Saturday, October 5, 2013

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Saturday October 5 2013 edition

PROGRAM

The LINK Online Oct 05, 2013

This week Lynn joins me in studio, and although Carmel Kilkenny was sitting in for Wojtek Gwiazda this week, sho couldn't join us in studio but we do have one of her stories


Maude Barlow © 

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YOUR CHOICES

Change the lyrics of Canada's National Anthem?

A group of prominent Canadian women wants to change some of the lyrics to the Canadian anthem , O Canada.

They say the lyrics exclude about 50% of the population, that is, women.

The group, which includes novelist Margaret Atwood and former Prime Minister Kim Campbell, would make the anthem gender-neutral as it was originally.
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Inmates strike over pay cut

Prisoners in Canada’s federal penitentiaries have gone on strike to protest a 30 per cent cut in their pay. Inmates earn an average $3 a day, less than a third of the minimum wage in provinces like Quebec. They have not had an increase in 32 years although costs have risen more than 700 per cent.

To add insult ...

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Joyous rescue of entangled whale in the Bay of Fundy

Christine Callaghan is a guide for a Nova Scotia whale watching company in Tiverton, Long Island, in the Bay of Fundy,


Red Balloon shows Long Island, Digby County, Nova Scotia © google

This weekend she had the thrill ...

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IN DEPTH

 



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