Thursday, February 27, 2014

Cybermagazine - Thursday

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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Thursday February 27 2014 edition 

HIGHLIGHTS

Speaker drops private member's bill rewritten by government

In what the Speaker of Canada's House of Commons called an "unprecedented situation" Andrew Scheer ruled that a private members bill that had been extensively rewritten by government MPs and approved, could not proceed and would be dropped from the order paper, because independent MP Brent Rathgeber refused concurrence with the bill since it no longer resembled what he ...

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The "real" cooking competition

Canada will be holding a World Association of Chefs Societies culinary competition in Toronto starting next week.

Cornelia Volina is co-chair of the Toronto Culinary Salon, and president of the Escoffia Society of Toronto

It’s been 20 years since Canadian chefs had the chance to compete in a World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) competition on ...

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More Canadian women hemorrhage after giving birth

Severe blood loss after giving birth is affecting a greater proportion of women in Canada and several industrialized countries, and researchers don’t really know why. Such hemorrhaging can required blood transfusions, uterus removal, or other procedures and, at worst, can be fatal.

The rate of postpartum hemorrhage increased by 22 per cent between 2003 to 2010, according to ...

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

Canada welcomes new government of Ukraine

“The new government of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk offers a fresh start," said Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird in a statement released Thursday (February 27). "We, along with the international community, expect that Ukraine’s sovereignty will be respected and its territorial integrity maintained."

"The appointment of a legitimate government is a vital step forward in restoring democracy and ...

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Journalists in Canada, world protest detention of Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt

Members of the Canadian media and others joined an international day of action Thursday (February 27) to demand the release of several Al-Jazeera journalists, including Canadian Mohamed Fahmy, who are imprisoned in Cairo.

Since December 29, the three journalists: Canadian Mohamed Fahmy, Australian Peter Greste, and Egyptian Baher Mohamed, have been held in an Egyptian prison and will stand trial ...

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Doctors stalked, threatened, abused

It comes as a surprise to find that a high percentage of doctors in Canada have been subject to some form of violence. This is coming primarily from patients seeking narcotic painkillers and other drugs.

The study was published in the February issue of the online journal Canadian Family Physician.

Co-author Dr. Peter MacDougall is an anesthetist and ...

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Business owner ordered to change FB page to French

The owner of a small clothing store has been ordered to change the language of the store’s Facebook page to French by the government of the French-speaking province of Quebec. Quebec has a law to protect French which it estimates is threatened by the prevalence of English in the rest of Canada and the United States. ...

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The truly frozen land

No doubt about it, while the southern hemisphere experiences a variety of heat related problems, including massive fires in Australia, Canada is having a truly Arctic winter.

The scene earliy this morning as crews try to deal with yet another water ...

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Skier barely survives burial in tree well

Most people who fall into tree wells suffocate in the snow that falls around them, so Chris Johnston considers himself lucky he survived such an accident.

A tree well is a depression in the snow around the base of a tree, often hidden by low branches and a thin snow cover. Snowboarders and skiers can fail to ...

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IN DEPTH

 



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