November 27, 1995

World NOTES 3435
World NOTES

World NOTES

Three Canadians were among 52 people confirmed dead after a blizzard caused severe avalanches in the Himalayas. The worst-hit area was a valley west of Mt. Everest, where 25 people were buried. Some 517 people were rescued from the area, including 228 foreign trekkers and climbers.
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WORLD

THE CANADIAN CONECTION

The names of the villains do not appear on international war crimes lists. There is no shuttle diplomacy organized from Washington. Instead, the 131 Sinhalese villagers that Tamil rebels massacred in recent weeks—like the scores of Muslims at prayer they hacked to death with machetes in 1990—are victims of an ugly, far-off war, largely ignored by the world community.
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COLUMN

Quebec’s separatists should be ignored

Ottawa should not enter into any negotiations with the Bloc Québécois or Parti Québécois in the wake of revelations following the referendum. The two secessionist parties not only behaved badly during the plebiscite campaign, but they failed to gain any kind of consensus among all Quebecers.
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DANCE

HART AND SOUL

Even in rehearsal, even going through the paces with a standin partner who has not danced in years, even with all the stops and starts, Evelyn Hart displays some of the ethereal grace that is her signature as a dancer. She is the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s resident guest artist and—along with Karen Kain—one of Canada’s two reigning ballet queens.
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