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A young woman with a sign of solidarity, one of hundreds who marched to Vancouver city hall in support of Chief Theresa Spence on 11 January 2013. Photo: Caelie Frampton. One year ago today, Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence began a hunger strike, part of an ongoing struggle to improve the relationship between the federal government […]

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3-Teacher Student Painting - 11 December 2013

Teacher Jackie Otis holding a girl's painting during an art class, Calgary Allied Arts Centre, August 1962. / Jackie Otis, enseignante, tenant la peinture d'une fille dans un cours d'art, Calgary Allied Arts Centre, août 1962.   Image: Rosemary Gilliat Eaton. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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2-Pierre Pilote - 10 December 2013

Chicago Blackhawks captain Pierre Pilote, 28 December 1963. / Pierre Pilote, le capitaine des Blackhawks de Chicago, 28 décembre 1963. Image: Louis Jaques. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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1-Andy Bathgate - 9 December 2013

New York Rangers captain Andy Bathgate, 28 December 1963. / Andy Bathgate, le capitaine des Rangers de New York, 28 décembre 1963. Image: Louis Jaques. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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7-Jean Beliveau - 8 December 2013

Montréal Canadiens captain Jean Béliveau, 28 December 1963. / Jean Béliveau, le capitaine du Canadien de Montréal, 28 décembre 1963. Image: Louis Jaques. Library and Archives Canada. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada.

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Toronto Maple Leafs captain George Armstrong, 28 December 1963.
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Image : Plaque commémorative des quatorze victimes de la tragédie de Polytechnique, 6 décembre 1989. Source : Bobanny, domaine public.

Le 6 décembre 1989, un homme fait irruption dans une classe de génie mécanique de l’École Polytechnique de l’Université de Montréal. Entre ses mains se trouve une arme automatique. Marc Lépine exige des étudiants qu’ils se séparent en deux groupes : d’un côté les hommes, de l’autre, les femmes. Il fait sortir les hommes, puis tire à bout […]

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A memorial to the victims of the Polytechnique tragedy, at the University of the Fraser Valley, British Columbia, 6 December 2012. Some rights reserved.

Today, December 6th, is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. Passages Canada program coordinator, Calina Ellwand, reflects on her experience providing support to victims of violence and the significance of the Montreal Massacre. As an undergraduate at the University of Ottawa majoring in women’s studies, I spent several years in […]

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Image by: Yousuf Karsh, 1990. http://www.karsh.org/

Even on a sun-drenched South African day, Robben Island is a bleak, uninviting outpost – rocky, windswept, circled by leagues of forbidding ocean, with only the heights of Table Mountain rising in the distance as a reminder that a real world still exists, somewhere on the far horizon. When I visited in 1999 the island […]

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5- Garden Party - 6 December 2013
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4-Jacques Plant - 5 December 2013
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A planter works an especially good piece of land and will go on to make over $700 in one day. As the season progresses, planters will push themselves to make as much money as possible before the contract finishes.