Sunday, September 22, 2013

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Sunday September 22 2013 edition

COLUMNS

1 in 20 Canadians have “food addictions”-- study

Seven per cent of Canadian women and 3 per cent of men engage in “compulsive overeating in harmful and unhealthy ways,” according to a new study from Memorial University in the eastern province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

While some people dispute that food addiction exists, other studies indicate that that some foods activate the brain’s reward system in ...

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ARTS- Multi-city "Word on the Street" literary festival

This week on the show we hear about the biggest literary festival in Canada.


Big crowds mill about at the "marketplace" area of the immensely popular Word on the Street, in Toronto © Magdalene Cooper

It's ...

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Politics Today - September 22, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda reports on the Official Opposition NDP party's decision to hold an online Twitter version of the House of Commons Question Period because of the prorogation of parliament.

He also deals with a decision by the Canadian government to not accept a recommendation of the UN Human Rights Council to a ...

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YOUR CHOICES

Tahltan First Nation protesters of coal mine project prepare for arrests

First Nation Indigenous members of a camp protesting a coal mining operation think they may be arrested this weekend.

The group of about 50 people, including women and children, is camped in the northwestern part of the Pacific coast province of British Columbia at a drill site of Fortune Minerals Limited which plans an open pit coal mine ...

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Canada criticized for rejecting UN rights council recommendation on Aboriginal women

Canada's refusal Thursday (September 19) to accept the UN Human Rights Council's recommendation of a comprehensive review of violence against Aboriginal women in Canada was criticized by a number of organizations including members of the Indigenous community.

Canada's response to the Council underlined that it had accepted in whole, or in part, 122 of the 169 recommendations in Canada’s second ...

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Disturbing increase in ethno-religious incidents in Quebec

Earlier this week vandals in a district of Montreal spray-painted what can be construed as hate messages on an Anglican Church and on a Turkish bath often frequented by Muslim women.

The message “ Go B (back) to your country- PQ” was spray-painted across the windows of the Hamman Andalusi & Spa.

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Government claims 'bad faith' ruling of labour board is 'unreasonable' - diplomats' strike

A labour relations board "erred in law" and "rendered an unreasonable decision" when it ruled the Canadian government failed to bargain in "good faith" with striking diplomats according to a request for a review of the ruling which was sent to the Federal Court of Canada by the government.

The request was made Friday, September 13, the same day ...

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