Saturday, April 5, 2014

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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Saturday April 5 2014 edition 


The LINK Online (Sat April 5, 2014)

Your hosts this week Lynn Desjardins, Wojtek Gwiazda, Marc Montgomery

In its most recent report and for the first time, scientists convened by the United Nations on the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warn that if the world does nothing to mitigate the emissions of greenhouse gases and climate change continues to increase, social stability could ...



'Outrageous Fortune' report says Canada's 86 richest getting richer

Canada's 86 richest Canadians' wealth, whose net worth was $178 billion in 2012, equals that of 11.4 million Canadians (out of a population of 35 million) according to a new report by the Ottawa think tank, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).

The report, "Outrageous Fortune: Documenting Canada's Wealth Gap", says the wealth gap is even bigger ...


Canadian youth take action against climate change

Young Canadians staged 15 events across the country yesterday to protest the extraction of fossil fuels which, when burned, contribute to climate change. This followed a weekend summit in the eastern city of Halifax which drew 500 students to “learn, develop their skills and build the movement for climate, environmental and social justice.” This so-called PowerShift event ...


Arctic mining: unexpected social negatives for Inuit women

Proponents of development in the far north, often mining, claim it will bring needed employment and money to the region.

While this is true, there are also unexpected social drawbacks for indigenous communities, especially for Inuit women.

Professor Frank Tester, graduate student Karina Czyzewski and Pauktuutit (the national Inuit Women’s Organization) recently produced a report on the effects ...


McGill students offer multimedia East Asian event

Montrealers were invited to celebrate the art and culture of the East Asian Studies community at McGill University with a special multimedia event in Chinatown on Saturday, March 22nd. Students teamed up with the Montreal Chinese Community and Cultural Center to showcase photography, media art, music and philosophy including performances, speeches and good food.




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