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Archive - Feb 2005

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February 28th

February 28, 2005 Original Peoples

"...where a son cannot work for his father"

sault_fp.jpg When can a son not work for his father? Kim Petersen examines government involvement in native fishing rights.

Métis fishing rights and the Ontario government

February 24th

February 25, 2005 Health

Cancer prevention in Canada

stacks_fp.jpg Why isn't addressing environmental causes of cancer in the government's official cancer control strategy, Andrea Smith asks.

Are we doing all we can?

February 23rd

February 23, 2005 Français

L'Argentine: Survivre par le Troc

trueque_fp.jpg Le troc est vite devenu populaire auprès des citoyens apeurés et ne pouvant plus faire confiance à un gouvernement incapable de les nourrir. Par Rim Boukhssimi

February 22nd

February 22nd

February 21, 2005 Environment

Nanotechnology and the Rebirth of Alchemy

nanotech-fp.jpg Is nanotechnology moving too fast for us to assess the risks that might be involved? Yuill Herbert reports.

Are converging technologies laying a golden egg?

February 19th

February 20, 2005 Media Analysis

Canada is Legitimizing Suppression of Haitian Democracy: Filmmaker

pina-paup_fp.jpg Dru Oja Jay interviews filmmaker Kevin Pina about Canada's role in the overthrow of Haiti's government.

Kevin Pina slams role of Canadian government, media

February 17th

February 17, 2005 Arts

The Architecture of "Basic Human Pleasure"

skateboard-mtl_fp.jpg Thanks to overzealous insurance agencies, skateboarders have been driven to the margins of cities. Dru Oja Jay looks at some proposed alternatives.

Godzilla vs. Skateboarder showcases the art and politics of skateboarding

February 15th

February 16, 2005 Accounts

Burma and Divestiture

moustachebros_fp.jpgAfter the disastrous tsunami, the Burmese government reported only 80 deaths along 2,000 km of coastline. Shaughn McArthur looks closer.

After the Tsunami

February 12th

February 12, 2005 Labour

No One Is Illegal

noii2_fp.jpg Rejecting charity and embracing solidarity, Montreal's No One is Illegal works for the "regularization of everyone". Matt Mundy speaks to Jaggi Singh.

Group aims for ''regularization of everyone'' through solidarity, not charity

February 12, 2005 Accounts

Growing Pains, Gains for Global Solidarity

This year's World Social Forum was the largest ever, attracting over 120,000 participants. Jennifer Besner describes the scene in Porto Allegre.

2005 World Social Forum was largest ever

February 11th

February 11, 2005 Accounts

Ending Female Genital Mutilation?

In Kenya, major campaigns for the eradication of female genital mutilation have met with little success. Gemma Richardson finds out why.

Rights, medicalization, and the state of ongoing struggles to eliminate the FGM in Kenya

February 9th

February 4th

February 4, 2005 Original Peoples

Dam Locally, Warm Globally

Relatively untouched, Canada's vast boreal forest is once again being threatened. Kim Petersen finds a small Ojibway community on the front lines of its defence.

Boreal forest, aboriginal peoples threatened by new push for exploitation

February 4, 2005 Environment

Biking Uphill: The Otesha Project

This summer, the Otesha Project embarks on its cross-Canada bike tour, practicing and preaching sustainable living. Shannon Hines finds out more.

February 4th

February 4, 2005 Media Analysis

Haiti and the Globe

Returning from Haiti, Yves Engler looks at the Globe and Mail's coverage of Haiti and finds that key facts are missing.

Facts, research missing in action

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