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Calgary battens hatches against G8 protesters

By PATRICK BRETHOUR, DAWN WALTON AND LILY NGUYEN
Wednesday, June 12, 2002

CALGARY -- Calgary is locking thousands of protesters out of large chunks of its downtown as it hunkers down for the Group of Eight summit later this month, even though the leaders of the world's major economies will be more than an hour away at a mountain retreat.

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Chrétien condemns summit violence

By SHAWN McCARTHY
Saturday, April 21, 2001

QUEBEC -- With the stinging smell of tear gas from afternoon riots still hanging in the air, Prime Minister Jean Chrétien officially opened the Summit of the Americas last night with a call for hemispheric free trade and the protection of democracy.

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Killing shocks G8 summit

By HEATHER SCOFFIELD
With reports from Reuters and Associated Press
Saturday, July 21, 2001

GENOA, ITALY -- An Italian protester was killed by police in massive, violent protests at the Group of Eight summit in Italy yesterday, but Prime Minister Jean Chrétien insisted that Canada will play host to the G8 meeting next summer as planned.

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Ghosts of Seattle haunt the G8 in Okinawa

By PETER COOK
With reports from Reuters and Associated Press
Monday, July 24, 2000

In the past few days, critics of summits of the G7 -- now, with Russia included, known as the G8 -- have concentrated their fire on a familiar target.

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Seattle battle a tragedy

By JEFFREY SIMPSON
With reports from Reuters and Associated Press
Wednesday, December 8, 1999

The Battle in Seattle ended in an equal mixture of farce and tragedy.

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