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.
Sep 6, 2012 | 6:29Up To Speed Taxi Boycott Audio
Up To Speed Taxi Boycott Sep 6, 2012 | 6:29Effective this Friday, Winnipeg's biggest taxi company may halt service at night clubs because of a conflict between cab drivers and police. What would this loss of service mean to the local night club industry? Larry asks a club promoter.
Sep 6, 2012 | 6:42Up To Speed Funding Cuts Audio
Up To Speed Funding Cuts Sep 6, 2012 | 6:42The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs is reeling after the Harper government cut funding to the organization, and others like it. Larry finds out how it will impact Manitoba's First Nations.
Sep 12, 2012 | 8:23Up To Speed Health Records Privacy Audio
Up To Speed Health Records Privacy Sep 12, 2012 | 8:23On wednesday, Cancer Care Manitoba received a reprimand from the provincial ombudsman.
It happened after someone working at Cancer Care accessed a patient records for "non-professional reasons".
Officials have not revealed what those reasons were, but it raises the issue of how easily electronic records, particularly health information, can be retrieved and examined.
Larry Updike discussed this issue with Brian Bowman, a lawyer with expertise in privacy issues and a partner at Pitblado in Winnipeg.
Sep 27, 2012 | 8:50Up To Speed Flag of Faces Audio
Up To Speed Flag of Faces Sep 27, 2012 | 8:50Tim Van Horn is taking pictures to create a Canadian mosaic made up of 36,000 portraits taken of people from all across the country. The photos will be put together in a 30 by 100 foot flag. It will be unfurled on On Canada Day in 2017 for our 150th birthday.
Sep 28, 2012 | 7:16Up To Speed Solving Homelessness Audio
Up To Speed Solving Homelessness Sep 28, 2012 | 7:16While people have been raising awareness about homelessness this week, Make Poverty History Manitoba says there are ways to make sure people aren't homeless in the first place.
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.
Sep 28, 2012 | 6:57Up To Speed Winnipeg Mom Speaks Out Audio
Up To Speed Winnipeg Mom Speaks Out Sep 28, 2012 | 6:57Jeffrey Lau was killed and his companion injured in a shooting early yesterday at a Salibury House restaurant. The story is a hard one for a Winnipeg mom who also lost her son to violence. Larry speaks to Karen Wiebe.