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Canada: January 2014 Archives

A Mission to Mars

Posted by Mitch Cormier

trishwoodford.jpgThe Mars One Mission is a serious effort to establish a human colony on the Red Planet beginning in just over a decade.

Hundreds of thousands of people put their names forward hoping to secure a one-way ticket to space.

Trish Woodford is one of 1,000 to make the next cut.

Trish is a 29 year-old Charlottetown Rural grad now working as a prosecutor for the City of Toronto.

She talked to Matt about her dream to live on a planet far, far away.

And what her family said when she told them about wanting to take the one way trip.

 

 

 

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Serving with the DART team

Posted by Mitch Cormier

PatrickVanneste.jpgCorporal Patrick Vanneste is a medic with the Canadian Disaster Assistance Response Team.

He was one of 300 Canadian Forces members sent to the Philippines to help.

For more than a month he helping victims of Typhoon Haiyan. The team averaged around 100 patients a day.

He told Laura Chapin about his experience.

 

 

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