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August 25, 2004 Ottawa

From the Lower End of Ottawa's Carrot Patch

Homeless Action Strike, other news

August 25, 2004 Ottawa

Planned Detox Closure Endangers Staff, Clients

Thirty year old Detox unit is the only one in Ottawa

August 25, 2004 Ottawa

Small Victory for the Poor and Homeless

Under pressure, mayor agrees to meet protesters

August 25, 2004 Ottawa

Canoeing trip ends in disaster

26-year-old homeless man drowned

August 25, 2004 Comics

Art

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"Art," by Heather Meek

August 25, 2004 Features

Canada in Haiti

paradis-haiti2_fp.jpgWho Engineered the Overthrow of Democracy?

Anthony Fenton digs into Canada's role in the overthrow of a democratic government in Haiti, and the players involved. His investigation raised questions. Among others: was Canada's involvement to diplomatic enabling, or have Canadian troops been directly involved in the hundreds of political assassinations that followed the coup?

Who Engineered the Overthrow of Democracy?

August 25, 2004 Literature & Ideas

Books, August 2004

Linda Besner reviews new poetry from Adeena Karasick, Alexandra Leggat, David Helwig and a recently translated play by Michel Marc Bouchard.

Written On Water

August 25, 2004 Labour

Aliant Loses $13 Million

In labour news, the Aliant strike drags on, Quebec's union's cancel a plan for a general strike against Charest, Parks Canada workers go on strike, along with home care workers in Newfoundland and health-sector workers in York Region.

Aliant Loses $13 Million on Strike, refuses to negotiate

August 25, 2004 Environment

President Bush, See You in Court

Is there legal recourse for those who are losing their land and livelihood to climate change? Yuill Herbert finds out what courts will hear their cases, and what precedents might help.

Judging the cost of climate change

August 25, 2004 Media Analysis

Missing History in Action

Joseph Pannell is being threatened with extradition to the United States for a crime he allegedly committed thirty years ago. Dru Oja Jay looks at the assumptions that the media brings to the case.

Canadian coverage of Joseph Pannell and the Black Panther Party

August 25, 2004 Original Peoples

Colonialism and Kanehsatake

The people of Kanehsatake are in an ongoing battle with the federal government. The government says it's about crime; Mohawks explain that their land and sovereignty are at stake. Kim Petersen takes a critical look.

Are dispossession and forced integration ongoing?

August 25, 2004 Arts

Drawing a Response

Suddenly, drawing is in. Hype of the moment or a new art movement? Max Liboiron finds diagrams, computer inspired illustrations, and twists on pop culture in New York.

With simpler media, complex work appears

August 25, 2004 Accounts

El Salvadorans Ask: do we CAFTA?

cafta_fp.jpg "Best hope for success" or imperial power grab? Jen Peirce reports on the Central American Free Trade Agreement from El Salvador.

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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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