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Toothless task force

Headed by Liberal MP Judy Sgro, the Prime Minister's Task Force on Urban Issues released its interim report last week on Parliament Hill. Members of the task force, who are effectively looking for a blueprint for Canada's strategy on larger cities for the 21st century, talked to more than 700 people, including city mayors, city planners, university professors, city councillors, city transit experts, environmentalists and more. They met weekly in Ottawa to consult with cabinet ministers and departmental staff. They did good work.

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Toothless task force

Headed by Liberal MP Judy Sgro, the Prime Minister's Task Force on Urban Issues released its interim report last week on Parliament Hill. Members of the task force, who are effectively looking for a blueprint for Canada's strategy on larger cities for the 21st century, talked to more than 700 people, including city mayors, city planners, university professors, city councillors, city transit experts, environmentalists and more. They met weekly in Ottawa to consult with cabinet ministers and departmental staff. They did good work.

  
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Wednesday, December 31, 1969
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
World Press Photo 15 exhibit premiere at the Canadian War Museum, July 22 July 24, 2015

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A woman takes in the third prize for contemporary issues single photos by Italian photographer Fulvio Bugani. His series is called 'Waria: Being a Different Muslim.'
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Cees Cole, Netherlands ambassador to Canada.
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Mark O’Neill, president and CEO at the Canadian War and History museums.
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World Press Photo representative Noortje Gorter.
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Photographer Chris Roussakis, Hill Times reporter Rachel Aiello, photographer Cynthia Münster and Hill Times online editor Bea Vongdouangchanh.
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The music from these two string musicians flowed through the gallery all evening.
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Jeanine DeVos taking in the exhibit.
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Mark O’Neill, president and CEO at the Canadian War and History museums, with Silvie Morel.
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Cynthia and Yves Bled.

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