Saturday, June 15, 2013

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Saturday June 15 2013 edition


The LINK Online

Carmel Kilkenny sits in for vacationing Marc Montgomery to bring you news from Halifax, Montreal, and Ottawa.

We begin with an exceprt from Wojtek Gwiazda's interview with Karen Cho.  She is the documentary filmmaker who put together a look at the feminist movement in Canada.  It's called “Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada.”  We'll hear how life ...



Wolf chases motorcyclist

A man on a motorcycle took photos of a wolf as it chased him along a highway in Kootenay National Park in the western Canadian Rocky Mountains. This is a highly unusual occurrence, according to park rangers.

Tim Bartlett was testing out a new bike on a highway when he almost hit a wolf. He ...


Annie Leibovitz exhibit at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

Annie Leibovitz has a permanent home in The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.  It is the new residence of a huge collection of her photos, thanks to the generous gift from Toronto's Mintz Family.

As a way to honour their parents, Al and the late Faye Mintz, Harley Mintz said, "my parents have always loved Annie ...


Birth control pill suspected in 23 deaths

At least 23 Canadian women who were taking Yaz and Yasmin oral contraceptives have died, all of them under 39 years old, reports the public broadcaster, CBC. It obtained documents from Health Canada indicating doctors and pharmacists are concerned about 600 adverse reactions they suspect were caused by the popular birth control pills.


Interned Italian-Canadians Remembered at Montreal City Hall

Italian-Canadians gathered at Montreal City Hall this afternoon for a ceremony commemorating the suffering of their parents and grandparents in Canada during the Second World War.

This is the 73rd anniversary of the declaration of war against Benito Mussolini’s Italy.  In the weeks and months that followed, 600 Italian men were picked up and transported to distant internment camps. ...




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