Jan 15, 2013 | 6:48Up To Speed Human Library Project - Second Chances Audio
Up To Speed Human Library Project - Second Chances Jan 15, 2013 | 6:48CBC Manitoba is very pleased to be part of the "human library" project.
January 24 to 26, you'll be able to go to the Millenium Library and sign up to speak, one on one, with people from our community and hear their stories.
All of these stories have an underlying human rights theme.
Second chances are a part of life according to Mandela Kuet.
He's a Sudanese refugee who made headlines in 2007.
A judge ordered him to face deportation hearings for his criminal behavior inside an African street gang called the Mad Cowz.
Mandela has spent the last three years trying to turn his life around but it's not easy to convince others to believe in him.
He is a part of the Human Library, and he spoke to Larry Updike on Up to Speed.
Jun 14, 2013 | 7:30Up To Speed Kellan Needs Blood Audio
Up To Speed Kellan Needs Blood Jun 14, 2013 | 7:30Kellan Pryor knows what it's like to need a blood donation. He got his first transfusion when he was a month old. He's 2 now - and may need monthly transfusions for the rest of his life. Kayleen and JP Pryor tell his story.
Sep 28, 2012 | 9:21Up To Speed Toxic Pet Food Audio
Up To Speed Toxic Pet Food Sep 28, 2012 | 9:21Some Manitoba dog owners are calling on the government to start regulating pet food after their pets fell ill, and in once case died from toxic pet food. Larry talks to a local veterinarian about the story.
Oct 9, 2012 | 8:22Up To Speed OCD Forum Audio
Up To Speed OCD Forum Oct 9, 2012 | 8:22OCD Awareness Week is underway with various events designed to encourage public understanding of this condition.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is found in all ethnic groups, it affects men and women equally, and a third to a half of all people who deal with OCD begin to notice obsessive traits during childhood. Linday Carswell knows the condition well having suffered with it since childhood.
She will address a forum on OCD in adolescents and young adults Wednesday night by telling her own story.
She spoke with Larry Updike about it on Up to Speed.
May 30, 2013 | 6:25Up To Speed Daycare Nightmare Audio
Up To Speed Daycare Nightmare May 30, 2013 | 6:25A woman who ran an unlicensed daycare left 6 young children alone in her home. The executive director of the manitoba childcare association says this is a wake up call to the risks of unlicensed care.
Sep 6, 2012 | 9:21Up To Speed 942-JOBS Audio
Up To Speed 942-JOBS Sep 6, 2012 | 9:21Thousands of immigrants are landing in Manitoba every year, and they need jobs. Larry discovers how Manitoba Start is helping newcomers and employers come together.
Sep 6, 2012 | 8:14Up To Speed When Neighbours Build Audio
Up To Speed When Neighbours Build Sep 6, 2012 | 8:14You know the story: an old house gets torn down and the new one dwarfs everything else in the neighborhood. A resident says that's just what's happening on Montrose Street in River Heights. We hear from him and councillor John Orlikow on the issue.