Tuesday, July 23, 2013

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Tuesday July 23 2013 edition

HIGHLIGHTS

'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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Canadian research into mysteries of Egyptian mummification

We are still fascinated by mummies.

CT skan of a Theban mummy; gold-colour resin in
brain cavity may have a connection to the sun and
divinity
© Elsevier-JAS

In the western world, we are often also somewhat squeamish about the idea, which some might consider rather grisly.

Yet, mummification ...

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Doctors need to upgrade concussion knowledge

Research has improved the understanding of brain injuries and doctors need to stay current, says a prominent Canadian expert on concussion. Doctors are key in diagnosing and managing concussions, and preventing the injured from returning to high risk activities too soon wrote Dr. Charles Tator, professor of neurosurgery at the University of Toronto in the Canadian Medical ...

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

Redefining Canadian identity? Canada and the New Colonialism

activehistory.ca a website whose goal is to connect Canadian historians to a wider public has published an article which suggests "the Canadian government... sought to align Canada with and remind Canadians of our ties to the United Kingdom and the Monarchy."

In his article "Canada and the New Colonialism", posted Tuesday (July 23) Jon Weier, a PhD Candidate in ...

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Canadian government agrees to diplomats' offer of binding arbitration

The Canadian government has agreed to binding arbitration with its striking diplomats, according to a statement released by federal cabinet minister Tony Clement. He is the president of the Treasury Board and responsible for negotiations with the diplomats.

The statement, released Tuesday (July 23) says "The Government is willing to enter into arbitration, subject to certain conditions. These conditions ...

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Canadian funds help bronze age archeological dig in Israel

Eight students from the University of Manitoba, and some $2.7 million in funds from the Canadian government, are helping unearth secrets from an ancient civilization.


Philistine hearth, Gath was the home of the biblical
character Goliath
© Bar Ilan University

 The Canadian students join others from Israel, the US, China, and ...

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Five women swimming chilly Lake Ontario

On Tuesday five women ranging in age from 18 to 61 began a 305-kilometre relay swim across the frigid waters of Lake Ontario at the heart of Canada. A trip across the length of this lake by a relay has never been completed.

The women started training in the lake in June to get used to the ...

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Woman sues the government for Canadian citizenship

A woman born to a Canadian soldier and a British woman during World War II is taking the Canadian government to court after it denied her citizenship.

It was only 10 years ago that Jacquie Scott found out she was not officially Canadian even though she was raised in Canada by her Canadian father and, as an adult, was ...

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People fishing in north told to stop wasting fish.

Fisheries officers in the northern territory of Nunavut say their efforts to convince fishers to stop wasting fish, is slowly working.

Five years ago, officers found bags of Arctic char left on the banks of the Sylvia Grinnell River, north of city of Iqaluit.


Red balloon indicates ...

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IN DEPTH

 



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