Sunday, June 30, 2013

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Sunday June 30 2013 edition

COLUMNS

Arts,Culture, and Lifestyle 52

Welcome to the summer, in spite of some wacky weather, even disastrous in some parts of the country, it is summer in Canada.


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This weekend will also see huge celebrations across the country as the nation celebrates its ...

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Politics Today - June 30, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda focused on Canada's upper chamber, the Senate, and how and why it decided to stop the immediate passage of a union financial disclosure bill.

He also talked about the G8 summit in Northern Ireland and its decisions on tax evasion and tax havens, as well as Canada's minor change ...

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YOUR CHOICES

Flood evacuees furious as RCMP enter locked homes to confiscate firearms.

Frustrated residents of the previously flooded town of High River, are angry at delays in being allowed back in to the town.

The 13-thousand citizens were ordered out and the town completely evacuated during the flood, but as waters have receded, residents are eager to return home to assess the damage.

The RCMP has been refusing ...

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Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi - reassuring presence during city's flooding

"A roar of applause greets Mayor Naheed Nenshi as he ambles up upon a riser above thousands of Calgarians gathered in a stadium parking lot to volunteer with flood relief efforts." That's the first sentence in a CBC news report on the mayor of the City of Calgary on Wednesday (June 26).

It's an indication of how his ...

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Sobering report card on Canadian documentary filmmaking

A new study by the Documentary Organisation of Canada (DOC) concludes documentary filmmaking in Canada is in decline. Less funding and a change away from one-off or feature length documentaries to documentary series foreshadow more problems.

In its report "Getting Real: An Economic Profile of the Canadian Documentary Industry" DOC concludes that Canadian documentary production is "facing its ...

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Sharing backyards: a popular Canadian innovation in urban farming

Sharing backyards, a pioneering project that connects homeowners who have a yard with people who want to grow food, but have no land, is spreading across Canada and abroad.

“It’s something like Craigslist,” says Michael Levenston, executive director of the City Farmer Society, a nonprofit group in Vancouver, B.C.

Users have access to a website and a map ...

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