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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Tuesday July 1 2014 edition 

HIGHLIGHTS

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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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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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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CANADIAN HEADLINES

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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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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IN DEPTH

 



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