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Dec 5 2001 | by Judy Rebick | The Canadian Labour Congress has launched a campaign to promote disability issues among union members. Maybe unions are starting to catch up with the rights activists who've been arguing for years fo
Dec 5 2001 | by Katharine Ainger | For the U.S., the war has come home, but for the people at this conference - for the indigenous Kuna living along the border between Colombia and Panama, for the coca growers of Bolivia, for the Braz
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Dec 4 2001 | by Anne Marie Aikins | Afghan women aren't waiting to get permission to form the future of their country. Today and tomorrow, fifty leaders will gather in Brussels at the Afghan Women's Summit for Democracy.
Dec 3 2001 | by David Stonehouse | "This is a federal department and our members have to deal with top-secret files on a regular basis, and are made aware of privileged information. We want to make sure there is no compromise."
Dec 3 2001 | by Suzanne Goldenberg | Two suicide bombers and a car bomb in Jewish west Jerusalem killed ten young people on Saturday night. Then Hamas struck again, this time in the port city of Haifa. A lone suicide bomber blew himself
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Dec 3 2001 | by Dan Smoke-Asayenes | Ontario Provincial Police officer Ken Deane will find out by the end of this year whether he'll be allowed to keep his badge. He's the officer who shot and killed Native protester Dudley George on Se
Dec 2 2001 | by Canadian Press | Ken Hechtman, who writes for the weekly Montreal Mirror, was turned over to Canadian officials at the Pakistani border outpost at Chaman and was later taken by car to the nearby town of Quetta.
Dec 2 2001 | by Todd Lewan and Dolores Barclay | In an eighteen-month investigation, The Associated Press documented a pattern in which black Americans were cheated out of their land or driven from it through intimidation, violence and even murder.
Nov 30 2001 | by CBC News Staff | Critics of the new Public Security Act are concerned the government will use the increased powers to shut down political protests at next year's G-8 Summit in Kananaskis.
Nov 30 2001 | by Tim Butcher | Four white South African policemen were jailed yesterday for setting police dogs on illegal black immigrants in 1998. Judge Willie van der Merwe dismissed a plea by the defence for non-custodial sent
Nov 30 2001 | by Alexander Panetta | The provinces said Thursday there's new hope they can work with Ottawa to access $680 million in federal funding to create affordable housing that is in high demand across Canada.
Nov 29 2001 | by Stuart Duncan | While the presence of hate groups has dwindled in larger metropolitan areas like Toronto and Ottawa, their scattered remnants seem to be alive and well in pockets of southern Ontario.
Nov 29 2001 | by Hans von Sponeck and Denis Halliday | A major shift is occurring in U.S. policy on Iraq. It is obvious that Washington wants to end eleven years of a self-serving policy of containment of the Iraqi regime and change to a policy of replac
Nov 29 2001 | by Tonda MacCharles | The bill passed yesterday in the House of Commons. It creates new criminal offences, expands police powers to investigate, wiretap and prosecute suspects, and allows the federal government sweeping p
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Nov 28 2001 | by Bruce Campbell | Rather than focusing only on specific acts of terrorism, the government has adopted a generalized approach that is far-reaching and unwieldy. Before introducing any new legislation, the government mu
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Nov 28 2001 | by Judy Rebick | What became clear over the course of last weekend's New Democratic Party convention is that the New Politics Initiative is really about transforming leftwing politics by bringing together the best tr
Nov 28 2001 | by Straight Goods | Straight Goods' Afghanistan correspondent, Ken Hechtman, is reported to have been taken prisoner, presumably by the Taliban.
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Nov 27 2001 | by Bruce Campbell | Bill C-36, an Act to Combat Terrorism, has a lot of people worried. Here's part one of a two-part critique written by the executive director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
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Nov 26 2001 | by John W. Warnock | They were gun-toting slave liberators, rebellious British subjects, Scottish mercenaries and German revolutionaries who somehow made it through a lax immigration process into both the United States a
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Nov 23 2001 | by Wayne MacPhail | How a Russian camera created a Web phenom and caused the thunk heard 'round the world.
Nov 23 2001 | by Contributor | Somalia's only internet company and a key telecoms business have been forced to close because the United States suspects them of terrorist links.
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Nov 22 2001 | by Kaie Kellough | As writer and performer of an upcoming play, Montreal artist nah-ee-lah tackles death, addiction, love and loss. Her one-woman play, Stuck, is an intimate account of a young woman of colour's movemen
Nov 22 2001 | by Glenn Wheeler | The New Democratic convention this weekend is supposed to be about renewal for a party boldly charting a new course for the future. The rank and file have had enough of the party establishment, and t
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Nov 21 2001 | by Krystalline Kraus | Last weekend's G20 protests in Ottawa were largely peaceful. One window was smashed at a McDonald's. And some folks did throw a lot of confetti. But was there really any justification for the police
Nov 21 2001 | by David Olive | From the start, Lord Conrad Black knew it was feckless to buck the odds in attempting to base a world-class business in such a backward locale as Canada, where only the pursuit of libel actions would
Nov 21 2001 | by Robert Fisk | We cannot dominate Afghanistan with the cliches now being honed by our journalists. We may want a "broad-based" government but do the Afghans? We may regard cities as "strategic," but the Afghans hav
Nov 21 2001 | by Steven Chase | The federal NDP is under strong pressure to reinvent itself in the face of waning electoral support. Likely the biggest decision facing delegates this weekend will be whether to support a plan put fo
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Nov 20 2001 | by Kelly Holloway | CUP: Professors across Canada say university administrators are doing nothing to protect faculty from government snooping.
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Nov 20 2001 | by Judy Rebick | Across Canada, thousands of marchers were out in force this weekend. Protesting the G20 in Ottawa? No, they were in the streets for non-violent action, global justice and peace. Didn't read about it
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Nov 20 2001 | by Kaisa Walker | CUP: A prominent international trade law firm says multilateral trade agreements pose a threat to public education.