First of all, you are starting your writing career at a good time. Canadian literature is known around the world for its excellence. At least six of our prominent Canadian authors have recently won major international awards such as the Booker (now the Man Booker), the IMPAC Prize and the Orange Prize.
For indigenous communities in Mexico, political and social problems have reached the boiling point. The states of Chiapas, http://flag.blackened.net/revolt/mexico/other/new_gurell_nov98.htmlâe target=âe _blankâe >Guerrero, and Oaxaca have slipped into rebellion because of grinding poverty, a corrupt political process, and serious human rights abuses.
I want to become Prime Minister of this country. Mr. Layton will never bePrime Minister of this country and he'll say anything that people want tohear. I cannot do that.
StÃ©phane Dion after the Liberal lost the riding of Outremont to the NDP.
When StÃ©phane Dion describes Liberal policies as realistic what he means is that powerful people are not offended by what his party espouses. Thinkof this as the Paul Desmarais test.
The women's movement in Canada was rancorous and chaotic for much of its 35-year history. But it achieved more, lasted longer and became more racially and ideologically diverse than any feminist coalition in the world.
Both sides of the story the amazing solidarity and the destructive incivility are told with equal honesty in a soon-to-be-released book entitled Ten Thousand Roses.
It is an account of Canadian feminism from its idealistic beginnings in the '60s to its withering in the '90s.
The second rank parties, the Greens, Free Democrats, and Left Party got nearly ten per cent each.
Jack Layton was next to be scrummed in the lobby of the House.
In some instances, we were pleasantly surprised to find a strong verbalcommitment to addressing the chronic gender inequity that persists in thiscountry.
Liberal Party politics is all about winning power. Ignatieff has received the support of the party establishment because they think he can win the country. Not a surprise.
Billed as a new ideas generation council, the conference sponsor, Canada 2020, will hold seminars across the country as well as run the annual headline event.