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18 OCTOBER 2011 at 15 H 15 (HE)

The Link - Tuesday, October 18, 2011

 

Being bilingual delays the onset of Alzheimer's disease: Studies have indicated that speaking more than one language can delay the symptoms of Alzheimer's. But now Canadian scientists have looked at brains and found physical evidence to confirm that bilingualism can stave off the disease. That's good news in Canada where many people are bilingual. The Link's Lynn Desjardins finds out exactly how bilingualism fights the ravages of Alzheimer's. 

 

Founder of Calgary clean water NGO steps down: CAWST, the Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology has brought education about simple clean water technology to millions of people in 69 countries worldwide over the past ten years. As The Link’s Frank Rackow reports, founder Camille Dow Baker is now stepping down just as the organisation is set to grow and increase its public profile.

www.cawst.org

 

Indo Canadian Report - Exhibition showcases Indian technology in Canada: The India Show, which showcases feats of Indian engineering and technology, is currently going on in Toronto as part of the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS). Aman Chadha, the Chairman of EEPC India, and one of the organizers of the India Show, tells Carmel Kilkenny about what can be seen at the show and why India is no longer just a producer of cheap goods.

www.eepcindia.org/indiashow/canada2011

 

Gilda's Playlist - Murray McLauchlan and Feist: Journalist and singer Gilda Salomone shares her selection of some of the best new releases by Canadian recording artists. This week we hear new music of Murray McLauchlan and Feist.***NOT FOR PODCAST***

www.myspace.com/murraymclauchlan

www.listentofeist.com/metals

 

Sports slam: Ian Jones drops by with a look at the latest from the world of sport.

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Being bilingual delays the onset of Alzheimer's disease

Studies have indicated that speaking more than one language can delay the symptoms of Alzheimer's. But now Canadian scientists have looked at brains and found physical evidence to confirm that bilingualism can stave off the disease. That's good news in Canada where many people are bilingual. The Link's Lynn Desjardins finds out exactly how bilingualism fights the ravages of Alzheimer's. 

Founder of Calgary clean water NGO steps down

CAWST, the Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology has brought education about simple clean water technology to millions of people in 69 countries worldwide over the past ten years. As The Link's Frank Rackow reports, founder Camille Dow Baker is now stepping down just as the organisation is set to grow and increase its public profile.

Exhibition showcases Indian technology in Canada

The India Show, which showcases feats of Indian engineering and technology, is currently going on in Toronto as part of the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS). Aman Chadha, the Chairman of EEPC India, and one of the organizers of the India Show, tells Carmel Kilkenny about what can be seen at the show and why India is no longer just a producer of cheap goods.

Murray McLauchlan and Feist

Journalist and singer Gilda Salomone shares her selection of some of the best new releases by Canadian recording artists. This week we hear new music of Murray McLauchlan and Feist.***NOT FOR PODCAST***

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