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    The case of Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. v. Saskatchewan, 2005 SCC 13, [2005] 1S.C.R. 188 is considered very controversial as it questions the national public health concern that is caused by the smoke of tobacco and can affect our youth in a negative way. What this cases focuses on is s. 6 of the Saskatchewan Tobacco Control act and how by the virtue of the paramountcy doctrine is inoperative due to the fact of s. 30 of the federal tobacco Act. The doctrine of paramountcy establishes that…

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    I. Physician-assisted suicide, under various names and colloquial definitions, has been a documented ethical issue for centuries – not to mention an undocumented ethical issue since the hypothetical dawn of life. By common understanding, physician-assisted suicide is death either directly or indirectly permitted or carried out by a physician. In simple terms, an “out” is provided. For this reason, it is often associated with chronic pain or terminal illness. Suicide where the doctor in charge…

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    Community Policing Introduction Community policing is a strategy that promotes the use of partnerships with the public and police to work together. In order to solve problems and it uses techniques to proactively address the immediate conditions that rise to public safety issues such as crime, social disorder, and fear of crime. Collaborative partnerships between law enforcement agencies, individuals, and other organizations, they serve will help in the development of solutions and increase…

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    develop different perceptions of women’s gender over time and the impact on their lives. Sports such as biking, baseball and hockey demonstrate how sports determine what gender is for women. In the 1880’s bicycle racing was very popular in large Canadian cities. However women were not allowed the same privilege has men little more than ride bikes at all. The privilege of biking was not allowed for women because it contradicted the meaning of women’s gender. According to the doctrine of…

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    Introduction Every morning we open our eyes, instinctively turn off the alarm clock, we prepare coffee ... We make some more monotonous actions, which always ends with locking the door. We run out into the streets, rushing to work or to study. There are always a lot of people around us. we encounter some in the subway, at work and with totally different people, we drink coffee or watch a movie. Each of these people is unique in its own way. Everyone has his own character, habits, behavior. But,…

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    benefits (D. D., L. G., & Meisner, A, 2013, pg. 3). Contract jobs and wage earning employees are an example of this rising issue. Contingent jobs also fall under the same category. They fill permanent job needs but are not given permanent employee rights. According to a report, “precarious employment has increased by nearly 50% in the last 20 years” (D. D., L. G., & Meisner, A, 2013, pg. 4). The increasing numbers of employees is very upsetting because in todays world there is a lot competition…

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    Justice in Canada has gone into the limelight recently with Prince Edward Island finally providing access to abortions by the end of 2016 after years of women having to travel to New Brunswick or Nova Scotia to get abortions. The fight for reproductive rights in Canada has been a challenging struggle that has made tremendous strides and progress due to the efforts of extraordinary activists and contributors. While there have been many strong advances in the direction to improve the lives of…

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    Insufficient Support to First-Nations By: Tristan Maybee #200350618 17/11/2014 First-Nation Discrimination in Canada Introduction In today’s modern society there are many minority groups that have faced and currently face racial discrimination. Groups such as the First-Nations face these social problems every day and the government doesn’t provide enough help. These problems however are getting worse and not better, although the government gives millions of dollars and provides…

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    plausible to say that had it not been for these three key events, society along with its empires, would not be as advanced in both its social and political aspects. The British East India Company was the pinnacle for this. Founded by a royal charter, in the seventeenth century, the British…

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    The New York Daily newspaper describes the issue of racial policing, where the Florida police stopped and searched a black man, named Earl Sampson about 258 times in four years. The police searched Earl Sampson around 100 times and jailed 56 times for trespassing at the store where he works. Even the store owner claimed that the police searched his store without any warrant. Sampson being harassed by the police while taking out the garbage and searched against the wall many times. The store…

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