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The LINK online (Sat July 12, 2014)

Your hosts once again for this edition are Lynn Desjardins and Marc Montgomery On this edition Lynn starts us off. An aerial view of the unusual flooding in Canada’s western province of Saskatchewan on July 6, 2014 is shown in »

Environment & Animal Life

Harsh winter, harsh spring

Following the long and bitterly cold winter experienced by much of southern Canada, comes more unpleasant surprise for many areas, in the form of floods. In many cases the floods are being caused by ice jams on rivers. Due to »

Politics, Society

Politics Today – June 30, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI’s Wojtek Gwiazda focused on Canada’s upper chamber, the Senate, and how and why it decided to stop the immediate passage of a union financial disclosure bill. He also talked about the G8 summit »

Environment & Animal Life, Politics, Society

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi – reassuring presence during city’s flooding

“A roar of applause greets Mayor Naheed Nenshi as he ambles up upon a riser above thousands of Calgarians gathered in a stadium parking lot to volunteer with flood relief efforts.” That’s the first sentence in a CBC news report »

Environment & Animal Life, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

Flood zone development in Alberta was a mistake, says former commission head

The former head of a flood mitigation commission in the western Canadian province of Alberta says new development should not have been allowed to spring up in the flood zones. George Groeneveld, who chaired the flood mitigation committee and report, after »