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  Commentaries on current events

Print The Approach of the Second Millennium
The Gazette
Column
A light-hearted take on the social and religious anxieties surrounding Y2K.

Radio On The Go
CBC Radio
Talk-tape
CBC Radio host Ted Blades and CBC freelance reporter Robin A. Grant discuss the issues surrounding a local bar's wet tee-shirt contest.
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Print Where The Heart Is
Current Magazine
Human interest article
A poetry anthology and community outreach care initiative combine their efforts to raise awareness and target homelessness.

Print Dying for a Cigarette
The Gazette
Column
A commentary on the social, commercial and medical issues surrounding tobacco use.

Radio Police Dogs In Schools
CBC Radio
Pac
A parent’s concern for his child leads to a re-examination of the protocol that allows police dogs into classrooms.

Print Climbing the Social Ladder
The Gazette
Column
An examination of every individual's apparent right to a formal education.

Radio Above the Knee, Drink for Free
CBC Radio
Mini documentary and soundscape
A rise in sexist promotional materials at the city’s bars and dance clubs is laid bare for the listener's ears.

Print The Verbals
Current Magazine
Arts and entertainment feature article
Stereotypes are shattered as four young Newfoundlanders establish themselves as prominent rap artists on the East Coast scene.

Print Hot Stuff
The Gazette
News article
Glass blower Tom Perks demonstrates the many artistic and scientific applications of his craft.
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Radio Tensions Mount Between India and Pakistan
CBC Radio
Montage
A Pakistani-Canadian and an Indo-Canadian share their concerns over the looming missile crisis in their respective ancestral countries.

Print What Suggestion Box?
The Gazette
Column
A criticism of pervasive political apathy and suggestions for grassroots advocacy.

Radio First Call From Across Canada
CBC Radio
Mini documentary and soundscape
Recordings of the early morning sounds from where the sun first rises on our continent.
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Print SPCA: More than a Century of Service
Current Magazine
Human interest article
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says today's youth are helping to educate the public.
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Print The F-Word
The Gazette
Column
An examination of the stereotypes versus the realities of modern feminism.

Print The Battery Zen Centre
Current Magazine
Human interest article
Former businessman and professor of psychology unveils a community Zen Buddhist centre.

Radio The Millennium Kids
CBC Radio
Mini documentary
A young musical band of siblings formed by immigrant parents is poised to return to their home country for the performance of a lifetime.