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Newfoundland and the Myth of Land Discovery

Newfoundland has a new tourism campaign on.

It ain't pretty.

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Text of ad: Discovery is a fearless pursuit. Certainly, this was the case when the Vikings, the first Europeans to reach the new world, landed at L’Anse aux Meadows. While it may only be a three-hour flight for you, it was a considerably longer journey a thousand years ago. But it’s a place where mystery still mingles with the light and washes over the strange, captivating landscape. A place where all sorts of discoveries still happen every day. Some, as small as North America. Others, as big as a piece of yourself.

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CRRF National Symposium: Montreal: May 17-19 2010: Unlearning and Addressing Bias in Society

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You are cordially invited to attend the Canadian Race Relations Foundation's (CRRF) biannual National Symposium and 2010 Award of Excellence, which will take place on May 17-19 in Montreal.

Unlearning and Addressing Bias in Society

Attended by Canada's foremost experts in anti-racism and anti-discrimination, this three-day symposium offers a unique opportunity for key policymakers, community groups, researchers and activists to engage in a lively discussion on issues which are hot and high on the national agenda:

♦ Canada's Demographic Shift
♦ Policing and Human Rights
♦ International Qualifications
♦ Racial and Social Profiling
♦ The Color of Poverty
♦ Equity in Education

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May 4, 2010
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Roma refugees face prejudice from ministry officials

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Before Immigration Canada imposed a visa requirement on the Czech Republic, 85% of Roma refugee claims were accepted. Now that has gone down to almost zero. We speak with Bill Bila in Toronto.

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