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Underdog candidates all over the country will hope Monday is their lucky day as they cross the finish line on grueling campaigns. For most, their campaign objective was simple: find an effective way to get your name and ideas out in the community to convince people that you deserve their vote on election day. But as an underdog up against a better-funded and better-known opponent this task can be near-impossible.

Over the past 100 years, therapy that sought to force heterosexuality — acquiring the name “conversion therapy” in the 1970s — has been present in Canada. But a mixture of shame and pseudoscience has always been at the root of conversion therapy.

The complex dynamics of the Canada-U.S. bilateral relationship In 1969, former prime minister Pierre Trudeau described the relationship between Canada and the United States in a memorable analogy. “Living next to you is in some ways like sleeping with an elephant. No matter how friendly and even-tempered is the beast, if I can call it …

Canada is a country rich in demographics — and a diverse age-range of voters is just one example of that. However, some age groups seem to be less represented in the democratic process than others — namely, the voting-age youth.

Art is being used as a therapeutic tool more and more often — but artists are faced with a higher probability of mental illness than the general population.

High school students are using theatre to keep the stories of abuse and perseverance at Bell High School alive at Ottawa’s Fringe Festival.

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