Saturday, January 4, 2014

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Saturday January 4 2014 edition


The LINK Online (Jan 4, 2014)

On this first edition of The LINK Online of 2014 I'm all alone - Lynn and Marc are on holidays - but we've got plenty of interesting stories to share.

First off, a review of some of the top stories in Canada over the past year, including the so-called Senate spending scandal, a terrible fatal train disaster, and ...



Within year's first four hours top CEOs made a Canadian's annual salary

Just after lunchtime on January 2, the first day of work for many Canadians, Canada's top 100 CEOs made what the average Canadian earns in an entire year, according to a paper released by the progressive think tank, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).

In "All in a Day's Work? CEO Pay in Canada" research associate Hugh ...


Canada re-opens door to parents, grandparents, but with stringent conditions

Canadian citizens and permanent residents who want to sponsor foreign parents or grandparents under a special immigration program can do so beginning Thursday (January 2).

The Canadian government says it will accept 5000 applicants through the Parent and Grandparent Program in 2014. The government had frozen applications in 2011, to deal with a massive backlog of wait times of eight years. ...


Christian-Jewish Dialogue of Montreal challenges Quebec's proposed Charter of Values

The Charter of Quebec Values, proposed in 2013, is described as "affirming the values of State secularism and religious neutrality and of equality between women and men".  But in Quebec society it is has become the ideal wedge issue dividing families and co-workers once again.

The only officially French-speaking province in Canada, Quebec has been waging a battle ...




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