimed at raising awareness of a variety of human rights issues.

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Published on : 06 Dec 2007

Notes from the Field: Never turn your back on a motorcycle

Dateline: New Delhi, India. Our intrepid reporter tracks down Madhav Badami as he takes on the problem of India's ever-growing transportation nightmare.

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Published on : 06 Dec 2007

P.O.V.: Canada, the Universal Declaration and tasers

Prior to International Human Rights Day on Dec. 10, Frédéric Mégret, assistant professor of law and the Canada Research Chair on the Law of Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, comments on the Canadian taser controversy.

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Published on : 06 Dec 2007

McGill researcher recognized as Young Innovator

James Ford earns Networks of Centres of Excellence Award for translating research into action

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Published on : 05 Dec 2007

Website by and for youth to go live on World AIDS Day

UNESCO-funded YAHAnet.org to focus on culture and HIV/AIDS

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Published on : 26 Nov 2007

The business of battling poverty

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright shines as speaker for the inaugural Peter Brojde Leadership Lecture.

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Published on : 22 Nov 2007

P.O.V.: What about violence against women on dates?

The Director of the McGill Domestic Violence Clinic looks at the disturbing trend in men who abuse the women they are dating.

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Published on : 22 Nov 2007

Profile: Renée Sieber: Informing the people and the planet

Amazon basin-based Amerindians on Google Earth? Are things getting too crowded on the information superhighway?

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Published on : 22 Nov 2007

Entre Nous with Mark Wainberg, Director, McGill AIDS Centre: Taking aim on AIDS

He's been a leading AIDS researcher since the beginning of the epidemic and a vocal, unflinching activist. He's Mark Wainberg and he's not afraid to speak his mind.

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Published on : 22 Nov 2007

Alive with hope

Akbar Ganji, Iran's top dissident, sees a future of democracy and peace.

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Published on : 22 Nov 2007

Reporter Q&A: Akbar Ganji

Akbar Ganji, Iran’s most prominent political dissident, is a well-known journalist, author and former Revolutionary Guard turned activist. He spent six years in Tehran’s infamous Evin prison, where he undertook a hunger strike and produced a series of influential political manifestos and open letters calling for the secularization of Iran and the establishment of democracy through mass civil d

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Published on : 20 Nov 2007