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November 09, 2006
  Sexpionage!PDF files may take a moment to load

Start with mystery, seduction and an abundance of clever dialogue rife with sexual innuendo. Throw in a high-class-prostitute-cum-dangerous-spy and a nun with a mouth so foul it would make George Carlin blush, and the premise is set for the latest production out of the University of Calgary drama department, The True Life Fiction of Mata Hari.

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October 12, 2006
  Addressing HIV/AIDS in GhanaPDF files may take a moment to load

Between five and 11 per cent of the population in the tiny West-African country of Ghana are infected with HIV or AIDS.

Dr. Sakyi Awuku Amoa, director general for the Ghana AIDS Commission, made a presentation on the HIV/AIDS pandemic as part of the University of Calgary Centre for Public Interest Accounting distinguished visitor speaker series Fri., Oct. 6.

Amoa said complacency towards protection and treatment of HIV/AIDS is one of the main problems officials face.

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October 05, 2006
  Solving poverty through cooperationPDF files may take a moment to load

From sharing crayons, to playing together, cooperation is one of the earliest lessons children learn in school, and according to world-renowned Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto, learning to cooperate is part of the key to economic prosperity in the developing world.

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January 19, 2004
  Fighting western alienationPDF files may take a moment to load

Dr. Jack M. Mintz, President and ceo of the Toronto-based C.D. Howe Institute spoke on the issues of Western Canadian alienation and the need for federal policies that promote economic growth on a national scale for the Canadian Club of Calgary, Tue, Jan 13.

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June 19, 2003
  Council of Canadians National Chairperson speaks at U of CPDF files may take a moment to load

She was introduced to the audience as a woman of "knowledge, conviction and courage." "She" is Maude Barlow and she spoke at the University of Calgary during a two-hour lecture Mon., June 16.

Barlow is the elected Council of Canadians National Chairperson and covered a range of topics from the commodification of the world's water supplies, to the recent partnership between David Orchard and Peter MacKay in the Progressive Conservative leadership campaign.

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May 15, 2003
  Senator Kirby on health carePDF files may take a moment to load

Senator Michael J. L. Kirby presented a lecture entitled "Impediments to the Reform of the Health Care System" at the Faculty of Medicine on Mon., May 12. The Chair of the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology said major changes to the health care system are needed in order for it to be sustainable in the future.

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October 24, 2002
  David Pratt's military suggestionsPDF files may take a moment to load

"It's not his fault," were Dr. David Bercuson's final words as he introduced David Pratt, Liberal Member of Parliament for Nepean-Carleton and chair of the Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans' Affairs. Bercuson was referring to the current state of Canada's military, bemoaned by many as one rapidly falling into disrepair.

Last week, Pratt spoke about the subject at the University of Calgary in a lecture entitled "Managing Canada's Defence."

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October 03, 2002
  Social democracy at workPDF files may take a moment to load

Former federal New Democratic Party Leader Ed Broadbent spoke on campus last week about the responsibilities of governments and individuals.

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