Tag Archive: current events

Current Events: Week 2

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Read the article from the CBC.

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Answer the questions.

  • What is the problem described in the article?
  • What solutions are provided?
  • What is your opinion?

 

Current Events: Week 1

This week we’re going to be talking about the cost of hosting the Olympic games.

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Check out the article from the CBS news:

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What do you think: is hosting the Olympics too costly?  What are some solutions?

Referendums and Democracy

See original imageAfter the Brexit and the referendum in Loire-Atlantique, talk about referendums are in the air.  This article is a summary of a longer radio program.  The participants debate whether referendums are democratic or not.

Here is the summary:

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Answer the questions:

  • What are the dangers of referendums?
  • How could referendum conditions be improved?
  • What do you think?

If you are feeling brave you can check out the original radio program (20 minutes):

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-june-29-2016-1.3657498/post-brexit-results-is-governing-by-referendum-democratic-1.3657625