Friday, July 19, 2013

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Friday July 19 2013 edition

HIGHLIGHTS

Link between spanking and health problems scientifically established

Grabbing, shoving, slapping or hitting children can lead to several mental health problems later in life, a new Canadian study suggests.

The study involved more than 34,000 adults in the United States and found harsh physical punishment was associated with a higher risk of cardio-vascular disease, arthritis and obesity.

“A lot of people have opinions on whether or ...

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Eye on the Arctic - Growing tourism in Nunatsiavut

Each week, Eye on the Arctic features stories and newsmakers from across the North

The question of how best to foster economic development in remote northern regions is an ongoing one.

But tourism has proved to be a success is many communities. It’s seen as an environmentally sustainable industry for northern regions. It’s also an industry that ...

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Erik Tremblay chronicles Canadian humanitarian work

Erik Tremblay describes himself as a traveller. A journalist and videographer, it's these skills he is employing on his 4-month journey through Peru, Nicaragua, Honduras and Haiti.  He is there to chronicle the fruits of Canadian humanitarian projects up close.  He will produce 12 short films, and blog about the experiences in the meantime.  Erik Tremblay had visited some of ...

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

Paul McCartney tickets for Lac Megantic survivors

Paul McCartney's team quickly agreed with the promoter's idea of welcoming survivors of the tragedy in Lac Megantic to the big outdoor show on Quebec City's Plains of Abraham next Tuesday.

“We want to give them a break — a few hours of happiness that will allow them to not think about this tragedy that ...

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Hamilton: less historic architecture, more condos

Even as the southern Ontario city lists more buildings as heritage structures, giving them some slight protection, two structures built in the 1800's on King Street facing Hamilton's popular Gore Park are set to come down.


Councillors were surprised Friday when demolition at the back began © Sunnie ...

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Let's talk about money... later

About 98 per cent of married couples in Canada think it is important to be on the same page financially as their partner, a new study suggests. Yet 43 per cent of married couples said they had different investing styles than their spouses.

The survey released on Thursday by BMO Wealth Planning Group also found that about one-quarter of ...

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The humidex, a Canadian invention that measures how hot it really feels

Ever heard of the humidex? Many Canadians have, especially if they live in the south eastern parts of the country.

The term — short for humidity index — is a Canadian innovation. It was first used in 1965, according to Environment Canada.

The index is based on a calculation of heat and humidity by using current air temperature ...

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Canadian WWII veteran to get US Congressional medal

The Congressional Medal is one of the highest honours the US can bestow on a non-American citizen.
The award is given to “persons that have performed an achievement that has an impact on American history and culture that is likely to be recognized as a major achievement in the recipient’s field long after the achievement.”

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Nelson Mandela celebration in Toronto

Nelson Mandela Park Public School was the scene of a celebration in Toronto today.  The  students, friends and family from far and wide came to honour the birthday of the man their school is named for.

Mustafa Ahmed, a 16 year-old graduate of the school, recited a poem he wrote for the South African leader who turned ...

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