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December 9th

December 9, 2005 Food

Of Sturgeon and Hydro Québec

sturgeon_fp.jpg Carole Ferrari dishes up a recipe for Sturgeon with bittersweet morsels of background on the ancient fish's fate.

Food from the rivers we are losing

December 9, 2005 Media Analysis

Land Claims and Treaties and Bands, Oh My!

gpc_fp.jpg Canada's media stopped short of looking beyond the official line in coverage of the First Ministers' Meeting. Dru Oja Jay peeks at what they missed.

First Ministers' Meeting coverage begins and ends with official story

December 2nd

December 2, 2005 Environment

Tremblay's Remote Control

mayor_tremblay_fp.jpgWhat do democracy and sustainability have to do with eachother? Van Ferrier finds out in Montreal.

How City Hall's 'closed bureaucratic culture' continues to drive Montreal away from sustainability

December 2, 2005 Canadian News

Remembering Bureaucracy

Not all war veterans are remembered

December 1st

December 1, 2005 Labour

Where's The Boss?

conference-pic_fp.jpgAdvocates say worker cooperatives will democratize the workplace - and they won't stop there. Hillary Lindsay investigates.

Worker cooperatives will change the way you think about democracy

December 1, 2005 Literature & Ideas

December Books

cover_fp2.jpgBesner, Henderson, Taylor and Trafford review new work by Solie, Terpstra, Seymour, and deBeyer.

December 1, 2005 Labour

Give 'em the Boot!

bootsadeux_fp.jpgChris Arsenault travels to Chiapas to investigate a Zapatista owned and run boot cooperative that takes 'no-sweat' apparel to a new level.

Zapatistas and solidarity activists are taking 'non-sweat' apparel to a new level.

November 29th

November 29, 2005 Original Peoples

Masala and the Rainforest

kermode21_fp.jpg Kim Petersen looks at the prospects for survival of the the Spirit bear, which has particular significance for west-coast First Nations

Future of Kermode bear and rainforest "uncertain"

November 24th

November 24, 2005 Agriculture

McOrganic?

IA_fp.jpgHillary Lindsay investigates the new corporate organic landscape and its impact on Canadian farmers.

Is corporate organic changing the organic landscape in Canada?

November 22nd

November 22, 2005 Business

Reconstructing Disaster

bush_ally_fp.jpg Rob Maguire looks at who is benefitting from federal reconstruction contracts in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina

Profiteers and Pink Slips Ravage the Gulf Coast

November 16th

November 16, 2005 Accounts

The Project of a New Canadian University Begins...

ArundelGroup44_fp.jpgWilma van der Veen attends a founding meeting for a new university in Canada.

What would a university based on principles of ecology and social justice look like?

November 16, 2005 Arts

Card Carriers

card1_fp.jpg Max Liboiron looks at the issues raised by creative currency of Artist's Trading Cards.

Artist's Trading Cards (ATCs) are art for everyone

November 14th

November 14, 2005 Labour

Beautiful -- Privatized -- British Columbia?

storming_the_castle_fp.jpg Why does BC's Liberal government keep picking major fights with trade unions? Dru Oja Jay asks around.

Health care workers, teachers, fight government over policy

November 8th

November 8, 2005 Media Analysis

What makes a scandal scandalous?

pettigrew_yves_fp.jpg Dru Oja Jay asks why the Canadian media, despite pestering the Pierre Pettigrew about questionable trips, have yet to ask about Haiti

The media and Pierre Pettigrew's apartment on rue Aristide Bruant

November 7th

November 7, 2005 Accounts

Protest Burn Out

November 1st

November 1, 2005 Français

Nourrir la fleur ou couper la tige ?

un-belair_fp.jpg Le système d'inscription sur les listes électorales en Haïti n'est vraiment pas destiné à plaire aux défenseurs des libertés publiques. Par Justin Podur

La démocratie en Haïti promue par le Canada

November 1, 2005 Français

C'est à cela que ressemble la « responsabilité de protéger » ?

so_ann_handcuffs_fp.jpg Justin Podur se rend à l'ambassade du Canada, un immeuble neuf et brillant avec un terrain de tennis et une piscine, construit par SNC-Lavalin.

