This is That | Sep 14, 2012 | 26:30

Branding Parliament, Lost Olympians, World's Best Diaphragmist, and Climbing Niagara Falls

This week: We talk to an MP that wants to have the Parliament buildings renamed and sponsored by major corporations. We profile a story from the London Games that has a unique Canadian twist. Pat Kelly sits down with the world's best diaphragmist, and we play you a documentary about one man's dream to be the first person to climb up Niagara Falls. Plus, we play your calls in reaction to Innovation Hour.

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