Saturday, April 19, 2014

Cybermagazine - Saturday

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Saturday April 19 2014 edition 

PROGRAM

The LINK Online (Sat. April 19, 2014)

Your hosts this week, wojteck Gwiazda, and Marc Montgomery. Lynn is off for the Easter Good Friday holiday.

Canada needs to invest in green energy or get left behind in the world's clean energy revolution, say environmentalists. © 

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YOUR CHOICES

Grand Chief Delisle: 'We’ve been tread upon and ignored.'

"We've been tread upon and ignored." said Grand Chief Michael Delisle of the Mohawk Nation community of Kahnawake, near the city of Montreal, on Tuesday (April 15), as he reacted to the tabling last Thursday of a proposed new Canadian government bill, the First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act.

In presenting the bill, Canada’s Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard ...

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Man posts video of alleged theft of his backpack

A Montreal filmmaker had his knapsack full of valuable gear snatched from under him in a café last Friday and has posted a video of it online. It was as Jesse Freeston was leaving that he realized his knapsack was gone along with a new laptop, a notebook full of his ideas, an agenda, phone and flash drives that were ...

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900 government ID numbers (SIN) stolen from Canada Revenue Agency data bank

After dealing with the "Heartbleed Bug" the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) responsible for collecting taxes announced, Monday (April 14), that the "Social Insurance Numbers (SIN) of approximately 900 taxpayers were removed from CRA systems by someone exploiting the Heartbleed vulnerability."

A SIN number is a nine-digit number that a person needs to work in Canada or to have access ...

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Friday, April 18, 2014

Cybermagazine - Friday

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Friday April 18 2014 edition 

HIGHLIGHTS

'Screening Truth to Power - A Reader on Documentary Activism'

For 10 years Cinema Politica, a Montreal-based media arts, non-profit network, has been getting people together to watch documentaries and hold discussions in what they call documentary activism, and have been very successful.

It started off in a classroom at Concordia University in Montreal. It now has 75 locals across Canada, and 25 outside of the country.
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Mental health care in the Arctic - Lavinia's Story

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North

Starting in the 1950s, the Arctic’s semi-nomadic Inuit were moved into permanent communities by the Canadian government.

Children were often sent to Church-run schools far away from their families and communities.

Funded by the federal government, these schools were set up to assimilate ...

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Clément Chartier on why court decision on Canada's Métis so important

Canada's Federal Court of Appeal has upheld a landmark decision made last year that the country's Métis people must be considered "Indian" under the Constitution Act. The decision, made public Thursday (April 17), also overturned the decision on non-status Indians.

Canada's Métis have maintained they should have the same rights as Indigenous First Nations (Indians) and Canada's northern Indigenous people, ...

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

Canada's public archives: new leader and difficult challenge

The federal government has announced that a Guy Berthiaume will take over as head of the Canada’s history gathering institution in June.

Bertiaume will take over after former president Daniel Caron suddenly resigned last year following severe criticism on a number of issues,

Caron who was a career public servant, was unpopular with staff who said ...

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Hundreds protest for province to fund private abortion clinics, repeal law

Hundreds of people protested outside the legislature of the Canadian province of New Brunswick on Thursday (April 17) calling on the government to fund private clinics and to repeal Regulation 84-20. The law limits provincial funding of abortions only to hospitals after two doctors certify it's medically necessary. Provincial laws across Canada on abortion vary, there are restrictions, but it is not ...

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Skyrocketing price of Saskatchewan farm land

What will a million dollars buy you in Canada in terms of property?

In Fort McMurray, Alberta, the oil-boom centre of Canada, it’s not enough to buy an acre of industrial land, that goes for about 1.2 million.

In Vancouver, a 10 metre building lot costs about the same.  In Manitoba, a shortage has driven prices ...

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Cannes film fest first: Three Canadians in competition, David Cronenberg, Atom Egoyan, Xavier Dolan

For the first time in Cannes Film Festival history three Canadians: David Cronenberg, Atom Egoyan and Xavier Dolan, will be in competition for the Palme d’Or.

“This year’s Cannes festival is truly a monumental occasion for Canadian filmmakers,” said Carolle Brabant, the Executive Director of the government funding agency Telefilm Canada, in a statement.

“This is the strongest presence we’ve ...

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Police tips: Roadblocks for dummies

 A police officer in the city of Victoria, British Columbia has posted some tips for drivers on the police website.

The tips come from actual incidents he witnessed during the course of his duties while at various road traffic checkpoints.

The random checkpoints require drivers to stop for officers to check, usually for signs of alcohol ...

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Protesters want moratorium on cuts at national public broadcaster CBC/Radio-Canada

A noisy demonstration Wednesday (April 15) by employees, unionists, and some politicians in front of the French headquarters of CBC/Radio-Canada called for a moratorium on cuts at the national radio and television public broadcaster.

The $130 million dollars and 657 job cuts were announced April 10, in a televised town hall meeting with employees. “Today, we have made the tough decisions ...

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