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Apr 4, 2012

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CBC vs. NHL goes into overtime
Macleans.ca
by macleans.ca on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 11:41am - 0 Comments In 2004, despite the advice of friends and family—including his father Peter, the celebrated Second World War CBCcorrespondent—Richard Stursberg accepted the position of head of CBC ...
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A taste of the world's most bizarre eateries
Victoria Times Colonist
By Larissa Liepins, Postmedia News April 3, 2012 Premièring tonight on Food Network Canada is a series called World's Weirdest Restaurants, hosted by "gastronaut" Bob Blumer (of Surreal Gourmet and Glutton for Punishment). In each episode, Blumer dines ...
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TV Wednesday: World's Weirdest Restaurants
The Province
By Larissa Liepins, Postmedia News April 3, 2012 Premiering tonight on Food Network Canada is a series called World's Weirdest Restaurants (9 pm), hosted by "gastronaut" Bob Blumer (of Surreal Gourmet and Glutton for Punishment).
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Take our TV curling expert quiz
CANOE
We're halfway through the 2012 world men's championship and there are obvious differences in the live television broadcasts coming from far-flung Basel, Switzerland. Can you list them all? 1. Less Games. Canada's Glenn Howard and pals are televised ...
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DHX sells math show to international broadcasters
TheChronicleHerald.ca
The program, which features lovable monsters helping children develop math skills, like counting, measuring, sizing and sorting, was commissioned by CBC and SRC in Canada and picked up by new international partners Discovery Kids Latin America, ...
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TheChronicleHerald.ca
Up for Debate: Neglect of Canadian history is hurting our kids and country
Calgary Herald
Why is knowledge of Canada's history important? The answer is complicated, but let's consider this; history provides the knowledge and context to understand contemporary Canada and its place in the world and that is why the CBC relies on historians ...
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The monkey will take your order now
Montreal Gazette
World's Weirdest Restaurants (Food Network Canada, 9 pm) is hosted by "gastronaut" Bob Blumer (of The Surreal Gourmet and Glutton for Punishment). In each episode, Blumer dines at four of the world's most bizarre (or just plain gimmicky) eateries.
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Danny Williams says PUB report 'baffling,' shows bias
CBC.ca
(CBC) “I have never before seen a quasi-judicial body make such negative and prejudicial statements in the middle of a review,” Williams said in a statement emailed to CBC News. “It concerned me greatly at the time, but I had hoped those careless ...
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John Baird announces plans to close Rights and Democracy group
Toronto Star
Citing austerity as the reason, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird announced Tuesday the 24-year-old Rights and Democracy, which encouraged democracy and monitored human rights around theworld, would be scrapped. “Therefore, as part of our efforts to ...
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Toronto Star
Master satirist Ken Finkleman skewers right-wing news on his show Good God
Vancouver Sun
Unlike his last TV employer on The Newsroom — a CBC-type operation — Findlay has landed on the aptly named Right TV, a Canuck version of the Fox News channel, in his latest incarnation, Good God, which debuts April 9 on The Movie Network.
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Will Canada shun the F-35?
MinnPost.com
They would replace Canada's existing fleet of 80 CF-18 fighters, due to be retired between 2017 and 2020. At the time, MacKay said the fighter was needed to ensure Canada's sovereignty, to “shoulder our share of the NATO and international load, ...
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New census speaks to old concerns in Quebec, of demographic decline
Winnipeg Free Press
"We'll be on the same slippery slope as French-Canadians and Acadians," he told the French-language CBC last year in his first TV interview after his party's resounding electoral defeat. There are several signs that Quebec's once-influential political ...
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After 3 Years of Collaboration on PEI, Island Abbey Foods Ltd. Will Now ...
PR.com (press release)
The Honibe® brand has received major national and international recognition since our launch with the HoneyDrop™, named as the Global SIAL (Paris) d'Or Winner 2010 for “The Best New Food Product in the World” and SIAL (Toronto) “Canada Brand Business ...
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Murtz On The Scene: Canada's Got Talent – Semifinals Week 1 – Performance ...
Inside Pulse
With absolutely no homegrown competition in the genre since the end of Canadian Idol and So You Think You Can Dance Canada,Canada's Got Talent has a virtually untapped and reality-starved audience to play to. CBC's Cover Me Canada ended last year as...
