Philippe Duhamel stood well back from the clouds of tear gas that drifted towards the sea of protesters in Quebec City. “For me, it's unfolding a bit like sheet music,” said the soft-spoken activist of the escalating clash between police and protesters at the Summit of the Americas.By BRENDA BRANSWELL6 min
The Manitoba government is offering $100,000 compensation to each of the families of 12 infants who died in 1994 after botched heart surgery at a Winnipeg hospital. The baby deaths were the subject of an inquiry that took more than four years to complete, and the province says it is making its offer on compassionate grounds, not as an admission of responsibility.
As dusk settles over the northern Congolese village of Bene, the temperature begins to drop from a sizzling 35° C. The red dirt road is empty except for a slim, pale figure advancing in the distance. As the image becomes clearer, a little boy screams with delight, “Mundele! Mundele!” (White man! White man!).By Catherine Roberts5 min
Astronaut Chris Hadfield has a lot on his plate this week. As the first Canadian to walk in space, while installing Canadarm2, he is bound to work up a healthy appetite for some rehydratable, irradiated and thermostabilized delicacies. Here is a taste of Hadfield’s menu:By Shanda Deziel, Amy Cameron, Andre Veniot4 min
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