CBC radio was plotting a happy little surprise to start this week for faithful listeners who have been on short and mouldy rations of news and public affairs since the corporation’s 2,100 technicians went on strike May 21. Fans of the three-hour news magazine Sunday Morning, who have been making do these past 10 weeks with reruns of old documentaries, were promised a short, sharp jolt of Sunday Morning, no less: Jean-Luc Pepin trying to rationalize the cuts in VIA Rail runs, a panel pondering the CIA’s troubles and author Edward Said having his say about how the Western media covered the Iranian crisis.By WARREN GERARD6 min
It was about midnight on Sunday, July 19, when the Soviet fishing trawler Vitus Bering hauled anchor off the northern shore of Prince Edward Island. Still attached to the ship were six small island boats, which had been transferring their mackerel catches to the Vitus Bering.By KENNEDY WELLS4 min
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