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International, Society, Sports

Will Denis Shapovalov become the next tennis golden boy? Stay tuned

Will he break through? Can he do it? Is Denis Shapovalov as good as he appears to be? The answers will come soon enough. Likely, in the not-to-distant future. But let’s remember, the blond kid with the flowing hair and» 

Society

Newfoundland and Labrador plans to table historic gender legislation

The province of Newfoundland and Labrador will introduce legislation this fall to allow gender-neutral birth certificates. The announcement follows a court challenge from activist Gemma Hickey, who maintained the province’s Vital Statistics Act was a violation of Canada’s Charter of» 

Education

Free speech on Canadian campuses: failing grades

The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF.ca) is a non-profit constitutional and democracy advocacy group. They have just released their 2017 Campus Freedom Index grading some 60 Canadian universities on the status of free speech on campuses. It shows campuses» 

History, International, Military, Politics

Canadian military helps fight Daesh in remaining stronghold

It is believed there are up to 2,000 Daesh (ISIS)  holed up in the northern Iraqi city Hawija,one of their last strongholds which they have held since 2014. A battle for the city of about 150,000 in northern Iraz has» 

Environment

What is Canada doing to protect the environment? Read RCI’s reports

Is Canada doing enough to protect the environment? Read RCI’s recent reports on policies, decisions and propositions of the Canadian political and justice systems in issues related to climate change and environmental protection. Climate Week NYC By Marc Montgomery,Tuesday 19 September,» 

History, Society

Visit RCI’s special website dedicated to Canada’s 150th anniversary!

To mark the 150th anniversary of Canada on July 1st, Radio Canada International created a special website where you can find news articles and general information about the country, its history and its people.  Visit our Canada 150 website!

CETA: tarriffs fell today on access to the EU

CETA, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, between Canada and the European Union, went into effect today. Now 98 per cent of the Canadian goods going to the 20 trillion dollar market, will arrive tarriff-free, compared to only 25 per cent» 

Environment, International, Science and Technology

Yukon Astronomical Society wants dark sky designation

Yukon, one of the three northern territories in Canada, may be well known as the ‘land of the midnight sun’, but now a group of amateur astronomers wants it to be a destination for the winter night sky spectacles, produced» 

Health, Lifestyle, Politics, Society

Distracted driving, attitudes need changing along with laws: advocate

Distracted driving and careless driving are being taken a lot more seriously in the province of Ontario. According to the provincial government, one person is killed on an Ontario road every 17 hours. And distracted driving now causes twice as many» 

History, International, Military

The Canadian hero of Dunkirk:  some recognition at home

Parks Canada honours Commander James Campbell Clouston  The Montreal-born British Royal Navy commander’s family was on hand for the ceremony, including his grandson Milo Clouston, left, his son, Moray Clouston, right, and Moray’s wife, Maggie Clouston. © (Jay Turnbull/CBC It was»