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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Monday June 30 2014 edition 

HIGHLIGHTS

Researchers to investigate ancient hunting site

Researchers will need armed guards against polar bears when they head to a remote site in northern Manitoba to investigate the remains of a one-thousand year old, aboriginal hunting site next week. The area is on the shore of Hudson Bay and a river. It provides a panoramic view and has abundant wildlife, including caribou on land, fish ...

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Preserve the fish means preserving the forests

A new study has shown that healthy boreal forests are important for a healthy and thriving fish population in lakes.

One of the study’s authors was Michael Arts (PhD), an expert on using lipid-based biochemical tracers (e.g., fatty acids) to assess how organisms respond to stress and also to reveal how food webs function.

He is ...

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Botanists to collect plants from far northern land

Four people have travelled by helicopter to a remote and underexplored area of Nunavut in Canada’s north to survey and collect hundreds of plants.  They are part of an ambitious project by the Canadian Museum of Nature to create a flora, or scientific reference for about 800 species of plants in the Canadian Arctic and northern Alaska. They ...

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

By-elections in 4 ridings including Fort McMurray

By-elections are underway in four federal ridings across Canada today. There are two in the most populous province of Ontario, in the Greater Toronto Area.  The two others are taking place in Alberta; one in the Calgary region, the other in the heart of Alberta's booming oil sands in Fort MacMurry.  This one is being closely watched ...

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Flooding emergencies across the prairies

In Canada’s western prairie provinces, flooding from torrential rains over the weeked have resulted in dozens of states of emergency being declared.


High winds in the Winnipeg, Manitoba, area toppled trees or branches on the weekend causing widespread damage. Manitoba ...

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Rob Ford is back and ready to run

Rob Ford is back in Toronto City Hall today.  The notorious mayor of Canada's largest city spent the last two months in a rehabilitation facility.

The retreat was an attempt to deal with "alcohol addiction".  There was no mention of the crack cocaine he is alleged to have used.

His brother Doug ...

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Diana Krall and Elvis Costello thrill at the Montreal International Jazz Festival

Diana Krall filled the streets last night.  One of the signature events of the Montreal International Jazz Festival, the free outdoor concert in Place des Festivals, was all hers.  Over 100,000 people, Montrealers and visitors alike, moved and swayed to the rhythms she and her very tight five-piece band delivered.

'Sultry' and 'spellbinding' are some ...

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World’s biggest military tattoo- Nova Scotia

It’s billed as the world’s biggest indoor military tattoo, a showcase for military bands and marching units.

With performances beginning on Canada Day, July 1 and running to July 8th, part of the theme this year will touch upon the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.

However the Royal Nova Scotia International ...

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Doctors deny services on moral, religious grounds

Two Canadian women were recently shocked that doctors at the walk-in medical clinics they used would not prescribe birth control pills because of their ethical and religious values. This is an issue under consideration by one of the biggest bodies regulating doctors.

In Canada, physicians have professional associations in each different jurisdiction which ensure they follow standards and ethical ...

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IN DEPTH

 



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