Tuesday, July 30, 2013

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Tuesday July 30 2013 edition

HIGHLIGHTS

100 Greatest Canadian Albums Ever! explained...

CBC Music.ca is a portal into great Canadian music.  You'll find everything from our domestic radio networks streaming live, articles on various music and now, the "100 Greatest Canadian Albums Ever", are there on a station for your listening pleasure.

Recently, the people at CBC Music decided to put their heads together, and invite some ...

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Can the Blue Jays get any worse?

From events unfolding this summer in Toronto, it now seems possible to conclude that--indeed--the road to hell could very well be paved with good intentions. Just ask Alex Anthopoulos

Anthopoulos is the general manager of the Toronto Blue Jays. All he wanted to do this winter was build a contender, maybe an AL East winner. He made trades for ...

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Videos make police accountable, says consultant

An amateur video of police shooting a teen armed with a knife and alone on a Toronto tram has raised a storm of controversy in Canada. 18 year-old  Sammy Yatin died just after midnight Saturday and the chief of police has promised an inquiry into exactly what happened.

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

Smart phones a big hit in Canada

Smartphone use has almost doubled in the last year in Canada.  And we are getting more connected to these mobile devices according to a new survey released by Google.

Online surveys with 1,000 Canadians earlier this year, revealed 56 per cent of adults were now using a smartphone, up from 33 per cent in early 2012.  8 in 10 ...

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Fracking plan near World Heritage site divisive

The search for oil in Canada’s eastern most province of Newfoundland and Labrador has divided people living near Gros Morne National Park.

UNESCO recently announced it was concerned about plans to use hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, close to the World Heritage site. The park is known for its dark orange mountain range formed from the Earth’s mantle millions of ...

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Inquest would elucidate postpartum depression

An inquest into the recent death of a mother and her two children could help other Canadians, says the CEO of the Schizophrenia Society of Canada.


Police pulled the body of Lisa Gibson from the
Red River two days after her children died.
© CBC

The body of 32 ...

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Alberta oil sands leaks continues to grow

It appears that a series of spills at an oil-sands site in Alberta is worse that first reported.

The Wall Street Journal says that Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. has raised the amount of oil released from an uncontained site to nearly 6,000 barrels of heavy crude.

That far exceeds the 175 barrels first reported, and the volume continues ...

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Mayors want more say on rail safety

The Lac Megantic train derailment that killed 47 people and destroyed the central core of the small eastern Quebec town on July 6 continues to send out political ripples.

On Monday, a group of mayors from across the country held their first conference call as part of a new working group on rail safety.

The group, known as ...

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Neil Young's "Harvest" Number One Canadian disc

Celebrating the amazing depth and diversity of Canadian musical talent, CBC Music has been counting down the 'Top 100 Greatest Canadian Albums Ever' during this month of July.

Today they announced the final Top 20 Canadian albums, and Neil Young's 1972 album 'Harvest', was chosen number one.

In second-place, 'The Goldberg Variations' by Glen Gould, ...

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IN DEPTH

 



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