Sunday, September 8, 2013

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Sunday September 8 2013 edition

COLUMNS

Research clarifies risks for very premature babies

Medical advances mean babies born between 22 and 25 weeks gestation may survive in Canada, but between 14 and 31 per cent of them will have severe developmental problems by school age, according to a recent study. Researchers in Ottawa pooled data from previous research on 700 children to get their results.

“The study came out ...

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Arts: The Governor-General's Pierre Berton award for promoting history in the media

Welcome to this weeks presentation.  


Prolific author of historical works, the award is named after Pierre Berton, shown here in 1994 ©  Chuck Stoody- CP

Today's show is a mix of literature, and culture, that is ...

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Politics Today - September 8, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda focuses on Canada's participation at the G20 Economic Summit in Russia. Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper said he was hopeful about the future of the global economy, but continued to raise concerns about the lack of action by the international community on the situation in Syria.

Wojtek also talks ...

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YOUR CHOICES

Frosh video sparks outrage

A short video posted on-line has gone viral showing Canadian university students chanting about underage sex with girls without consent. The video shows orientation students leading a cheer about the sexual preferences of men at Saint Mary’s University in the eastern city of Halifax.

The university is promising disciplinary action and has ordered frosh leaders and the entire student ...

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“Disappearing Palestine” ads launched in Canada

Maps of the growing Israeli settlements on Palestinian territory are on display on buses and in a transit station in Canada’s western city of Vancouver and will soon roll out in Toronto and Calgary as well. “We think it’s important that Canadians be informed about the realities of the Israeli occupation and how it’s been growing consistently over the ...

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Vancouver women stage topless march for social equality and acceptance

You may or may not have noticed that Sunday was “International go Topless” day.

Women is some 40 or more cities around the world, most in North America, marched or demonstrated with bared breasts to illustrate what they say is inquality.

About 100 people, mostly women but including some men, marched through a short section of downtown Vancouver ...

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Canadians' record household debt-to-income ratio, marginally lower

The government data agency Statistics Canada reported Thursday (June 20) that Canadians' household debt to income ratio had lowered for the second consecutive quarter.

In a financial note on its website Canada's largest bank RBC calls the change "a second consecutive modest decrease".

(Graph: Statistics Canada)

The ...

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