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"Zapatos Rojos" (Red Shoes) by Elina Chauvet. Each shoe represents one woman mur
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Rethinking menstruation

November 11, 2012
| Carissa Ropponen and Ariana Barer discuss menstruation, deconstructing some of the patriarchal beliefs about women’s cycles, and celebrating our flows.
Length: 36:51 minutes (33.75 MB)

Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA)

FIPA is an acronym that stands for Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement. Canada currently has 24 FIPAs with different partner countries, although this acronym is frequently used in the media to refer specifically to the Canada-China investment treaty.  Distinct from Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), FIPAs are bilateral agreements made by the Government of Canada to encourage foreign investment through a framework of legally-binding obligations and rights.

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Robin Browne on 'Black and white. Well, not exactly'

Robin Brown's PAB2012 call to celebrate shades of grey.

PAB was an annual three-day conference about creativity, content creation, audience engagement and online relationship building. The conference flourished on a reputation of strong content and a welcoming community, attracting participants from as far away as the U.K. and South America for speaking sessions, popular five-minute JOLTs, workshops, panel discussions, and social activities. PAB2012 was the seventh and final PAB conference.

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| December 16, 2011

It's time to start buying Canadian

If governments are using public funds to purchase goods and services in an effort to stimulate a depressed economy, then it's a no-brainer that those products should be made at home. When governments build infrastructure or purchase equipment, they must steer maximum benefit toward tax-paying citizens: creating jobs, stimulating industries and strengthening communities.

The practice of domestic procurement is both logical and common. It's widely used by countries throughout the world. And, for the most part, it's totally legal: Even under the terms of NAFTA and the WTO, sub-national governments have full powers to source locally, and national level governments have great leeway to favour domestic suppliers. Why then has the U.S.

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TEL-TALK: art interventions in telephone booths | Launch June 15 @ Telephone Booth Gallery, Toronto

Friday, June 15, 2012 - 6:00pm

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Telephone Booth Gallery
3148 Dundas St. W, Toronto TIghtrope Book Launch and Exhibition Opening Friday June 15, 6 – 9pm Artists Present
Toronto, ON M4Y 1B2
Canada
Phone: 9241714

Book Launch and Exhibition Opening Friday June 15, 6 – 9pm Artists Present Telephone Booth Gallery 3148 Dundas St. W, Toronto Exhibition continues until July 14, 2012 The Tel-talk project brings together artists of varying backgrounds, from across the country, to perform in and or animate a telephone booth in response to themes surrounding public spaces, and the disappearance of traditional phone booths. Artists and writers were invited to contribute a site-specific installation, artwork, or short work of fiction, which references a unique telephone booth location. The installations began in September 2011 and continue through to July 2012. Over the last nine months, each installation was announced and documented on the Tel-talk blog (http://tel-talk.blogspot.ca/).

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