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April 7, 2006 Foreign Policy

Declassifying Canada in Haiti: Part I

censored_fp.jpg Documents acquired by the Dominion in a Access to Information Act request reveal that Canada was long planning a military intervention in Haiti.

Canadian officials planned military intervention weeks before Haitian coup

January 27, 2006 Opinion

Doing Jack for Haiti

jack_layton001_fp.jpg Derrick O'Keefe asks what it would take to compel NDP leader Jack Layton to bring up Canada's involvement in Haiti.

January 23, 2006 Media Analysis

Ce qui rend un scandale scandaleux

pettigrew_yves_fp.jpg Dru Oja Jay s'interroge sur le silence des médias canadiens sur la question haïtienne alors que ceux-ci se sont acharnés sur l'affaire des voyages de Pierre Pettigrew.

Les médias et l'appartement de Pierre Pettigrew, rue Aristide Bruant

January 21, 2006 Accounts

The Politics of Brutality in Haiti

cite_soleil_fp.jpgIn Port-au-Prince, Aaron Lakoff reflects on Canada's role in Haiti's ongoing human rights disaster

Canada, the UN and "collateral damage"

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 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

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

September 23, 2005 Accounts

Tending the Flower or Cutting the Stem?

un-belair_fp.jpg In his second update from Haiti, Justin Podur examines the state of the Canadian-sponsored elections there.

Canadian-sponsored democracy in Haiti

September 23, 2005 Accounts

Is This What 'Responsibility to Protect' Looks Like?

so_ann_handcuffs_fp.jpg In his first report from Haiti, Justin Podur takes a look at Canada's intervention on the ground.

Status, Elections and Canada in Haiti

April 14, 2005 Français

Le Canada légitime la répression en Haïti: cinéaste

pina-paup_fp.jpg « S'ils intéressaient à ce côté-là de l'histoire, ils feraient des reportages là-dessus. Et ils ne le font pas. » -- cinéaste Kevin Pina

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 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

January 11, 2005 Français

Le Canada en Haïti

Pour ceux qui cherchent à comprendre les motifs de la plus récente intervention du Canada en Haïti, il semble qu'il n'y ait pas de meilleure place pour commencer qu'avec celui qui est au centre de la controverse Canada-Haïti, le député québécois au parlement fédéral Denis Paradis. Par Anthony Fenton

Qui a orchestré le renversement de la démocratie?

December 19, 2004 Media Analysis

Manufacturing Democracy

Ukrainian politics have been the subject of relentless media attention in recent weeks. Dru Oja Jay wonders what is missing.

The politics of media coverage: Haiti, Ukraine, Georgia

December 12, 2004 Français

Latortue provoque la colére à son passage à Montréal

«Latortue assassin, Paul Martin complice!» Tel était le mot d'ordre de choix des centaines de membres de la diaspora haïtienne (de Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto et des États-Unis) qui ont tenu une vigoureuse et bruyante manifestation devant le Centre Mont-Royal à Montréal samedi dernier.

November 6, 2004 Media Analysis

Counterbalance to Reality

Canadian media present two pictures of Haiti: helpless victim and land of violent "gangs". Dru Oja Jay compares their story to the facts on the ground.

Canadian Media on Haiti

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?

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 Features

Canada, Empire

Humanitarianism, peacekeeping, and other myths

Humanitarianism, peacekeeping, and other myths

April 6, 2004 Accounts

Impressions from Haiti

haitians_fp.jpgAnthony Fenton shares his impressions from a ten-day trip to post-coup Haiti

February 25, 2004 Canadian News

Canadian News: February 25

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