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Archive - 2006 - Dominion Article

December 29th

December 30, 2006 Accounts

Shia in Kabul Preparing for War

Residents warn sectarian violence is just around the corner

December 19th

December 19th

December 19, 2006 Accounts

Afghan MPs Predict "Very Big War"

ack_fp.jpg Afghanistan correspondent Chris Sands interviews Afghan MPs, and hears predictions of a "very big war" and jihad against foreign troops.

Civilian deaths, corruption, occupying troops leading to "jihad" against foreigners, say leaders

December 8th

December 8, 2006 Foreign Policy

Sanctioning Nukes?

pet_korea_fp.png What role does Canada's nuclear industry play in the geopolitics of the Korean peninsula? Stephen Salaff investigates.

Canada's nuclear exports and the Korean conflict

December 7th

December 7, 2006 Environment

Race and Waste in Nova Scotia

Lincolnville_fp.jpgHillary Bain Lindsay investigates accusations of 'environmental racism' that have taken centre stage during a fight against a new landfill.

Accusations of 'environmental racism' take centre stage during fight against new landfill development

December 5th

December 5, 2006 Environment

Where Have All The Fishes Gone?

Lake-trout-fp.jpgActivists hope the loss of two lakes in Newfoundland to mining waste isn't the beginning of a new trend. Tracy Glynn learns

Newfoundland losing lakes to mining waste

December 5, 2006 Accounts

Visualizing Canada in Haiti

visualizing_canada_fp.png A visual representation of the relationships between Canada's NGOs, government agencies and US agencies operating in Haiti, in a printable poster format.

A poster version of coverage from the Foreign Policy issue

December 5, 2006 Foreign Policy

No Time for Democracy

police_training_fp.png Stuart Neatby chronicles the last six years of Canadian intervention in Haiti, from the coup to the training of the HNP to the elections.

Six years of Canada in Haiti

December 4th

December 4, 2006 Food

Locked Dumpsters Full of Mangoes

dumpster_fp.jpgMoira Peters investigates the politics of dumpster diving within a food system that results in hungry people and wasted food.

Hungry people, wasted food, and the politics of dumpster diving

November 30th

November 30, 2006 Agriculture

The Canadian Wheat Board's Last Stand?

CWB_fp.jpgAnna Kirkpatrick investigates proposed changes to the CWB that farmers fear will decrease their viability and increase transnationals' profitability.

Farmers fear that proposed changes in the CWB will mean that farmers lose out and transnationals cash in

November 29th

November 29, 2006 Accounts

Preventative Justice

JaggiArrest_fp.jpgActivist Jaggi Singh speaks from jail about his arrest--not for what he did, but for what he might do.

Activist Jaggi Singh is arrested for what he might do and threatened with six months in detention

November 28th

November 28, 2006 Arts

Can Wikipedia Ever Make the Grade?

wiki_fp.jpgAs questions about the accuracy of the anyone-can-edit encyclopedia persist, academics are split on whether to ignore it, or start contributing.

As questions about the accuracy of the anyone-can-edit encyclopedia persist, academics are split on whether to ignore it, or start contributing

November 27th

November 27, 2006 Accounts

Digging Up Canadian Dirt in Colombia

kidsplaying_fp.jpgChris Arsenault travels to Colombia to investigate the impacts Canadian aid agencies and corporations are having there.

Canadian corporations and aid agencies facing controversy and resistance in Colombia

November 22nd

November 22, 2006 Original Peoples

The High Cost of Lousy Water

water_fp.jpgKim Petersen investigates charges that First Nations are being forced to pay for the lack of clean drinking water on reserves.

Water Crisis in Indigenous 'Canadian' Communities

November 20th

November 20, 2006 Français

Chávez, le diable et l'ONU

Hugo_fp.jpgLe président vénézuelien Hugo Chávez plaide pour une réforme de l'ONU.

Le président vénézuelien Hugo Chávez plaide pour une réforme de l'ONU.

November 20, 2006 Literature & Ideas

December Books

dec_cover.jpgHart, Southwood, Taylor and Henderson cover new work by Trofimuk, Trussler, Wah and Szumigalski.

November 18th

November 18, 2006 Canadian News

Conservative Post

ConservativePost_fp.jpgA postal worker is facing disciplinary action after refusing to deliver a homophobic pamphlet. Gwalgen Geordie Dent investigates.

Postal Worker Facing Disciplinary Action After Refusing to Deliver Homophobic Pamphlet

November 8th

November 8, 2006 Features

Grilled Cheese and War Crimes

grilled-cheese_fp.jpgChris Arsenault chats with an average 23-year-old who's hoping Canada won't send him back to the US to fight in a war he doesn't believe in.

US soldier who refuses assignment in Iraq claims refugee status in Canada

November 3rd

November 2nd

November 2, 2006 Foreign Policy

Selectively Terrified

HezbollahFlag_fp.jpgMary Foster tracks the history of Hezbollah and examines how it became a terrorist organization in Canada.

How Hezbollah became a terrorist organization in Canada

November 1st

November 1, 2006 Foreign Policy

The Logic of 'Humanitarian Intervention'

Elie-fp.jpgBrendan Stone investigates the ideology behind 'the responsibility to protect,' and asks who is protecting whom.

Neo-colonial tool serving geopolitical interests

November 1, 2006 Foreign Policy

Warfighters, Not Missionaries

prisoners_fp.jpgJon Elmer determines that Afghanistan is not a random act of Canadian policy, but an entire foreign policy apparatus acting on a well-articulated plan.

The origins of the three-block war

October 31st

October 31, 2006 Foreign Policy

Whose Trauma?

darkthreats_fp.jpgMaya Rolbin-Ghanie explores the place of the "Somalia Affair" in Canadian mythology.

The "Somalia Affair" and Canadian mythology

October 30th

October 30, 2006 Environment

Genetically Modified Diplomacy

GMO_fp.jpgYuill Herbert examines Canada's international biotech agenda and the government's most recent GM 'victory.'

Canada's International Biotech Agenda

October 28th

October 28, 2006 Foreign Policy

Canadian Aid or Corporate Raid?

nepal_fp.jpgHarsha Walia examines the work of Canada's development agency in South Asia.

Canada's development agency in South Asia

October 27th

October 27, 2006 Agriculture

Will Eliminating Subsidies Help Poor Farmers?

Grain-Elevator_fp.jpgDru Oja Jay investigates how corporate control of markets goes missing in discussions about "free trade."

The NFU's Darrin Qualman discusses how corporate control of markets goes missing in discussions of "free trade"

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