Nov 30, 2011 | 21:34Game Changer GC: The First Ladies of the RCMP Audio
Game Changer GC: The First Ladies of the RCMP Nov 30, 2011 | 21:34The RCMP was one of the last major police forces in the world to admit women to its ranks in 1974. It took another 16 years for them to get the same Red Serge uniform that is so symbolic of RCMP pride. CBC Producer, Yvonne Gall brings us the story of the first generation of women to change the game in policing in the RCMP.
Mar 14, 2012 | 24:59Game Changer GC: Climate Scientist: Michael Mann Audio
Game Changer GC: Climate Scientist: Michael Mann Mar 14, 2012 | 24:59The average author might have been delighted at the idea that reviews were already popping up for a book not yet published. But for Michael Mann, the excoriating e-views haven't been so welcome. Michael Mann is a leading climate scientist and a lightening rod for those who believe Climate Change is anything from a plot to a lie. From harassing phone calls to angry emails to death threats, he's paying a price to pursue his science. Today we speak with Michael Mann on the chill over Climate Change.
Oct 25, 2011 | 27:04Game Changer Game Changer: Olympian John Carlos Audio
Game Changer Game Changer: Olympian John Carlos Oct 25, 2011 | 27:04It was the year of the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, the Prague Spring in Czechoslovakia, the assassination of Martin Luther King and the slaughter of student and worker protesters in Mexico City. Against that backdrop of unrest and uncertainty two African Americans stood on the Olympic medals podium in Mexico and raised their fists in the Black Power salute. And in a flash, John Carlos became both victorious and vilified.
Jan 11, 2012 | 27:30Game Changer Yukon Mining Game Changer: Shawn Ryan Audio
Game Changer Yukon Mining Game Changer: Shawn Ryan Jan 11, 2012 | 27:30In the old days, they panned the rivers and creeks north of here for the gold flakes that sent so many scurrying to the Klondike. Today, we'll introduce you to prospector Shawn Ryan whose low-tech weed extractor and high-tech mapping has pinpointed the Gold many thought was Gone. He now owns 20-percent of all the mineral claims in the Territory. Not bad for a guy with no formal geology training who came here to pick mushrooms.
Feb 29, 2012 | 21:11Game Changer GC: Dr. Sarah Jones - The Hand of Fate Audio
Game Changer GC: Dr. Sarah Jones - The Hand of Fate Feb 29, 2012 | 21:11In the summer of 2009, Sarah Jones was a pediatric surgeon hanging out with her family at their home in the country when an accident severed three of her fingers and part of her thumb. So how does a person whose work brings such a sense of purpose confront the consequences of one random moment?
Sep 26, 2011 | 22:08Game Changer Game Changer: A Small Act Audio
Game Changer Game Changer: A Small Act Sep 26, 2011 | 22:08Sometimes people change people's lives and never even know.
And so it was with Hilde Back, a Holocaust survivor teaching children in Sweden and sending 15-dollars a month off to Kenya in the mail. At the other end, a little boy who got to go to school with that money and grew up to work in human rights around the globe. Today we bring you the story of how one small act of kindness created so much hope.
Oct 25, 2011 | 27:29Game Changer Game Changer: John Carlos Audio
Game Changer Game Changer: John Carlos Oct 25, 2011 | 27:29It was the year of the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, the Prague Spring in Czechoslovakia, the assassination of Martin Luther King and the slaughter of student and worker protestors in Mexico City. Against that backdrop of unrest and uncertainty two African Americans stood on the Olympic medals podium in Mexico and raised their fists in the Black Power salute. And in a flash, John Carlos became both victorious and vilified.
Oct 26, 2011 | 21:11Game Changer Game Changer: After the Storm Audio
Game Changer Game Changer: After the Storm Oct 26, 2011 | 21:11Right now across this country as the weak October light comes through the window, someone who you don't know or someone you know all too well is beginning another day helping the person they love through the day. Thousands of Canadians experience stroke. And their families experience it right along with them. Today, we share the story of Joe. He was 51 when he had a stroke and Shirley the woman who loves him who becomes his caretaker.
Oct 26, 2011 | 26:53Game Changer Game Changer: Women for Afghanistan Audio
Game Changer Game Changer: Women for Afghanistan Oct 26, 2011 | 26:53Back in the late 90s, Homemakers' Magazine shared the wrenching story of Afghan women and their treatment under the Taliban. With that article , Homemakers' editor Sally Armstrong galvanized the women of this nation, inspiring them to reach out in projects that would last until this day. And along the way, a nine year old girl who heard her speak decided she too, wanted to help Afghan girls.
Nov 14, 2011 | 19:03Game Changer Game Changer: Leilani Muir sues alberta govt on wrongful sterilization Audio
Game Changer Game Changer: Leilani Muir sues alberta govt on wrongful sterilization Nov 14, 2011 | 19:03She was little girl unloved and unsuspecting when her parents drove her up the hill in Red Deer Alberta. It was a moment that would forever change Leilani Muir's life, abandoned to people zealously experimenting with Eugenics. What they would do to her would result in anguish and eventually lawsuits . Today, Leilani Muir, now in her 60s is ready to tell her story.