Sunday, August 4, 2013

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Sunday August 4 2013 edition

COLUMNS

Call for stepped-up action on world’s top killer

Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer around the world according new rankings from the World Health Organization and two Canadian doctors are calling for more action to prevent it and resulting complications like heart attack and stroke.

Anti-smoking campaigns, control of high blood pressure and cholesterol and various improvements in heart surgery have all made important progress ...

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Arts, Culture, Lifestyle 53: Colin Alexander: "Fire-art" painting on copper

This week we meet an artist in Canada's Yukon northern territory


Fireart- angel © C Alexander

As a youngster, Colin Alexander copied images from comic books. Later he supported himself during a trip to Ireland by busking as a street artist drawing quick likenesses of people. Later, back in ...

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YOUR CHOICES

Woman charges RCMP over sexual harassment

A civilian employee of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police has filed a lawsuit against the force in British Columbia Supreme Court.

Atoya Montague alleges she was sexually harassed by a number of officers whose ranks go as high as superintendent and says the culture of sexual harassment within the force was so pervasive it couldn't be stopped.

Ms. ...

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The climate change battle is (re) joined

In Boston on Tuesday, Gina McCarthy delivered her first speech as the new director of the US Environmental Protection Agency. It didn't make a lot of headlines in Canada, but it will likely have a bearing on a the lives of a lot of Canadians.

Speaking to an audience at Harvard Law School, Ms. McCarthy doubled down on ...

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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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Coffee-giving bug spreads in Canada

Buying hundreds of cups of coffee for strangers seems to have become something of a fad in Canada. It started last Monday when a man walked into a coffee shop in the western city of Edmonton and paid for 500 cups of coffee for no apparent reason.

No one was sure why he did this and the man remained ...

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