Tuesday, January 21, 2014

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Tuesday January 21 2014 edition

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HIGHLIGHTS

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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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 ...

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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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CANADIAN HEADLINES

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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Warm weather in far north has international race organisers concerned

Race organizers for two major international high profile endurance races in Canada’s Yukon territory are nervously watching the forecasts.


The Quest starts in Faribanks Alaska and mushers travel to Whitehorse Yukon. The Ultra follow much of the same route with the ...

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