Dec 12, 2012 | 7:21Information Radio - MB Winnipeg Business "Pays it Forward" Audio
Information Radio - MB Winnipeg Business "Pays it Forward" Dec 12, 2012 | 7:21What would you do if you were given $100.00 to spend on an unsuspecting stranger? A Winnipeg business is asking that question this Christmas season. Venture Health Care and its 15 employees have hit the streets, surprising people with generosity and a simple message: Pay it forward. Koren and Connie Kines are sisters and co-founders of the family built company. They were in studio along with their colleague Nikki Nichols. They spoke with Marcy Markusa.
Mar 6, 2013 | 9:17Information Radio - MB Manitoba Theatre for Young People founder dismissed Audio
Information Radio - MB Manitoba Theatre for Young People founder dismissed Mar 6, 2013 | 9:17For 30 years, Leslee Silverman's name was synonymous with the Manitoba Theatre for Young People. The founder and artistic director dedicated her career to developing MTYP and building it's permanent home at the Forks. But yesterday, the theatre's board relieved Silverman of her duties, in a move that caught her completely off guard. Marcy Markusa interviews Gloria Koop, the president of the board of MTYP ... and then James Durham, an actor and playwright with a long-standing relationship to the theatre.
Aug 13, 2012 | 7:43Information Radio - MB Young Onset Parkinson's Audio
Information Radio - MB Young Onset Parkinson's Aug 13, 2012 | 7:43He was in his late 30's when the symptoms first appeared. He had no idea it was Parkinson's Disease and didn't even get a diagnosis until he was 50. Hear about the challenges of living with what's now called Young Onset Parkinson's.
Sep 5, 2012 | 6:08Information Radio - MB Thompson Canada's Most Violent City Audio
Information Radio - MB Thompson Canada's Most Violent City Sep 5, 2012 | 6:08The most violent city in Canada is right here in Manitoba. A 26-year-old man was set on fire this weekend in Thompson. Ruth Gelasco has organized rallies against violence in Thompson. Last year, she started a petition for a curfew in an effort to curb crime. Ruth spoke to Terry about the problem...
Oct 31, 2012 | 4:39Information Radio - MB Professor Says Food Banks Should Close Audio
Information Radio - MB Professor Says Food Banks Should Close Oct 31, 2012 | 4:39More and more Canadians are using food banks. A new report found that the number of people turning to food banks is growing, especially here in Manitoba. Elaine Power is an Associate Professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen's University.
She says it's time for food banks to close. Power has researched hunger and poverty for years and has volunteered at food banks. She spoke to Terry MacLeod.
Nov 15, 2012 | 8:18Information Radio - MB Appealing Your Property Assessment Audio
Information Radio - MB Appealing Your Property Assessment Nov 15, 2012 | 8:18People are receiving their new City assessments. Many people aren't satisfied with the new values. And so far, over 1000 appointments for assessment appeals have been made. So, when is booking a meeting to appeal worth your time? Michael Mercury is a local lawyer. He spoke with Terry MacLeod.
Nov 16, 2012 | 6:31Information Radio - MB Building Bridges Between Communities Audio
Information Radio - MB Building Bridges Between Communities Nov 16, 2012 | 6:31We continue with our series where we bring together Winnipeggers from two very different communities who don't usually sit down together. Today we hear part of a recent get-together we held with a number of police officers and some people from Winnipeg's visible minority community. In today's conversation we hear from Michael Champage - a young aboriginal activist who founded the Meet Me At The Belltower Movement. Following him we hear from aborigjnal hip hop artist Leonard Sumner and Winnipeg's new police Chief Devon Clunis. Michael Champagne begins with a compliment for the police.