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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Friday July 25 2014 edition 

HIGHLIGHTS

Arctic shark teeth fossils may contain clues about climate adaptation

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

When we think of climate change and the Arctic, it’s usually polar bears or seals that come to mind.

But it turns out animal fossils dating from 50 million years ago have a story to tell us a well.

A recent study of ...

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Federal toxic chemical list draws fire from Environmentalists

Canada's pro-business Conservative government and environmentalists are squaring off again.

The latest skirmish follows the release of an Environment Canada list updated earlier this month of an 363 harmful chemicals going into Canadian air, land and water.

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The Komagata Maru incident - Past racism, future challenges

REBROADCAST

On Friday morning (May 23) Naveen Girn started his day at Vancouver harbour, and tried to imagine what it was like for 376 passengers 100 years earlier on May 23, 1914 who arrived at the harbour, and then were prevented from entering Canada.

They were British subjects, most from India's Punjab and Sikh, who faced ...

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

A Tribe Called Red to celebrate the closing of Regina's North American Indigenous Games

A Tribe Called Red will bring their electric pow wow to celebrate the closing of the North American Idigenous Games tomorrow in Regina, Saskatchewan.

The producer and DJ crew are described on their website as being "the face of an urban Native youth renaissance, championing their heritage and speaking out on aboriginal issues, while being ...

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Canadians bring water to help Detroit

A convoy of Canadians carrying water over the border from Windsor, in Ontario, across the river to Detroit, in the United States, got a lot of attention yesterday.

They brought 1000 litres of tap water in plastic jugs, to a water station being set-up in a Detroit church, near the neighbourhoods and residences of those most affected by a ...

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Another Canadian charity says it faces federal audit

Another Canadian charity says it is being audited for political activities.

Karios, a charity administered by the United Church of Canada, says the Canadian Revenue Agency has been carrying out the audit for almost a year.

Karios describes itself as a "faith-based ecumenical organization that pursues social and economic justice projects with local partners in Africa, Asia, Latin ...

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Ottawa announces more sanctions in Ukraine conflict

Canada has announced further sanctions against Ukrainian rebels and Russian-backed Ukrainian entities.

The sanctions target eight Ukrainians in leadership positions in the rebel-held Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine.

As well, Ottawa says Russian arms, financial and energy companies are also facing further Canadian sanctions.

In a statement, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said the measures are aimed at ...

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Elvis is in the country - at the Collingwood Elvis Festival!

Elvis tribute artists are coming from all over North America and Europe, as well as one from Australia, to compete and mingle with the crowds who still love the King.

Collingwood, Ontario is celebrating the 20th anniversary this year of its annual "Elvis Festival".  And to honour the occasion the festival will feature ...

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Canadian Open underway

It's been 60 years since a Canadian has won the Canadian Open.  This year could be the year to make Canadian golf history.

Mike Weir, 44, one of 19 Canadians in the running, told CBC Sports in an interview today, "It's going to end at some point, so hopefully, if not myself, it's another Canadian that ...

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IN DEPTH

 



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