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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Tuesday June 17 2014 edition 

HIGHLIGHTS

Tax havens - A human rights issue

Citizens in all countries are affected by tax havens and tax evasion and it impacts on human rights, says Canadian tax justice activist Dennis Howlett. He and a number of other individuals and organisations will be attending the International Tax Justice and Human Rights Symposium this week (June 18-20) at Montreal's McGill University.

Bringing together researchers, academics, and tax ...

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Doctors protest ‘inhumane’ refugee health care cut

Doctors organized protests in 17 Canadians cities to denounce the government’s denial of free health care for many refugee claimants.  In the past, people coming into Canada and claiming refugee status were provided basic, free health care for the one to two years it would take to process their claim. In some dire cases, some ...

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2014 World Cup goes hi-tech

This year’s World Cup has introduced a number of high-tech features to the championship.

Vijay Setlur is a marketing instructor at York University's Schulich School of Business in Toronto and avid football fan


Sports marketing instructor at the York ...

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

Hedley, Drake big winners at 25th annual Much Music Video Awards

Canadian pop group Hedley and rapper Drake were the big winners at the 25th annual Much Music Video Awards (MMVAs) in Toronto on Sunday (June 15).

Hedley, from Canada's Pacific coast province of British Columbia, won three awards: Video of the Year, Pop Video of the Year, and Your Fave Video. Drake won two awards, for Hip-Hop Video of the Year ...

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Rob Ford: the musical

(with files from CBC)

You may be hard-pressed to think of a stage play, or especially a musical about a city mayor..Ok there was Fiorella about the former New York City mayor, but such theatrical subjects are few and far between.


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Cowboy rides from Canada to Brazil

Yes, Canada does have cowboys and cowgirls, but they don’t usually undertake 14,000-km horseback rides, as Filipe Masetti Leite did. Leite, 27, immigrated to Canada from Brazil when he was a teenager, and his family has now moved back to Sao Paolo.

In July 2012, he set off from the grounds of the Calgary Stampede, an annual ...

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Gold! The biggest find in Canada

It’s the gold rush you probably never heard of, but it was the biggest gold find in Canada by far.

The current city of Timmins shown in 1913, This modern city began as staging point for prospectors and quickly became a ...

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Iceberg tourism, diving popular off eastern Canada

Tourists come from around the world at this time of year to see icebergs floating south along Canada’s Atlantic coast, but now they can scuba dive to see what they look like underwater as well.


A diver examines the underside of an ...

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Yukon Mushroom Rush

Morel mushrooms are one the best and most-prized in culinary circles.  And that's the reason for the current mushroom rush north of Whitehorse, in Yukon.

People have come from all over Canada, and some from other parts of the world, to collect the fungi, that go for as much as $12 a pound.

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IN DEPTH

 



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