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Mary-Catherine McIntosh of the Homestretch looks at all kinds of activities for kids this weekend.

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The Homestretch - Documentary on addictionSep 19, 2014 | 6:52The Homestretch Documentary on addiction Audio
The Homestretch Documentary on addiction Sep 19, 2014 | 6:52The film "Dear Albert" follows the life and work of a recovering addict. It's one of the international documentaries screening at CIFF tonight.
The Homestretch - Colin and JustinSep 19, 2014 | 11:34The Homestretch Colin and Justin Audio
The Homestretch Colin and Justin Sep 19, 2014 | 11:34Their recent Canadian series, "Cabin Pressure", showed the transformation of their own quaint cottage in Muskoka. The pair speak with Doug Dirks ahead of their appearance at the Home and Design Show.
The Homestretch - A Walk Among the TombstonesSep 19, 2014 | 7:03The Homestretch A Walk Among the Tombstones Audio
The Homestretch A Walk Among the Tombstones Sep 19, 2014 | 7:03Eli Glasner reviews this film starring Liam Neeson, along with "This Is Where I Leave You" and "Love Is Strange."
The Homestretch - Scottish referendum and the economySep 18, 2014 | 5:48The Homestretch Scottish referendum and the economy Audio
The Homestretch Scottish referendum and the economy Sep 18, 2014 | 5:48Business columnist Kate MacNamara talks to Doug Dirks about the economic impact on Scotland if it votes to leave the UK.
The Homestretch - Understanding griefSep 18, 2014 | 6:36The Homestretch Understanding grief Audio
The Homestretch Understanding grief Sep 18, 2014 | 6:36Losing a family member or friend can be a devastating experience, our longevity columnist Sharon Basaraba talks to Doug Dirks about how to cope with grief.
The Homestretch - New CAPP presidentSep 18, 2014 | 7:01The Homestretch New CAPP president Audio
The Homestretch New CAPP president Sep 18, 2014 | 7:01Tim McMillan was an MLA in Saskatchewan, representing Lloydminster, before accepting CAPP's top job. Doug Dirks talks to Globe and Mail energy and finance columnist Jeffrey Jones about the move.
The Homestretch - New mushroom speciesSep 18, 2014 | 6:10The Homestretch New mushroom species Audio
The Homestretch New mushroom species Sep 18, 2014 | 6:10Our science columnist Torah Kachur talks about how British scientists were stunned to discovered three new species of mushrooms in a package of porcinis they bought in a grocery store.
The Homestretch - ISIS and global businessSep 18, 2014 | 8:12The Homestretch ISIS and global business Audio
The Homestretch ISIS and global business Sep 18, 2014 | 8:12Retired Colonel Peter Mansoor is speaking at the Global Business Forum in Banff about the situation in Iraq. He's an associate professor of military history at Ohio State University.
The Homestretch - EntertainmentSep 18, 2014 | 6:05The Homestretch Entertainment Audio
The Homestretch Entertainment Sep 18, 2014 | 6:05Jonathan Love of the Homestretch has a look at what's happening in our city this weekend.
The Homestretch - Future of ScotlandSep 18, 2014 | 8:09The Homestretch Future of Scotland Audio
The Homestretch Future of Scotland Sep 18, 2014 | 8:09The referendum is underway as Scotts decide whether or not to remain part of Great Britain. Doug Dirks talks to John Regan who is from Scotland but lives in England.
The Homestretch - Ebola outbreakSep 18, 2014 | 5:27The Homestretch Ebola outbreak Audio
The Homestretch Ebola outbreak Sep 18, 2014 | 5:27The United Nations Security Council has been meeting to come up with a new strategy to fight Ebola. Doug Dirks talks to Bart Witteveen, director of humanitarian and emergency affairs with World Vision.
The Homestretch - New golf courseSep 17, 2014 | 5:19The Homestretch New golf course Audio
The Homestretch New golf course Sep 17, 2014 | 5:19The Windmill Golf Group is hiring Phil Mickelson to design a new course in Springbank, they're hoping he can create a layout capable of hosting a future men's Canadian Open.
The Homestretch - LiposarcomaSep 17, 2014 | 7:12The Homestretch Liposarcoma Audio
The Homestretch Liposarcoma Sep 17, 2014 | 7:12Mayor Rob Ford has been diagnosed with an aggressive malignant tumour call a "liposarcoma." Doug Dirks talks to Dr. Don Morris, a medical oncologist at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre.
The Homestretch - Sport Calgary reportSep 17, 2014 | 6:12The Homestretch Sport Calgary report Audio
The Homestretch Sport Calgary report Sep 17, 2014 | 6:12It's no wonder the demand is so high for our city's sports facilities. A new report shows that Calgarians are very active. Doug Dirks talks to Tim Bjornson, the Executive Director of Sport Calgary.
The Homestretch - Rick MercerSep 17, 2014 | 11:44The Homestretch Rick Mercer Audio
The Homestretch Rick Mercer Sep 17, 2014 | 11:44CIFF kicks off tomorrow night at the Jubilee Auditorum with the gala screening of the movie called "The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet." Rick Mercer talks to Doug Dirks about his appearance in the film.

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