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Episode date 25 December 2012
Interviews and reports
New museum will feature Northern Alberta’s amazing dinosaur bones
Photo: Pipestone Creek Dinosaur Initiative
Northern Alberta, a region replete with dinosaur bones, will soon have a brand new museum to show them to the public.

“Just in the last two years we have confirmed four new species of dinosaurs. [And] there are others that we suspect maybe new," says Brian Brake, executive director of the Pipestone Creek Dinosaur Initiative.

Brake and his team were in a good mood early in December, after the County of Grande Prairie confirmed an additional donation of $3 million to the construction of the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum.
One of Canada's top employers knows how to be family-friendly
Photo: Mediacorp
The Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto (CCAS) came in second place on the list of Canada’s Top Family-Friendly Employers for 2013. The child and youth services welfare has 581 employees and offers from four to six weeks paid vacation to its employees, among other benefits.

The list of Top Family-Friendly Employers is compiled by Mediacorp and includes very diverse organizations, such as BC Public Service, Dalhousie University, in Halifax and Desjardins Credit unions, in Quebec. Now in its 13th year, it shows that benefits packages continue to evolve to accommodate the changing needs of working families.
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Department of Agriculture apologizes for warning Nova Scotia mom not to breastfeed son on job
(CBC News report)
A Nova Scotia restaurant owner who breastfeeds her baby while clearing tables couldn’t understand why she received two official letters from the province’s food safety inspectors in the past six months. [...]
“I’m going to keep him,� says Nova Scotia woman after 77 years of marriage
(Photo: CBC News report)
Their love story began with the song "Carolina moon keeps shining" almost 80 years ago. Bill was 15, Bertie was 15. He wanted to marry her. She told him to wait. “Not until I'm 18,� she said. [...]
Who owns Machias Seal Island, a tiny bird sanctuary between Canada and the U.S.?
The Canadian flag flutters in the breeze by the lighthouse at Machias Seal Island. (Photo: The Canadian Press)
The Canadian flag flutters at Machias Seal Island, a seabird sanctuary between New Brunswick and Maine. Yet the tiny bit of land is the subject of a territorial dispute between Canada and the United States. [...]
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