Monday, October 28, 2013

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Monday October 28 2013 edition

HIGHLIGHTS

Citizens' group calls for government action on wireless radiation

Wireless radiation is a danger to our health, and levels should be revised and decreased to be comparable with such countries such as China, Russia, Italy and Switzerland, according to Frank Clegg, the CEO of the citizens group Canadians for Safe Technology (C4ST).

On Monday (October 28) the group criticized Canada's health ministry Health Canada for manipulating the outcome ...

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Gallery launches iconic aboriginal art show

Charles Edenshaw is recognized as an outstanding creator of art of the west coast Haida people who lived from 1829 and 1920. His works were collected around the world and over 200 of them have been brought to the Vancouver Art Gallery for a special exhibition.

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“Morbid Ink” latest trend in Canadian tattoo parlours

Tattoos containing human ashes are the latest trend in parlours in Canada. The practice known as “Morbid Ink” is being requested by customers who want to preserve the memory of deceased family members, friends or even animals using their remains.

“It’s a trend … that’s re-emerging,” says York University sociologist Deborah Davidson. “It furthers the idea of embodying the deceased ...

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

Legal aid lawyers want right to bargain collectively with their employer

Legal Aid lawyers in Canada's most populous province of Ontario are frustrated that their employer, Legal Aid Ontario (LAO), is refusing to bargain with them and recognize their right to do so.

"More than two-thirds of Legal Aid lawyers are women," said Jillian Rogin, a Legal Aid Lawyer, "and we are the most racially diverse group of public sector ...

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Louis-Jean Cormier big winner at Quebec's ADISQ Félix music awards

Singer/songwriter Louis-Jean Cormier was the big winner at the ADISQ Quebec music awards taking the Best Songwriter or Composer (with Daniel Beaumont), Best Rock Album (Le treizième étage), Best Show of the Year - Singer-Songwriter, and the Critics' Choice of the Year Awards.

The ADISQ (the l'Association québécoise de l'industrie du disque, du spectacle et de la vidéo) Félix awards honour ...

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Foraging moose drive song birds from national park

The singing birds of Gros Morne National Park, on the west coast of Newfoundland, are not happy these days. An increasing population of foraging moose is changing their forest habitat.

The moose are creating what's termed a moose meadow, says Ian Warkentin, professor of Environmental Science Biology.

"They are places where there are grasses or ferns ... there may be ...

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The real dangers of Halloween

On Halloween day, October 31st, Canadians are supposed to scare and be scared. But, in their desire to look as terrifying as possible, they may be facing real dangers.

Costume contact lenses, for example, can lead to serious eye infections or even blindness, if used or cleaned improperly.

The lenses, a popular item at this time of the ...

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Early snow causes 343 accidents

The western province of Albert got its first blast of winter weather Sunday with snow and high winds causing 343 vehicle crashes and two deaths. Snowfall warnings have been lifted and the snow is expected to melt since temperatures are still relatively high.

Road crews were out to spread salt and abrasives on the major routes around Calgary, particularly ...

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Collection agency fined after consumer complaints

One of Canada’s largest companies for collecting debts has been fined half a million dollars by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), a government tribunal that regulates broadcasting and telecommunications.

Several complaints were made about automated phone calls made by iQor Canada between October 2011 and February 2013.

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