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The Boreal Abstracts… Published October 9, 2002

October 10th @ Lazia Restaurant & Bar Edmonton City Centre West – 10200-102 St. Time: 7-11 p.m. Infoline: 430-7937 Emerging artist Cheryl Paige invites you, your family and friends to her first solo show on Thursday October 10th at Lazia Restaurant. Appropriately titled: “The Boreal Abstracts” Ms. Paige will be unveiling 10 new, large, vibrant… Read more »

PALESTINE RED CRESCENT SOCIETY — Humanitarian Services Delivery – Under Siege Published October 9, 2002

Place: Engineering Teaching and Learning Centre (ETLC), Theatre 001 – University of Alberta / Date: October 11, 2002 Time: 7:00 p.m. Cost: Free and open to the public – donations welcome Younis Al Khatib, President of the Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS), will be speaking in Edmonton at the invitation of HUMANSERVE International, an Alberta… Read more »

Maestro Nowak is back… Published October 9, 2002

Contributed By The Community Networks Group On June 8th this year world-renowned Maestro Grzegorz Nowak performed his last concert with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. Now he’s back and the “metamorphosis” begins. METAMORPHOSIS is a series of classical concerts featuring 70 of the world’s top artists under the leadership of Maestro Nowak (see schedule below). Join… Read more »

DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE URGES JEAN CHRÉTIEN TO STAND FIRM AGAINST UNILATERAL MILITARY ACTION IN IRAQ

The Canadian Catholic Organization for DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE (CCODP) is urging the Canadian Government to continue resisting pressure from U.S. President George W. Bush to support a unilateral military attack on Iraq. In a letter sent to Prime Minister Jean Chrétien yesterday, (see: http://www.devp.org/testA/news/#letter) CCODP President Roger Dubois reiterated the longstanding DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE position… Read more »

Beyond the Headlines: Transgenus International

As you recall early this year we started a new monthly feature (Beyond the Headlines) that focuses on the good work of Alberta-based NGO’s (Non-Governmental Organizations) working on international development projects. We have featured thus far the courageous & inspirational engagement of groups such as HumanServe International, Change for Children, Cause Canada, Rainbow of Hope… Read more »

CFS and CASA Rally for Changes to Federal Transfers

ST. JOHN’S, NFLD. (CUP) — Normally considered rivals, Canada’s top two student organizations have found some common ground thanks to a proposal to alter federal transfer payments to benefit post-secondary education. The Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) and the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) both agree the federal government should earmark a portion of… Read more »

Tuition highest in 60 years

OTTAWA (CUP) — Even with inflation, tuition fees for Canadian students are at the highest level in 60 years, according to a new study released by the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT). Access Denied: the affordability of post-secondary education in Canada states that “when fees are adjusted for inflation, undergraduate university students today are… Read more »

Throne Speech Gets Mixed Reviews

MONTREAL (CUP) — Prime Minister Jean Chretien made clear that he wants to leave a strong public education system as part of his legacy in the Speech From the Throne Monday, but commentators in the education community are divided as to whether his policies will deliver. “[The government] will continue to increase its funding to… Read more »