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Saturday December 14 2013 edition


The LINK Online

This week once again the regular team is on hand to present the show.

Five people were killed in 2006 when the Concorde bridge collapsed in Laval near Montreal. © Radio-Canada

Lynn starts us off with a story about how infrastructure, things like roads an bridges, and water and ...



Canada Post to end urban home delivery of mail

Stunned disbelief was the reaction of many Canadians Wednesday morning (December 11) when their postal service Canada Post announced it would phase out home mail delivery in urban areas.

Canada Post, a crown corporation, came out with a YouTube video, and a slick document explaining how the cut in services, and turning towards community mailboxes, were a reflection ...


Canadian helps research into ancient hominids in South Africa

A Canadian university doctoral student has helped unearth fossilized bones of human ancestors from deep within a cave in South Africa.

A physical anthropologist, Marina Elliott’s studies include subjects ranging from paleontology to forensics. She studies in the Department of Archeology (Faculty of Environment) at Simon Fraser University near the major port city of Vancouver on Canada’s west coast. ...


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 ...


Marijuana production goes commercial in Canada

The Canadian government is outlawing the home growing of marijuana for medical use. There are now more than 37,000 people who are allowed to used weed for medical problems as prescribed by a doctor. The number of users is expected to grow to as many as 450,000 by 2024.

Now marijuana will be grown by large indoor farms certified ...




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