Friday, July 6, 2012

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Edition 5 July 2012
Interviews and Reports
Hockey hitting for children
Andrew Vaughan/Canadian Press
Canadians are passionate about hockey. A big and controversial part of the game is hitting. There is a move afoot to ban body checking for children. Just recently the biggest junior hockey association in Canada voted against a ban on checking among 11- and 12-year-old players. Lynn Desjardins spoke with the president of Hockey Calgary, Todd Millar to find out why.
Minister outlines Canada’s priorities in the Americas

Just before Canada’s Minister of State of Foreign Affairs (Americas and Consular Affairs) Diane Ablonczy wrapped up her visit to Washington, D.C., she held a media conference call with journalists.

She listed some of the meetings she had held with representatives of the Organization of American States (OAS) and the World Bank during her stay from July 1 to 5.

RCI’s Wojtek Gwiazda asked Minister Ablonczy about Canada’s priorities in the Americas.

The HIGGS BOSON - the final link in a unified field
A scientific breakthrough announced in Geneva, Switzerland, was greeted with celebration in research circles around the world this week. The Higgs Boson, the missing link, the so-called “God Particle” exists! Carmel Kilkenny has more on the Canadian contribution to this development, beginning in Geneva...
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