Sunday, May 26, 2013

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Sunday May 26 2013 edition

COLUMNS

Conversation with virtuoso gypsy-jazz guitarist Duane Andrews

This week a conversation with a magnificent musician, Duane Andrews. Newfoundland is certainly a centre of music in Canada, but is much better known for "traditional" Celtic-based music. Duane fell in love the music invented by Django Reinhard in Paris in the 1930's and 40s.  In fact it was while Duane was in Paris that he fell in love with ...

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Politics Today - May 26, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI’s Wojtek Gwiazda focuses on the continuing controversy over the so-called Senate expense scandal. There are more questions and denials about who knew what about a cheque made out by the Chief of Staff of Prime Minister Stephen Harper to a Conservative government Senator to cover contested claimed expenses.

The Chief of Staff ...

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The Montreal International Music Competion

In this week's edition, we hear about a world-class musical competition.  Established in 2002, it has quickly gained international status and reputation.

The invited group of 23 talented young violinists representing 13 different countries from around the world © Gunther Gamper-MIMC

The Montreal International Music Competition (MIMC) is designed ...

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YOUR CHOICES

Teen saves dog from cougar attack

A 16-year old boy says he heard a horrible “scream” from his black Labrador and looked out a window to see her in the grip of a cougar. The attack took place in the small town of Belcarra in the western province of British Columbia, known for its beautiful wilderness.

"It was terrifying, like a ...

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Possible nation-wide ban on checking in minor hockey

The highly controversial issue of body-checking in hockey will be front and centre at a national meeting of hockey officials this week.

Hundreds of delegates from hockey associations across the country are meeting in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. The primary issue involves minor league hockey and banning body checking for peewee and other minor leagues for players ...

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Questions on two continents about Canada's Senate expense scandal

In Canada's House of Commons Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird faced off again repeated questions over a Senate expense scandal, while in Peru Canada's Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper faced similar questions while on an official mission to Peru.

At the centre of the questions, who knew what in the Prime Minister's office about a $90,000 cheque given ...

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Nova Scotia students off to global competition

What better way to stimulate young minds than to give them a challenge.

An international competition called Destination Imagination does just that. The mission statement of the non-profit organization says the idea is , “To develop opportunities that inspire the global community of learners to utilize diverse approaches in applying 21st Century Skills and creativity.

The community of ...

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