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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.

PGSS Thomson House

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



English versus French: A false dichotomy

Having grown up a son of French and Tunisian immigrants in the West Island, a mostly English-speaking part of Montreal, I have had a curious experience with language. Although Bill 101, The Charter of the French Language, was at first necessary to preserve the French language in Quebec, current attempts to ‘promote’ the language, like



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

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The new kids on the block

The universe is expanding—and so is the periodic table. Four new elements have recently been added to complete the seventh row. Though the elements were discovered over the last year, it’s only now that the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) has released the element names for public review. If you were thinking

Student Living


Ask Ainsley: “How can I avoid blacking out?”

Dear Ainsley, Last weekend I went to a party at a friend’s house. I was drinking vodka and not really counting my shots and I ended up blacking out for the first time. My friends took great care of me, but I still woke up the next morning feeling really embarrassed and confused. I don’t

Arts & Entertainment


The Apology: More than just a number

Statistics illustrate the gravity of a situation from the scope of its impact—for instance, over 200,000 women and girls, euphemistically termed ‘comfort women,’ were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese Imperial Army during the Second World War. Yet, the individuals affected by these circumstances often get lost in the vast numbers presented. The Apology

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