Canadian Points of View Reference Centre™ is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides information on more than 100 key topics of interest to Canadian researchers, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Topics covered include: environment, health, human rights, crime, race, technology, substance abuse, and many more.
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Permission to include content in coursepacks is NOT included under the terms of this license.
PERSISTENT LINKS to individual articles for access by Authorized Users for Permitted Uses are allowed, from within secure authentication environments
Allows interlibrary loan
Interlibrary loan notes
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