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Inside Pulse
Flaherty goes back in time for 2012 budget
Vancouver Courier
Here we are in 2012 and apparently that's still Canada's modus operandi to keep the economy going-at least from a Conservative federal government's perspective. That's how I've interpreted much of finance minister Jim Flaherty's budget, which he tabled ...
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The radical plan hidden in Flaherty's sedate budget
CTV.ca
CBC and CTV news anchors appeared shocked and, indeed, stunned when they discovered on budget day that they could not proclaim an era of draconian restraint. By taking everything down a notch, Mr. Flaherty's budget performed a supplementary public ...
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Selling your body isn't pretty, no matter how much money you make
National Post
Adrian Humphrey's interview with Nikki Thomas, executive director of Sex Professionals of Canada, gave a very rosy, one-sided view of prostitution. The 16-year-old working for a pimp, the trafficked young woman and the frightened single mother are not ...
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National Post
Some kind of monster
Art Threat
When it was released, The Making of Monsters won prizes at the BerlinInternational Film Festival (Best Short Teddy), TIFF (Best Canadian Short Film), and numerous other international festivals. The rights for internationalfestival screenings had been ...
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Play On! Again!
Londoner
Scott Hill of Play On! the Official Canadian Street Hockey tournament thinks City Hall is making a mistake not allowing his tournament this summer at Victoria Park. By Chris Montanini Londoner Hockey Night in Canada's Play On! — the national ball ...
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F-35's Exorbitant Cost Clouds Its Future
Huffington Post Canada
As the cost of the program spirals upward, some militaries around the worldhave delayed or cut their orders, driving the costs per plane still higher. The list includes the US Defence Department, which is now postponing its F-35 orders but sticking to ...
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A 'Titanic' undertaking
Standard Freeholder
Rene Bergeron has the largest display of Titanic artifacts known in Canada and is one of the top 10 collectors world-wide. He will be showcasing the items throughout the week from April 9 to April 14, 2012 at Bergeron Sleep Shop and Hot Tubs in ...
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Walk down memory lane
Campbell River Mirror
Only 2.7 metres (9 feet) underwater at low tide, it was a marine hazard, described by the explorer George Vancouver as “one of vilest stretches of water in the world.” The Ripple Rock explosion was seen throughout Canada, live on CBC Television.
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IRAN: THE TERRORISM TRUMP CARD
Center for Research on Globalization
by Brian A. Burchill Twice in recent weeks, CBC News anchor Peter Mansbridge has closely questioned two leaders who hold a different view. In a January 18th interview, Prime Minister Stephen Harper told Mansbridge that he thinks that “the evidence ...
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Center for Research on Globalization
A number is never just a number: Federal budget 2012
rabble.ca
(Source) Percentage of the CBC's budget that has been cut this year. (Source) Percentage of cuts to Canadian international aid agency Development and Peace's budget this year. (Source) Amount of money that just one charity -- the Tim Horton Children's ...
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Watching the Watchdog: Sun TV's Right vs. Left Jabs on Brazeau/Trudeau Fight
Huffington Post Canada (blog)
They find more ways to criticize the recent budget for being too liberal and diss that lefty CBC all over again. They have a hero -- Senator Patrick Brazeau, who just happens to be a Conservative. They have a villain -- Justin Trudeau, an MP who just ...
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Brian Stewart: Europe's job exodus, Canada's immigration ... - CBC.ca
Europe's faltering economy has produced an exodus of young job seekers thatCanadian employers seem eager to grab. But how will this change Canada's...
www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/.../f-vp-stewart-immigration.htm...
Canada, Mexico, U.S. enhance defence co-operation - World - CBC ...
Defence ministers of Canada, the U.S. and Mexico concluded a two-day meeting in Ottawa today designed to enhance co-operation regarding security threats ...
www.cbc.ca/news/world/.../pol-defence-summit-tuesday.html
Canada, Japan agree to free-trade talks - World - CBC News
Canada and Japan have agreed to enter free-trade talks. Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Japanese counterpart made the announcement following a ...
www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2012/.../harper-japan-trade.html
Canada suspends Mali aid after coup d'état - World - CBC News
Civilians cheer as mutinous soldiers drive past in Bamako, Mali. Canadaannounced Saturday it is suspending aid to the Malian government following the...
www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2012/03/.../canada-mali-aid.htm...
