Sunday, November 24, 2013

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Sunday November 24 2013 edition

COLUMNS

ACL- Mark Abley- Conversation with a dead man- Duncan Campbell-Scott

Welcome to our spotlight on arts culture and lifestyle.

This week, Montreal columnist and author Mark Abley is my guest as we talk about his latest book, Conversations with a Dead Man: The legacy of Duncan Campbell Scott.

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Politics Today - November 24, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda covers new developments in the so-called "Senate spending scandal". Eighty pages of police documents have catapulted the issue back to the centre of political discussion in Ottawa.

Meanwhile, Canada's Green Party Leader and Member of Parliament, Elizabeth May found herself not included in the official Canadian delegation at a ...

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Politics Today - November 10, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda reports on the almost anti-climactic suspension of three senators from the Canadian Parliament's upper chamber the Senate.

As well, he deals with the political stories involving Mayor Rob Ford of Toronto, and the Mayor-Elect of Montreal, Denis Coderre.

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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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Hudson Bay lowlands succumbing to warming, climate change

It’s one of the last unchanged Arctic refugia in the world. Or, it was.

The vast area around Hudson Bay, had been a holdout against climate change until a little over a decade ago.

John Smol has been studying arctic climate issues for 30 years. He is a professor of Biology at Queen’s University, in Kingston, Ontario  He ...

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