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Internet, Science and Technology

Gathering science in the Arctic: Eye on the Arctic video archive

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from around the North. In today’s instalment, we bring you a video from our documentary archive. The Arctic is warming at twice the rate as the rest of the world and Arctic» 

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics

Children fleeing DR Congo conflict to Uganda report widespread rape

One out of ten children fleeing a vicious flare up of fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) say they were raped during their journey to Uganda, according to a new assessment by Save the Children. More 73,000» 

Society

CN tower reopens after ice storm hit Toronto

A nasty storm recently battered the city of Toronto with rain, freezing rain and strong winds forcing the closure of the landmark CN Tower On April 16th, 2018. Chunks of ice were falling on downtown streets and buildings from its» 

Health

No cannabis while pregnant or breastfeeding, urge doctors

The Canadian government is preparing to legalize the recreational use of marijuana as early as July 1, 2018 and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada is sending a warning to women of childbearing age. The SOGC will launch» 

Health, International, Politics

the LINK Online Apr. 20-21-22, 2018

Your hosts today, Lynn, Marie-Claude, Levon, and Marc (Video of show at bottom) Facebook and criminal court jurys A recent revelation sent shock waves through the Quebec justice system.  The anonymity of jurists in criminal court cases is one of» 

Environment, Indigenous, International

The end of the south Selkirk caribou virtually certain

They were called the “ghost herd” because there were so few in number, and so seldom seen. Now they’re on their way to become just that, ghosts. Of a herd which once had vast numbers at the beginning of the» 

Health

C-section rates up and vary dramatically across Canada

Data from hospitals show that the most common inpatient surgical procedure in Canada is the delivery of babies by Caesarean section. This procedure was used in 28.2 per cent of births in 2017 compared to 26.7 per cent in 2007.» 

Society

American would-be mass murderer gets life for Halifax mall shooting plot

A court in Nova Scotia sentenced a young American woman to life in prison with no chance of parole for a decade on Friday for her role in a plot to go on a Valentine’s Day shooting rampage at a» 

Economy

Gas prices, Ontario minimum wage hike help propel annual inflation

Canada’s annual inflation rate crept up higher to hit 2.3 per cent in March but the increase was not as steep as expected by most economists. The March figures from Statistics Canada show inflation hovering just above the Bank of Canada’s» 

Economy, Environment, International, Politics, Society

 Financial institution backing out of new tar sands, fossil fuel projects

Europe’s largest international financial institution, HSBC (Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Company) has made a major announcement today. The worlds seventh largest lender said it will no longer finance any new developments dealing with Canada’s tar sands, Arctic drilling or»