They were waiting for the Revolution. Kids milling on the grass in the spring sunshine, photographers staking out positions. All day, people filtered up from the side streets, protest pilgrims drawn to the Fence, the infamous perimeter. The wall within the walled city had become a chain-link mural, crocheted with slogans, drawings, balloons, bras, poems, tchotchkes—like a class project gone mad.By Brian D. Johnson12 min
Stockwell Day: Opposition leader can face down caucus revolts, but a poll shows the people, even Albertans, have turned on him, too. Prince Charles: Wows throngs on solo Canadian tour, and with foot-and-mouth blighting Britain, his organic farming thing is looking smart.By Sue Ferguson6 min
Ontario Premier Mike Harris urged Canadians to rethink their healthcare system and allow the private sector to step in to provide a variety of medical services. Since taking power in 1995, his Conservative government has been accused of fostering a two-tier health-care system, but this was the first time the premier publicly talked about allowing private corporations to run hospitals in Ontario.
It's said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again—and expecting a different result. If so, the United States’ three-decade-long “war on drugs” must be one of the least sane public policy initiatives in recent memory.By Andrew Phillips4 min
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