Sunday, May 12, 2013

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Sunday May 12 2013 edition

COLUMNS

Current CPR guidelines may not suit rural patients

Current cardiovascular pulmonary resuscitation or CPR guidelines are appropriate for urban patients with quick access to first responders and hospital but may not be appropriate for those who have to wait longer for professional care. That is the result of a study by Dr. Aaron Orkin, a physician and graduate student with the University of Toronto and ...

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Politics Today - May 12, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI’s Wojtek Gwiazda talks about the contested results of a census survey from 2011, after the federal government lifted a requirement for Canadians to fill out the forms. First results from this survey were released this past week.

Wojtek also deals with statements made by Canada's Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver about ...

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YOUR CHOICES

Building better politicians

Canada currently has over 26,000 elected politicians involved in various levels of government. They range from 308 MP's (members of parliament), over 800 provincial and territorial politicians, and 25,000 municipal level officials.

Professor Maxwell Cameron, University of British Columbia Dept of Political Science, and Director of the Centre ...

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Canada census survey results set off opposition party attacks

Normally census data results aren't the stuff of debate, but on Wednesday (May 8), the first release of 2011 Canadian census survey data set off questions both in the House of Commons and in the media.

The results of two surveys from the government agency Statistics Canada focussed on Canada's Aboriginal population, and on immigration, ethnic origin, language ...

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Shipwrecks will be lost warns private operator

More than 10,000 shipwrecks litter Canada’s rugged Atlantic coast but the government is too poor to salvage them. Private operators would like to but cannot ever since the province of Nova Scotia passed a law three years ago making it illegal.

"The Steamship Pictou rescuing the ...

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North-South Institute holds international conference on governing Africa's natural resources

This Thursday and Friday (May 9-10) Canada's North South Institute is hosting an international forum titled Governing Natural Resources for Africa’s Development.

The Institute, which focuses on international development around the world, has invited senior Canadian and African policymakers and government officials, extractive industry executives, civil society groups, diplomats, academics, and others to the Ottawa forum.

Among ...

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