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Jun 12, 2001

Waiting at the Altar

Paul Gallant
Fifty percent of Canadians say they are in favour of legalized same-sexmarriage. This suggests that the long-fought-for goal may become a legal reality. But a recent debate at a gay journalists' conf
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May 28, 2001

The Gift of Guerrilla Giving

Geoff Olson
Slipping a twenty to someone on the street won't right our culture's social, political and economic wrongs. Still, it can mean a lot, both to the giver and the receiver.
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May 22, 2001

Call for Enquiry into Alleged Police Brutality

Amnesty International
Amnesty International is calling for a public enquiry to investigate police tactics and behaviour in handling the demonstrations that surrounded the Quebec Summit, and into the conditions for people
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May 21, 2001

Mommy is a Protester

Bronwen Cunningham
The other night, my daughter said that - now she understands how vulnerable I am to all of the violence the government can muster - she no longer feels that my protection is enough. Her disappointmen
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May 12, 2001

Then there were Five

David Bernans
The Germinal 5 were arrested just before the Summit of the Americas began in Quebec City. After three weeks of imprisonment, they have yet to gain much media attention. Still, supporters have been de
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May 11, 2001

Fredericton Man Remains Defiant

David Bernans
Vaughn Barnett went to the Quebec City protests last month. He identified himself as a pacifist. He sat down. Since then, he's been in Orsainville Prison. Find out why.
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May 9, 2001

First, They Take Manhattan

Bruce Wallace
Vancouver's Manhattan Minerals struck gold in Peru. Unfortunately, people live on top of it. There's an easy solution, though: move the town. It's an answer that has the townspeople striking back.
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May 8, 2001

This Is What A Documentary Looks Like

Sierra Bacquie
In the wake of new technologies and a thirst for audience involvement, the nature of documentary filmmaking is changing fast. A discussion at last week's Hot Docs in Toronto examined who is doing wha
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May 8, 2001

A Smashing Day

Lynn Coady
Women and girls took a sledgehammer in hand and put it to weigh scales on Friday. Shards went flying. Placards read, "Staple Paper, Not Stomachs!"

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