Friday, June 27, 2014

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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Friday June 27 2014 edition 

HIGHLIGHTS

Stress awareness on June 30th

Stress is taking a greater toll on Canadians, particularly in urban centres where lengthy commutes, often in bumper to bumper traffic, waste the time, energy and productivity of many people.

The results are burn-out and rising rates of depression in Canadian families.  Sun Life Financial's 2012 Canadian Health Index Report discovered that 72 per cent of respondents reported experiencing ...

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Supreme Count rules on aboriginal land rights

The Supreme Court of Canada delivered an historic ruling on Thursday affecting aboriginal land rights that will have wide-ranging repercussions for Canada's First Nations, resource companies and Canada's economy.

The unanimous 8-0 decision will essentially make it easier for First Nations to establish title over a broad tracts of land that were regularly used for hunting, fishing and other ...

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Soil may hold solutions to antibiotic resistance

The world is running out of antibiotics that can fight dangerous bacteria, but Canadian scientists have discovered a substance in soil that may lead to solutions. The problem is that bacteria evolve rapidly and find ways to become resistant to even the newest classes of antibiotics.

Pharmaceutical companies are giving up on finding new antibiotics ...

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

CBC and Radio-Canada to be smaller more mobile and digital

CBC president and CEO Hubert T. Lacroix announced the plan and the vision for the future of Canada's English and French public broadcasters today.

CBC/Radio Canada will shift priorities from television and radio to digital and mobile services, in a move that will reduce staff, shorten supper-hour news broadcasts and end most programs produced in-house, ...

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Jamie Oliver bringing his restaurant to Toronto

Jamie Oliver, the British celebrity chef, will open the first North American location of his restaurant chain 'Jamie's Italian' in Toronto.

It's a partnership with the King Street Food Company, owners of Toronto's Buca and Jacobs & Co. Steakhouse.  The plan is to open Jamie Oliver's place in the upscale Yorkdale Shopping Centre ...

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Top Canadians advance at Wimbledon

Milos Raonic, the eighth seed in the gentlemen's singles, on Thursday reached the third round of the prestigious tournament for the first time in his career. Raonic defeated American Jack Sock 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 with 13 aces, 39 winners and three breaks of serve in a 90-minute match.

"It came down to putting up a solid level of concentration ...

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Warning issued about Great Lakes water levels

A new study says if low water levels in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River continue, it could cost Canada and the U.S. more than $18-billion U.S. by 2050.

The Mowat Centre report says water levels in the region fell dramatically in 1997 and 1998, marking the beginning of the longest extended period of lower water levels since ...

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Toronto Gay Pride wedding will marry 110 couples


Toronto’s Casa Loma tourist attraction will be the setting for a mass wedding of LGBTQ couples © CBC

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and two-spirited couples have come from all over the world to get married at a popular tourist ...

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The Bay takes heat, pulls t-shirt

A Toronto woman tweeted a picture Monday of a t-shirt seen in a Hudson's Bay department store showing a quote from British model Kate Moss -- "Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels" -- inside a mock nutrition label.

Below the photo, @KritsinEff's tweet read: "Nope nope nope nope nope nope nope nope nope

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