May 2011 Archives
The royal couple's plans
Photo by Matt Dunham/AP Ottawa and region, from June 30 to July 2. Montreal on July 2. Quebec City on July 3. Charlottetown from July 3 to July 4....
NHL returns to Winnipeg, Vancouver ready for the Cup
The Atlanta Thrashers are moving up north and hockey fans in Winnipeg could not be happier. But should the new team, keep the old name? Tonight, we speak to a former goalie to get his take
Harper in Afghanistan, Going Home to Slave Lake & Hacking PBS
VJ Marcia Connelly makes the journey with a family moving home for the first time since the wildfire in Slave Lake.
Returning to Slave Lake, Robbie Robertson & Palin for President?
43 Canadians received the Order of Canada today. Among them Michael J Fox, Howie Meeker and tonight on the show we talk to 'The Band's' Robbie Robertson.
Mladic Arrested & Arianna Huffington
After more than a decade in hiding, Europe's most wanted war criminal has been found. Tonight, we look at Mladic's crimes, his victims and what it takes to bring an international fugitive to justice.
More deadly tornadoes, and Oprah's final farewell
Tonight we'll take you on the ground to Joplin for one person's desperate search for a family member missing since the storms struck.
Chasing tornadoes & Oprah's goodbye
Mark heads to Chicago for the taping of the final Oprah shows... to figure out the power of this pop culture icon.
This holiday Monday we're tapping into the collected wisdom of some colorful characters, to find out what life has taught them about love, success and failure.
The End? The Beginning?
Tomorrow is the end of the world. Well, at least, some people think so. And Robert Fitzpatrick is among them. And he's spent his entire life savings - $140,000 - to spread the word. On what he calls his final night on earth, Robert Fitzpatrick makes his case to us.
Slave Lake's New Map, Men Behaving Badly & Retiring Ronald
A group ambushed McDonald's annual meeting today saying Ronald needs to go, so kids stop getting fat. But is the clown really the problem here? Or is there way more to the problem?
Slave Lake Questions & al-Qaeda's New Boss
With Osama bin Laden dead, there are reports al-Qaeda has selected Saif al-Adel as the new interim head of the terrorist organization. We did deeper to find out who this man is, and what his past tell us about the future of al-Qaeda.
Alberta Burning & Arnold's Admission
Tonight, the scene inside Slave Lake. We check in with one family who scrambled to get out of town, with only a few possessions, before fire ripped through their community.
The Power of Nature
Thousands of people are evacuating their homes as wildfires tear through the small Alberta town of Slave Lake. Tonight, we check in with someone who fled, and someone who is staying put.
Bracing for the break
Mark spends the day with a community in Newton, Manitoba who won't give up. They're working to save Michelle Dunbar's home. Michelle found out about the plan to cut the dike Monday, and had knee surgery Tuesday.
Connecting from Manitoba
Danny Kreklewich lives three houses down from the dike. His home was one of the 150 that could be sacrificed. Nick Purdon is there as he says goodbye to his home.
Connect from Manitoba
Mark is in Portage La Prairie and spent the day with a farmer who is one of 150 people who will have their homes flooded, in order to save hundreds of others.
Manitoba floods & a blogger's final words
Nick Purdon has landed in Manitoba. He's in a community that is already inundated by flood waters. Tonight, Nick takes us on the ground, and in the water, for a glimpse at the damage.
Singing with Paul Simon
During a concert in Toronto, Rayna Ford called out to Paul Simon to play the song Duncan - saying it was the first song she learned to play on guitar....
Missing in the wilderness, and Pakistan's billions
Albert Chretien has been missing for more than seven weeks. Tonight we're asking, what does it take to survive?
Red Kelly, SEAL Team Six, and what's your name!?
Red Kelly was both a NHL star and a federal politician. Tonight, his wise words for the rookies.
Obama in NY, and the conspiracy theories that won't go away
A lot of people went to Ground Zero today to pay their respects. But there's also a lot of people who still aren't buying Obama's story. We take a look at the conspiracy theories that are gaining momentum.
Within minutes of President Obama telling the world bin Laden was killed, Americans hit the streets. Tonight, what's behind this euphoric display of emotion.
The NDP's big win, and proving bin Laden is dead
The power of a picture. Should President Obama release a picture of bin Laden's body? And even if he did, would that really be enough to convince those skeptical of his death?
Connect the Vote: the journey
After five weeks on the road, travelling acorss the country, Mark reflects on his journey to Connect the Vote.