Sunday, January 5, 2014

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Sunday January 5 2014 edition

COLUMNS

Light therapy in the heart of Montreal

Luminotherapie is available in Montreal's Quartier des Spectacle. Described as a celebration of our northern climate, this is the 4th annual winter wonderland of light and sound.

Each evening, until February 2nd, Patrick Watson's special musical composition for the event, will entice people to walk amid the rods of light and sound evoking a field ...

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Politics Today - January 5, 2014

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda reviews the top political stories of 2013. He looks at the so-called Senate spending scandal, the combining of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Trade, with development trade. Among the other stories, he deals with the continued activism among the Indigenous peoples of Canada.

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YOUR CHOICES

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 ...

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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. ...

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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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Governor General delivers upbeat 2014 New Year's message

In his latest New Year's message Canada's Governor General David Johnston focused on being upbeat and calling on Canadians to be generous and giving.

Although he started off his message by referring to the challenges "we have faced" in 2013, he renewed his November call for Canadians to strengthen "our culture of generosity and creating your very own giving ...

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