SATURDAY September 29
0600 The fine art of lying is the topic on today's episode of WireTap on CBC Radio One. That's at 3:30 p.m. The show has just launched a cool contest. It's inviting listeners to submit animated versions of WireTap. There's a great prize. Check out the WireTap website for details.
0700 Accent On Toronto is back. CBC Toronto's annual laughfest will present its eleventh edition on October 17 at The Music Hall on Danforth. You can purchase tickets by visiting the Ticketmaster website.
0730 The Rwandan Genocide was the 1994 mass murder of an estimated 800,000 people in the East African state of Rwanda. An orphanage called Gisimba saved the lives of hundred of parentless children. One of the people who helped the orhpahange survive was an American named Carl Wilkens. He came to Toronto this past week for a fundraiser for Gisimba...and that's where Mary Ito talked with him.
Listen (runs 11:33)
For more information about the orphanage, you can visit the Gisimba website.
0800 When the topic is the weather, the man to turn to is David Phillips. He's senior climatologist at Environment Canada. And he joined Mary to consider what we can expect from autumn weather patterns.
Listen (runs 13:23)
David is also the creator of The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar. The 2013 edition has just been released. If you'd like to know more, visit the Weather Trivia Calendar's website.
0830 Grocery shopping is a commonplace activity for many weekend consumers. But there's more to the retail grocery landscape than you might think. Change is in the air. John Scott is president of the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers. He dropped by to educate Mary.
Listen (runs 9:25)
The Federation's website is an excellent source for information about food safety warnings in Canada.
Categories: Past Episodes
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- Sounds of the Season 2012
- View the slideshow from our event in support of local food banks.
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