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DISE PhD student Rachel Zellars leads petition to Quebec toponymy commission

A petition started by McGill PhD student Rachel Zellars is asking Quebec's toponymy commission to rename 11 locations in the province. National Post's Katherine Wilton reported on the petition in an article published Thursday, "Change names of Quebec places with N-word in them, petition asks Quebec commission" (Katherine Wilton, Postmedia News, August 13, 2015). Over 600 people have signed the petition, reports Wilton.

Published on : 17 Aug 2015

Genetics: no evidence of role in racial mortality gap

Despite numerous genomic studies, evidence for a genetic contribution to cardiovascular disease disparities in blacks versus whites provide little insight

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Published on : 16 Mar 2015

McGill Experts: 2012 U.S. Presidential Race

With the U.S. Presidential Election Day on November 6, Americans must decide whether to re-elect President Barack Obama for a second term or vote for Republican candidate Mitt Romney.

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Published on : 01 Oct 2012