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.
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 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.
May 7, 2012 | 22:00Game Changer Quebec Student Protests as Game Changer? Audio
Game Changer Quebec Student Protests as Game Changer? May 7, 2012 | 22:00Quebec students forced the Charest government into a compromise on the incendiary issue of tuition hikes and one of their leaders is insisting their motivation went beyond tuition to wider economic policies across the province. Today, our project Game Changer asks if that 12-week effort has implications beyond the classroom.
Oct 6, 2011 | 19:06Game Changer Game Changer: Steve Jobs Audio
Game Changer Game Changer: Steve Jobs Oct 6, 2011 | 19:06The year was 1976 and in a suburban California garage, a 21 year old college drop out, Steve Jobs and a high school buddy started a company called Apple. Long before the news of his death yesterday, Steve Jobs was recognized as a genius. The man behind not only the elegant and increasingly indispensable array of digital devices but the creator of our transformative digital lifestyles.
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.
Dec 7, 2011 | 27:26Game Changer Game Changer: Chevron oil spills in Latin America Audio
Game Changer Game Changer: Chevron oil spills in Latin America Dec 7, 2011 | 27:26Also today, our project Game Changer is tracking the political and judicial treatment of big oil in Latin America. From an oil spill off the coast of Brazil to a multi-billion dollar judgment in Ecuador, each involving Chevron and each sending a message about environmental culpability.
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.
Sep 28, 2011 | 21:59Game Changer Game Changer: Gloria Steinem Audio
Game Changer Game Changer: Gloria Steinem Sep 28, 2011 | 21:59For her, the definition has always been rather basic ... a person who believes in the full social, economic and political equality of men and women and acts on it ... That is a Feminist. And she is a feminist Icon, a myth-breaker and Game Changer . Today, Gloria Steinem talks about the past that got her here and the future that keeps her going.
Oct 3, 2011 | 22:39Game Changer Game Changer: The Mayor of Mogadishu Audio
Game Changer Game Changer: The Mayor of Mogadishu Oct 3, 2011 | 22:39If you're looking to make a difference in politics, there are easier places than the capital of Somalia. Devastated by a decade of insurgency and piracy and now ravaged by famine and plagued by vicious violence, you've got to wonder why Mohamed Admed Noor was so ready to abandon refuge in Britain to be Mayor. And while he's dodging death threats, he's organizing garbage collection. Today as part of our project Game Changer, we follow the irrepressible Mayor of Mogadishu.
Oct 17, 2011 | 18:54Game Changer Game Changer: 1973 Oil Embargo Audio
Game Changer Game Changer: 1973 Oil Embargo Oct 17, 2011 | 18:54The U.S. still walks a tightrope with events that began at this precise time four decades ago, when infuriated Saudis along with other Arab leaders essentially turned off the spigots with a devastating Oil Embargo. The year was 1973, half the lights on the Golden Gate Bridge went out. The Washington Monuments went to black. And gas station lineups snaked around corners. Today, our project Game Changer looks at the decision that affects Canadian energy policy and U.S. politics to this day.
Oct 18, 2011 | 27:30Game Changer Food Game Changer Audio
Game Changer Food Game Changer Oct 18, 2011 | 27:30We've got billions of people to feed on this planet and billions more on the way and yet 75-percent of the world's farm land is used to graze livestock or grow livestock feed. Now a major report says it is time to shift our diets around the world. Among other things it says Eat Less Meat. We hear from the McGill researcher at the forefront of cultivating what he and his colleagues believe would change the game on world hunger, food prices and keeping farmers in business.
Oct 24, 2011 | 25:31Game Changer Game Changer: Our Bodies, Ourselves Audio
Game Changer Game Changer: Our Bodies, Ourselves Oct 24, 2011 | 25:31It was trouble. Libraries banned it. Women hid their copies.
Critics called it trash and pornographic. It dedicated chapters to lesbians, abortions, masturbation and health issues faced by women but ignored by male doctors. And 9 editions, 25 translations and 4 million copies later, the book Our Bodies, Ourselves is considered the book that changed the game on women's health and patients' rights overall.