Monday, June 9, 2014

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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Monday June 9 2014 edition  

COLUMNS

Music- folksinger and storyteller- Bob Bossin

One of Canada’s beloved folk music bands was called simply “Stringband”.  Co-founder Bob Bossin has been continually touring with his own songs interspersed with the very occasional and much loved Stringband reunions which have occurred over the years.

His latest venture is a theatrical presentation based on the wild life of his father, who was known in ...

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Health calculator predicts hospital stays

You can use a new internet tool to predict how much time you will spend in hospital depending to your current lifestyle, thanks to some researchers in Toronto.

The biggest factors that will make a difference are whether you smoke, what you eat, how active you are and whether you drink alcoholic beverages. The calculator asks ...

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Highway to Heaven

It’s something of a truism that media outlets tend to feed off of conflict. A story isn’t worth telling, you will sometimes hear in newsrooms, unless it involves a struggle or a disagreement of some sort. But our next item is not one about conflict. Rather, it’s about people of many different backgrounds and beliefs getting ...

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YOUR CHOICES

Learning language, easier or harder in a bilingual environment?.

For children growing up in a bilingual or multilingual environment, it was long thought that the “confusion” caused by such exposure would delay learning either language well.

Krista Byers-Heinlein (PhD) is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Concordia University in Montreal and member of the Centre for Research in Human Development. She is co-author of a ...

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Quebec transgender kids will have summer camp

A new summer camp in Quebec will offer a place for transgender, intersex and gender creative kids to relax, have fun and just be … kids.

The Camp of Six Colors was created by Gender Creative Kids Canada, a parent action group based in Montreal. During one week in August, transgender kids aged 7 to 15 years and their ...

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D-Day 70th:Battlefield tour inspires knowledge and pride

We are fast approaching the 70th anniversary of the Allied landing in Normandy to push back the forces of Nazism during the Second World War. Yet Canadian schoolchildren too often get their knowledge of the war from American films, as history courses are not obligatory in many provinces. A few dedicated school teachers are doing their best ...

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New images revealed of Empress of Ireland wreck

Amazing new images of the shipwreck were revealed at the ceremonies to mark the 100th anniversary of Canada’s worst, and one of the world’s worst, civilian maritime disasters.


Red dot indicates location of the Empress of Ireland shipwreck, near Rimouski Quebec, off ...

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