Thursday, June 5, 2014

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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Thursday June 5 2014 edition 

HIGHLIGHTS

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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U.S. emission cuts may affect Canada

The Canadian government has steadfastly refused to answer questions as to when it will follow the lead of the United States and cut greenhouse gas emissions in its own greatest emitting sector. The U.S. announced an aggressive plan to cut carbon emissions from it coal-fired electricity plants yesterday. Scientific evidence overwhelmingly shows the emissions are causing climate ...

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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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CANADIAN HEADLINES

Quebec’s Eugenie Bouchard makes tennis history… once again

Quebec native tennis player Eugenie Bouchard is on a roll. On Tuesday she reached her second straight Grand Slam semi-final after defeating Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro in 3 sets at the French Open.

"I'm very content with a win like this," said Bouchard. "It was a battle throughout. She played very well especially on long points.”

The 20-year-old’s ...

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Calgary means booming business for luxury real estate company

The number of luxury properties for sale in Calgary is on the rise, and Sotheby’s International Realty Canada wants to profit from that expanding market. After only two years in the area, the company is planning to triple its team, from 20 to 60 realtors, and move to new offices.

Calgary’s real estate is expected to be the best ...

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Montreal servers shut down in cybercrime bust

Two computer servers in Montreal were shut down as part of a major operation against an international cybercrime ring, reports the Globe and Mail newspaper.


Russian Evgeniy Mikhaylovich Bogachev is wanted by the FBI in connection with a massive cybercrime ...

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Radon in homes- a surprising situation of real concern

It’s a colourless, odourless gas, and its radioactive.  It’s emitted by the breakdown of uranium in soil, and because it’s a gas, seeps upward through the ground.

While it’s natural, and is diffused in the air and wind to completely safe levels, when it seeps through the foundation into your house it can accumulate to dangerous levels.

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Separated aboriginal woman can’t become chief

Louise Spence was told she can’t run for chief of her Red Sucker Lake First Nation because she is separated from her husband, but she plans to fight that in court. Spence went to her band office in the western province of Manitoba and was told she could not become chief under new election rules but was not provided with ...

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Common practice, but perhaps not a good idea?

Hot summer weather is slowing making it’s way into Canada. For many kids that means splashing around through lawn sprinklers to keep cool,  and probably taking a drink from the garden hose, and also of course, watering your vegetable garden.

But wait, the good old garden hose may not be your friend any more.

Times and materials have ...

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