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February 2014 Archives

SUNDAY February 23

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What's On for Feb 9

Here are today's What's On selections:

Winterlude in Ottawa
Fashion Week in Ottawa
FebFest in Kingston
Bon Soo Winter Carnival in Sault Ste. Marie
Puss'n Boots at Binbrook Little Theatre
A Bad Year For Tomatoes at Milton Centre for the Arts

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SUNDAY February 9

Host: Karen Gordon

0730 CBC Radio's National sports reporter, Peter Armstrong, gave Karen an up-to-the-minute picture from Sochi, Russia of what's been happening at the Winter Olympics.
Follow the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at the
CBC Olympics website.

0800 Ashley Rae is a semi-professional angler. The 28-year-old writes about fishing on her blog called "She Loves To Fish". This weekend Ashley is appearing at the Toronto Sportsmen's Show in Toronto. She joined karen to talk fishin'.
Read about Ashley's rod and reel adventures at her She Loves To Fish website.

0830 Maclean's senior writer Anne Kingston talked about the "worry epidemic" that she wrote about in in her article called "Worrier or Warrior" in the February 17th edition of the magazine.
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What's On for Feb 8

Here are today's What's On selections:

Scottish Bonspiel in Fergus
Pond Hockey On The Rock in Sudbury
Winterfest at Huron County Museum
Book Lovers' Eveing in Guelph
Comedy Festival in Sudbury

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SATURDAY February 8

Host: Karen Gordon

0730 Longevity columnist Sharon Basaraba joined Karen with a reality check on the evolution of the human lifespan.

0800 Stacy Costa loves a good puzzle. She's a fourth year student at the University of Toronto, where she's an anthropology major with a minor in semiotics.
She's also working towards becoming an enigmatologist. She elaborated when she talked with Karen.
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Check out Stacy's Virtual Scavenger Hunt. which is happening throughout February.

0830 With the RRSP deadline approaching, personal finances columnist Nisha Patel offered some some tips on retirement planning

Dr. Mike at The Winter Olympics


Fresh Air's favourite physician---Dr. Mike Evans---will be the CBC's official doctor during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Just before he left for Sochi, Mike sat down with Mary Ito to talk about his role and what he hopes to accomplish.
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If you can tear yourself away from CBC 's multi-platform coverage of The Winter Olympics, check out Mike's many medical whiteboard videos on his Doc Mike Evans' YouTube channel.

And visit Dr. Mike's My Favourite Medicine website for more information on health-related topics.


Sochi 2014---The Big Picture

The Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games are finally here. And CBC National Sports reporter Peter Armstrong is IN Sochi. Guest host Karen Gordon will talk with Peter to get a sense of the buzz at The Winter Olympics. That's this Sunday on Fresh Air.