CBC | Fri, 08 Oct 2004
CHICAGO - A U.S. federal court judge has thrown out Hollinger International's $1.25 billion US racketeering lawsuit against Conrad Black and other former executives of the company.
The lawsuit, which was filed in May, alleged that Black and his associates improperly diverted $380 million US from Hollinger International to companies they controlled.
Vancouver police Chief Jamie Graham has some advice for panhandlers ---- get a job....'I always thought to myself, why they couldn't sort of look for a pick-and-shovel job....'(said Graham).
The Independent | 6 October 2004
By Andrew Buncombe in Washington
The Pentagon said yesterday it was investigating cockpit video footage that
shows American pilots attacking and killing a group of apparently unarmed
independent media center | Oct 7, 2004
Thursday morning, US authorities issued a federal order to Rackspace ordering them to hand over Indymedia web servers to the requesting agency. Rackspace, which provides hosting services for more that 20 Indymedia sites at its London facility, complied and turned over the requested servers, effectively removing those sites from the internet.
Students at Concordia University in Montreal were harrassed by police for having the wrong colour skin while watching a rally organized by Zionists regarding the Administration's
refusal to allow Ehud Barak speak on Campus.
Montreal Muslim News | October 5, 2004 |
by Shujaat Wasty
Some aboriginal leaders from the Mackenzie Valley are opposed to court action that would delay the proposed pipeline project.
Last month the Deh Cho First Nation filed two lawsuits to halt the Mackenzie Valley joint panel review.
Quebec Premier Jean Charest was forced to cancel a speech Wednesday night at the Université de Montréal because of student protests.
After 18 years & 18 albums with all his bands (like the legendary Rhythm Activism, and Bakunin's Bum, DaZoque!, etc.), Montreal's one-man 'creative resistance' generator, Norman Nawrocki blitzes Canada with his newest, anti-war, anti-Empire CD, 'Duck Work,' Oct 14 - Nov 5 . (Itinerary attached.)
"Last week's (Presidential) debate is being hailed by some as proof of (John) Kerry's right to claim the anti-war vote. But a closer examination says just the opposite. To be sure, the candidates said different things and even proposed different strategies for dealing with Iraq (as well as a variety of other countries now simply assumed to be 'the enemy'). But the difference was one of how best to fight and win, not whether or not the US military should be deployed to defend so-called 'American interests' around the world."
Union seeks certification at third Quebec Wal-Mart
By Virginia Galt |
Wednesday, October 6, 2004 - Page B14 |
Globe and Mail
Canadian Press | October 5, 2004
"Innu politicians have admitted some of their supporters supply alcohol during election time."
NATUASHISH --- Booze was flowing freely in Labrador's Innu communities of
Natuashish and Sheshatshui in the run up to Wednesday's election for Innu
Allan Garr's recent smear campaign against David Cunningham and the
Anti-Poverty Committee is hardly shocking as the Courier partakes in a
time-tested strategy: take an effective organization, try to isolate them
politically by playing the 'good protestor/ bad protestor' dichotomy, and
try to divert them by writing on their personal life.
Repression of armed uprising continues in Haiti with the activ participation of UN forces and the puppet government's militarized police force. The Latortue government has been purchasing black market arms to assist the police in their campaign of terror against the popular struggle for self-determination.