Saturday, October 26, 2013

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Saturday October 26 2013 edition

PROGRAM

The LINK Online (Oct 26, 2013)

Wojtek, Lynn, and me, Marc are with you again this week looking at some of the interesting stories we've covered.

Several chickens to a cage and thousands of cages stacked together in battery hen operations © 

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YOUR CHOICES

Why Kevin Page got the TaxFighter Award

The highest honour that the Canadian Taxpayers Federation can give is its TaxFighter Award. This year the award went to former Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) Kevin Page.

"Kevin Page won the respect of taxpayers, public servants and political leaders of all partisan persuasions," says the Federation's Federal Director Gregory Thomas, by giving "a more accurate understanding of how ...

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National college/university student sex survey

It seems that about a quarter of post secondary students in Canada  have never had sex.

Of the roughly three-quarters of students who do engage in sex during the past year, only about half used a condom, and although most (62%) said they had a very good or excellent knowledge about sexual health 74% scored only 5 out of 10 ...

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Study: Air pollution deadlier than car crashes

Continued exposure to air pollution is almost nine times more deadly to people than car crashes, according to a researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC), on Canada's Pacific coast.

In a commentary published by the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) titled, "Traffic-related air pollution and health in Canada" researchers Michael Brauer, Conor Reynolds, and Perry Hystad say about ...

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IN DEPTH

 



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