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International, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Former Canadian diplomats call for a halt to changes at RCI

Forty-five former ambassadors, high commissioners and consuls general have called on the Canadian government to block the changes to Radio Canada International (RCI) set for April 1, 2021. Theirs is the second open letter to this effect. The first was »

International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

Prominent Canadians call for a halt to changes at Radio Canada International

A former prime minister of Canada, a former ambassador to the UN and several other prominent Canadians have written an open letter calling for a stop to the changes at Radio Canada International set for April 1, 2021. The signatories »

Politics, Society

Canada’s public broadcaster announces new cuts to Radio Canada International

Officials at CBC/Radio-Canada announced a fresh round of cuts at Radio Canada International (RCI) on Thursday as part of a “major transformation” of the beleaguered international service of Canada’s public broadcaster. A joint statement released by Radio-Canada executive vice-president Michel »

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The LINK Online June 28, 29, 30, 2019

Your hosts today. Lynn Desjardins, Levon Sevunts, Terry Haig and Marie-Claude Simard (listen or watch video of show at the bottom) UN expert warns of a coming ‘climate apartheid’ A United Nations expert says the world is risking what he »

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The LINK Online, March 22, 23, 24, 2019

Your hosts: Lynn Desjardins, Levon Sevunts and Terry Haig. (Video of show at bottom.) Public hearing on oil and gas development in eastern Arctic wrap up in Iqaluit Public hearings on potential oil and gas development in the waters between »

Arts & Entertainment, Politics, Society

Liberals promise to restore CBC and arts funding

The Liberal Party is promising $380 million in funding for the arts if it is elected to form Canada’s next government on October 19th. Leader Justin Trudeau also says he would reverse the $115-million-dollar annual cut in funding that the »

Arts & Entertainment, Environment & Animal Life, Highlights, International, Politics

Attempt to end captivity of whales, dolphins in Canada

A bill in the Canadian Senate seeks to prevent further captive displays of dolphins and whales in this country. Liberal Senator Wilfred Moore of Nova Scotia, speaking at a news conference Thursday after introducing the bill, said, ” I’ve long »

Arts & Entertainment, International, Society

Wojtek Gwiazda: Thank you, and…take care

After 35 years as an employee with Radio Canada International (RCI), Canada’s voice to the world, Host/Producer Wojtek Gwiazda is retiring. He has hosted a variety of programmes, including MASALA CANADA, the Indo-Canadian Report, Canada in the World, North Country, »

International, Internet, Science & Technology

Radio Canada International launches mobile version of website

Radio Canada International (RCI) now has a mobile version of its website rcinet.ca which was launched Wednesday (May 15). Using a responsive design approach, the website adjusts to the size and shape of the mobile device accessing the website. Bigger »