Sunday, July 14, 2013

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Sunday July 14 2013 edition

COLUMNS

Arts, Culture, Lifestyle 54: Antigonish N.S, Highland Games 150th year

Welcome to our show number 54. Today we travel to east coast Canada, where celtic culture is alive and well. Antigonish Nova Scotia, is the site of one of the oldest cotinuous celebrations of Highland Games outside Scotland itself.


Red balloon shows location of Antigonish in Nova Scotia ©  ...

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Disaster and Emergency Management a growing field of endeavour

The tragic and shocking events of this summer in Canada may have some Canadians giving disaster and emergency response a second thought.

The flooding in the Calgary region of the province of Alberta, the recent flash-flood of the streets and railways of Toronto, and the shocking tragedy following the runaway train in the town of Lac Megantic, Quebec,  ...

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Winnipeg artists want to ‘creatively connect’ with beluga whales through music

Two Winnipeg artists have created an underwater sound system that plays music to beluga whales in northern Manitoba.

Laura Magnusson and Kaoru Ryan Klatt have already started their summer concerts for the thousands of mammals swimming in the western edge of Hudson Bay, throughout the Churchill River estuary.

“They surround our boat so regularly and follow us and ...

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YOUR CHOICES

Creator of Canada's Dance Competitions

Mona D’Amours is the driving force behind Canada’s dance competitions.  There’s one in every province now, except for Prince Edward Island.  The competitions bring together dancers in every category; from ballet to jazz, contemporary to Hip Hop, to tap and folkloric dance, the performers bring their passion and skill to these arenas.

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Canadian Army will replace Maple Leaf ranks with British-style designations

Canadian officers will soon replace the Maple Leaf badges on their shoulder boards with original British Army and Commonwealth designations. The announcement made on Monday by Defence Minister Peter MacKay is part of an ongoing image makeover of the military.

"This takes nothing away from the Maple Leaf," MacKay said. "There are other places which the Maple Leaf is ...

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Coca-Cola: Things are not going better in Brampton, Ontario

Coca-Cola’s latest TV ad campaign is set to the tune of Roger Hodgson’s song, “Give a Little Bit”.  It leaves viewers with an invitation to “Open Happiness”.   But for 800 employees of the soft drink company in Brampton, Ontario, happiness may be hard to come by, and giving a little bit would be welcome.

The production ...

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Canadian professor created Kryptonian language for Man of Steel

After years teaching a course that examines constructed languages such as Star Trek’s Klingon and Avatar’s Na’vi, Christine Schreyer got the unique opportunity of creating a new language herself.

In 2011, the assistant professor of linguistic anthropology at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus was invited by the producers of the Hollywood movie Man of Steel to develop Kryptonian, ...

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