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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Monday May 19 2014 edition 

HIGHLIGHTS

Apology to British Columbia's Chinese community rejected by the CCNC

The Chinese Canadian National Council has rejected the apology offered to the Chinese community for the historical wrongs visited upon their ancestors.

Last Thursday, May 15th, the provincial government of British Columbia officially apologized to its Chinese community for historical policies that targeted immigrants and residents.

Victor Wong, Executive Director of the CCNC responded ...

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Michèle Audette: Inquiry into missing/murdered Indigenous women needed, despite police study

For years Michèle Audette has been convinced of the need of a national inquiry into the missing and murdered Indigenous women of Canada. And despite a new federal report by the Canadian federal police, the RCMP on Friday, she's still convinced it's necessary, as well as action.

Audette as the president of the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) ...

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Pregnancy can increase road accident risk

Women in the second trimester of pregnancy have a much higher risk of being in a vehicle crash than they were before their pregnancy, according to Canadian scientists. They do not recommend women stop driving, but they do advise them to be careful.

Pregnant women in Canada are generally active, unless they are having a difficult pregnancy. They ...

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

Cronenberg premiers latest film at Cannes

David Cronenberg's latest cinematic exploration, called 'Maps to the Stars' premiered at the 67th edition of the Cannes Film Festival today.  It is in competition for the Palme D'or this year. Already, the Hollywood satire is getting rave reviews!

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Injured Montreal goaltender Carey Price out for Eastern Conference final

The Montreal Canadiens hockey team will be without goaltender Carey Price for at least the rest of the NHL Eastern Conference final, said coach Michel Therrien Monday morning (May 19).

"Carey Price won't be able to play, not only for tonight but for the rest of the series," said Therrien. "Really disappointed. He's our best player."

"Looking at ...

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NB Premier: Hard to evaluate poverty reduction progress after census changes

It's hard to measure the progress of poverty reduction, said David Alward the premier of Canada's Atlantic province of New Brunswick, as he announced the province's second poverty reduction plan on Friday (May 16).

"One of the challenges that we're facing today is with the change to how census data is collected," Alward said Friday (May 16), referring to the ...

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Royals, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall in Canada

Prince Charles and wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, are on a four-day visit to Canada. They are now touring the maritime provinces of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, and then they go to Manitoba, where they will spend some time in the capital, Winnipeg.

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Under age 19? In Ontario don't touch that beer in the store!

An incident in the large central province of Ontario highlights the strict rules around alcohol.

In Ontario, wines and spirits can only be purchased from provincially controlled outlets known as the “LCBO” for Liquour Control Board of Ontario. The LCBO stores also sell beer.

Anyone under age 19 is not allowed to purchase alcohol, but an ...

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Restaurant gives “well-behaved children” discoun

It’s not often that a reastaurant bill leaves you pleasantly surprised, but that was the case for a family in the western Canadian city of Calgary Alberta

The husband, wife, and their almost one-year-old daughter went to a small Japanese restaurant in the city to celebrate Mother’s day.  When the bill came, they noticed a $5 reduction for “well-behaved ...

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