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    Oka Crisis Analysis

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    The media was not only against Indigenous people, but in the 1990s and before there was still a great amount of tension between the Franco-phones and Anglo-phone Canadians. “Robin Philpot argues in Oka: Dernier Alibi du Canada Anglais (Oka: English Canada's Last Alibi) that English-language coverage of the standoffs at Oka and Kahnawake was tainted by anti-Quebec,” potentially caused by the end of the Meech Lake constitutional accord (Wells, 1991). This accord was intended to persuade the government of Quebec to follow the 1982 constitutional amendments (Wells, 1991). The English were not entirely supportive of the French during the Oka Crisis evident with their media coverage of ignoring the Mohawks attacks in the past (Wells, 1991). Unlike…

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    Oka Crisis Research Paper

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    In the summer of 1990 a standoff that would reside for 78 days between the Mohawk and the city of Oka, Québec. This standoff was to settle a land dispute to expand a golf course and develop residence condominiums over disputed land including a Mohawk burial ground. Many factors in both history and during the time of the crisis enflamed this land dispute into a veritable standoff. The controversy behind this dispute is “Who is right?” and … The Oka Crisis was not a land dispute that arose from…

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    plans are made for the other “bricks” in “reconciliation.” To aid in becoming closer to the completion of “reconciliation”, more attention could be brought towards compensation for Canadians taking very large amounts of land that once belonged to the aboriginals and the imperialism against the aboriginals that both allowed this to happen and came as a result of this. Globalization played a part in the colonization spread across canada, as the more people that were brought over to Canada, the…

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    Standoff At Oka Analysis

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    stated works into my essay as well as the photograph "Standoff at Oka" as I discuss…

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    Gossip Girl Play Analysis

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    laugh at the ridiculousness of it all without feeling jealous or demoralized by the wealth portrayed. This show portrays a lifestyle that audiences are entertained by, but it is not realistic enough to judge through a critical lens for the average viewer. In contrast, another article discusses how viewer’s perceptions of the show changed after the financial crisis hit in 2008, a year after the show premiered. This article references the New York Magazine article I examined above when it states…

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    Jim Scatterfield was quoted saying “misinformation in a crisis can be its own disaster and increase confusion” (“How” 3). Sometimes, information being reported can be misleading because it was posted too soon or it is just simply incorrect. Social media can also cause a harm to the country as a whole from terrorist groups. Mantel confirms that “[terrorists] find the internet appealing for the same reasons as everyone else does: it is cheap, easily accessible, unregulated, and reaches a…

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    Imagine the following disasters: Drought causing water shortages; Flood engulfing a whole city; Destruction left after a hurricane’s wake; Climate change due to carbon emissions; land restructuring due to rising sea level - hence, Hawaii. In a time of environmental crisis, how do we live right now? I do not have a concrete plan on how I will live within the time of environmental crisis, but I will explore my options and opinions on the matter. From acquired information, through media, articles,…

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    With an emergency department averaging over 70,000 patients each year, YRMC is operating at or near capacity (YRMC Community Outreach Department, 2017). For the hospital, threats and CRISIS COMMUNICATION PLAN 4 hazards can come in the form of floods, windstorms, hurricanes, tropical storms, earthquakes, epidemics, extreme heat, bioterrorism and weapons of mass destruction, mass casualty, and other natural, technological, or human-caused events. Intra-agency and inter-agency…

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    Kanel's Poem Critisis

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    job setting. A crisis can be defined in many ways. According to Kanel (2014), a crisis is a state of disequilibrium that occurs after a stressor (precipitating event). The person is then unable to function in one or more areas of his or her life because customary coping mechanisms have failed. An example of a crisis that I recently dealt with was with one of the students I currently work with. He lost his mother on October 31st a few years ago. At the beginning of October he typically begins to…

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    Introduction: Product-Harm Crisis In 2009 the Toyota Corporation encountered a major public crisis. Recalls concerning faulty accelerator peddles which resulted in accidents and fatalities challenged Toyota’s reputation and dependability. The event with the fatal crash in 2009 that led to public outcry was the release of the 911 call that was made from the vehicle. Product-harm crisis occurs when an organization’s products are found to be flawed, unhealthy, or perilous. “The different types of…

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