Sunday, May 25, 2014

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Sunday May 25 2014 edition  


Iceberg-watching off the coast of Newfoundland

Icebergs are a springtime occurrence off the shores of Canada's Atlantic province of Newfoundland, usually appearing in April.

But this year, spring was a long time in coming, with the result that icebergs are a common site into this last week of May and perhaps even into June.

Kathryn King is an on-line producer for ...


Politics Today - May 25, 2014

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda reports on the Canadian government's extension of parliamentary hours to pass several controversial bills.

He also deals with concern over a loophole in Canadian laws regulating Canadian arms exports, the issue of human rights and the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement, and the election campaign in Canada's most populous province ...


Politics Today - May 18, 2014

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda reports on the federal by-elections on June 30th in the provinces of Alberta and Ontario.

He also has updates on the Ontario provincial election (June 12) in Canada's most populous province, and on the passage of the federal government's Fair Elections Act.



School dress code, or human right?

At a high school in London, in southwestern Ontario, a teenager’s clothing choice has initiated a controversy.

Maxwell Stewart was told by his high school that the made-to-measure lycra bodysuit was inappropriate. however he's been told he can wear one ...


Police checks need to be checked: Canadian Civil Liberties Association

Police checks, which began as a sensible move to ensure the safety of children and vulnerable people in Canada, are becoming a standard employment practice with terrible results depending on where you live.

Take the case of Chris, a young Ontario construction worker who studied and worked hard, in the hope of being hired onto a fire department ...


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 ...


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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