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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» 

Environment

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» 

Indigenous

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» 

Society

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» 

Society

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» 

Environment

Rising seal population could lead to codfish extinction in Gulf of St. Lawrence

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has issued a stark warning linking the demise of codfish in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence to a rapidly increasing seal population. The warning is contained in the most recent stock assessment of Atlantic» 

Indigenous

Young leaders from Nunavik bring their stories of hope, loss to youth forum

Victoria Tarqiapik went to Sherbrooke with a message: something needs to be done to fix the suicide crisis in Nunavik. Tarqiapik was 15 when her best friend died by suicide, and 16 when another friend took her own life just» 

Environment

Bizarre winter weather caused by changes in atmosphere, not sea-ice loss: study

There’s a link between sea-ice loss in the Arctic and frigid winter weather much further south — but it’s not what some researchers had previously thought, according to a new study. The study, published last week in the journal Nature» 

Environment

Officials ask anglers to report Asian carp sightings

Officials at the Invasive Species Centre are asking the public for help to identify and locate Asian carp in the Great Lakes. Commercial fishermen, anglers, cottage owners and boaters have been asked to actively search for the invasive fish while»