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08 FEBRUARY 2012 at 12 H 00 (HE)

The Link - Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Canadian scientists adapting hydrogen fuel cells to power air plane systems: The automotive industry is on the cusp of a commercial roll-out of hydrogen-powered vehicles. Now the aviation industry is taking a close look at hydrogen fuel cells as a potential source of auxiliary power aboard passenger jetliners. Victor Nerenberg speaks with Mark Rossetto, leader of a National Research Council of Canada project being conducted in association with Boeing.
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/hydrogenandfuelcells/pdfs/aircraft_6_breit.pdf
http://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/news/nrc/2012/01/03/boeing-nrc.html

Song: Sour Suite
Artist: Burton Cummings
Album: Guess Who/Live at the Paramount


Ghanian fabrics inspire Toronto student to change fashion industry: Fashion communication student, Alex Fox, went to Ghana as a volunteer for Engineers Without Borders. She worked in the country's apparel industry and fell in love with Ghanaian fabrics. She is now undertaking the difficult task of promoting authentic African fabrics in the global market. Alex shares her ambitions with The Link’s Toronto correspondent Lyne-Francoise Pelletier.
www.poiadizorra.com

Unusually large southern migration of snowy owls baffles biologists: Some experts are describing it as a mystery of nature - snowy owls have been flying out of the Arctic in unusually large numbers this winter and they're being reported much farther south than usual. Some of the iconic birds have been spotted as far from their Arctic birthplace as Oklahoma and Hawaii. Marc Montgomery speaks with biologist Gilles Gauthier of Quebec's Laval University who has spent the past 20 years studying Snowy Owls high above the Arctic circle.
http://www.cen.ulaval.ca/bylot/  http://www.cen.ulaval.ca/bylot/ecomon-anispec-snowyowl.htm

Indo Canadian Report - Conflict on marriage leads to creative collaboration: Asha Jain wanted her son, playwright Ravi Jain, to get married. So they arranged for him to meet a girl while vacationing in India. And, what was meant to be an introduction felt more like a push, causing a family conflict that led both Jains to write and produce a play about it called "A Brimful of Asha". http://www.theatrewhynot.org/brimful/

Black History Month - The First Black Canadian cited for military bravery: The month of February is dedicated to exploring Canada’s Black history. And, in our continuing series of vignettes celebrating Black History month, today we hear about the first Black Canadian to be awarded the Victoria Cross for bravery in India.

Biblio file - A Celebration of Malahat Magazine's 45th Anniversary: The Link’s resident book reviewer Priscila Uppal has been to Victoria and Vancouver celebrating Canadian small presses and magazines for the 45th Anniversary of the award-winning literary journal The Malahat Review.

Sports slam: Ian Jones pops in with the latest sports news.

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Canadian scientists adapting hydrogen fuel cells to power air plane systems

The automotive industry is on the cusp of a commercial roll-out of hydrogen-powered vehicles. Now the aviation industry is taking a close look at hydrogen fuel cells as a potential source of auxiliary power aboard passenger jetliners. Victor Nerenberg speaks with Mark Rossetto, leader of a National Research Council of Canada project being conducted in association with Boeing.

Ghanian fabrics inspire Toronto student to change fashion industry

Fashion communication student, Alex Fox, went to Ghana as a volunteer for Engineers Without Borders. She worked in the country's apparel industry and fell in love with Ghanaian fabrics. She is now undertaking the difficult task of promoting authentic African fabrics in the global market. Alex shares her ambitions with The Link’s Toronto correspondent Lyne-Francoise Pelletier.

Unusually large southern migration of snowy owls baffles biologists

Some experts are describing it as a mystery of nature - snowy owls have been flying out of the Arctic in unusually large numbers this winter and they're being reported much farther south than usual. Some of the iconic birds have been spotted as far from their Arctic birthplace as Oklahoma and Hawaii. Marc Montgomery speaks with biologist Gilles Gauthier of Quebec's Laval University who has spent the past 20 years studying Snowy Owls high above the Arctic circle.

Conflict on marriage leads to creative collaboration

Asha Jain wanted her son, playwright Ravi Jain, to get married. So they arranged for him to meet a girl while vacationing in India. And, what was meant to be an introduction felt more like a push, causing a family conflict that led both Jains to write and produce a play about it called "A Brimful of Asha".

The first black Canadian cited for military bravery

The month of February is dedicated to exploring Canada’s Black history. And, in our continuing series of vignettes celebrating Black History month, today we hear about the first Black Canadian to be awarded the Victoria Cross for bravery in India.

A Celebration of Malahat Magazine's 45th Anniversary

The Link’s resident book reviewer Priscila Uppal has been to Victoria and Vancouver celebrating Canadian small presses and magazines for the 45th Anniversary of the award-winning literary journal The Malahat Review.

Sports Slam February 08, 2012

Ian Jones pops in with the latest sports news.

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