This is That | Sep 13, 2013 | 27:30

Expectant Father Parking, HR Honesty, World Class City Snubbed, and the Oilman's Lament

This week: Regina wants parking for expectant fathers, an HR department actually wants employees to scream at each other, Canada is left of the World Class City list, and we profile the working class of Fort Mac.

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This is That - Headline: World renowned opera singer losses singing voice after ski binding hits his throatOct 16, 2014 | 7:08This is That Headline: World renowned opera singer losses singing voice after ski binding hits his throat Audio
This is That Headline: World renowned opera singer losses singing voice after ski binding hits his throat Oct 16, 2014 | 7:08In 1998, Canadian Robert Poole was considered to be one of the best countertenor opera singers in the world but then he lost his voice in a ski accident. Peter Oldring visits Robert as he attempts to bring his singing voice back.
This is That - Headline: Apple enthusiasts stunned after discovering champion “apple” was actually a pumpkinOct 16, 2014 | 4:36This is That Headline: Apple enthusiasts stunned after discovering champion “apple” was actually a pumpkin Audio
This is That Headline: Apple enthusiasts stunned after discovering champion “apple” was actually a pumpkin Oct 16, 2014 | 4:36The Big Apple Showcase is arguably the most popular event at the Bowmanville Apple Festival. Well this year controversy swirls after it was revealed that the winning “apple” was in fact a pumpkin.
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This is That This is That’s Quiz Master tickles yet again with his Quiz-essential Puzzler Oct 16, 2014 | 3:58Peter Oldring invites Richard Duncan into our studio to play the This is That Puzzler with a lucky listener.
This is That - Species-less Child, Apple Pumpkin, Quiz Master, Golden Opera VoiceOct 16, 2014 | 26:53This is That Species-less Child, Apple Pumpkin, Quiz Master, Golden Opera Voice Audio
This is That Species-less Child, Apple Pumpkin, Quiz Master, Golden Opera Voice Oct 16, 2014 | 26:53Washington couple is letting their child decided what species it most associates with. Apple Festival champion "apple" turns out to be a pumpkin. Our Quiz Master stops by to play some games. We profile an opera singer who's trying to regain his lost voice
This is That - Headline: Ontario becomes second province to ban motorists from eating breakfast sandwichesOct 9, 2014 | 4:24This is That Headline: Ontario becomes second province to ban motorists from eating breakfast sandwiches Audio
This is That Headline: Ontario becomes second province to ban motorists from eating breakfast sandwiches Oct 9, 2014 | 4:24Back in May, when the province of Nova Scotia made the progressive decision to ban eating breakfast sandwiches while driving, the rest of Canada certainly took notice. This week the province of Ontario announced they will be following Nova Scotia's lead.
This is That - Headline: Man has song stuck in his head for 6 yearsOct 9, 2014 | 6:01This is That Headline: Man has song stuck in his head for 6 years Audio
This is That Headline: Man has song stuck in his head for 6 years Oct 9, 2014 | 6:01For the past 6 years Brian Corbel has had a jingle for a pizza restaurant stuck in his head and his condition has left medical community flummoxed.
This is That - Headline: 'Weather Broadcaster' named hardest job to get in CanadaOct 9, 2014 | 5:13This is That Headline: 'Weather Broadcaster' named hardest job to get in Canada Audio
This is That Headline: 'Weather Broadcaster' named hardest job to get in Canada Oct 9, 2014 | 5:13In this piece we follow a group of individuals attending the Canadian Academy of Weather Broadcasters, one of the most grueling academies in the country, and learn just how hard it is to enter the highly competitive field of weather broadcasting.
This is That - Breakfast Sandwich Ban, Canadian Weather Academy, CN Tower Camping, Song StuckOct 9, 2014 | 26:25This is That Breakfast Sandwich Ban, Canadian Weather Academy, CN Tower Camping, Song Stuck Audio
This is That Breakfast Sandwich Ban, Canadian Weather Academy, CN Tower Camping, Song Stuck Oct 9, 2014 | 26:25Ontario bans eating breakfast sandwiches while driving. We profile the Canadian Academy of Weather Broadcasters. The CN Tower is now allowing people to camp on top of their main pod. Meet a man has a had a song stuck in his head for 6 years.
This is That - Headine: Woman sues employer after being refused paid maternity leave for adopting a puppyOct 2, 2014 | 4:52This is That Headine: Woman sues employer after being refused paid maternity leave for adopting a puppy Audio
This is That Headine: Woman sues employer after being refused paid maternity leave for adopting a puppy Oct 2, 2014 | 4:5231 year-old, Barrie, Ontario resident Trish Lemierre is suing her employer after they refused to give her paid maternity leave after she adopted a six week old Bichon Frise puppy.
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This is That Puppy Maternity Leave, National Dance, Edmonton Universe, Sasquatch Revealed Oct 2, 2014 | 26:47Canadian wants maternity leave after adopting a new puppy. The Arts Council is a creating an official dance to go with our National Anthem. Edmonton wants to be known as the ‘Portal to the Universe.’ We meet the man who is Sasquatch.
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This is That Headline: Canadian man has made 23 wedding proposals and been rejected every time Sep 25, 2014 | 5:38Randy Gissam has always dreamed of being a married man. Unfortunately, in the past 11 years he has proposed marriage to 23 different times and not once has a women said "yes."
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This is That Headline: New York artist creates 'art' that is invisible Sep 25, 2014 | 6:5327-year-old artist Lana Newstrom says she is the first artist in the world to create invisible "art." In this documentary we traveled to her empty studio to learn more about Lana and her unusual artistic process.
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This is That Talking Animal Books, Proposal Man, Calgary BBQ Share, Invisible Art Sep 25, 2014 | 26:51Canadian Education Committee wants to ban all children’s books that feature talking animals. Manitoba man has made 23 wedding proposals and been rejected every time. Calgary is introducing a city-wide BBQ share. New York artist makes invisible art.

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