Jun 11, 2013 | 7:51Up To Speed Wab Kinew in Turkey Audio
Up To Speed Wab Kinew in Turkey Jun 11, 2013 | 7:51Former CBC reporter Wab Kinew picked an interesting spot for a vacation ... and ended up in the middle of the ongoing protests in Turkey. he spoke to Larry after narrowly escaping a tear gas attack.
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.
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.
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.
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 | 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.
May 22, 2012 | 6:23Up To Speed Activist Attacked Audio
Up To Speed Activist Attacked May 22, 2012 | 6:23Michael Champagne works to build community spirit and change stereotypes of the North End, but over the weekend he was attacked while walking down the street. He shares the story with Larry Updike.
May 23, 2012 | 9:42Up To Speed PSA Tests Audio
Up To Speed PSA Tests May 23, 2012 | 9:42A U.S. government panel says healthy men shouldn't routinely have a blood test that screens for prostate cancer. But Ed Johner, a local prostate cancer survivor, says it was that test that saved his life.
May 23, 2012 | 15:30Up To Speed Bear Attack Audio
Up To Speed Bear Attack May 23, 2012 | 15:30The man who survived a bear attack armed with only a wad of toilet paper tells his story of survival. Gord Shurvell tells so vividly and with such humour, you won't want to miss it! Then, his friend Dan Alexander tells us how he saved his friend.