Monday, January 20, 2014

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Monday January 20 2014 edition

HIGHLIGHTS

Canadian PM to Israel: 'Through fire and water, Canada will stand with you'

During his speech in Israel's Knesset, Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper's received lots of applause, and a few heckled comments, as he outlined his government's support of Israel on Monday (January 20).

After receiving the "Key to the Knesset" and warm words of welcome from Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Prime Minister Harper outlined Canada's and his own support for the ...

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Mountain pine beetle: potential destruction of the boreal forest.

The mountain pine beetle. the size of a grain of rice, but with massive numbers, has caused incredible forest destruction in western Canada and has entered the boreal forest © CBC

The Canadian federal government, through the Natural Sciences ...

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Canada not seen as an honest broker in the Mideast

Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s visit to Israel confirms his government’s abandonment of a balanced approach to Middle Eastern politics and confirms Canada has become a minor actor in the region, says Houchang Hassan-Yari, political science professor of Middle Eastern issues at the Royal Military College of Canada.

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

Government inland waters centre, 20 fewer scientists, 'toxic' research culture

There's a "toxic" attitude at the Canada Centre for Inland Waters (CCIW) and a belief that the Canadian government is putting up barriers to all the science being done at the facility, according to former CCIW research scientist Michael Arts who spent 22 years working at the facility.

And according to CBC News, there are at least 20 fewer federal ...

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Hockey concussions and injuries are expensive to teams and fans.

As we learn more about concussions, a new study points out there’s a big cost in professional sports.

The newly released study focuses on the National Hockey League (NHL) where fights and hard body checking are common.

Sat Jan 18, ...

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Today perhaps the most depressing day of the year

Some health officials have dubbed the Monday of the last full week of January Blue Monday and say it is the most depressing day of the year. In fact, the Canadian Mental Health Association chapter in Windsor, Ontario is holding a Blue Monday open house to try to help people get through the day.

Canada’s northern location ...

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Canada’s medical care “disappointing”

When it comes to health care, “Canada shows largely disappointing performance compared to other high-income countries,” says a report by the Health Council of Canada, an independent national agency. Canada has a publicly funded, universal health care system.

Care varies across Canada

There is considerable variation in in the care among the different provinces, notes the ...

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Canadian wolves: doing too well in the US?

Almost two decades ago, grey wolves were captured in Alberta and transplanted to Yellowstone National Park in the US. The park covers the northwest corner of Wyoming with smaller areas in the states of Montana and Idaho


Alberta is one of the ...

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Retired astronaut's new job, broadcast news and views contributor

Retired Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, who last year was the first Canadian to command the International Space Station (ISS) and captivated millions around the globe with his Twitter and Facebook observations from space, will now share his views in news programs at Canada's national radio and television public broadcaster, CBC.

In a press statement Friday (January 17) CBC said ...

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