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Podcast
Oct 5, 2010
Redeye

Victoria bans camping on Pandora Green

Redeye
A by-law banning camping in public parks was struck down by the Supreme Court of B.C. Now Victoria council has rezoned a public park as a "street median" to prevent homeless people erecting shelters.
Podcast
Oct 4, 2010
Redeye

Prostitution laws struck down in Ontario

Redeye
On September 29, the Superior Court of Ontario ruled three key provisions of the law against prostitution unconstitutional. We speak with lawyer Katrina Pacey.
News
Sep 3, 2010
Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Syilx, (left) and Chief Wayne Christian, Secwepemc, (right) with framed Memorial. Photo: Kerry Coast

The Wilfrid Laurier Memorial 100 years later

Kerry Coast
The leaders of three First Nations remember and reaffirm the irrefutable claims laid out in a letter a century ago, addressed to a prime minister who promised to meet their predecessors but never did.
News
Aug 27, 2010

Fish Lake is a test for Canadian environmental law

Josh Paterson
Four years ago, the Harper government allowed two lakes to be turned into tailings ponds for mines. Mining corporations have now applied to use 11 more as toxic dump sites, including this B.C. haven.

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