Monday, June 2, 2014

Cybermagazine - Sunday

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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Sunday June 1 2014 edition  

COLUMNS

Book: Terry Fallis: novel "No Relation"

Canadian author Terry Fallis delights once again with his fourth and latest novel, "No Relation".

In his wry, light-hearted way he looks at what it's like for those ordinary folk


Terry Fallis' fourth and latest novel, published by ...

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Politics Today - June 1, 2014

On this edition of Politics Today RCI's Wojtek Gwiazda reports on the increasingly clear preparations in Ottawa for the federal election next year.

He reports on several new consumer policies the Canadian government has announced, controversy over certain aspects of a new "cyberbullying" bill, the nomination of a new privacy commissioner, and questions about how well the Veterans ...

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YOUR CHOICES

"Sticky" synapses hinder memory and learning

Sometimes in order to learn new things, we have to forget old things, or at least "file them away in the back of our mind". Synapses are the pathways between neurons and are routes for creating learning and memory. But if those “old” synapses don’t disconnect or reduce, it can hinder developing new learning and memory.

Fergil Mills is ...

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Experts change advice on feeding babies

Most Canadian mothers do not live with their extended families and are likely to turn to professionals for advice on how to feed their babies. Changes in scientific findings have led to changes in the recommendations made jointly by the Canadian government’s health department, the Breastfeeding Committee for Canada, the Canadian ...

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Canada and India's new PM Narendra Modi - Trade, diaspora, and human rights

Monday's (May 26) swearing in of Narendra Modi as the new Prime Minister of India, not only raises questions about the future in India, but also in Canada, both in the Indian diaspora, and in the larger Canadian mainstream eager to do business with India.

For most Canadians, if they are aware of Modi, it's because he's presented ...

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Genetic breakthrough helps predict autism

Researchers in Toronto have found a new way to predict autism very early in a child’s life which will help them get the early intervention so critical to improving their condition. Autism affects one in every 68 children, impairing their social interaction and communication, and causing repetitive and restrictive behaviours.

Scientists already knew there were genetic ...

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