Sunday, May 19, 2013

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Sunday May 19 2013 edition

COLUMNS

Flu risks more paralytic disease than flu shot

There is a small risk of getting a paralytic illness after getting the flu shot, but that risk is higher if you actually get the flu according to a new study. Most Canadians can get a vaccination against the current strain of influenza each year. But some are afraid to because of the risk of developing Guillain-Barré syndrome or ...

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Vivienne Poy: Passage to Promise Land- voices of Chinese immigrant women to Canada

This week, more of a cultural angle to the arts report.

Ms Vivienne Poy is a retired Senator, an historian, and author. her latest book deals with the relatively undocumented experiences of Chinese women who immigrated to Canada.

As times and political situations change so did ...

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Politics Today - May 19, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI’s Wojtek Gwiazda focuses on the controversy surrounding the expense claims of Conservative Senator Mike Duffy.

He talks about the Liberal government re-election in the Pacific coast province of British Columbia, and the fact that Canadian minister Leona Aglukkaq became the new chair of the Arctic council, the world's main international forum ...

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YOUR CHOICES

Cree Dictionary app gives easy access to First Nation language

It started as a computer program to collect Cree words, and then through the help of two professors, community input and some computer expertise, the Cree Dictionary is now an iPhone application, and soon on Android as well.

Seven years ago, software developer Ahmad Jawad was helping the Ermineskine Cree Nation and Miyo Wahkohtowin Community Education Authority in ...

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70th anniversary of the daring Dambusters raid May16-17 1943

In early 1943, a ultra secret idea was hatched by the British to destroy the dams supplying water and power to the industrial heartland of the German war effort, the Ruhr Valley.The dams were of course heavily defended with anti-aircraft cannon on the hills and all strategic points in and around the dams ...

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Liberals re-elected in B.C. provincial election, leader defeated

To the surprise of pollsters, the Liberal government of the Pacific coast province of British Columbia was re-elected Tuesday night (May 14), and with a strong majority. The party won 50 of the 85 electoral ridings.

Liberal Premier Christy Clark in her victory thanked voters saying: "You have humbled us tonight with this opportunity and the tremendous obligation you ...

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Discovery in Ontario of world's oldest prehistoric water

Scientists have recently discovered what is the oldest water in the world. They say the water is slowly leaking into a mineshaft in Timmins Ontario, almost 2 and half kilometres underground. While miners have known about the salty water leaking into mines in the area since the late 1800’s, no-one has analyzed it till now.

Dr. Barbara Sherwood Lollar, a ...

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