Saturday, November 10, 2012

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Episode date 9 November 2012
Interviews and reports
Eye on the Arctic – Climate change and its effect on caribou health
Walter Anderson/AP Photo/Canadian Press
Caribou are among the most important animals in Canada’s North. Inuit and First Nations have traditionally relied on the animals for clothing and sustenance.  Even today, caribou remains an important food source in many of Canada’s remote aboriginal villages and settlements.

But caribou herds in many of Canada’s regions are under stress for reasons ranging from climate change to predators.
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Another Quebec Mayor Resigns
Gilles Vaillancourt announces his resignation as mayor of Laval, Quebec.
Gilles Vaillancourt, known as the King of Laval, stepped down as Mayor of Laval today. It is the second resignation this week. Gerald Tremblay, former mayor of Montreal stepped down on Monday November 5th. [...]
Canadian Air & Space Museum launches campaign to preserve its collection
Canadian Air - Space Musem
The "temporarily virtual" Canadian Air and Space Museum has launched its first fundraising campaign to preserve its priceless collection aircraft and artifacts. [...]
Here we go again!
(Bank of Canada/Canadian Press)
The Canadian Mint has just introduced a new $20 bill. The new bill is made from polymer instead of the typical cotton based “paper�. [...]
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