CANADA GETS LOW RATING IN SURVEY OF QUALITY OF LIFE
School is officially out and the kids are not the only ones to get their grades. The Conference Board of Canada released its annual "Report Card on Canada" today. In it, the board looked at Canada's quality of life as compared to other developed nations. Ann Golden is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Conference Board of Canada and she spoke with Marc Montgomery about the board's report.

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CANADA
Murder charge laid in boy's death on Manitoba reserve
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a boy whose body was found Friday night on a remote Manitoba reserve. more »
WORLD
Mugabe courts African leaders as West condemns his re-election
Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe sought support from his fellow African leaders at a regional summit in Egypt Monday, while international condemnation grew over his re-election in a presidential run-off vote last week. more »
IMMIGRATION
MONTREAL: NEWCOMERS STRONGLY LOYAL TO CANADA
A public opinion survey shows that immigrants in the country's three biggest cities feel most strongly attached to the concept of Canada.  more »


Ask Nick - Newcomers & credit
The Link's immigration answer man, Naeem "Nick" Noorani, is focusing on some basic information that newcomers to Canada should know as they arrive and begin to adapt to life in this country. In this segment he has some advice on building a credit history in Canada. more »


WORKING AS A REAL ESTATE AGENT
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In today's edition Wojtek Gwiazda looks at how you can continue to be a real estate agent. more »


Dr. Siddiq - Coping with abuse or violence
This week, health columnist Dr. Nayeema Siddiq is in to talk about coping and how not-to-cope with the hard times many newcomer families experience. She's a family doctor who specializes in immigrant and refugee medicine. She says newcomer families can get help to deal with the underlying stresses and problems that in some cases can degenerate into abuse and violence. more

ASK NICK - Scholarships
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When we have questions about immigration at The Link, we turn to our immigration answer man, Naeem Noorani, a.k.a. Nick. He's the publisher of The Canadian Immigrant Magazine and the author of "Arrival Survival Canada." This week, we're talking about some scholarships set up just for newcomers. more »

ASK NICK - A Doctor's dilemma
When we have questions about immigration at The Link, we turn to our immigration answer man, Naeem Noorani, a.k.a. Nick. He's the publisher of The Canadian Immigrant Magazine and the author of "Arrival Survival Canada". In this hour, he responds to a letter from listener who'd like to bring his skills as a medical specialist to Canada. more

Religion as extracurricular
For centuries, women have been wearing religious headdress in Quebec classrooms. Until recently, it was Catholic nuns who sported these religious signs. Nowadays, it is more likely to turn up on a Muslim student or teacher... more »


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DIGITAL DIVERSITY AWARDS CEREMONY
The Digital Diversity and Métissé serré winners were announced at an Awards Ceremony held at Montreal's Cinéma du Parc on December 16th, 2007. more »


The Indo-Canadian Report with Wojtek Gwiazda
The Indo-Canadian Report with Wojtek Gwiazda focuses on Canada-India relations, and the large Indo-Canadian community in Canada. more »



 



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