Sunday, April 14, 2013

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Sunday April 14 2013 edition


The Alberta Ballet production: Love Lies Bleeding with artistic director Jean Grand-Maitre

This week, we're off to the ballet and an marvelous extraganza inspired by the music of Elton John and Bernie Taupin.

With input from Sir Elton himself, the Alberta Ballet created a spectacle of contemporary dance, ballet, music, and theatre.

It's called "Love Lies Bleeding" and currently being performed in Montreal.


Cutting carbon emissions would immediately decrease climate change, says researcher

There is a misconception that there is a delay between emissions of carbon dioxide and climate’s response, says Damon Matthews, associate professor of Geography, Planning and Environment at Concordia University in Montreal. Policy makers argue that cutting emissions now will not affect the climate for many decades, he reasons. That makes the climate problem seem more intractable than ...


Politics Today - April 14, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI’s Wojtek Gwiazda focused on Canada's two main opposition parties, the Liberals and the NDP.

The Liberal Party of Canada is choosing a new leader in a pan-Canadian vote that ends on Sunday.

Meanwhile, in Montreal, the social democratic NDP party is holding a weekend policy convention. The Official Opposition NDP is planning for ...



Canada lags on child well-being, UNICEF reports

Canada ranks 17th out of 29 rich countries when it comes to the well-being of its children, according to a United Nations report. Health and safety are the areas where it did most poorly. Education was where it ranked highest, second only to Finland.

“As a Canadian, I’m ashamed,” said David Morley, president of UNICEF Canada. “The ...


Canadian conference on the worrisome decline of bees

When most people think of bees, they may think of honey bees, or perhaps the large bumble bee, and possibly mistakenly even thinking they are the same thing.   In fact, there are over 800 types of bees in Canada, and 20-thousand worldwide, and “domesticated” honey bees represent only a tiny fraction of the bee population.

Most of us don’t ...


Public sector union tries out humour with 'Harper says' web site

One of Canada's largest unions wants Canadians to have their say about the policies of Prime Minister Stephen Harper. But the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) wants them to have fun at the same time.

The union, one of Canada's largest unions, which represents some 180,000 public servants across the country is using photos of the Prime Minister ...


Canada needs a national strategy on bullying, activist says

The death of 17 year-old Rehteah Parsons this week proves that Canada needs an anti-bullying strategy, says Bill Belsey, parent, teacher and president of

Rehteah told her family two years ago that she was raped at a party. A picture was taken and circulated. She was relentlessly bullied about it in person and over the ...

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