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As a signatory of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide Canada is expected to not turn a blind eye to massive human suffering. (…)To Mr. Mulcair and Mr. Trudeau: isolationism and humanitarian aid will do nothing to stop ISIS’ atrocities or protect Canada. Religious extremism is the defining issue of our time. Do not wallow in denial for political gain.
Kyle Matthews, Canada’s ISIS mission and the Opposition.
Iran could not only develop a nuclear bomb under tough sanctions, but tougher sanctions would even prompt the conservatives to accelerate the process of enriching uranium. The West should therefore be guided by the principles of strengthening the reformist camp (…) and simultaneously making sure that the conservatives do not proceed in developing the nuclear bomb once sanctions are lifted.
Yakub Halabi, radicals vs. reformers in Iran.
The circus community is just waiting to see what is going to happen, hoping for the best, and hoping the headquarters remain here. They’re hoping as well that the new, yet-to be confirmed investors basically let Cirque du Soleil do what they do best, not meddle with content and not try to empty the brand, but rather give them the proper tools to thrive.
Patrick Leroux, Cirque du Soleil to be sold.
On a entendu toutes sortes de choses ! Pour certaines, le papillome humain, c’était un virus transmis par des piqûres de papillons dangereux ! Pour d’autres, il s’agissait plutôt du virus responsable du cancer du colon (confondu avec cancer du col). Certaines ont relevé que ça concernait les parties génitales ou les infections transmises sexuellement, mais leur compréhension du VPH était, de façon générale, assez floue.
Geneviève Rail, les Canadiennes et le VPH.