Sunday, August 25, 2013

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Sunday August 25 2013 edition

COLUMNS

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup needs you

You'd be amazed at what washes up on
Canadian shores, say organizers.
© Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

Litter ruins shorelines across Canada and in many parts of the world. Volunteers are about to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup and organizers ...

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Arts-Culture 60- preserving old ways, Saskatchewan Muzzle Loaders Club

Hello, and welcome to another spotlight on Canadian arts, culture, and lifestyle.

While noisy, black powder muzzle loaders don't have
the very loud sharp crack of modern high velocity
firearms. They do produce a lot more smoke (and fun
and excitement according to members)

© Saskatchewan Muzzle Loaders ...

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Politics Today - August 25, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda talks about the decision of Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper to prorogue parliament and keep it shut down until at least October.

He also looks at some of the impact of prorogation, including concern about getting electoral reform legislation through the House of Commons by early 2014, so it ...

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YOUR CHOICES

Montreal's World Film Festival presenting 432 films

Now in its 37th annual edition, Montreal's Festival des films du monde, theme this year is "The World is Yours!".  The festival starts on Thursday (August 22) and continues until September 2.

The festival's director Serge Losique says the festival "offers film lovers and professionals a rich program based on cultural diversity, innovation, independence and creativity. The success and ...

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Fantasy reigns at Montreal anime convention

A Montreal convention last weekend drew thousands of lovers of Japanese animation and comics, many of them dressed in the style of their favourite characters. Otakuthon, as it’s called, drew 13,500 people from Canada and the United States. That was an increase in attendance of 22.7 per cent over last ...

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Boys face porn charges in fatal bullying case

Two boys appeared in court Thursday on pornography charges in connection with the suicide of 17 year-old Rehteah Parsons last April. Her parents say she was sexually assaulted at a house party when she was 15 and a digital photograph of the alleged assault was circulated on-line and at school.

Relentless harassment and humiliation followed for months until ...

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Improvements coming to Canadian cell phone contracts

On December 2, 2013 some very welcome changes are coming to Canadian cell phone contracts.  After consulting Canadians, the government regulator, the CRTC (Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission) released a new Code of Conduct for Cell phone companies operating in Canada.

Canadians pay some of the highest cell, or mobile phone fees in the world, and just three ...

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