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Arts and Entertainment, International

Shania Twain touring eastern Canada

Shania Twain might be home for Canada Day this year. The girl who grew up in northern Ontario is currently on her 2018 ‘Now Tour’, and will be leading the sing-a-longs in Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City next week. At» 

Arts and Entertainment, Environment, International

Mosaiculture: back by popular demand

Mosaiculture, the horticultural wonder that was such a hit last summer, is opening today in the same location across the river from the parliament buildings in Ottawa. Last summer, Mosaiculture was first created to mark the 150th anniversary of Canadian» 

Economy, International, Politics

Unemployment rate falls to lowest level in 21 years

Unemployment in Canada was a problem for fewer people in April this year, according to figures released by Statistics Canada. The federal agency said the rate was the lowest it’s been in 21 years. 453,100 people were receiving the wage» 

The LINK Online, June 22-23-24, 2018

Your hosts Carmel, Lynn, Leo Gimeno,and Marc. Refugees around the world, refugees in Canada War, internal conflicts, and environmental disasters in 2017 drove over 16 million people from the homes worldwide according to the United Nations. In terms of countries» 

Environment, Society

Natural forest corridor, rich biosphere protected

With the help of the government of Canada, the Nature Conservancy of Canada has acquired land to protect 48 hectares along the Rideau Waterway near Lake Ontario. The land is comprised of towering granite ridges, rich forests and pristine shoreline.» 

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» 

Indigenous

Indigenous licence plate celebrates Mi’kmaq people

Upon request, the province of Nova Scotia will issue vehicle owners a special licence plate designed to highlight the language, culture and identity of the Indigenous people of the area, the Mi’kmaq. In Canada, each province or territory is responsible» 

Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Early photos revealed with X-ray technology

Scientists at Western University in Ontario have developed a technique to “see through” tarnish and reveal the original images on daguerreotypes, the first kind of photograph that was invented in 1839. In those days, people had to pose without moving» 

International, Internet, Science and Technology

U.S. Coast Guard turns to Canada for help with designing its new heavy icebreaker

With growing concerns over its apparent “icebreaker gap” with Russia and an urgent need to replace its only operational heavy icebreaker the United States Coast Guard has turned to Canada for help in designing the future generation of its polar-class» 

Politics, Society

Why politicians should be very careful with social media

Death threats, swearing, support for terrorists, severe lack of historical knowledge and more are all things that have been posted online and haunted many Canadian politicians and political party officials in recent years. The most recent election in Canada’s most»