Nov 8, 2012 | 6:07Up To Speed Assessments Up Audio
Up To Speed Assessments Up Nov 8, 2012 | 6:07Many of you have received your property tax assessment notice, and perhaps you noticed quite a jump in the value of your home. Larry talks with the city about those numbers.
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 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.
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 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.
Oct 4, 2013 | 9:27Up To Speed Exploitation Or Art? Audio
Up To Speed Exploitation Or Art? Oct 4, 2013 | 9:27Manitoba musicians Sierra Noble & Joanne Rodriguez weigh in on the Miley Cyrus & Sinead O'Connor feud and the debate over whether Cyrus' sexy persona is exploitation or art.