Sunday, October 27, 2013

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Sunday October 27 2013 edition


Canadian HIV screening tool wins award

A strategy for HIV self-screening using a mobile application developed by a Canadian research team has won global recognition. The app describes a home testing kit, how to use it, how to interpret results and provides links for counselling.

Strategy uses internet guidance

“It walks anyone who would like to self-test through the process using ...


ARTS- Former federal political leader Michael Ignatieff

This week on our spotlight on Arts Culture and Lifestyle, we look at an aspect of Canadian society that affects our daily lives, both on the domestic and international levels:  politics

My guest is Michael Ignatieff, former leader of the federal Liberal Party, and leader of the official opposition in the Canadian parliament from 2008 to 2011.



Politics Today - October 27, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda describes a tumultuous political week in Ottawa as all eyes focused on Canada's appointed upper chamber the Senate, and the issue of due process for three Senators facing suspension from the Senate.



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 ...


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 ...


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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