Brian Stewart: Why Canada is calling Sri Lanka to account - World ...
For years, the world gave Sri Lanka a free pass while it was fighting the insurrectionist Tamil Tigers. But now its human rights abuses are too big to ignore , Brian ...
www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/.../f-vp-stewart-sri-lanka.html
Canada in hot seat at nuclear summit for uranium use - World - CBC ...
Canada may be the subject of some controversy at the nuclear security summit, which opens today in Seoul, South Korea. The U.S. and several European ...
www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2012/.../obama-north-korea.htm...
Stricken cruise ship arrives in Malaysian port - World - CBC News
A luxury cruise ship stranded at sea for 24 hours because of a fire safely reached a Malaysian port where police and embassy officials stood by Sunday to help ...
www.cbc.ca/news/world/.../cruise-ship-azamara-canadians.htm...
Canada ranks 5th on 'happiness' survey - World - CBC News - CBC.ca
If you've been feeling happy lately, don't be surprised —Canada, according to a United Nations survey, is one of the happiest nations on the planet. Canada ...
www.cbc.ca/news/world/.../canada-happy-survey-says.html
New Canadian strategy for Americas expected - World - CBC News
Prime Minister Stephen Harper is poised to unveil a reinvigoration of his government's muddled Americas strategy when he meets with hemispheric leaders next ...
www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/.../harper-americas-strategy.html
Stricken cruise liner arrives in port - World - CBC News
A luxury cruise ship stranded at sea for 24 hours because of a fire safely reached a Malaysian port where police and embassy officials stood by Sunday to help ...
www.cbc.ca/news/.../cruise-ship-azamara-canadians.html?cmp...
Harper arrives in Tokyo to launch trade talks - World - CBC News
Prime Minister Stephen Harper took his Asian tour to Japan on Saturday, where his delegation will remain focused on improving trade relations. During the visit...
www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/.../harper-japan-asia-tour.html
6 memorable flight freak-outs - World - CBC News
JetBlue Airways captain Clayton Osbon was charged this week with interfering with a flight crew, after he sprinted through the cabin of a Las Vegas-bound flight ...
www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2012/03/.../flight-scares-list.htm...
Sri Lankan civil war probe resolution welcomed by Canada - World ...
Canada is welcoming a decision by the United Nations Human Rights Council that presses Sri Lanka to properly investigate alleged war crimes in connection...
www.cbc.ca/news/world/.../pol-sri-lanka-probe-canada.html
Nahlah Ayed: Look who's saving the world – not Canada ... - CBC.ca
As Western economies retrench, the fast-rising economies of the developingworld are shouldering a growing share of aid to the world's poor. Are we really OK ...
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/.../f-vp-ayed-foreign-aid.html?cmp...
Tibetans end hunger strike outside UN, 1 month after it ... - CBC.ca
Tenzin Choeki Gyalsen, one of three Tibetans who have been holding a hunger strike outside UN headquarters in New York for the past month, is handed an ...
www.cbc.ca/.../f-david-common-tibetan-hunger-strike.html
Organ trafficking trial hears Canadian's testimony - World - CBC News
Police escort Turkish doctor Yusuf Sonmez, 53, to a local court in Istanbul in January 2011. Sonmez, who allegedly performed transplants at a clinic in Kosovo ...
www.cbc.ca/news/world/.../kosovo-organ-trafficking.html
Nahlah Ayed: Look who's saving the world – not Canada
As Western economies retrench, the fast-rising economies of the developingworld are shouldering a growing share of aid to the world's poor. Are we really OK ...
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/.../f-vp-ayed-foreign-aid.html?cmp...
Brian Stewart: Europe's job exodus, Canada's immigration shift
Europe's faltering economy has produced an exodus of young job seekers that Canadian employers seem eager to grab. But how will this change Canada's...
www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/.../f-vp-stewart-immigration.htm...
Patrick Chan takes gold at figure skating world championships
"It means the world to me ... this kind of was the big test and I think I ... Chan's accomplishment represents the 11th victory for Canadian men in 26 world ...
www.cbc.ca/.../sp-figure-skating-world-championships-free.ht...
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