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Panel discusses legal euthanasia in Canada

McGill's Freethought Association hosted a panel on assisted suicide on March 15 to discuss the federal decriminalization of physician-assisted dying, which will come into effect on June 6 this year, and how this policy will affect Quebec. This follows the Feb. 2015 ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada, instating the right to physician-assisted suicide.

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2015-2016 PGSS executive reviews

The McGill Tribune Editorial Board reviews the 2015-2016 PGSS executive on its performance. Click on one of the pictures to get started.     Brighita Lungu               Mina Anadolu               Devin Mills               Danielle Toccalino    


2015-2016 SSMU executive reviews

The McGill Tribune Editorial Board reviews the 2015-2016 SSMU executive on its performance.  Although these blurbs intend to review the executives' entire term not all information received regarding each executive was published due to space constraints in the paper. The Tribune reached out to all SSMU councillors for anonymous feedback on the executives and received four



Britain the brave

On June 23, 2016, the people of the United Kingdom will vote in a referendum on whether their country should remain a member of the European Union (EU). The outcome of this referendum will be of enormous importance to Britain.  Scotland has suggested that a vote to leave the EU could trigger a second independence



Rare books: The hard spine of the modern library

Before attending McGill University, the enormity of the McLennan-Redpath Library Complex struck me. My first steps into the library were both timid and excited. Whether you are going to the library to work on a group assignment, cram for an exam, or to pick up a book, the atmosphere of knowledge is palpable. Sure, the


Science & Technology

Recent terror attacks in Lahore left at least 70 dead and over 300 wounded. (

Social psychology disproves common terrorist labels

Following the recent terror attacks in Lahore and Brussels, terrorist threats seem stronger than ever. According to the most recent Global Terrorism Index, terror-related deaths have surged from 3,329 in 2000 to 32,685 in 2014. The increasing presence of terrorism has resulted in a greater desire to learn why terrorists do what they do. “There’s

Student Living

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The Viewpoint: Training for a half marathon

I have never been an athlete. As a child, I was too distracted to play competitively on sports teams, and was often relegated to the sidelines of my kiddie soccer games where I happily zoned out and picked flowers. I have terrible hand-eye coordination, and in middle and high school I only passively engaged in the sports

Arts & Entertainment

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Osheaga all-Canada round-up

Half Moon Run (Montreal) Indie rockers Half Moon Run struck it big this year with a third row mention on the Osheaga lineup poster. The band’s biggest performance challenge will be proving that they are not Walk The Moon. Grimes (Montreal) Ex-McGill student Claire Boucher is returning to the Osheaga stage high off the success

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