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SATURDAY February 23

0700 Fresh Air's Mary Ito featured a sound teaser from today's episode of "The Debaters". Host Steve Patterson was joined by comedians Charlie Demers and Gary Jones to riff on the topic of puns. Catch the entire show later today on CBC Radio One---it airs after the 1 o'clock news. Learn more about the show at
The Debaters website.

0730 Wellspring is a growing network of community-based cancer support centres that provide support, coping skills, and education at no charge and without need of medical referral to individuals, family members and professional caregivers living with cancer. CBC News Network's Nancy Wilson, who's a former chair of Wellspring's board, and cancer patient Diane Osak talked with Mary about the important role that Wellspring plays.
Listen audio (runs 13:50)
Wellspring centres rely extensively on fundraising events to help fund the vital programs and services offered. The Toronto branch of Wellspring is staging a "Well Dressed For Spring" fashion show at Holt Renfrew on Monday, February 25. The details are on the Wellspring website.

0800 If you're in a fight with a big company, you want Ellen Roseman on your side. Ellen writes a consumer issues and personal finance column for The Toronto Star. She's also the author of the just-published "Fight Back: 81 Ways to Help You Save Money and Protect Yourself from Corporate Trickery". Ellen joined Mary to talk about some of the strategies that you'll find in the book.
Listen audio (runs 11:40)
"Fight Back: 81 Ways to Help You Save Money and Protect Yourself from Corporate Trickery" is published by Wiley.
Ellen will be the guest on CBC Radio One's Ontario Today phone-in on Thursday, February 28 from 12:30 to 1:00 pm..
And she'll be on stage at 11 a.m. for a live presentation called "Fight Back" at The Revue Cinema in Toronto on March 2nd.
Full details are at The Revue's website.
Follow what Ellen Roseman is blogging about at
Ellen's website.
You can read her newspaper columns at her
Toronto Star website.
And you'll find more information about Ellen's book at the
Wiley website.

0830 The Academy Awards will be handed out this Sunday. And Terry O'Reilly, host of "Under The Influence" on CBC Radio One,will be in a movie-mood later today. He'll present "The Art Of The Movie Trailer", an examination of the role and evolution of this important film marketing tool. Terry joined Mary to offer a preview of today's show.
Listen audio (runs 12:37)
"Under The Influence" airs Saturday morning at 11:30 and is repeated Monday mornings, also at 11:30. Today's episode is called "The Art Of The Movie Trailer".
You can learn more at the Under The Influence and website...and you can also visit
Terry's website.