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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Friday July 18 2014 edition 

HIGHLIGHTS

Business investment lagging in Canada

Canadian private companies had $626 billion C in cash holdings in the first quarter of 2014, according to Statistics Canada reports.

Meanwhile, Canada continues to fall behind other OECD countries in business investment.  The C. D. Howe Institute, an independent think-tank of economic and social policy, confirms a steady decline in per-worker ...

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Kenojuak Ashevak exhibition in Toronto, Ontario winds up this week

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North

When reknowned Canadian Artist Kenojuak Ashevak died in 2013, she left behind a rich legacy.

Her iconic images like Enchanted Owl helped put Inuit art on the international map.

Now, an exhibition titled Kenojuak Ashevak 1927-2013 is underway at Feheley Fine Arts in Toronto, Ontario ...

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Canadians set to team with LeBron James in Cleveland

When the man generally considered the greatest basketball player in the world, LeBron James, announced last week that he was returning to his original team, the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association, the shock waves reached very much into Canada.

Three Canadians are of James's teammates are on the Cleveland roster. How long any one of them will ...

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

Andrei Anghel, lone Canadian on downed Malaysian jet

Andrei Anghel, a 24-year-old student from Ajax, Ontario, just east of Toronto, is believed to be the only Canadian aboard downed Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17.

His older sister, Lexi, 26 said he was always happy, and "destined for big things". She and Andrei were born in Romania and the family moved to the Ajax area ...

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Deep space study of asteroid "Bennu"

It’s name is Bennu, and it’s known as a “near Earth” asteroid.

NASA is planning to send an unmanned probe, OSIRIS-Rex, that will interecept the asteroid, collect a sample, and come back to earth.

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Tesla opens charging station on Sea to Sky highway

Tesla Motors opened its first Canadian Supercharger station yesterday in Squamish, British Columbia.

The community is at the end of the route from the city of Vancouver to Whistler, known as the Sea to Sky Highway, one of the most beautiful drives in the world.

The charging station is the first of ...

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Maple Leafs among world sports leaders--in making money

Who says it pays to win?

Forbes Magazine has just released its annual list of the world's most valuable sports team.

Turns out, it may not just be whether you win or lose, but where you play the game.

Want to run a successful sports franchise. Best to find a city with a lot of people who ...

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Canadian athletes ready for Commonwealth Games

One of Canada's most greatest athletes, Chantal Petitclerc, will preside over the largest Canadian team ever to compete in a non-home Commonwealth Games when the Games begin in Glasgow, Scotland this coming week.

Ms. Petitclerc believes she is the first Paralympic athlete to be named chef de mission--the leader and spokesperson for Canadian athletes--for any multi-sport Games.

Ms. ...

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Roaring good time in Toronto this weekend

Vast crowds of racing fans from across North America are already gathering in Canada’s biggest city, Toronto, for  one of the most exciting car races on the continent.  It's the Toronto Indy-car race

James Hinchliffe of Oakville, near Toronto, ...

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