Sunday, August 18, 2013

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Sunday August 18 2013 edition

COLUMNS

Grizzly bear whisperer urges peaceful co-existence

Grizzly bears have been inaccurately demonized and that is dangerous, says Charlie Russell, a western Canadian naturalist who has been compared to Jane Goodall. Russell has studied bears extensively and has spent a good deal of time close to them.

After 12 years on the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia studying bear behaviour, Russell now ...

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Arts, Culture, Lifestyle 59- Sultans of String- "Symphony"

This week, a taste of some lovely music from the Canadian, gypsy jazz, world beat- folk ensemble Sutlans of STring.

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Album cover for "Symphony" © Sultnas of String

n several highly successful CDs, and in hundreds of concerts around the world performing as a duo, trio, quartet, or quintet, ...

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New Democratic Party preparing for year ahead in Ottawa

 

Peter Julien is the New Democratic Party Member of Parliament for the British Columbia riding of Burnaby - New Westminster.  He is also the party's Energy and Natural Resources critic.

He says the party has been hearing a great deal of dissatisfaction from Canadians over this summer with the scandals and challenges facing the country. ...

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YOUR CHOICES

Cross-Canada cancer campaign (especially) for men

In 2009, Canadian photographer Thomas Cantley was working in New York.


Thomas Cantley, pausing in his cross-Canada awareness campaign © Samantha Hitchcock

He went to see a doctor about a lingering pain and odd shape to a testicle.  He was diagnosed with Stage 3 testicular cancer.

Now four ...

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Foreign service strike may go to arbitration

On-going job action by Canada’s foreign service officers has caused long delays in processing visa and immigration applications abroad but that might end if the dispute goes to binding arbitration. About 150 officers have walked out of 15 of the busiest processing centres including Beijing, New Delhi, Mexico City and London.

An arbiter will hear arguments on August ...

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Tracing the evolution of North American mountain goats.

Most of us have seen many images of mountain goats, but surprisingly it seems there's not much scientific knowledge about them. That's partly due to the fact they live in a harsh and not easily accessible environment.

A University of Alberta doctoral student, Aaron Shafer, set out to learn more about their evolution and won a national dissertation award ...

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Treat unruly kids early, reduce substance abuse

Disruptive children who receive a two-year intervention program could be less likely to abuse alcohol and drugs in adolescence, according to Montreal research published in the British Journal of Psychiatry.

A link between disruptive behaviour and substance abuse has been established in previous research. Researcher Natalie Castellanos-Ryan of the University of Montreal ...

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IN DEPTH

 



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