Monday, May 12, 2014

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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Monday May 12 2014 edition 

HIGHLIGHTS

Canadians vie for international title of "Extreme Huntress"

They are tough, they thrill to rigours of the hunt and the outdoors anywhere from extreme cold to extreme heat. And they are women.

A US reality show has an international competition to find the “Extreme Huntress”

And Jeanette Hall of Alberta is in the running for the final six.

Most women are ...

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Call for action on Canada’s ‘dismal’ trade record

Canada has signed many free trade deals with other nations, but will not benefit from them unless the government bolsters trade promotion services and diplomatic support for companies abroad, says the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.


Canada's trade surplus dropped ...

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ARTS- Michael Fantuz- artist painter

This week another of Canada's wonderful painters whose artwork is more than worthy to collect and admire

Last week we spoke to Christopher Walker and his Pacific west coast inspired artwork and this week we travel several thousand kilometres across Canada to the Atlantic and the island of Newfoundland. Gander is where Michael Fantuz is ...

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

U-boats surrender to Canada May 12, 13, 1945

On May 8, the Germans had surrendered all forces to end the Second World War, but for U-boats on patrol several days from home, the message to surrender required them to surface, show lights, and transmit their position on clear channels while proceeding to the nearest Allied port. Two of the submarines were patrolling the shipping lanes near Canada.
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Mother, uncle ordered extradited on murder charge

A Canadian judge has ordered the mother and uncle of a young British Columbia woman extradited to India to face charges of murdering her 14 years ago in a suspected “honour” killing. Indian police had also charged the pair with the attempted murder of the woman's husband but the judge there was not enough evidence for extradition on that particular ...

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Sugar Sammy wins Quebec's top humour award 'Olivier de l'année'

For the second year in a row comic Sugar Sammy has been voted comedian of the year at the annual "Gala Les Olivier" awards for excellence in comedy in the predominantly French-speaking province of Quebec. This award, voted on by the Quebec public, was given to the comedian during the gala awards show on Sunday (May 11).

Last year, the ...

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The end of the Selkirk Caribou?

They’re called the Selkirk Caribou after the Selkirk range of the Columbia mountains in western Canada. The Selkirks are part of the series of ranges and mountain systems in western Alberta and British Columbia which include the Rocky Mountains and are often lumped together under the common name Rocky Mountains.

The mountain caribou are a subset of caribou which have ...

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Tree-planting becomes more than a summer job

Planting trees has been a tough but popular summer job for students, but more young people are having trouble finding full-time jobs in the fields they studied and are making tree-planting a full-time career. There are plenty tree-planting jobs available as provincial governments often insist logging companies replant what they have cut down.

The unemployment rate among Canadians ages ...

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Politics Today - May 11, 2014

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda reports on the Canadian government's decision to put on hold its reform of Indigenous First Nation education in Canada.

He also reports on the controversy over comments the Prime Minister made about the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and a surprising turn of events in Canada's largest labour ...

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IN DEPTH

 



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