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Old 08-19-2008, 01:07 PM   #1
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So what do you think about: British Columbia government has given the city the set of

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B.C. gives city of Beijing gift of cedar arches gracing pavilion

By Stephanie Levitz

THE CANADIAN PRESS BEIJING - Iconic American golden arches have graced Beijing for years and now 13 Canadian ones will take a place among them. The British Columbia government has given the city the set of red cedar arches gracing a multi-million dollar centre just off Tiananmen Square. In giving the gift of the arches, which cost almost $3 million, B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell said the province wanted to recognize the special relationship between Canada and China.

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I don't understand how premier Campbell can give any thing First People Cultural to anyone. Aside from the fact he is gifting a Country that is perpetrating Genocide on its Indigenous People through a process, namely the Olympics Committee, that is one of the most greedy and uncaring Capitalist ventures in the world.

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