Immigration & Refugees, Society

Immigration: benefit or burden?

(First published in March 2017) As soon as the word “immigration” is uttered, it incites a litany of opinions and questions. Is there a Canadian equivalent of the American dream for immigrants? Who are these immigrants to Canada? Where do» 

Discovering Canada with RCI

You want to know more about Canada? Explore the country from one coast to the other? Find out about its political system and people? Visit Radio Canada international special section Discovering Canada.

Economy, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Canadian bank pushing for more digital and self-serve clients

Canada’s TD bank (Toronto-Dominion) the country’s largest lender,  wants to boost the percentage of its self-serve routine transactions to 90 per cent. Rizwan Khalfan, chief digital and payments officer says right now about 80 per cent of routine transactions are» 


RCI Microsite: Democracy and Religions – From one prayer to another

Everyone knows that anything to do with religion is a delicate subject, complex and open to diverse interpretations. The ambition of this Radio Canada International project is not to look at religions per se, but rather to examine and understand» 

Health, Society

Talking about food : news and reports by RCI

You want to know more about what Canadians are eating? What’s in their plate and where is it coming from? What grows in Canada and what is the impact of agriculture on the environment? Read Radio Canada International’s reports on» 

Talking about transgender rights in Canada: news and reports from RCI

The English language, gender rights, free speech laws, a professor under siege Video grab of Professor Peterson attempting to discuss and explain his position to an agitated crowd of protestors. © YouTube It is to say the least, a complicated and» 

Health, Society

Growing old in Canada: news and reports from RCI

Seniors are a growing segment of the Canadian population. According to Statistics Canada, there could be 40,000 people over the age of 100 by 2051! What are the challenges of growing old in Canada? Read Radio Canada International reports on» 

Economy, Health, International

Canadians: Longer work days, shorter work week

Undoubtedly if you asked, people would like to work fewer hours, and have more time off. In times past, people thought that by our present time a shorter work week was bound to happen. In spite even of relatively recent» 

Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

Survey: yes Canadians too are concerned about fake news

It’s actually a very new term, but has become quickly adopted into the lexicon. With adverts passing themselves off as news, and the rapid rise and surprising influence of social media as news, trying to determine what is “real” news» 

Environment, International

Lost Franklin expedition: Final deal between Canada and U.K.

Specially prepared for their 1845 British expedition to find the fabled Northwest Passage, Sir John Franklin, his two ships, and his crew became victims to the Arctic weather. The fate of the expedition and the crew were lost to history»