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What will federal funding cuts mean to Maritimers who depend on C@P sites ? Your thoughts on diversity and multiculturalism in the region / Phone-in : questions about stars, constellations, planets and any object in the night sky

Cut Adrift From The Online World : When you need to apply for a tax credit or passport application or pension benefit, and an official tells you to "download the online form from the government website and print it off", you might grumble about having to do this chore.
But what if you don't have a computer and a fast internet connection to connect with that government website ?
Since 1995, most Canadians in this position have been able to go to a local library or community centre, and - with the help of staff or volunteers - use the local C@P site.
Late last week, though, Industry Canada sent out a note indicating it was going to make deep cuts to funding and the number of sites.
To find out what this will mean in the Maritimes Provinces, we contacted Elizabeth Wilson, who coordinates the Afton Computer Club & Cornwall C@P site in Prince Edward Island, and Eric Stackhouse, Chair of Nova Scotia C@P.

More Than Festivals And Exotic Food : We waded into the complex and often sensitive issues surrounding multiculturalism on Monday's phone-in. The ethnic and cultural makeup of Canada is changing rapidly. And while it's more obvious in places like Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver, the shift is having an effect across the country, including the Maritimes.Our guest was Professor Phil Ryan of Carleton University, whose upcoming book "Multicultiphobia" stresses the need for an open-minded public discussion about the issues raised by multiculturalism.
We asked you what you wish to make of the changing mix of ethnicity, race and culture in Canada. Producer Deborah Woolway dropped in to read your email comments

Look Up; Look 'Way Up : In  the past two weeks, the constellation Orion seems to have moved and turned considerably in the night sky. Will it disappear before summer?  And has the spot on the horizon where the sun rises been moving at a faster rate than in January ?
Well, all stars and constellations shift as the seasons pass - but why?  Our next two guests are prepared to answer questions like those - and any others you have about the night sky.
Dave Lane is Vice President of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and a technician at the observatory at St Mary's University in Halifax. Douglas Pitcairn teaches at the university's Department of Astronomy and Physics. They answered questions about things you see in the night sky.   
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