There's a written code here in Canada. If you live by it, chances are you see beer commercials where nobody drinks. You see ads where a twelve pack is enough for a huge party. And you've probably never really noticed. My country has a law which bans the consumption of alcohol in ads for alcoholic beverages and regulates how much alcohol can appear in the ad. Upon learning this for the first time, many look baffled, completely bemused. It seems absurd that we would have a law in place restrictin...

  • Stephen Ross

    I am a seventeen-year-old Canadian with a passion for music, education, human rights and poverty, although I find great interest in the sciences and humanities generally. I love to write, play music and speak; I am studying piano and I am a captain of my school's debate team. I try to my utmost to raise awareness of issues of social justice, and I hope my experiences here will help me in that.

    Inscrit le January 6, 2012