Thursday, March 22, 2012 | Categories: Episodes
Just a few of the highlights from the latest show. For a more detailed rundown, click on "Read More" at the bottom of this entry. Or consult the box marked "Latest Audio" at the right-hand side of the webpage.
QUE DYING W/ DIGNITY. Dying with Dignity. A Quebec government committee recommends allowing assisted suicide - with strict guidelines - but also wants vast improvements in provincial palliative care.
WINNIPEG HOMELESS DONATION. A misguided act of kindness -- redirected. A Winnipeg man is given $20 by someone who mistakes him for homeless and decides to do some good of his own.
MONTANA DEATH ROW. Calling for clemency. A conversation with Ronald Smith, the only Canadian on death row in the United States.
FAT CARVING CHAMP. Trimming the fat... A pastry chef wins a prestigious award after carving a 2 foot Angel out of margarine.
FTR: BARB TARBOX. Advice beyond the grave. New warnings on cigarette packages include images of the late Barb Tarbox, who died of lung cancer in 2003.
VENICE IS SINKING. The city that never settles. A new study concludes that Venice, Italy, is indeed still sinking, as the surrounding sea level continues to rise.