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Game cancellation. Football head hits. Marshall Islands and climate change.

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Posted on October 19, 2017

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  • Numerous media report that the Quebec university sport governing body, RSEQ, has rejected a request that a regular-season game between the Carabins and the Concordia Stingers that had been cancelled be re-scheduled. The game, which was to have been played October 5, was called on account of an outbreak of gastroenteritis among Carabins players and staff: Le Journal de MontréalLe Journal de QuébecRadio-Canada.caTVA Sports (video and text), La PresseLe SoleilRDS.caMSN.comCanada Football ChatAMEQ en ligne (behind a paywall).
  • Concordia Stingers football quarterback Trenton Miller's recent media appeal for action against head injuries in university football is referenced in the introduction to a transcription of a CBC 'Daybreak' interview with Université de Montréal Carabins head coach, Danny Maciocia.
  • Undergraduate student Mickael De Souza (sociology and anthropology) writes about climate change he says is forcing migration from the Marshall Islands: New Security Beat.
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