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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» 

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, 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» 


Montreal Vandals Deface Statues Again

This weekend marked the annual long weekend in Canada known as Victoria Day.  It’s a holiday on the last Monday of May closest to Queen Victoria’s birthday of May 24th. 1819. It is also the date to officially mark the» 

Talking about Indigenous people: news and reports from RCI

Read Radio Canada International recent reports on issues related to Indigenous communities, culture and rights. Inuit activist blasts Canada’s foot-dragging on dirty fuels ban in the Arctic By Levon Sevunts, Wednesday 11 April, 2018 Ottawa should to stop procrastinating and get on» 

Economy, International

They have a category for that?

Scenic airports You wouldn’t necessarily think of airports as being “scenic” but yes there is a category for the best scenic airports in the world It’s the PrivateFly Scenic Airport annual survey. This year Toronto’s Billy Bishop City Airport (Toronto» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy

New Canadian stamps celebrate illustrators

The world of great Canadian commercial art and illustration is being celebrated by Canada Post in a colourful new release of postage stamps. The series honours five artists with vastly differing styles: Will Davies, Blair Drawson, Gérard DuBois, James Hill» 

Politics, Society

Mr, Mrs, Miss, no more. Government agencies told to be ‘gender neutral” with public

A new directive to  Service Canada employees tells them to try to avoid terms like Mr., Mrs., Miss, father, mother, etc. According to documents obtained by Radio-Canada, those employees who interact with the public are to avoid such terms to»