Sunday, January 19, 2014

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Sunday January 19 2014 edition

COLUMNS

Grain elevators: The disappearing prairie giants.

This week on the arts,culture, and lifestyle column, we look at an iconic feature of the Canadian landscape, the prairie grain elevator, and meet self-described 'vatorologist, Jim Pearson


The abandoned elevator at Dorothy, Alberta, the railway left, leaving the elvator with no ...

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Politics Today - January 19, 2014

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda reports on the North American Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Washington on Friday (January 17) in which Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, U.S. Secretary John Kerry, and Mexico's Foreign Secretary José Antonio Meade met to prepare for a leaders' summit in Mexico on February 19.

Wojtek also reports on the official ...

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YOUR CHOICES

Pipe bomb confiscated, man allowed onto plane

Last autumn a pipe bomb was confiscated from a passenger at the airport in the western Canadian city of Edmonton. But the passenger was allowed to board his flight. Four days later, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) alerted Canada's federal police force RCMP to the case.

Three days later the 18-year old Skylar Murphy was arrested. In December, he ...

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Teen sex sold on line horrifies Canadian mom

Finding almost-naked pictures of her teenage daughter selling sex online horrified a mother in the eastern city of Halifax.

"I felt like I died. I felt like part of me died," said Karen. Her name has been changed to protect her identity and the identities of her family members.

The problem of underage prostitution is growing in Canada, ...

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Canadian Library Association concerned by wave of government library closures

In the last few weeks there has been concern over the shutting down of seven of 11 libraries, with decades of aquatic research, which are part of the Ministry of Fisheries and Oceans.

Numerous government-funded libraries have been closed or services cut back.

Last year in Ottawa, Libraries and Archives Canada, Canada’s national library and public archives, ...

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You're being watched!

Recently a group of professors and others concerned with privacy issues staged a symbolic event in front of a publicly placed closed-circuit TV camera in order to highlight privacy issues.

They are concerned that people are being filmed in public without informed consent as required by Canadian law

Andrew Clement, led the event. He is a professor at ...

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