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Book Review
Feb 19, 2009

One-way ticket to Canada

Bryan Prince
Bryan Prince's latest book tells the story of the Weems family who lived through and struggled to escape the slavery system and make a new life in Canada. The following is an excerpt from the book.
Event

The Proper Study of Canada: The Case for Canadian Studies

Feb 27, 2009
Halpern Centre, Room 126
SFU Burnaby Mtn Campus
Vancouver , BC
Canada
British Columbia CA
Mel Watkins, well-known political economist, prolific political writer and activist, will give a public lecture on "The Proper Study of Canada: The Case for Canadian Studies."
Columnists
Feb 18, 2009

A new deal for artists

It seemed like a typical report at the time; but when examining the details, the facts becomes more alarming -- earnings by actors, writers, painters and directors have been in freefall since 1990.
Columnists
Feb 9, 2009

Anger simmers over Ottawa bus strike

There's a lot of anger in Ottawa. Granted, the bus strike is over. But many Ottawa residents are still angry. And it's not just because some bus routes won't resume until April.
Podcast
Dec 30, 2008

Addicted to gambling revenues

Redeye
Governments across Canada are making billions of dollars from gambling. Zeus Yaghi says they've got their heads in the sand about the social costs.
Podcast
Dec 20, 2008

Challenges facing small towns in BC

Redeye
British Columbia’s resource-based economy means that smaller centres are especially vulnerable to changes in the economy
Book Review
Dec 18, 2008

On being Muslim

Ashifa Kassam
Belonging and Banishment: Being Muslim in Canada is a finely woven collection of essays that presents multiple answers to the question of being Muslim in Canada.
Blog
Dec 4, 2008

Coalition: Keep Meeting!

Bernadette Wagner
Parliament has been prorogued. So you're not meeting in an official capacity. But nonetheless meet as if you were not prorogued.

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