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Sunday April 21 2013 edition

COLUMNS

Memory loss not stalled by drugs, supplements, study shows

Drugs, herbal remedies or vitamins will not stave off mental decline according to a Canadian review of medical studies. In fact, people taking some prescription drugs had a decline in cognitive function reported in some studies.

Scientists at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto found conflicting evidence as to whether physical exercise could help, but some kinds of mental ...

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Northern Scene: a celebration of creative talent from Canada's far north

This week, for show 43. Canada's National Arts Centre, the NAC, is located in the Canadian capital Ottawa.

For the past 10 years they've been organizing massive cultural events called "Scenes". This year they have invited some 250 creative talents from across Canada's vast northern areas.to come to venues around the national capital region to show their ...

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Politics Today - April 21, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI’s Wojtek Gwiazda focused on Canada’s focuses on the return of parliamentarians to the House of Commons, and looks at the impact on the future, of last weekend's policy convention of the New Democratic Party (NDP) which is now the Official Opposition. He also examines the impact of the election of a new leader of ...

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YOUR CHOICES

Canadian MP was among election observers in Venezuela

Jim Karygiannis is a Member of Parliament with Canada's opposition Liberal Party, and he's been to numerous countries Russia, Somalia, Libya and Armenia as an election observer.

This past weekend he was in Venezuela on the invitation of the Venezuelan diaspora in Canada to observe the presidential election.

He watched the high voter turnout, noticed some "glitches" in ...

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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 ...

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Government's First Nations matrimonial rights legislation part of bigger plans

The Canadian government's legislation to protect the matrimonial rights of First Nation indigenous women on reserves is part of a bigger attempt to encroach on traditional land and natural resource rights, according to indigenous governance professor Dr Pamela Palmater.

Professor Palmater, who is the chair of the Indigenous Governance department at Canada's Ryerson University, is also a lawyer. ...

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Corsage Project makes graduation prom accessible to hundreds of students

Helping young women in financial need to attend their high school graduation prom is the goal of The Corsage Project.

Created in 2000, by Carole Atkins and Rhona Sallay who worked in the school system of Canada's most populous city of Toronto, the project is run by a committee of volunteers who are associated with Toronto's Children's Aid Foundation. ...

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