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Photo Essay

Scenes from the May Day Protest

A parade of signs professed support for strikers, vitriol towards the Campbell government.

Christopher Grabowski 3 May 2004TheTyee.ca

Christopher Grabowski's photographs and photo-essays have appeared in various European publications as well as the Globe and Mail, The Washington Post, Financial Times, El Mundo, Utne Reader, Neue Zurcher Zeitung, MacLean's, Ottawa Citizen and Geist. He has received several awards in photojournalism. Among them, the Michener-Deacon Fellowship, Canada's premier award encouraging the pursuit of investigative journalism that serves the public interest.

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More than 5000 supporters massed in downtown Vancouver on Saturday to show support for HEU workers and cheer calls for a general strike, narrowly averted the next day by an eleventh hour agreement between labour leaders and the Liberal government.  Click on gallery to sample the atmosphere.  [Tyee]

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