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Yaël Ossowski

Journaliste international

Yaël Ossowski est journaliste et chroniqueur pour plusieurs médias à travers le monde. Il est chroniqueur bimensuel à PanAm Post, représentant chez Young Voices et journaliste d'investigation à Watchdog.org. Il est diplômé en sciences politiques de l'Université de Concordia à Montréal et l'Université de Vienne. Yaël adhère à l'idée que le scepticisme du pouvoir centralisé et la défense de la liberté individuelle sont les principaux objectifs du journalisme. Il habite à Vienne et son site-web est yael.ca. Suivez-le sur Twitter @YaelOss.
WHO Elections: Will The Promise Of A Healthier Future Be

WHO Elections: Will The Promise Of A Healthier Future Be Forgotten?

Many countries, such as Canada, are focused on implementing the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals and universalizing coverage. Others, pushed by the WHO, are leading anti-tobacco efforts. But many are seeking a reduced role for determining health policy at the very top level.
04/25/2017 01:04 EDT
Why Fewer Canadians Are Using

Why Fewer Canadians Are Using Tobacco

Despite the millions in proposed new spending for getting Canadians unhooked off tobacco, fewer Canadians are lighting up. Looking at the numbers, it seems that even without a heavy handed government, fewer Canadians are using tobacco every year. So what changed?
04/03/2017 12:54 EDT
Vaping May Win The Fight Against Underage

Vaping May Win The Fight Against Underage Smoking

In the U.S. and Canada, thousands of mom and pop vape shops are popping up around urban centers, and there's reason to think these devices could be more successful than legislation in getting smokers to quit.
12/16/2016 07:30 EST
The Failed Promise Of Transparency In The Age Of

The Failed Promise Of Transparency In The Age Of Trudeau

Countries such as Iran, India and China proposed initiatives to limit the market of tobacco and further enforce plain packaging regulations. Many of these initiatives were adopted and will have to be enforced by Canada as a party to the convention. But at no point did the Canadian people get a say.
12/05/2016 01:55 EST
Trump Has Given Canada's Oil Industry A Fighting

Trump Has Given Canada's Oil Industry A Fighting Chance

By approving Keystone XL's construction throughout the U.S., a President Trump would ensure prosperity for millions of ordinary Canadians. If that fever catches on, the Energy East pipeline and other pipelines through British Columbia could also provide a boost to Canada's prosperity.
11/16/2016 11:22 EST
You Are Not Your Political

You Are Not Your Political Party

While the burn of politics and sport may continue to persist, let every individual know that they remain free to create society as they know best. And to achieve that with their own passions for the ideas they hold dear. We don't need a president for that.
11/10/2016 10:52 EST
Technological Literacy Is

Technological Literacy Is Doomed

We're more likely to accept the dogma of Google, Apple, or Microsoft in order to satisfy our daily desire to be connected and loved by the bits, ones, and zeros. Who would have thought that the great decentralized interconnected nature of the millions of computers on the Internet would lend itself to a centralization of user experience?
10/27/2016 01:30 EDT
'Iron Kingdom' Reminds Me Why I'm Proud Of My Prussian

'Iron Kingdom' Reminds Me Why I'm Proud Of My Prussian Roots

When I was a young boy, I remember my grandfather telling me stories of the great emperors and statesmen of the Prussian Empire. He had moved to Canada after the war, but his glorification of Prussia never ceased. Its soldiers fought gallantly, its academics produced reams of important work invoked even today and its statesmen created what we now know as the modern state.
10/18/2016 12:51 EDT
Tobacco Monitoring First Step To Increased Sin Industry

Tobacco Monitoring First Step To Increased Sin Industry Scrutiny

The World Health Organization is pulling out all the stops in its effort to turn public opinion against the tobacco industry. Its campaign will launch "monitoring centres" in cities across the world, tasked with unmasking the tactics of the tobacco industry and its attempts to "interfere" with public health policy.
05/24/2016 10:09 EDT
A Viral Video Helped This Afghan Refugee Find A New

A Viral Video Helped This Afghan Refugee Find A New Home

It's a story full of hope among a sea of despair. With thousands of refugees currently awaiting their fate at the periphery of Europe's borders, hoping to reach Germany, the United Kingdom or Sweden, at least one man was setting his sights on the Baltic nation of Lithuania.
04/11/2016 02:14 EDT
Why Dresden's History is

Why Dresden's History is Dreadful

The immediate casualties of war and conflict are measured not only in blood and treasure, but also in historical truth. And
02/14/2014 11:01 EST