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The ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine has garnered international attention since Russia invaded Ukraine back on February 24, 2022. Since then, many world leaders, including Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, have implemented a number of sanctions against Russia.

This includes the ceasing of the sale of Russian alcohol products across Canada, the sale of Russian oil, and the ban of Russian planes entering Canadian airspace.

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By now, you have probably heard that France was left shattered last night by a set of violent attacks in the nation's capital city. News spread quickly around the globe, with a huge outpouring of support and solidarity displayed across virtually every form of social media. To a great extent, uniting us as a population against the horrors of terrorism.

Just ten months ago, #JeSuisCharlie became a worldwide social movement following the massacre of twelve people at the offices of the French satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo, not only speaking to a larger issue of freedom of speech and freedom of the press, but also consolidating our shared sense of fear and, of hope.

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Here's something you don't see every day, Canadian recruitment and propaganda posters from World War I. But what makes these posters interesting is the fact that they all all meant to recruit soldier from Montreal. Various battalions and regiments all posted these signs in order to recruit as many young men as they could and their tactics and rather savvy.

They use high ranking generals as "poster boys" and show you how you can be part of their famous and glorious regiments. They try to make you identify with a particular group so you'll help out your buddies, so whether you're Irish, Jewish, French or even an athlete or a truck driver, they've got the right regiment for you.

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War litrally tears at the fabric of society. Despite being the means to (hopefully better) end, violence and warfare destroys a nation's ability to function. On the personal and collective level, people caught in the turmoil of war will lose so much, potentially there life. Watch the video below for a raw look at the horrors of war.

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