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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Tuesday July 22 2014 edition 

HIGHLIGHTS

Space Studies Program in Montreal this summer

The International Space University was the brainchild of three students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT.  In 1987, two Americans, Peter Diamnadis and Todd B. Hawley, and Canadian, Bob Richards, were concerned that space-exploration was becoming increasingly polarized, particularly between the US and the USSR.

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Stretching for athletes takes some heat

It seems like forever that stretching has served as an integral part of any serious athlete's warmup--or, sometimes, warmdown--exercise routine.

Go to most professional sporting events events a couple of hours before the competition and you will see the most graceful of pros contorted into positions that would likely make a Kama Sutra teacher blush with ecstasy.

Taking ...

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Democracy and Religions - Faith and politics

REBROADCAST

Freedom of religion is one of the fundamental guarantees in Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The government of Canada says it is "committed to religious pluralism." And more and more members elected to Parliament reflect the growing religious diversity in Canada. Still the separation of church and state is also a founding principal of Canada's ...

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CANADIAN HEADLINES

TIFF line-up for 2014

The 39th Toronto International Film Festival will begin on September 4th and run until September 14th.

Today was the occasion of the big announcement, however, the opening film has yet to be revealed. But we do know that Reese Witherspoon will most likely be in Toronto, as she has two films premiering; The Good Lie, and Wild, both directed ...

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North American Indigenous Games in Regina

Thousands of athletes, coaches, volunteers and spectators from all over the United States and Canada are in Regina, Saskatchewan this week for the North American Indigenous Games.

From July 20th to the 27th teams will be competing in 15 sport categories, including golf and basketball as well as canoeing and kayaking.

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Man accused of grisly killing appears in court

In a case that made national and international headlines two years ago, a man accused of killing a visiting Chinese foreign exchange student in Montreal appeared in court on Monday.

Luka Rocco Magnotta, 31, sat in the prisoner's box listening impassively as a Quebec Superior Court judge ruled against a publication ban on evidence presented at Mr. Magnotta's trial ...

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Wasp stings result in the death of a Montreal suburban mayor

The mayor of a Montreal suburb has died after being stung by wasps. Such deaths are exceptionally rare in Canada.

Lucie F. Roussel stepped on wasps' nest while gardening at her cottage in the town of Stratford, Quebec, about 200 kilometres east of Montreal, on Sunday afternoon.

She was stung more than a dozen times and died in ...

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International Space University program in Montreal for 45th anniversary of moon landing

The International Space University, runs a nine-week space studies program every summer. This year it is underway in Montreal.

Tomorrow we'll tell you more about the program and the Canadian connection that was part of creating this global initiative.

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Crucifix discovered 400 years later in Newfoundland

A tiny crucifix is a big discovery in Newfoudland, as Anna Sparrow is learning.

The undergraduate student at Memorial University, in St. John's, Newfoundland, made the discovery in early July.  At Ferryland site, on the Avalon Peninsula, she had spent hours sifting through the dirt finding many pieces of broken pottery and glass.

"As ...

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IN DEPTH

 



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