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.
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?
Mar 19, 2012 | 24:00Game Changer Predator drones as Game Changers Audio
Game Changer Predator drones as Game Changers Mar 19, 2012 | 24:00In warfare, death from the sky is almost as old as the Zeppelin. But the Predator drones may have brought something new to violent conflict. It's been ten years since the unmanned vehicles were first put to use as weapons in Afghanistan. Today, we hear how they've turned backyards into battlefields.
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.
Jan 11, 2012 | 26:33Game Changer GC: Prospector Shawn Ryan Audio
Game Changer GC: Prospector Shawn Ryan Jan 11, 2012 | 26:33In 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.
Jan 16, 2012 | 22:49Game Changer GC: Canada's same-sex marriage laws Audio
Game Changer GC: Canada's same-sex marriage laws Jan 16, 2012 | 22:49Today our project Game Changer examines Canada's influence in the world-wide fight for same-sex marriage rights. Even as the Justice Minister was pledging to close a "legislative gap" late last week over divorcing same-sex couples, gay rights activists world-wide were on edge watching it unfold. Our laws in Canada reverberate across the globe.
Jan 30, 2012 | 27:29Game Changer James Palmer - Game Changer Audio
Game Changer James Palmer - Game Changer Jan 30, 2012 | 27:29Our project Game Changer looks back at 1976... when the ground shifted seismically and politically for China. Ten years into the cultural revolution, the earth moved in one of the most devastating earthquakes in world history. We trace the dots, back to the Tangshan Quake in a bid to understand how tragedy and disaster spurred today's China.
Feb 20, 2012 | 27:29Game Changer Avon Calling Game Changer Audio
Game Changer Avon Calling Game Changer Feb 20, 2012 | 27:29It is the company that empowered generations of women with a ring of a doorbell. Avon spread from North America to Russia and soon to China. But allegations of bribery have appeared on its doorstep, as increasing numbers of Avon saleswomen walk away. Today, our project Game Changer looks at Avon's future and whether a new kind of retail will push it out of the game.