Canadian women are routinely told to be sure to eat healthy foods when they want to conceive a baby, but new research suggests men should do the same. Researchers at McGill University in Montreal have found that male mice fed a diet low in vitamin B9 or folate had 28 per cent more offspring with birth defects.
On this edition of Politics TodayRCI's Wojtek Gwiazda reports on the early start of the holiday break in Canada's Parliament.
He also deals with an incident in a House of Commons committee in which government Members of Parliament forced the committee to go off record "in camera", as well as the announcement by the postal service Canada ...
Canada Post's sales pitch tailored to justify cuts
When Canada's postal service Canada Post announced Wednesday (December 11) it would stop delivering mail to homes in urban areas it emphasized two-thirds of Canadians already don't get door-to-door service, and the use of "community mailboxes" in urban areas would be phased in over the next five years to help defray costs at the crown corporation.
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. ...