Sunday, June 16, 2013

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Sunday June 16 2013 edition

COLUMNS

Globally important ecosystem at risk

The massive Mackenzie River Basin is of global importance and it faces two major threats, according to a report by scientists at the Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy.

The basin’s network of rivers and boreal forest spans three Canadian provinces and two territories making up nearly 20 per cent of the country’s territory. ...

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Montreal's Quartier des Spectacles offers Walking Tours

The Quartier des Spectacles is where all the action is, some might say.  It's certainly the location of a whole lot of great entertainment.

The Place des Arts, with its two great theatres is at the heart of it all, with the new concert hall built to feature the Montreal Symphony Orchestra at ...

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Politics Today - June 16, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda focuses on the continuing issue of Senate expense claims, the cheque made out by Prime Minister Stephen Harper's former Chief of Staff Nigel Wright to Conservative Senator Mike Duffy, and an incident involving the leader of the Official Opposition NDP Thomas Mulcair.

Wojtek also has details on the speech ...

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YOUR CHOICES

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 ...

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Bloomsday in Canada

Bloomsday is a growing celebration in Canada.  This year Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa are joining in the Global Bloomsday Gathering that is getting underway in Dublin, Ireland.   One of the highlights this year is the live, on-line reading of the 1922 novel by James Joyce that many say is the greatest of the 20th century, and the ...

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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 ...

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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.

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