Saturday, January 11, 2014

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Closing of Canadian fisheries libraries alarms scientists

An effort at federal cost-cutting has marine scientists and researchers across Canada and elsewhere shocked and dismayed.

Announced last year, the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) is closing 7 of its 11 specialized libraries across the country in order to save money.

DFO officials say they are getting rid of duplicate books and research documents, and ...


Canada Revenue Agency to cut auditors, as domestic, international tax evasion rises

Canada's government tax collection agency, Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), plans to cut auditors while at the same time acknowledging it has problems in tracking and collecting billions of dollars in unreported income from domestic and international tax evasion, according to a report by Postmedia News journalist Jason Fekete.

Under access to information legislation Fekete obtained briefing books prepared for the new Revenue ...


Winnipeg artists want to ‘creatively connect’ with beluga whales through music

Two Winnipeg artists have created an underwater sound system that plays music to beluga whales in northern Manitoba.

Laura Magnusson and Kaoru Ryan Klatt have already started their summer concerts for the thousands of mammals swimming in the western edge of Hudson Bay, throughout the Churchill River estuary.

“They surround our boat so regularly and follow us and ...




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