Friday, March 14, 2014

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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Friday March 14 2014 edition 

HIGHLIGHTS

The need for business cooperation in the Arctic

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North

All over the circumpolar world, business and the prosperity of indigenous communities is taking centre stage.

Canada, the current chair of the Arctic Council, has pinpointed development of the Arctic and northern communities as a priority during their two-year ...

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Arctic Winter Games a once-in-a-lifetime experience for Inuit kids

64 young athletes from Nunavik, Que. are travelling to Fairbanks, Alaska this weekend to participate in the 21st Arctic Winter Games, an international sports competition for Northern athletes.

They will join hundreds of other athletes from five countries who will compete in 19 different sports, ranging from cross-country skiing and hockey to very unusual ones, such as the One ...

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Democracy and Religions - BAHA'I FAITH: A RELIGION THAT EMBRACES MANY OTHERS

Sonjel Vreeland, member of the Baha'i Faith Charlottetown Centre, in Prince Edward Island, explains the principles of her religion and talks about the social function of the Baha’i centre in her city. Sonjel Vreeland also explains to us how everyone can become Baha’i by choice, and never through family or by obligation

In this interview, listeners will get a ...

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

March 14, anniversary of the passing of a domestic terrorist and era

It was on March 14, 2013 that convicted murderer Paul Rose, the most visible and violent symbol of Quebec nationalism, died.

With the provincial election campaign currently in full swing, the main issue once again in the mainly French-speaking province of Quebec is becoming the question of separation of Quebec from Canada.

Forty years ago, a group of ...

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Toronto doctor defends Canadian health-care system in Washington

Dr. Danielle Martin explained the benefits of Canada’s health-care structure at a U.S. Senate committee in Washington on Tuesday.

“We do not have uninsured residents. We do not have different qualities of insurance depending on a person’s employment. We do not have an industry working to try to carve out different niches of the risk pool. This is a ...

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Harsh winter proving deadly for wildlife

Its been an unusually long and extremely cold winter across much of Canada.

In the northwestern area of the province of Ontario, there has been the feeling that the deer population was growing too large in the past few years.

Now however, a former Ministry of Natural Resources biologist thinks the population will be very hard hit by ...

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Aboriginal children charged $46 extra per room in Quebec hotel

A group of young Innu hockey players and their parents were charged $150 per room, per night for rooms that cost $104 for other customers, at the Château Roberval Hotel, in Lac-St-Jean, Que.

The players from the Pre-Novice Pessamit team are five to seven years old. They had travelled from Quebec’s North Shore region to compete in the Mashteuiatsh ...

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Ukraine getting more support from Canada

Ukraine will get $220 million Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister announced today.  John Baird said the money is part of an international effort to restore economic stability to the country.  This is in addition to $200 million for medical aid announced on Baird's recent trip to Ukraine.

"Prime Minister Stephen Harper is announcing $220 million in additional measures ...

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Greenland looking for the Canadian culprit

Greenland wants to know which Canadian fishing trawler broke its underwater cables.  And to find out, the country's largest telecom company filed a lawsuit in federal court in Halifax, to have Fisheries and Oceans Canada reveal the truth.

These are the cables that run across the ocean floor.  They first allowed people to make overseas phone calls and now ...

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IN DEPTH

 



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