Sunday, March 2, 2014

Cybermagazine - Saturday

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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Sunday March 2 2014 edition 

PROGRAM

The LINK Online (Sat Mar.1, 2014)

This week, Wojtek and Marc are your hosts, as Lynn enjoys a well deserved day off.

Lynn however did leave us one of her stories and a beautiful one it is. That comes up a bit later as this week we start with a political story from Wojtek.

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YOUR CHOICES

ARTS: Concertinas Made In Canada by Frank Edgley

Thanks to a Canadian, an old instrument is making a comeback in popularity.

Well over a century ago, the concertina, more commonly known as a “squeeze-box” was a widely popular instrument, but over time  had faded almost into obscurity by the 1960’s.

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Cosmetics firms ranked on use of “toxic chemicals”

Big cosmetics companies are making progress in limiting potentially harmful ingredients in their products but they need to do more, says Environmental Defence, a Toronto group dedicated to protecting the environment and human health. It has ranked five big companies according to their performance on this issue.

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Canadian teenager wins at Google science fair with battery-free flashlight

A Canadian teenager's desire to help a friend in the Philippines read at night resulted in a one of the top prizes at the Google Science Fair in California.

“I’m in shock, I’m in shock," said Ann Makosinski, who invented a battery-free flashlight. She is a student at St. Michaels University School in the city of Victoria in the ...

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IN DEPTH

 



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