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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Sunday July 6 2014 edition  

COLUMNS

Trying to get Canadians to rethink alcohol

Canadians like to have beer when they watch hockey, drink wine at dinner, and sometimes have cocktails after work. But health officials say they underestimate how much they drink and the cumulative, negative effects on their health. The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse says that after tobacco, alcohol is the substance that causes the most harm in Canada. ​ ...

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Arts: Adeline Halvorson- equine (and more) artist

Humans and horses have evolved over millennia alongside each other.


One of Halvorson's works was chosen as the cover art for the latest edition of the prestigious Arabella magazine. © Arabelladesign.com

Horses have a special place in ...

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Arboriginal Peoples -The Other Story

The feature Aboriginal Peoples, the Other Story is based on two series of reports aired on Radio Canada International by anthropologist Serge Bouchard, who closely examined Native American geopolitics in Canada when the Europeans originally landed, as well as North America’s main Aboriginal tribes.

Referring to explorers, navigators, cartographers and merchants from that era, Bouchard takes us on voyage of discovery through time ...

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YOUR CHOICES

Doig painting of Toronto's DVP tunnels sets a record at Sotheby's

Millions of commuters in Toronto drive by it every day, but something about the rainbow tunnel off the Don Valley Parkway, caught artist Peter Doig's eye.

Now the painting, called 'Country-rock (wing-mirror), has set a record for its artist and will be enjoyed by the buyer, who bid by telephone on Monday, and paid $15.5 million ...

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An ancient killing reveals genetic anomaly

The jaw of a Siberian man who was killed about 4,000 years ago, has revealed some interesting facts. Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan using the Biomedical Imaging and Therapy (BMIT) beamline at the Canadian Light Source synchrotron were able to study the jaw of the man to find out the details.

Angela Lieverse (PhD) was the lead researcher. She ...

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Preserve the fish means preserve 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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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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