Sunday, August 3, 2014

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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Sunday August 3 2014 edition 

PROGRAM

The LINK Online (Sat. Aug 02, 2014)

The LINK Online (Sat. Aug 02, 2014)

This week your hosts are Lynn Desjardins, and Marc Montgomery. Wojtek Gwiazda is off this week and Terry Haig has been filling in. New prisoner holding cells are shown during a media tour of the The Toronto South Detention Centre in Toronto last October. The facility is slated to open this fall. © PC/Nathan Denette He provided a story about Canada's jail …

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YOUR CHOICES

Storm, smoke paint ‘eerie’ skies in Yellowknife

Storm, smoke paint ‘eerie’ skies in Yellowknife

Smoke and sunset turned the sky orange in parts of the Northwest Territories. © Angela Sterritt/CBCA thunderstorm combined with thick smoke from nearby wildfires gave the sky over Yellowknife a look described as “eerie” and “apocalyptic” on Wednesday evening. People in this city in the Northwest Territories took to social media to post dramatic photos. More fires than usual Wildfires occur …

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Education crucial in fighting Ebola: aid worker

Education crucial in fighting Ebola: aid worker

The biggest challenge in fighting the outbreak of the Ebola virus is overcoming fear and resistance to treatment, says Jean-Pierre Taschereau, head of emergency operations for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). He has just returned to Canada after leading efforts to contain the disease in Sierra Leone. Ebola symptoms start in the same way …

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Waiting for First Nations communities to reveal finances

A new law passed last year requires Canada’s aboriginal communities to post their financial statements online.  This includes the salaries that the Chiefs and the band councillors pay themselves. The law called the “First Nations Financial Transparency Act” requires First Nations leaders to post the previous year’s financial information online within 120 days after the first quarter. As of the …

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July 28, 1914: When the world went mad

July 28, 1914: When the world went mad

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the start of a war that would prove to be the deadliest in known history. Viewed from the Market Square, the Cathedral at Ypres in ruins amid a landscape shattered by millions of Allied and German shells. © CWM-Maj J.S. MatthewsThough people around the world were enjoying the summer weather of 1914, the storm clouds …

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