Monday, February 3, 2014

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Monday February 3 2014 edition

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HIGHLIGHTS

Book: How the Scots Invented Canada

This week show number 80 and on our spotlight on arts, culture and lifestyle in Canada, my guest is author Ken McGoogan. talking about his roots which led to his laterst book, "How The Scots Invented Canada".

It's a bold assertion to say one particular group ...

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Experiment reduces allergic reactions to peanuts

Using an experimental therapy, scientists have succeeded in feeding small amounts of peanut flour to allergic children and reducing their reactions over time. More children in industrialized countries are becoming allergic to peanuts and other foods, and sometime the reaction is deadly.

Ninety-nine children with severe allergies were involved in the experiment at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in ...

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Politics Today - February 2, 2014

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda reviews the first week parliamentarians returned to Ottawa after a six week holiday, as well as protests over the closing of nine Veterans Affairs offices across Canada.

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

Sports drinks unnecessary for most, tests reveal

The vast majority of Canadians don’t exercise hard enough to need sports drinks, according to an investigation by the public broadcaster’s program Marketplace. It found that the average workout does not deplete the body enough to require additional energy and electrolytes.

Sports drinks are extensively marketed in Canada. Many parents buy them for their children and adults ...

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Government department takes weeks to tweet

It often takes weeks and several levels of vetting before the government department, Industry Canada approves a tweet, according to documents obtained by The Canadian Press wire service. It reports the department established a protocol last October that requires numerous approvals for each tweet from Industry Minister James Moore’s office.

Public servants have to vet draft tweets for hashtags, ...

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Feb. 03, 1916: When Canada’s Parliament burned

The huge and impressive Gothic stone and wood Parliament had dominated the skyline of Ottawa, the capital of the young country for just over 50 years.

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Chinese New Year and the best almond cookies in Toronto

The Chinese New Year of the Wooden Horse brought the revelation today of the best almond cookie in Toronto.

Master chef Alvin Leung, one of the judges on the new Canadian TV show, Master Chef Canada, selected Epi Breads almond cookie, as number one!

"They're like me and what I do, Alvin Leung told the Toronto Star ...

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Moment Factory's 2nd Super Bowl Supershow

Moment Factory, the Canadian company that's been wowing audiences from concert venues to cathedral facades around the world, is doing it again; this weekend in New York City.

The facade of Macy's Herald Square, is the scene of Moment Factory's latest multi-media extravaganza, requested by the National Football League and event organizers,

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Canadian intelligence agency CSEC tracked thousands through airport's free Wi-Fi

Canada's electronic spy agency CSEC used information from the free internet service at a major Canadian airport to track the wireless devices of thousands of ordinary airline passengers for days after they left the terminal, according to a report by Canada's national public broadcaster CBC.

In a top secret document titled "IP Profiling Analytics & Mission Impacts", retrieved by U.S. ...

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