Monday, September 9, 2013

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Monday September 9 2013 edition

HIGHLIGHTS

Montreal's 'Mois de la photo' biennale focuses on photography itself

Like biennales in other visual arts, Montreal's 'Mois de la photo' has a curatorial approach. In this case the focus is on photography itself, and allows a curator the chance to explore through such themes such as this year's "DRONE: The Automated Image".

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Research shows permafrost and ecosystems in subarctic changing quickly

Fresh water is an absolute necessity of life, and is increasingly becoming a concern.  Canada has one of the largest freshwater reserves in the world, much of it spread across northern sections of the country.


William Quinton, PhD , Laurier University, ...

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Canada seeks deal for U.S. pipeline okay—sources

Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper has sent a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama offering to work more closely on emission regulation to help win approval for the Keystone XL pipeline, according to domestic public broadcaster, CBC. That pipeline would move crude extracted from oilsands in western Canada to refineries in Texas.

Environmentalists in both Canada and the U.S. ...

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

Government and opposition MPs commit towards work on spending transparency

Some Canadian Members of Parliament of a Commons committee met Sunday and publicly pledged to continue committee work on spending transparency by parliamentarians once the House of Commons returns.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper had announced last month he wanted to prorogue parliament and start a new session in October, rather than returning on the planned end of the summer ...

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Royal Canadian Mint celebrates 75th anniversary of Superman

It was 75 years ago that a comic book superhero was dreamed up by Joe Shuster, a young boy from Toronto. Later, with his American collaborator, Jerry Siegel, they created perhaps the most iconic of fictional heroes..Superman.

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Canada honours top country music

Western Canadian Gord Bamford won five awards at the Canadian Country Music Awards gala in Edmonton, Alberta on Sunday night. He took top prizes for best album, single of the year, best video, songwriter of the year and record producer of the year.


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APEC ministers' first meeting on empowering women in small business

Ministers of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) organisation concluded their first meeting on empowering women in small and medium enterprises by pointing out the importance of women to the world's economy.

"We recognized that women SMEs are of importance to our economies, since it is known that the percentage of women entrepreneurs in our economies is approximately 40%. This percentage ...

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Canada among world’s happiest countries

High average income, long life expectancy and robust ties make Canadians among the happiest people in the world, according to a United Nations report. Canada ranks sixth in the world, after the Scandinavian countries, Switzerland and the Netherlands.

People in Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean were more content in the period measured, roughly 2005 to ...

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Saskatoon nightclubs ban gang ID

Some nightclubs in Saskatoon Saskatchewan have had enough.

Beily’s Ultralounge and the Outlaws Country Rock Bar, say the Hells Angels and other gangs are banned from wearing their jackets or any other type of clothing that identifies or associates them with a gang.

This comes following recent incidents which threatened owners, staff and other customers.

Anyone attempting ...

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