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Information Radio - MB with Marcy Markusa

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  • 06:27
    It's been just over two years since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its report, and put forward 94 calls to action. Senator Murray Sinclair was a Truth and Reconciliation commissioner who wrote those calls to action. The CBC's Lenard Monkman spoke to him and asked him if he thought Canadians today were better informed about residential schools.
    Mar 20, 2018
  • 05:21
    This week CBC Manitoba is gauging where we are with reconciliation, and how far there is to go. The CBC's Lenard Monkman and Jill Coubrough went to find out what Winnipeggers thought.
    Mar 20, 2018
  • 06:45
    He was homeless and living on the streets at age 13. He struggled with alcoholism. Today, he's giving people with the similar problems a roof over their heads. Marcy Markusa speaks to Brandon Housing First Landlord Jay Sigardson.
    Mar 20, 2018
  • 06:55
    For decades the history of residential school was not taught, and not talked about. But the impact of tearing Indigenous families apart was is still being felt today. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission's 94 Calls to Action laid out a path forward. The CBC is launching Beyond 94, an interactive website that measures progress on those calls to action and shares stories of survivors. Like Anne Callahan, who calls herself a thriver. She was born Anne Thomas on a reserve in Saskatchewan where her parents were farmers. The CBC's Lenard Monkman sat down with Anne, and began by looking at photos of what life was like before she was sent to residential school.
    Mar 19, 2018
  • 04:23
    15 different countries represented in one school. How do you get students to appreciate all of that diversity? With a cooking class. Hear how parents, teachers and students are creating a recipe for acceptance.
    Mar 16, 2018
  • 07:29
    Hutterites and Muslims may sound like a clash of cultures, but two families in Brandon have created a community based on their similarities. Samantha Samson explores how a colony in western Manitoba welcomed newcomers.
    Mar 15, 2018
  • 05:40
    They stand about 11-feet-tall, they're made of strong metal...and they serve as a gentle reminder of Brandon's Indigenous population. Hear how tipis are part of reconciliation in the western Manitoba city.
    Mar 14, 2018
  • 11:45
    A young couple in Brandon has become the face of downtown development in the city. Hear how they expected to stay for three years, but fell in love with the community.
    Mar 14, 2018
  • 08:04
    A former operator of foster homes for high-risk youth in western Manitoba is being accused of permitting children in care to use illegal drugs, engaging in inappropriate discipline procedures with children and using staff who were subjects of abuse allegations to provide care. The CBC I-Team's Katie Nicholson joins Marcy Markusa with the story.
    Mar 14, 2018
  • 05:43
    One of the first signs welcoming you into Brandon makes sure you know you're on Wheat Kings territory. Our Urban Myths series continues as Samantha Samson takes you into a home game with Manitoba's only Western Hockey League team.
    Mar 13, 2018
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