According to your July 15 cover story (“Beating AIDS”), AIDS has “claimed the lives of 10,000 Canadians” since 1981 and is the leading cause of death among men 25 to 44 in Canada’s three major cities. In 1994-1995 alone, breast cancer claimed the lives of more than 10,000 Canadians.
Just a month after they battled 2,000 stonethrowing youths in a St-Jean-Baptiste Day riot, Quebec City police are taking the street people to the movies. They have been handing out 725 tickets to this week’s local première of Trainspotting, a disturbing portrayal of young, drug-using lowlifes in Edinburgh.By BARBARA WICKENS4 min
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