Sunday, May 4, 2014

Cybermagazine - Sunday

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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Sunday May 4 2014 edition  


ARTS- Christopher Walker-

This week, a conversation with Canadian painter, Christopher Walker the feature artist in the latest edition of Arabella magazine,

Originally from Montreal, he later worked in southern Ontario designing and illustrating science books where his skills as a draughtsman were important.


Lyme disease increasing and mishandled: advocate

As Canada gets warmer more disease-carrying ticks are spreading Lyme disease and advocates say not enough is being done to help those who are stricken.

A government website says most people infected with Lyme disease get a bull’s-eye rash, but ...


Politics Today - May 4, 2014

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda deals with the growing public differences of opinion between Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Supreme Court of Canada.

He also discusses the calling of an election in Canada's most populous province of Ontario, and the continuing controversy over the federal government's proposed Fair Elections Act.



Climate change effect on northern health

The high Arctic is experiencing the greatest effects from changing climate of anywhere in the world, and it’s affecting the health of Inuit who live there in a variety of ways says James Ford who led a research team studying the issue.

James Ford (PhD) is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography at McGill University in Montreal ...


Rail crews not getting sufficient rest, safety protocols not respected

Fatigue and safety management are crucial to keeping rail transport safe in Canada, but rail companies aren't letting crews rest nor implementing their safety protocols according to testimony from the union representing rail crews.

Testifying before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Teamsters Canada lobbyist Phil Benson and Teamsters Canada Rail Conference union ...




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