Tuesday, September 10, 2013

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Tuesday September 10 2013 edition

HIGHLIGHTS

‘Children are not for sale’: Canadians walk to end human trafficking

Next Saturday, hundreds of Canadians of all ages will be walking in Toronto to draw attention to the plight of victims of human trafficking in Canada and abroad.

“We often think of human trafficking or slavery in other parts of the world… And across our country from Vancouver, all the way out to the Maritimes and right here in ...

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Groups urge green alternatives to nuclear energy

Nuclear electricity generating plants are ageing in the province of Ontario and its government should look at green alternatives to building new reactors, say Greenpeace and the think-tank, the Pembina Institute. Ontario’s current strategy commits to generating half the province’s electricity with nuclear and that should change according to a report entitled Renewable is Doable.

“There ...

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New book 'From Demonized to Organized' makes case for unions

After years of involvement in student politics, activist, writer and musician Nora Loreto felt the role of unions in Canada was misunderstood, particularly by young people, so she wrote a book about it called "From Demonized to Organized - Building the New Union Movement".

The book will be released this ...

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

Charter of values would ban kippas, turbans, hijabs for public servants in Quebec

After weeks of debate and speculation, the Parti Québécois finally unveiled details about the proposed charter of Quebec values at the national assembly this Tuesday.

If adopted, the legislation would prohibit public employees from wearing kippas, turbans, burkas, hijabs and "large" crosses, while they are on the job.

“If the state is neutral, those working for the state should ...

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What should happen to the Sam the Record Man sign?

What should happen to an iconic Toronto symbol, the Sam the Record Man sign, is still not decided.

The Sam the Record Man store on Toronto's Yonge Street became a mecca for millions of Toronto music fans.

At the centre of the debate is Ryerson University, which bought Sam’s space in 2008 — signage included — for future ...

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Family wants new laws, after tired intern died on highway

The sudden death of a 22-year-old practicum student, who crashed while driving home after being made to work long hours, has his loved ones calling for laws to protect unpaid interns from exploitation, reports CBC News.

"He was taken advantage of," said his brother Matt Ferguson. "If this hadn’t happened the way it happened, it might be easier to ...

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Free Canadians in Egypt demand writers, filmmakers

A group of prominent filmmakers and writers is demanding the release of two Canadians who have been detained in Egypt since August 16. They announced their demand at a news conference during the Toronto International Film Festival.

Tarek Loubani, a doctor from London, Ontario and John Greyson, a Toronto filmmaker and university professor, were arrested on August 16 amid ...

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Arcade Fire surprises Montreal fans with secret show

World-famous band Arcade Fire started to market their newest album more than a month ago, when letters spelling out the word "Reflektor" were seen on the sides of Montreal buildings. So when music fans heard that an unknown band called The Reflektors would be playing a show at a small salsa club in the city, they quickly realized who that ...

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Film on iconic Anne of Green Gables coming

A musical about Canada’s famous Anne of Green Gables story is going to be made into a film. The original book written by Lucy Maud Montgomery in 1908 has been translated into more than a dozen languages and has sold 50 million copies around the world.

Anne is a fictional young orphan girl who is ...

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