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May 10, 2001

Let Our Children Go

David Leibl
Just before the province's budget announcement, a new poll finds that Ontarians are willing to trade tax cuts for better, more affordable colleges and universities.
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May 10, 2001

When a Dollar is just a Dollar

Brian MacLean
Economist Brian MacLean tackles some mainstream media spin. Did the Bank of Canada's governor really muse about making our money American?
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May 10, 2001

Tories Get Priorities Wrong in Ontario Budget

Hugh Mackenzie
When the Harris government was elected, it called its program the Common Sense Revolution. The new provincial budget - including yet more pointless tax cuts and another squeeze on public services - i
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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

Of Catapults and Teddy Bears

Judy Rebick
With the first volley of tear gas, a pink dragon flew over the police. One protester said that he thought he was hallucinating when he saw it.
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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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May 8, 2001

Police Officer Indicted In Cincinnati Fatality

Cheryl W. Thompson
Monday, a white Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man was indicted by a grand jury on two misdemeanor charges. The death sparked three days of unrest. The victim's mother ca
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May 7, 2001

This Ain't No Fooling Around

Marc Lee
For those who came to protest only to be attacked, it was an emotional and radicalizing experience of highs and lows. The experience was a defiant show of solidarity, reinforced by police actions. Th
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May 7, 2001

Picture Perfect

Raymond Parker
Okay, enough talk about the Quebec City protests. Now is the time to take a look at these pictures of what went down.

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