Sunday, October 13, 2013

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Sunday October 13 2013 edition

COLUMNS

Gene therapy may stop genetic eye disease

A rare genetic eye disease may eventually be treated by inserting a normal gene into the eye and Canadian researchers have received $5 million to test the treatment. Choroideremia affects mostly men, predominantly those of Irish descent and causes a gradual loss of vision that eventually leads to blindness. The condition affects one in 50,000 ...

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Arts-culture-lifestyle- Oktoberfest! Kitchener Ontario's huge celebration

This week, an enormous cultural event in Ontario, as the combined city of Kitchener-Waterloo, hosts its annual Oktoberfest.

Huge crowds fill the various halls, for beer, food, music in the biggest Oktoberfest outside of Germany

Now in its' 44th edition, ...

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Politics Today - October 13, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda focuses on the decision by Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper to boycott the Commonwealth Summit in Sri Lanka.

He also deals with the questions raised by alleged spying by Canada's ultra secret electronics surveillance agency CSEC, the Communications Security Establishment of Canada, on communications of Brazil's Mining and Energy ...

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YOUR CHOICES

Calgary debates whether it's art or eyesore

Since the 1976 Montreal Olympics, Quebec's biggest city is home to a stadium known as the big “O” for its shape and connection to the Olympics.  But it also immediately became known un-affectionately as “The Big Owe” for the enormous cost overruns and ongoing expenditure of public money to maintain it.

Now, Calgary Alberta has its own Big O-and Big ...

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Maple syrup; the healthiest sweetener?

Eastern Canada and the North-eastern US states are the world’s largest producers and exporters of natural maple syrup products.

Now, a  new study has shown that 100% maple syrup has a number of advantages over other types of sweetener

A team from the University of Laval at Quebec conducted the live animal study   The study by Dr Andre ...

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Killing of rare white moose angers aboriginals

Mi’kmaq people in First Nations communities across the eastern province of Nova Scotia were shocked to learn that three hunters shot and killed a rare white moose. Such animals are considered to be “spirit” creatures and are sacred in their culture.

It is considered bad luck to kill a white moose and one chief has ...

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