Canada

Health

Lead levels in Montreal water comparable to Flint

A year long investigation has found that in places like Montreal, hundreds of thousands of residents may be exposed to high levels of lead in their drinking water. Old pipes and a lack of testing regulations are in part to blame, said lead investigator Patti Sonntag of Concordia University.

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Global Politics

Protectionism at home and abroad

British workers are protesting the use of foreign labor at a UK plant, and the EU and Canada are threatening retaliation over the 'Buy American' clause in the economic stimulus package. The World reports on rising global concerns about protectionism.

Sports

Geo answer -- new Olympic Sport

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Cypress Mountain ski area in West Vancouver, British Colombia. It's where the ski cross competition will take place during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with 20 year old Canadian Ski Cross Team member Julia Murray about the newest Olympic sport that combines downhill and freestyle technique.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Answer-Global Hit

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Corner Brook in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Celtic music producer Brian O'Donovan samples some of the music being showcased there at the East Coast Music Awards (ECMA). It's a festival devoted to Atlantic Canada's diverse musical styles.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Toronto. It's where a Canadian filmmaker will be launching a new film venture. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Rob Spence, who plans to have a mini-camera installed in his prosthetic eye to make film documentaries and raise awareness about public surveillance.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The Sway Machinery is the latest "supergroup" to emerge on the indie music scene. Anchor Lisa Mullins tells us about the group, which recorded its debut album in Montreal.