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July 21st

July 21, 2004 Ottawa

From the Lower End of Ottawa's Carrot Patch

The Ottawa edition of the Dominion, which is distributed by the poor and homeless, has been very well received by police, city officials, and the Sparks Street and Byward Market authorities, as well as by the media and the general public.

July 21, 2004 Ottawa

Raise the Rates: Demonstrators

On June 11, a crowd of approximately 50 welfare recipients, disability pensioners, homeless people, and concerned citizens from all walks of life (some in wheel chairs) gathered underneath the Terry Fox bridge in Ottawa for the "Raise the Rates" protest.

July 21, 2004 Accounts

The Canadian Left is Failing to Stand Up for Haiti

In a rare exception to the Dominion's de facto lack of opinion articles, Yves Engler argues that Haitians are risking their lives to fight an illegal regime that the Canadian government is propping up.

Haitians are risking their lives to fight an illegal regime that Canada supports

July 21, 2004 Comics

The Diary

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"The Diary", by Heather Meek

July 21, 2004 Features

Canada, Empire

Humanitarianism, peacekeeping, and other myths

Humanitarianism, peacekeeping, and other myths

July 21, 2004 Arts

American Patriot from Guelph?

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Every movement needs a theme song.

July 20th

July 20, 2004 Environment

Cruise Control?

cruise_fp.jpgWhat images spring to mind when you imagine a northern cruise vacation? Crystal clear water, teaming with sea life; humpback whales, porpoise and dolphin frolicking for your viewing pleasure; or perhaps just the vastness of a clean, wild ocean untouched by human pollution. These images contradict the current reality of the cruise industry. A single cruise ship discharges approximately 1.3 million litres of waste water per day, more than the port city of Haines, Alaska.

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The Dominion is a monthly paper published by an incipient network of independent journalists in Canada. It aims to provide accurate, critical coverage that is accountable to its readers and the subjects it tackles. Taking its name from Canada's official status as both a colony and a colonial force, the Dominion examines politics, culture and daily life with a view to understanding the exercise of power.

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