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Talking about diabetes: news and reports by RCI

According to the Canadian Diabetes Association over 3.4 million Canadians lived with diabetes in 2015 and that number is expected to rise to 5 million in 2025, representing over 12% of the population. In 2008-2009, 1 in 10 deaths in Canada» 

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Canadian History: Learn more with Marc Montgomery

Marc Montgomery brings back forgotten chapters of canadian history to Radio Canada International. Read his latest contributions below.  Canada history: Jan 10 1920- Founding of the League of Nations The world had finally worn itself out. The First World War» 

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Who are the Canadians of Arab origins?

Arab Canadians are not a recent addition to the Canadian mosaic. It is widely believed the first Arab immigrant was a Lebanese man who arrived in Canada in 1882. Ibrahim Abou Nader came from the city of Zahleh, then in» 

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Learn more about Canada’s political system

Want to understand Canada’s political system? Radio Canada International created a website explaining the system, how to participate and become an elected official. The history, the challenges and the names that make the country’s history. Find out more here

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Talking about alzheimer: news and reports from RCI

U of T scientist wins top prize in brain research Graham Collingridge © Canadian Press/Hand out photo The University of Toronto chair of physiology Graham Collingridge has won what is touted as “the Nobel Prize of Neuroscience” for his work on» 

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Democracy and Religions – BAHA’I FAITH: A RELIGION THAT EMBRACES MANY OTHERS

Sonjel Vreeland, member of the Baha’i Faith Charlottetown Centre, in Prince Edward Island, explains the principles of her religion and talks about the social function of the Baha’i centre in her city. Sonjel Vreeland also explains to us how everyone» 

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Talking about indigenous culture: news and reports from RCI

Indigenous family bans English to preserve culture Nancy Mike and Andrew Morrison say it’s very important their daughters Viivi and Laivi learn Inuktitut so they will understand the feelings and dynamics of the family. © Sima Sahar Zerehi/CBC Like many parents,» 

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Religion in the workplace

Religion in the workplace is still regarded as a taboo subject. The underlying fear is that employers see religion as a potential source for conflict and lost productivity. KPMG, a multinational audit, tax and advisory firm, sees it differently. Toronto» 

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Islam and islamophobia in Canada: news and reports from RCI

Canada and Muslims: “They’re not the problem, they’re partners against radicalization, A new survey of Canadian attitudes towards the Muslim community shows a slight majority see them as partners in the fight against radicalization, and not part of the problem.» 

Canadian headlines Immigration & Refuge Politics Society

The history of our refugee system

We often hear Canada described as a country of immigrants. The Aboriginal First Nations are the original inhabitants; everyone else arrived over the last 500 Many were refugees, escaping persecution and harsh conditions in their homelands. But it was not»