Sunday, February 9, 2014

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Sunday February 9 2014 edition

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COLUMNS

ARTS: The Carillon of Victory and Peace in Canada's Parliament

Gordon Slater was the 4th official carillonneur of Canada, from 1977- 2008. Note the keyboard and the closed fist to operate the "keys" (photo Gov of Canada)

Earlier this week marked the anniversary of ...

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Politics Today - February 9, 2014

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda reports on the charges and counter charges that exploded in Ottawa when the Canadian government introduced legislation to change the Canada Elections Act. As well he reviews a report of the Parliamentary Budget Office on sick leave in the federal public sector, and comments by Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister John ...

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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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YOUR CHOICES

Solar-furnace, built from scratch, generating great savings

It's kown as a 'pop-can solar furnace' and you can find the plans on You tube. But Randy Buchanan tweaked and tinkered and made significant improvements by enclosing it in a box, and using aluminum downspouts for the pop-cans.

With easy to obtain pieces and recycled elements like cast-off window panes Randy Buchanan built a system that even on ...

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Changes to Canadian Citizenship

Canada's Citizenhip Act is undergoing some major changes.  For the first time in 35 years, the rules will be tightened, the cost is going up, and the Immigration Minister will have increased power.

Chris Alexander, Canada's former Ambassador to Afghanistan, made the announcement in Ottawa today, that as Minister of Immigration he would be overseeing ...

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Scientists alarmed, Canadians concerned, by government cutbacks of science

Nearly three quarters of Canadians believe public health, safety and the environment should be the top priority of government scientific activity and 91 per cent of federal government scientists believe cuts to government science budgets will have a detrimental impact on the government's ability to serve the public, according to a new study called "Vanishing Science" released Thursday (February ...

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Painting speaks of black slavery in Canada

A rare portrait of an African woman hanging in a Montreal museum speaks volumes about slavery in Canada, says McGill University art historian Charmaine Nelson. In school, many Canadians are taught about the Underground Railroad but know little about the slavery that existed in the 200 years before that. "Portrait of a Negro Slave" hangs ...

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