Sunday, February 16, 2014

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Sunday February 16 2014 edition 


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This week the show is presented this week by Marc as wojtek and Lynn are not with us this week. Nevertheless several very interesting stories to present.

With so much excitement about athlete's performances at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, it's easy to forget about any of the wider issues surrounding the Olympic movement and the ...



Canadian aviation safety an issue, as inspector oversight role decreased

Transport Canada inspectors are being increasingly pulled away from their regulatory oversight role and there are less of them, and that's a worrying development for Canadians' aviation safety, says the union representing the inspectors who work for the Transport Ministry.

According to the Canadian Federal Pilots Association, which represents some 400 pilot inspectors, their numbers have dropped by ...


Canadian coach helps Russian skier finish Olympic sprint

His own team had been eliminated earlier, but when Canadian cross country ski coach Justin Wadsworth saw struggling Russian skier Anton Gafarov with what little remained of his left ski, Wadsworth rushed over and attached a new one, so Gafarov could finish his race.

The incident occurred on Tuesday (February 11). According to CBC News Gafarov was clearly out of the ...


Canada's finance minister tables 2014 federal budget

Canada's Finance Minister Jim Flaherty tabled his 10th federal budget Tuesday (February 11) afternoon, an interim budget before a more wide-ranging one leading into the federal election of 2015.

In a pre-budget event on Friday, Minister Flaherty suggested that his new budget would make sure the government does not “waver from the path” of fiscal responsibility.

Even so there ...


Future of native prairie grasslands in doubt

There’s a good deal of concern about the fate of Canada’s natural prairie grasslands.

The grasslands are present in the three western provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

However, as an example, only 18 percent of the original grassland is left in the province of Saskatchewan where Trevor Herriot is a committee member of the group, Public Pastures- ...




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