Saturday, November 2, 2013

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Saturday November 2 2013 edition

PROGRAM

the LINK Online (Nov.02, 2013)

The regular team Wojtek, Lynn, and me, Marc are with you this week to present some of the stories we covered this week.


Bumblebee picks up and delivers pest control seven days a week with no chemicals. © 

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YOUR CHOICES

Union says safety is being compromised in Canada's railway networks

As a former freight train conductor, Rex Beatty knows Canada's railways. As president of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference union he represents thousands of railway employees and he's determined to publicize the need for railway safety.

He points to how Canadian railway companies have cut down on personnel on freight trains, and how they sometimes ignore requests by ...

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An Ontario school board cancels Halloween costumes


Jordan and Jackson Bourgeois of P.E.I. in Halloween costume as a cowboy, and as Mickey Mouse © submitted Rachel Bourgeois

Some schools in the Niagara district of southern Ontario have said students should not dress up in typical Hallowe’en costumes. ...

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Mixed performance behind Canada’s 20th place on gender equality index

A recent report by the World Economic Forum places Canada in 20th position among 136 countries on gender equality.

The Global Gender Gap Report has been released since 2006 and looks at four measures to determine national gender gaps: economic participation and opportunity, education attainment, health and survival and political empowerment.

Canada moved up one position since 2012, a ...

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Great white shark tracked off Newfoundland

Privately-funded researchers are tracking a great white shark off Canada’s east coast province of Newfoundland and Labrador they have named Lydia. The group called Ocearch first caught and tagged the shark off the coast of Florida, posting a video of the event on line.

Chris Fischer, the founding chairman of Ocearch, said he was surprised to track the ...

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