Saturday, November 23, 2013

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Saturday November 23 2013 edition

PROGRAM

The LINK Online (Sat 23, Nov)

This week, Marc Montgomery presents the show as we look back on stories covered this week

We start out with an interview with the executive director of the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT).

CAUT REPORT

Speaking with Lynn ...

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YOUR CHOICES

University deals compromise integrity: teachers

Some Canadian universities are sacrificing academic freedom and integrity when entering into partnerships with corporations, donors and government, according to a report by the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT).

“I think it’s an extremely serious issue,” says James Turk, executive director of CAUT, “because a university’s credibility is dependent on having certain standards that ...

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The Condo Game: a documentary wake-up call

Toronto is Canada’s biggest city, and still growing. It also has one of the biggest condo markets anywhere.

But when parts of brand new towers began falling to the streets below, people began to question the rapid pace of new construction.

A new documentary digs into the issue to find out what’s at stake in a film called ...

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Revised global warming models needed as data gaps filled

A recent study using new techniques has filled in some of the information gaps in global temperatures and predictions of warming, and counters claims that warming has levelled off.

The interdisciplinary team of computational scientist Kevin Cowtan of the University of York in England, and cryosphere specialist and PhD candidate Robert Way of Canada, say that using satellites they ...

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Thousands expected for National Day of Action on climate, defending communities

Thousands of Canadians, and more than 35 environmental, Indigenous and community groups are holding a National Day of Action on November 16 with the title "Defend Our Climate, Defend Our Communities.

National Day of Action "Defending Our ...

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