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O’Cannabiz Conference - 6CR #44

O’Cannabiz Conference - 6CR #44

July 19, 2019

The O'Cannabiz Conference provided The Six Cents Report with media passes to their 2019 Toronto event. Darnell & Joel discuss their experience and what they learned from the conference.

Topics include:

  • Unique aspects of Canadian industry - regulations, patents
  • Medical use & cannabinoids
  • Bill C93 - Pardon vs Expungement of 'simple possession' records
  • Purpose of law & criminal records
  • Cannabis Market beyond recreational

Previous Cannabis episode: 6CR #10

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Reference Links:

Toronto Just Can't Get Rid Illegal Cannabis Stores

Chris Kresser on the problems with nutritional epidemiological studies

cb2insights

The Ultimate Guide to Cannabinoids in Cannabis

Liberals Pass Bill to Suspend Records for Simple Cannabis Possession

Cannabis Amnesty

Frequently asked questions about expungement

Hard On Liberty - Drugs

Mike Dillard Podcast With Teeka Tiwari

Hemp is the New Oak: America’s First Hemp “Wood” Factory is Being Built

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Free Speech University - 6CR #34

Free Speech University - 6CR #34

October 12, 2018

Ontario is requiring tax payer funded colleges and universities to develop their own free speech policy based on the University of Chicago Statement on Principles of Free Expression. Darnell & Joel discuss the various aspects of free speech:

  • free speech laws in Canada vs USA
  • accountable for your free speech
  • restrictions on free speech: Canada's hate speech laws
  • safe spaces
  • society needs competing ideas
  • are Christians hypocritical on free speech

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Reference Articles:

John Carpay: Ontario starts the hard work of returning free speech to universities

Upholding Free Speech on Ontario's University and College Campuses

First Amendment

Your Guide to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Canada’s law on hate speech is the embodiment of compromise

Exposure to different points of view is at the core of higher learning

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Racial Profiling in the Name of Equality - 6CR #28

Racial Profiling in the Name of Equality - 6CR #28

August 24, 2018

Accusations of racism have been directed at a principal from a school in Etobicoke and an NYC private school. Darnell & Joel discuss the following:

  • List of black students distributed in Etobicoke school to track “achievement gaps”
  • NYC private school segregation of students
  • Toronto's Africentric Alternative School 
  • Institutional Racism

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Reference Articles:

Father files human rights claim after discovering 'black list' of students in Etobicoke school

Posh school’s plan to segregate students by race draws parents’ ire

Africentric Alternative School

Institutional Racism defined in CBC.ca article and Mises.org Article

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Real Solutions to Gun Violence with Dr. Joseph Smith - 6CR #27

Real Solutions to Gun Violence with Dr. Joseph Smith - 6CR #27

August 17, 2018

Dr Joseph Smith from Generation Chosen joins Darnell & Joel to discuss what his organization is doing to address the needs of those most vulnerable in our society and consequently prevent gun violence. The conversation covers the following:

  • Why youth turn to the black market and guns
  • How Generation Chosen is involved in the community
  • Emotional intelligence and root causes of "bad behaviour" in school
  • Mental health 
  • Government solutions vs non-profit solutions to gun violence

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Previous episode on guns 6CR #21

Reference Articles:

City of Toronto studies why youth turn to guns

Toronto gunman had ‘severe mental health challenges,’ according to family

Remaking the Future | Education in African Countries is Crucial to Our Survival

Ken Robinson

Ford wants some mental health funding to go to police in wake of Danforth shooting

Toronto gunman had ‘severe mental health challenges,’ according to family

Toronto’s history of gun violence: a vicious cycle of missteps, intransigence and bad policy

Generation Chosen Contact info:

https://www.generationchosen.ca/

Generation Chos3n GoFundMe Campain

IG: @gen_chos3n

FB: @GenChos3n

Twitter: @GEN_CHOS3N

joseph.junior.smith@gmail.com

generationchosenone@gmail.com

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York University Strike - 6CR #19
Black Experience Project - 6CR #11

Black Experience Project - 6CR #11

February 2, 2018

In July 2017, the findings from the Black Experience Project were released. Darnell and Joel discuss the problems identified and solutions recommended by the report. 

The Black Experience Project

Reference Articles:

CBC feature of The Black Experience Project

Predatory Lending - Institutional Racism example - Suits Season 7 Episode 10 (ep102)

"Minimum wages were first designed to keep women and minorities out of jobs"

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Canada an Education Super Power? - 6CR #9
Ontario’s Full Day Kindergarten Program - 6CR #2

Ontario’s Full Day Kindergarten Program - 6CR #2

December 15, 2017

Ontario schools offer a play based approach as part of their two year full day kindergarten program. Darnell and Joel discuss the kindergarten program and critque the articles released in the summer of 2017 promoting its benefits.

Ontario's Official Program

Full-Day Kindergarten Study Evaluation

Reference Articles:

Ontario children gain learning benefits from full-day kindergarten: study

Children gain learning boost from two-year, full-day kindergarten

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