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  • Canada demands justice over photographer murdered in Iran

    09/22/2005 5:36:17 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 13 replies · 659+ views
    YahooNews/AFP ^ | Sept. 21, 2005
    Canada demands justice over photographer murdered in Iran Wed Sep 21, 2005 Canadian Foreign Minister Pierre Pettigrew said he had told his Iranian counterpart that Ottawa expected justice to be rendered in the murder of Canadian-Iranian photographer Zahra Kazemi. Pettigrew had a rare meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki here Tuesday on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. "I have indicated to him that Canada was determined in going to the bottom of Madame Kazemi's case," he told reporters. "That lady was raped, beaten and killed," he said. "Justice must be rendered... They owed it to Madame Kazemi,...

    10/07/2004 2:40:15 PM PDT · by OESY · 25 replies · 938+ views
    New York Post ^ | October 7, 2004 | COLLIN LEVEY
    ...The John-John ticket's hare-brained idea is to reimport medicines from Canada to your corner pharmacy. That is to say, to take drugs made here and shipped to supply a country of 30 million, and bring them back here to supply a country of 360 million. Does any Democrat have an abacus? ...Last decade, companies like Novartis (Swiss), Aventis (French) and Pharmacia (Swedish) moved their operations from Europe to the greener pastures of New Jersey and Massachusetts because Europe's governments were making it too hard to do business. They even banned direct-to-consumer advertising — lest citizens get wind of any pricey...
  • Trade protesters smash Montreal windows

    07/28/2003 7:35:51 AM PDT · by Pikamax · 7 replies · 537+ views
    Torontostar ^ | 07/28/03 | MICHELLE MACAFEE
    Trade protesters smash Montreal windows Hundreds gathers to protest globalization at World Trade meeting MICHELLE MACAFEE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL (CP) — Anti-globalization demonstrators smashed windows of downtown stores on today after failing to get access to a hotel where a World Trade Organization meeting was set to take place. Some of the protesters targeted Gap and Burger King outlets on busy Ste-Catherine Street, cheering loudly as they heaved metal objects through their windows. Earlier, police thwarted several hundred protesters in their bid to get into the Sheraton Centre hotel where the three-day WTO meeting was to take place, beginning Monday....