Tuesday, July 1, 2014

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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Tuesday July 1 2014 edition 

HIGHLIGHTS

Canada to launch new search for Arctic shipwreck

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

Sixth time a charm?

Canada recently announced that it will launch a new search for an Arctic shipwreck that remains one of the enduring mysteries of Canada’s North.

It will be Parks Canada’s sixth attempt to find clues to the ship’s location.
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Fear of concussions spreads to soccer

Soccer is the talk of the world these days. Millions are watching the World Cup competition in Brazil, and while it won't draw an equal amount of interest, millions will be watching the Women's World Cup in Canada in 2015.

But as with American football, hockey and a growing number of other sports, there is growing concern about concussions ...

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Read to baby from day one, say pediatricians

You may think it’s crazy to read to a newborn, but pediatric associations in Canada and the United States want doctors to prescribe it to parents when they come in for regular check-ups and vaccinations.. Babies are born ready to absorb language, and already recognize their mothers’ voices.  Early reading prepares them for school, sets them up for ...

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

Canada adds countries eligible for foreign aid

Canada has revised its list of countries that will receive the bulk of its development assistance, and more funding will go to those with trade and investment opportunities for Canadians companies.

Monglolia, Myanmar and Democratic Republic of the Congo are among seven countries added to a list of 20 that was drawn up in 2009. ...

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Montreal's International Jazz Festival begins 35th season

Montreal's International Jazz Festival is into it's 35th line-up and this year, like so many others, promises to be a wonderful celebration.

It opened last night with Cassandra Wilson, Angélique Kidjo, and Ranee Lee among others, taking to the stage.

 

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Ice-fishing in Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland

This is a shot by Charlie Cheeseman, uploaded to CBC Newfoundland on June 24, 2014.

Charlie wrote, "While ice fishing in the community of Open Hall, Bonavista Bay, I captured a big one, trying to jump away"

t's been a wonderful "iceberg" season and a long one, off the coast of Newfoundland.

While this may not be ...

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More cuts on the way for public broadcaster

The downsizing of the the CBC and its sister French service, Societé Radio Canada, continues.

On Thursday, the public broadcaster announced it is cutting 25 per cent of its workforce over the next five years. That's 1,000 to 1,500 jobs by 2020.
Management says the losses will be filled--in par--by retirements and attrition.

The reductions are in addition ...

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More refugees accepted then, few now

Between 1979 and 1980, the Canadian government accepted nearly 60,000 refugees from Asia and this year it says it’s on track to admit 1,300 Syrian refugees, notes Canada’s public broadcaster, the CBC.


In the late 1970s, a group of Southeast Asian refugees ...

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Canadian is top pick in NBA draft

For the second year in a row, a Canadian is the top pick in the National Basketball Association's draft. Andrew Wiggins of Vaughan, Ontario was one of three Canadians--all from the Toronto area--to be drafted in the first round on Thursday.

Wiggins played one year at the University of Kansas before announcing that he would turn pro. He was ...

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IN DEPTH

 



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