Monday, March 31, 2014

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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Monday March 31 2014 edition 

HIGHLIGHTS

Inaction on climate “too dreadful to contemplate”

The Canadian government is set to “100 per cent fail” to keep even the minimal promises it made at the Copenhagen Summit to reduce greenhouse gases, says opposition Green Party Leader Elizabeth May. “It is tragic,” says May. “In global climate negotiations that I attend, nobody waits to see what Canada is going to do or say on ...

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Protests across Canada to support health care, as health accord ends

Protesters in 45 communities across Canada came out to protest what they call the end of the federal government's involvement in health care. The protests Monday (March 31) come on the last day of the 10-year Canadian Health Accord which permitted a standardization of health care across Canada by the federal government along with Canada's provinces and territories which ...

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Harnessing the renewable power of the Fundy tides

As more is understood about global warming and man’s affect on the changing climate, more sources of renewable energy are sought to reduce our output of greenhouse gas.

One of those potential sources is harnessing the power of the tides.

Matthew Lumley is Communications Director at the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE

FORCE ...

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

Opposition NDP party walks out because premier a no-show at provincial legislature

As one newspaper put it opposition NDP politicians in the province of Ontario "stormed out of the legislature" on Monday (March 31) because the province's Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne was absent from the provincial legislature.

The NDP which holds the balance of power in Canada's most populous province was upset the premier was not in the legislature for the Question ...

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Japan told to halt Antarctic whaling, activists in Canada want stricter rules

The International Court of Justice in a 12-4 ruling on Monday ordered a temporary halt to Japanese whaling in the Antarctic.

The court says the hunt is not “scientific” as Japan claims.


A ship from the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society tangles ...

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Police hope links with Muslims may thwart attacks

Police forces in Canada often have officers meet with ethnic groups to build trust and good relations. Two years ago, the national police, the RCMP, began such an outreach program with Muslim communities across the country with hopes that might help avert a potential terrorist attack.

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Bieber booed at Canada’s top music awards

Canada handed out its top music awards, the Junos, last weekend with twin sisters, Tegan and Sara the top winners and pop idol Justin Bieber being booed. Tegan and Sara won three trophies for top group, pop album and single of the year for Closer. Backstage they did a parody of that song, calling it Cold, which greatly ...

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Anniversary of a disaster

It was 100 years ago on March 31, 1914, that one of Newfoundland’s most painful tragedies occurred.

Book about the disaster showing the SS Newfoundland. "Perished" by Jenny Higgins (CLICK to ENLARGE)

Every spring, Newfoundland ...

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For Sale: Luxury property, excellent location in major capital.

If you have quite a few million dollars and you’re looking for some prime real estate in capitals around the world, check out what Canada has for sale.

In austerity moves since it came to power, the federal Conservative government has been selling off Canadian real estate holdings around the world.  They’ve sold about 80 diplomatic  and other government ...

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