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This is That - Canadian Education Committee wants to ban talking animals from childrens booksMar 5, 2014 | 4:48This is That Canadian Education Committee wants to ban talking animals from childrens books Audio
This is That Canadian Education Committee wants to ban talking animals from childrens books Mar 5, 2014 | 4:48In an interview with Peter Oldring of This is That, Harold Wright argued that “encouraging a child to believe that a Hippopotamus can not only speak but is also a dental hygienist is a ludicrous notion and extremely detrimental to a child’s development”.
This is That - Headline: Ontario prison to replace 25ft high concrete wall with large hedgeFeb 18, 2014 | 4:28This is That Headline: Ontario prison to replace 25ft high concrete wall with large hedge Audio
This is That Headline: Ontario prison to replace 25ft high concrete wall with large hedge Feb 18, 2014 | 4:28In conversation with This is That, Orlando Dunn, the Collins Creek warden, admitted that the hedge will not be as secure, but he assured locals that it would be more pleasing to the eye.
This is That - Loss of cars in sinkhole causes Corvette enthusiast to weep during interviewFeb 12, 2014 | 2:27This is That Loss of cars in sinkhole causes Corvette enthusiast to weep during interview Audio
This is That Loss of cars in sinkhole causes Corvette enthusiast to weep during interview Feb 12, 2014 | 2:2761 year-old Darcy Garland could barely keep it together during his interview with CBC host Pat Kelly about the sinkhole that swallowed part of the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky on Wednesday.
This is That - Headline: City of Edmonton to change slogan from 'Gateway to the North' to 'Portal to the Universe'Feb 4, 2014 | 4:41This is That Headline: City of Edmonton to change slogan from 'Gateway to the North' to 'Portal to the Universe' Audio
This is That Headline: City of Edmonton to change slogan from 'Gateway to the North' to 'Portal to the Universe' Feb 4, 2014 | 4:41Edmonton, Alberta is often referred to as “The Gateway to the North.” However, a city councilor is suggesting that it's time to start thinking of the city as something more.
This is That - Headline: NFL referee boycotts Super Bowl after being told he can no longer wear makeup on the fieldJan 31, 2014 | 3:54This is That Headline: NFL referee boycotts Super Bowl after being told he can no longer wear makeup on the field Audio
This is That Headline: NFL referee boycotts Super Bowl after being told he can no longer wear makeup on the field Jan 31, 2014 | 3:54Earlier this week, it was made public that long-time NFL referee, Rick Gallant, will be boycotting this year's Super Bowl because of the NFL’s recent decision to no longer allow officials to apply cosmetic make-up before televised football games.
This is That - Open Concept Workspace: Canadian company converts entire office into swimming poolJan 29, 2014 | 4:45This is That Open Concept Workspace: Canadian company converts entire office into swimming pool Audio
This is That Open Concept Workspace: Canadian company converts entire office into swimming pool Jan 29, 2014 | 4:45We profile the Hamilton, Onatrio's Deenlo consulting, the first business to create a fully aquatic environment for its staff.
This is That - Headline: Washington state couple chooses to raise their child species-lessJan 28, 2014 | 4:57This is That Headline: Washington state couple chooses to raise their child species-less Audio
This is That Headline: Washington state couple chooses to raise their child species-less Jan 28, 2014 | 4:57We talk to a couple living on Orcas Island, WA about how they are raising their child Echo, to self-identify with whatever species it thinks it actually is.
This is That - Headline: Washington state couple chooses to raise their child species-lessJan 28, 2014 | 4:57This is That Headline: Washington state couple chooses to raise their child species-less Audio
This is That Headline: Washington state couple chooses to raise their child species-less Jan 28, 2014 | 4:57We talk to a couple living on Orcas Island, WA about how they are raising their child Echo, to self-identify with whatever species it thinks it actually is.
This is That - Headline: Calgary scraps bike share program in favour of BBQ share programJan 22, 2014 | 4:48This is That Headline: Calgary scraps bike share program in favour of BBQ share program Audio
This is That Headline: Calgary scraps bike share program in favour of BBQ share program Jan 22, 2014 | 4:48In a surprise move this week, Calgary City council decided to halt any further discussion on bringing a bike share program to their city. Instead, Calgary will fast track its plans on becoming the first city in the world to have a barbeque share program.
This is That - 2013 Year in ReviewDec 26, 2013 | 27:00This is That 2013 Year in Review Audio
This is That 2013 Year in Review Dec 26, 2013 | 27:00Pat Kelly and Peter Oldring look back on the fake news stories that mattered most to Canadians in the year 2013.
This is That - This Is That presents 'The Christmas Letter'Dec 18, 2013 | 27:00This is That This Is That presents 'The Christmas Letter' Audio
This is That This Is That presents 'The Christmas Letter' Dec 18, 2013 | 27:00We bring you a holiday tale about the reunion of two brothers over a long lost letter to Santa that's just too Christmas-y to be true.
This is That - Headline: How one Ontario hockey league put an end to the hockey fighting debate foreverDec 13, 2013 | 3:52This is That Headline: How one Ontario hockey league put an end to the hockey fighting debate forever Audio
This is That Headline: How one Ontario hockey league put an end to the hockey fighting debate forever Dec 13, 2013 | 3:52Hockey Commissioner Don Verdun has come up with an idea that could potentially put an end to the debate over fighting hockey forever: pre-scheduled fights.
This is That - Headline: Man emerges from bunker 14 years after Y2K scareDec 13, 2013 | 5:34This is That Headline: Man emerges from bunker 14 years after Y2K scare Audio
This is That Headline: Man emerges from bunker 14 years after Y2K scare Dec 13, 2013 | 5:34We profile the Canadian who spent the past 14 years in a bunker fearing that the world had ended because of Y2K.
This is That - Canadian snow fails to medal at International Snow ChampionshipsDec 13, 2013 | 6:20This is That Canadian snow fails to medal at International Snow Championships Audio
This is That Canadian snow fails to medal at International Snow Championships Dec 13, 2013 | 6:20In this audio diary, our microphones travel with the Captain of Canada's National Snow Team, Darcy Hepernin, and his team to the competition and get a firsthand account of the experience.
This is That - 'Happy Holidays' Ban, Y2K Prepper, the Hockey Fight Solution, International Snow ChampionshipsDec 13, 2013 | 27:00This is That 'Happy Holidays' Ban, Y2K Prepper, the Hockey Fight Solution, International Snow Championships Audio
This is That 'Happy Holidays' Ban, Y2K Prepper, the Hockey Fight Solution, International Snow Championships Dec 13, 2013 | 27:00This week: 'Happy Holidays' is now offensive. Meet a man who spent 14 years in a bunker because of Y2K. One man may have the solution to the hockey fight debate. Plus, we get an audio diary from the 2013 International Snow Championships.

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