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Headlines for the week of March 9th, 2009

by CKUT News Collective


- Montreal - International Women’s Day: thousands rally calling for a new world order

- Montreal - McGill University plans to purchase hotel where workers have been on strike since August


- Fort Chipewyan - Former primary care physician for Ft Chipewyan First Nation states link between oil sands and cancer rates

- Canada - Mining in northern Canada is in sharp decline, while government tax break for junior mining companies still stands

- York University hosts landmark conference to discuss Canadian mining industry

- Halifax - Court proceedings continue for four activists protesting free Atlantica trade agreement

- Ecuadorian activists sue the Toronto Stock Exchange


- Peru - Peru Top Court Bans Some Oil Exploration Work including Canadian company Talisman Inc.

- Gaza - Montreal Engineer enters Gaza after three weeks of trying

- Worldwide - Israeli Apartheid Week took place in cities and on campuses around the world last week

- Iran/US - Six major american news organizations call for release of independent journalist

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