Sunday, July 28, 2013

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Sunday July 28 2013 edition

COLUMNS

Psychiatric drug prescription up in Canada

More Canadians are using psychiatric drugs and individuals are each getting more prescriptions than they have in the past, according to a new study from the University of Saskatchewan and Ottawa’s Montfort Hospital.  In spite of that there appears to have been no improvement in mental health.

The study also shows that far more of these ...

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Arts,culture, lifestyle 56- military historian, author, Tim Cook

On this edition of the show, we delve into a non-fiction story, and while non-fiction, it is also a little "other-worldly".

 

Tim Cook is a First World War historian with the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, but also an award winning author and adjunct research professor with Carleton University's history department. He recently explored a ...

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Politics Today - July 28, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda focusses on the Council of the Federation, a three day meeting of the premiers of Canada's 10 provinces and three territories. The premiers voiced frustration at the lack of cooperation from the federal government in dealing with a host of issues.

And late Friday, bad news for people outside ...

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YOUR CHOICES

Association voices concerns about 'Salmon Confidential' film documentary

Following the posting of an interview by RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda with documentary filmmaker Twyla Roscovich about her film "Salmon Confidential" on the RCI website Tuesday (July 23), the executive director of the BC Salmon Farmers Association wrote a letter to the management of Radio Canada International expressing concerns about the interview and the documentary.
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Canadian team off to Russia for World Championship in Geography

Like any world championship where one faces off against the best and brightest of other countries in a particular subject, this is a tough competition.

Every two years,  National Geographic sponsors the World Geography Championship.

But it’s not merely knowing the names of geographical features or countries, or capitals around the world.  Competitors also have to know cultural, ...

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Canadian campaign says to change your world, be a little nicer to others

Canadians are generally perceived by both themselves and by others abroad, as nice, friendly and polite people.

To a greater or lesser extent, that’s probably true. Still, there’s always room for improvement.

..so come on out and top up someone's parking meter,
give up your seat on the bus, ...

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'Salmon Confidential' documentary raises disturbing questions about farmed salmon

Documentary filmmaker Twyla Roscovich thought she was just going to make a short 10 minute video on diseased salmon for a marine biologist she knew. She ended up producing a gripping 70 minute eye-opening feature documentary.

Dr Alexandra Morton

Salmon Confidential follows Dr Alexandra "Alex" Morton ...

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