Tuesday May 19, 2015
Economist Jeff Rubin questions the ongoing government reliance - and hope - on Canada's oil industry. He says The Carbon Bubble is bursting and it is time to embrace new industry boosted by the climate change Carbon has created.
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Tuesday May 12, 2015
Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp is home to 350,000 displaced Somalis, where leaving is an option for only a few, and staying is no choice at all. The Kenyan government calls it a breeding ground for Al-Shabab terrorists and wants it shut down. The international community has reached into its pockets to keep it open.
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Today, Ireland votes in a referendum that seemed unimaginable a generation ago, deciding whether to legalize same-sex marriage. There is real support for a yes vote. But The Catholic Church, which has long had a hold over Irish life, is fighting against what it sees as a fundamental redefinition of marriage, and Irish society. More
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Wait times for surgery are nothing new in Canadian health care. But the wait times that transgender Canadians face, just to be referred for gender reassignment surgeries, is getting longer and longer.... and it's sparking outrage inside the trans community. MoreListen 25:00
We've heard much lately about problems of sexual harassment and reporting abuse inside the Canadian Armed Forces Today, we are asking how other militaries around the world have dealt with their own problems of sexual misconduct, what the Canadian Armed Forces can learn... and how it can reform. MoreListen 27:29