Statut, élections et le Canada en Haïti

November 1, 2005 Accounts

War Makes Terrorists

mainantiwar-fp.jpgCarey Jernigan marches for peace in Washington

Hundreds of thousands march for peace in D.C.

November 1, 2005 Original Peoples

Settler Acculturation

Margaret-and-Gk2_fp.jpgWilma van der Veen attends a workshop confronting myths and misconceptions of Indigenous culture and history.

Confronting myths and misconceptions about Indigenous culture, spirituality, and worldview

October 27th

October 27, 2005 Arts

"Spiritual Wife" or Single Mother?

bank_fp.jpgDavid Sanderson reviews Banking On Heaven, a film on "Arizona's dirty little secret."

The film Banking On Heaven explores polygamy and religion in Colorado City

October 24th

October 24, 2005 Environment

"It's the Best We've Got"

dion_fp.jpgEnvironment Minister Stéphane Dion to chair next round of international climate talks in Montreal. Hillary Lindsay reports.

Kyoto Off To A Slow Late Start in Montreal

October 24, 2005 Opinion

Did you hear the one about...

stein_decons4_fp.jpg In a continuing series on genocide and colonization, Stewart Steinhauer explains "how to deconstruct a Canadian Indian in the privacy of your own home"

Deconstructing a Canadian Indian in the privacy of your own home

October 20th

October 20, 2005 Accounts

'Disengagement' Affords Some Relief for Gaza Fishing Enclave

elmer_al-mawasi_fish_fp.jpg Jon Elmer reports from Gaza, where, despire 'disengagement', fishing boats are shot at and access to foreign markets remains blocked

Coastal villages no longer a veritable prison, but access to fishing, export remain blocked

October 19th

October 19, 2005 Accounts

Solidarity Soccer

minutemen-arretons_fp.jpg Shaughn McArthur follows Montréal's Solidarity Across Borders to the US-Canada border, where the Minutemen are now patrolling

Activists decry presence of Minutemen, demand open border

October 13th

October 13, 2005 Opinion

Haiti's Biometric Elections

UN_CiteSoleil_fp.jpg In Port-au-Prince, Andréa Schmidt asks why no one is discussing the use of a biometric identification system in Haiti's upcoming but oft-delayed elections.

A High-Tech Experiment in Exclusion

October 12th

October 12, 2005 Health

EPA Proposes New Rules for Human Dosing Experiments

pesticide_fp.jpg Andrea Smith looks at criticisms of the EPA's new human testing regulations for pesticides as being riddled with "loopholes"

Critics argue too many loopholes remain

October 10th

October 11, 2005 Literature & Ideas

October Books

booksoct05_fp.jpg Besner, Trafford, Lefebvre and Grant review new work by McBride, Walsh, Brown, and Allen.

October 6th

October 6, 2005 Opinion

Drilling For Oil And Gas

oil_rig_smaller_fp.jpg In his second in a series, Stewart Steinhauer looks at oil companies on indigenous land in Alberta, and the mantra of "jobs jobs jobs"

Down At The Intersection Of Racism, Patriarchy, Capitalism, And Imperialism

October 5th

October 5, 2005 Environment

The Co-Option

coop1_fp.jpg Juliet Lammers visits a Montreal housing co-op's experiment in sustainable living

A Montreal housing co-op experiments with sustainable living

October 4th

October 4, 2005 Accounts

Air Raids Terrorize Gaza Residents, Target Key Infrastructure

elmer_gaza_school-ceiling_f.jpg Israel's first air campaign since withdrawal has targeted a school and other facilities, and marks the introduction of sonic booms as a tactic. Jon Elmer reports from Gaza.

Homes, roadway, school bombed; sonic booms are new tactic

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