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.
Dec 14, 2012 | 5:36Up To Speed State of the Inner City Audio
Up To Speed State of the Inner City Dec 14, 2012 | 5:36What better way to take stock of our inner city than by talking to young people who live there? The state of the inner city report was released today. Joshua and Laughlin Kennedy contributed to the report and have lots to say about their neighbourhood.
Mar 5, 2013 | 8:58Up To Speed Musi App Audio
Up To Speed Musi App Mar 5, 2013 | 8:58There seems to be an app for just about everything these days.
But three local students from Vincent Massey Collegiate and St Paul's High School have created one that is catching on in a big way.
"Musi" is a streaming music app that allows you to make playlists from YouTube and operate them through the app rather than the usual download approach.
Aaron Wojnowski, David Bell and Christian Lunney are the brains behind this creation and they spoke about it with Larry Updike.
May 24, 2013 | 9:24Up To Speed Robocall Reaction Audio
Up To Speed Robocall Reaction May 24, 2013 | 9:24A Federal court ruling has confirmed fraud occurred in the 2011 election in the so-called robocalls case but the elections results were not annulled. For the Council of Canadians, that's just not good enough.
May 24, 2013 | 11:26Up To Speed Bodybuilding Couple Audio
Up To Speed Bodybuilding Couple May 24, 2013 | 11:26They are ripped and ready to rock. Manitoba's amateur bodybuilders are competing at their provincial championships tomorrow. We weigh in with two of the competitors who are also a couple.
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.