Sunday, June 9, 2013

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Sunday June 9 2013 edition

COLUMNS

GM fish interbreeding could pose environmental risks

If genetically-modified salmon escape containment they can breed with non-GM fish of other, close species and produce a new fish carrying the modified gene, a study has found. In a study at Memorial University in the eastern province of Newfoundland, undergraduate student Krista Oke used a salmon genetically modified for faster growth and eventual human ...

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Politics Today - June 9, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda focuses on the resignation of government Member of Parliament Brent Rathgeber. He also has more on the Senate expense scandal, a letter from the Chief Electoral Officer informing the Speaker of the House of Commons that two government MPs should no longer continue to sit in the House nor vote. ...

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YOUR CHOICES

Strike by Canadian diplomats spreads worldwide

After weeks of sporadic and limited work actions, Canadian diplomats have started worldwide strikes after negotiations fell apart with their employer, the Canadian government.

"After nearly two years of negotiations and a four-month hiatus in talks, the Government returned to the table with the same position they presented back in the fall of 2011," says Tim Edwards, President of ...

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Grand Prix of Canada: the Formula 1 circus returns to Montreal

After concerns in the past that Montreal would lose its Formula One race, the circus is back in town again this year for the 34th time


Surely the coolest hat award should go to this guy seen at the open track © Anne-Louise Despatie

 
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Bear opens truck door on video

A bear broke into a pickup truck in the western province of British Columbia on Tuesday and it was all caught on video. Rebecca Moore of Maple Ridge, B.C. says she and her husband were asleep when they heard a noise at about 5:30am.

"By the time we got out of bed, was actually inside one ...

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Migratory birds affected by climate change

For the past many years in Canada, spring has been coming earlier than its historical average as the climate seems to be changing.  This year, in an even more unusual change, winter and cool weather hung on much longer than historical average.  For migratory birds who winter far away in Central and South America, an earlier, warmer spring in North ...

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