Sunday, December 1, 2013

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Sunday December 1 2013 edition

COLUMNS

A-C-L: Chris Hadfield; An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

Arts Culture Lifestyle:


Former astronaut Chris Hadfield in RCI's studio © RCI

Welcome to this week's column.  We have a special treat this time around. Canadian astronaut and former commander of the International Space Station, Chris Hadfield ...

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Helmets record hits to football players’ heads

A former football player himself, Kody Campbell is now studying how these athletes sustain hits to the head during the Canadian game. Canadian football is not soccer, but a game more like the British rugby where players tackle each other often. It is also has different rules and a larger field that does American football.

A device the size ...

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Politics Today - December 1, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda reports on the four federal by-elections this past Monday.

He also deals with the Fall 2013 Report of Auditor General Michael Ferguson, the new policy direction of Canada's Foreign Affairs policy, and reports that Canada allowed widespread surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) during the 2010 G8 ...

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YOUR CHOICES

Canadian government refuses to confirm U.S. surveillance of G20 summit in Canada

The day after a news report about U.S. surveillance in Canada of a G20 summit in 2010, a Canadian government minister and the head of Canada's intelligence gathering agency CSEC refused to answer whether the surveillance had actually occurred.

John Forster, chief of the Communications Security Establishment of Canada (CSEC) said he couldn't answer questions because "I can't comment in ...

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The Toronto Zoo and "Apps for Apes" 2.0

Sumatran Orangutans are highly intelligent.

Richard Zimmerman is with Orangutan Outreach, a conservation group based in New York. He proposed an idea called “Apps for Apes” with the idea that enabling the animals to access computers would stimulate them and keep them from boredom and perhaps enable communication with human keepers

The Toronto Zoo received an iPad early ...

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Media Co-Op reporter Miles Howe arrested three times at anti-fracking protests

Halifax Media Co-op journalist Miles Howe was released by police Wednesday (November 27) after his third arrest at a Indigenous First Nation anti-fracking protest in the Atlantic coast province of New Brunswick.

The Elsipogtog First Nation has been protesting SWN Resouces Canada’s exploration in preparation for a fracking operation. Fracking is a way of extracting oil from shale deposits via hydraulic fracturing ...

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Thousands of ancient artefacts found at Labrador power site.

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Red dot show site of Muskrat Falls © Google

n central Labrador initial excavation work for the huge Muskrat Falls power plant has uncovered up to 40-thousand ancient Amerindian artefacts.

Several archeological sites along what was ...

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