September 1, 2002

Finding the right balance

I take as my departure the search for the right balance between the freedoms of the individual and the securi- ty of the state. Clearly, there is often a...

Reid Morden
September 1, 2002

The recriminalization of dissent

There is a serious imbalance between ”œprotest, free- dom and order” or between ”œdissent and democra- cy” in Canada today. Historically, the Canadian state has always managed to skew...

Tony Clarke
September 1, 2002

Protest movements and democracy

I learned from my mentors in the practice of law many years ago that it’s wise to begin with a strategic conces- sion. I’m about, therefore, to make a...

Alan Borovoy
September 1, 2002

Why was Calgary so quiet?

When Prime Minister Jean Chrétien proudly announced that the Rocky Mountain resort community of Kananaskis would be the site for the June 2002 summit of G8 leaders, officials in...

Doug Firby
September 1, 2002

September 11, 2001 – September 11, 2002

In the beginning, September 11, 2001, or 9/11, as it is now known, had an impact on virtually every Canadian. There was a mixture of shock that a terrorist...

Don Macnamara