Tuesday, May 28, 2013

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Tuesday May 28 2013 edition

HIGHLIGHTS

Bored? Watch Boredom the movie!

Why do we get bored? What bores us? Are people bored by the same things? What is boredom exactly?  Well, a new Canadian documentary takes a serious look at the subject of boredom, but with many humourous twists.


© BOREDOM the movie

In spite of what most people think, being ...

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Mom’s obesity increases baby’s health risk

Children born of mothers who are obese are more prone to developing cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes according to a new Canadian study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Researchers tested children born of obese mothers and then tested children born of the same mothers after they had lost weight through ...

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper on 'Senategate'

On Tuesday (May 28) Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper faced opposition MPs for the first time in the House of Commons since his Chief of Staff Nigel Wright resigned on May 19 after giving a Conservative government Senator a $90,000 cheque to cover a repayment of contested expenses claimed by the Senator.

Since the resignation, the Prime Minister ...

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

Canadian Cree First Nation leader at World Indigenous Network meeting in Australia

A Canadian First Nation Indigenous leader, Ashley Iserhoff, as a keynote speaker at the inaugural meeting of the World Indigenous Network shared the Cree Nation's experience of land stewardship and governance in the northern part of the Canadian province of Quebec.

In his speech titled "Conservation and Stewardship through Aboriginal Governance in Eeyou Istchee (Northern Quebec)" Ashley Iserfoff, the Deputy Grand Chief ...

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Anniversary of the Dionne Quintuplets

On May 28, 1934, news spread across Canada, then indeed around the world of an amazing birth.  Just outside a tiny northern Ontario village, Corbeil, Elzire Dionne gave birth to five baby girls.  This was the world’s first case of surviving quintuplets


Still more promotional tours, as the ...

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Political satire magazine returns

Frank magazine will soon rise up to again poke fun at Canadian politics. There is just so much juicy news on Parliament Hill that former publisher and editor Michael Bate says the time is right for the publication to be resurrected on line.

Senator Mike Duffy may once again be featured in Frank because of his current ...

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Ontario's Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian releases latest report

The Information and Privacy Commissioner of Canada's most populous province of Ontario, Ann Cavoukian, released her annual report Tuesday (May 28) marking the 25 years of the office of the commissioner.

“I have been fortunate to find myself in a unique historical position as Commissioner during the advent of the Internet - it drastically changed the very concepts of ...

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Fraud suspect Porter arrested in Panama

Canadian authorities may finally be able to get their hands on Arthur Porter, the former head of Canada's spy-agency watchdog and the one time CEO of McGill University's hospital network. Police want to charge him in connection with corruption scandals rampant in the province of Quebec.

Porter and his wife, Pamela, were detained by Panamanian authorities and face extradition ...

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Checking on concussions in minor league football

As more research and data becomes known about concussion injuries in sports, more people are becoming concerned.

Accelerometers- (concussion sensors) like this will be installed on 80 helmets to detect when a potentially damaging impact occurs. © CBC

North American style rugby football is one of the full contact ...

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