Sunday, April 28, 2013

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Sunday April 28 2013 edition

COLUMNS

Treatment with video game can cure "lazy eye"

Patching a person’s good eye has not been an effective way to treat amblyopia or lazy eye. The popular puzzle video game Tetris has been used by researchers at the McGill University Health Centre to treat the problem in adults. It has been effective in getting both eyes working and restoring stereoscopic vision.

Amblyopia affects up ...

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Winnipeg contemporary dance: Choreographer Sasha Ivanochko and her dance "Speak Love"

This week our spotlight is on about a production from Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers. More specifically it's about the the current production by choreographer Sasha Ivanochko.

 


Montreal and Toronto-based contemporary dancer and choreographer Sasha Ivanochko © courtesy S Ivanochko

Her latest work is a ...

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Politics Today - April 28, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI’s Wojtek Gwiazda focused on the increased antagonisms between Canada's two main opposition parties: the Official Opposition NDP and the Liberal Party of Canada. He discussed the Conservative government's TV attack ads against the new Liberal opposition leader Justin Trudeau and the quick response from the Trudeau team.

As well Wojtek dealt ...

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YOUR CHOICES

The LINK Online 44

This week, Wojtek Gwiazda and Marc Montgomery present highlights of the week's stories.


© Govt of Canada

We start off with some interesting but perhaps painful news..at least painful to Canadian's wallets. A new report from the conservative-leaning think-tank The Fraser Institute purs out a report called the Consumer ...

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Canada's FM 'appalled' Sri Lanka hosting Commonwealth summit

Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird is being quoted in the international media after saying he was "appalled" that Sri Lanka will be hosting the Commonwealth summit

On Friday he told the UK's Guardian: "We're appalled that Sri Lanka seems poised to host CHOGM and to be chair-in-residence of the Commonwealth for two years."

In a Channel 4 interview ...

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Senior officers of federal police told not to meet parliamentarians without prior approval

Friday's (April 26) Question Period in the House of Commons saw opposition Members of Parliament raising questions about e-mails sent by the head of the federal police force to senior officers requesting they first get clearance before speaking to Canadian parliamentarians.

The questions came the day after a report by Terry Milewski on Canada's radio and television public ...

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Hospital-acquired illness and singer Rita MacNeil's death /Correction

Please note an update to this story at the end - health authorities now say Rita MacNeil did not acquire the infection in the hospital, according to senior medical officials of the Cape Breton District Health Authority.

Initial reports that celebrated award-winning singer-songwriter Rita MacNeil died of "complications following" surgery did not mention that she contracted an infection in ...

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