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?
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.
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.
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 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.
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 | 24:55Game Changer GC: Avon Calling Audio
Game Changer GC: Avon Calling Feb 20, 2012 | 24:55It 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.
Mar 9, 2012 | 21:45Game Changer GC: After Fukishima's Nuclear Disaster Audio
Game Changer GC: After Fukishima's Nuclear Disaster Mar 9, 2012 | 21:45A year ago a single country was rocked by triple disasters in a single day. The first anniversary of Japan's 3/11 is this Sunday. The massive earthquake, and the mammoth tsunami that followed claimed more than 22,000 lives. But it was the ensuing nuclear disaster, the largest since Chernobyl, that had the entire world worried. And nerves over nuclear still persist. Was the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant a game changer for the nuclear industry?