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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Sunday July 13 2014 edition  

COLUMNS

Study links oilsands and aboriginal illnesses

Members of the remote aboriginal community of Fort Chipewyan in the western province of Alberta have long worried about pollution from oilsand development nearby and cancer rates in the community. A new study conducted by First Nations groups and scientists says that oilsands development “compromises the integrity of the environment and wildlife, which in turn adversely affects human health and ...

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Culture: a taste of recruit's first day in WWI Newfoundland

This year marks 100 years since the start of the First World War,

Parks Canada in St John’s Newfoundland wants to give citizens a chance to experience what it was like for new recruits in 1914

It’s called “The Camp of Instruction”

Glenn Keough is Visitor Experience and National Historic Sites Manager with Parks Canada.

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Eye On the Arctic

Eye on the Arctic is a circumpolar co-production that seeks to answer some of these questions. Initiated and co-ordinated by Radio Canada International, Eye on the Arctic brings together print, broadcast and web journalists from circumpolar countries to better tell the stories of communities and people directly affected by climate change. We also welcome contributors living, working, or researching ...

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YOUR CHOICES

York University's new video series tells the story of WWI

In another effort to mark the centennial of the First World War, a Canadian university has created a series of short analyses of various aspects of those horrific and world changing years.   They’ve also been made available to everyone through YouTube

William Wicken is professor of history at York University in Toronto, and one of the co-ordinators of the ...

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Warming will change wetlands, release CO2: study

An innovative experiment indicates climate change will dramatically change the plants that dominate Canada’s vast northern wetlands, and that may cause a massive release of carbon dioxide, possibly increasing the effects of climate change. Scientists have predicted this before, but researchers from Western University in Ontario have used a different method and come to the same conclusion.
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Garde-à-vous! Canada's French regiment to guard Buckingham Palace

Some seventy Canadian soldiers are leaving the country today for a very special duty in London, England.

Members of the Ceremonial Guard and dignitaries of the Royal 22e Régiment to stand guard at Buckingham Palace, St. James’ Palace and the Tower of London on 14, 16 and 18th of July.

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Baseball is flowering in Ottawa

Ask any baseball fan and he will provide you with a full supply of adjectives to describe the game--from enthralling to exasperating, from beautiful to ugly, from intense to absurd, from serious to funny. It all depends when you ask the question.

And while the game may be most associated with our neighbours to the south, baseball has long ...

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