Sunday, May 5, 2013

Cybermagazine - Sunday

Display problems? View this newsletter in your browser.

Sunday May 5 2013 edition

COLUMNS

Politics Today - May 5, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda talks about the spring 2013 report of Canada's Auditor General Michael Ferguson and the reaction to it.

He deals with the decision of Canada not to seek a seat on the United Nations Security Council, the attempts to keep the UN's International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal, and ...

Read more...

Arts 45- The Orchid Ensemble

This week we travel to canada’s west coast to meet two of the members of a unique trio.

They call themselves the Orchid Ensemble. Their music is heavily inspired by Asia, but with touches of western influence blended in.

All of the members are conservatory trained in their respective instruments, they perform contemporary compositions created ...

Read more...

YOUR CHOICES

Bridal shop refuses transgender shopper

A transgender shopper says a bridal shop in the western city of Saskatoon refused to let her try on dresses. Rohit Singh was shopping for a wedding dress at Jenny’s Bridal Boutique and asked to try one on.

The owner refused. She thought Singh was a man and she felt other shoppers would be uncomfortable with Singh trying on ...

Read more...

New Governor of the Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz

Stephen Poloz, the head of Export Development Canada, was named today as the next governor of the Bank of Canada.

Stephen Poloz had worked previously at the Bank of Canada.  He joined the central bank in 1981 and worked there for 14 years, according to a statement released by the bank today.

Mark Carney has been the governor ...

Read more...

Televised election debate in province of British Columbia

Who won Monday night's (April 29) televised debate in the province of British Columbia depends on who you support.

The province's premier Liberal leader Christy Clark has been in power since 2011 and faced off in the debate against Conservative leader John Cummins, NDP leader Adrian Dix and Green leader Jane Sterk.

Here are some thoughts on the debate: ...

Read more...

Bank of Canada unveils new $5 and $10 polymer banknotes

The Bank of Canada has unveiled the latest bills in its new polymer note series, the $5 and $10 denominations on Tuesday (April 30).

The new $5 note features images of Canadarm2 and Dextre — two mechanisms that help maintain the International Space Station. The space station's Canadian commander, Col. Chris Hadfield, unveiled the note aboard the space station ...

Read more...

IN DEPTH

 



Radio Canada International
1400, boulevard René-Lévesque Est
Montréal (Québec)
Canada
H2L 2M2