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Anne Lagacé-Dowson: Prominent journalist takes up anti-bullying cause

Even though one of Montreal's most respected journalists decided to step out of the media spotlight and head a non-profit organization, it's not the last you'll hear from Anne Lagacé-Dowson.

Recently named director-general at Tolerance Foundation, a group of educators teaching students about the effects of bullying, Lagacé-Dowson first became an anti-bullying advocate when she found out her daughter was being teased by her classmates.

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Aung San Suu Kyi is free!

The world wants to see her: Aung San Suu Kyi takes a visit from Norway's ambassador to Thailand on Wednesday, Nov. 17. Photo: Arne Jan Flolo/UD/Flickr
Rights and Democracy President Gerard Latulippe discusses the release of the Burmese political icon from house arrest.

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Length: 16:59 minutes (23.61 MB)
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#CityTalk: Barcelona's Ramblas (1 of 2)

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| #CityTalk international hears from a group educating locals and tourists alike about the importance of La Rambla in Barcelona, Spain.
Length: 09:29 minutes (13.3 MB)
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#CityTalk: From Overdale to Underdale

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| #CityTalk hears from a Montreal blogger and journalist about his time living in one of the city's most misunderstood 'hoods.
Length: 17:01 minutes (23.62 MB)
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| #CityTalk hears from two members of the Montreal artists' collective, Hotel Jolicoeur, about their book on the former brothel turned condos.
Length: 17:30 minutes (24.26 MB)
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| #CityTalk hears from McGill University urban sociology professor Donald Hinrichs about his new book on Montreal's Gay Village.
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