Students will need to write a persuasive essay on one of the following topics:
1) Should the minimum wage be increased?
2) Should the Ontario government clean-up the English River where Grassy Narrows is situated?
3) Should corporations be allowed to advertise in schools?
4) Should fracking be banned?
5) Should public transit be free for all?
6) Should CEOs of companies be allowed to make so much more money than their employees?
7) Should college education be free for everyone?
8) Should Canada try to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and increase our use of renewable energy?
9) Should make-up companies buy mica from places that might use child labour?
10) Should students have to pass a basic skills test to graduate high school?
11) Do violent video games and music have a negative impact on students?
12) Is the main cause of global warming human activity?
13) Should people consume less goods to be kinder to the environment?
14) Is Donald Trump justified in banning immigrants from his list of 6 countries?
15) Should smoking be made illegal?
16) Should Canada devote more money to mental health?