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Environment, Society

Discovering Canada : follow RCI on a virtual journey across the country

Did you know that Canada has the largest road network in the world? Did you also know that 11 of its 13 provinces and territories border at least one of three oceans : the Pacific, the Arctic (incl. Hudson Bay)» 


Sketches of life

Radio Canada International and its partners collaborated to bring you soundscapes and images of similar places in each of our countries: Canada, Poland, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Romania. Read More…


More than 30 inventions you wouldn’t expect to be Canadian

From long before the invention of the wheel to long after the colonization of Mars and interstellar journeys, the quest for innovation was, is, and will always be part of who we are as humans. It is in our genes» 


Growing old in Canada: news and reports from RCI

Seniors are a growing segment of the Canadian population. According to Statistics Canada, there could be 40,000 people over the age of 100 by 2051! What are the challenges of growing old in Canada? Read Radio Canada International reports on» 


Discovering Canada: follow RCI on a virtual journey across the country

Discovering Canada: follow RCI on a virtual journey across the country. Visit the page…

Health, Society

A look back at the legalization of cannabis and “edibles”

On October 17, 2018, Canada became the first G20 country to legalize the recreational use of cannabis. A year later, the country allows the marketing of “edibles”, products that contain THC, the psychoactive ingredient found in marijuana. Now, we invite» 


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 environmental protection, climate change and decisions of the Canadian political and justice systems on these issues. Extinction rebellion action in Canada: measured success By Lynn Desjardins, Friday 11» 


Talking about Indigenous people: news and reports from RCI

Read Radio Canada International recent reports on issues related to Indigenous communities, culture and rights. Assembly of First Nations outlines 2019 federal election priorities By Levon Sevunts | September 9, 2019 Tribunal rules woman may return to First Nation that» 


Teacher leaves Quebec over law banning religious symbols in public-sector jobs

Amrit Kaur, who recently graduated to become a teacher, has moved across the country from her Montreal-area home to B.C. so she can work while wearing her turban, after the Quebec government passed a law banning religious symbols for some» 


Archeologists dive back into Franklin mystery

(First published on Aug 16 2019 on CBC News) A Parks Canada research team is en route to the underwater wrecks of Sir John Franklin’s ships in an effort to uncover more truths of what happened on the infamous and»