Dec 20, 2012 | 26:29This is That A Very This Is That Holiday Special Audio
This is That A Very This Is That Holiday Special Dec 20, 2012 | 26:29This week: We talk to a Canada Post employee who was suspended from his job for refusing to deliver children’s letters to “the man in the red suit.” We talk to our tech columnist about a new gadget that many are calling the “most important piece of technology since the iPhone.” Our resident entertainment correspondent Terry Pepper is on the program to remind us of all the classic holiday movies and shows you can catch on Canadian television this week. Our microphones profile an Ontario man who is determined that this year he, and his neighbours, celebrate a ‘no impact Christmas.’ Plus, we play for you “Holiday Everything” by the winner of last year’s This Is That Carol Contest, Phil Marlowe.
Sep 29, 2013 | 27:30This is That Q.C. Pants Charter, Corn Maze Nightmare, "LOVERBOY" Cruiser, and Wrestling Psychologist Audio
This is That Q.C. Pants Charter, Corn Maze Nightmare, "LOVERBOY" Cruiser, and Wrestling Psychologist Sep 29, 2013 | 27:30This week: Politician proposes new charter that would require Quebecers wear the same pants, 68 people get lost in corn maze for 24 hours, Cop gets suspended for putting license plate on cruiser that reads 'LOVERBOY', Psychologist wrestles with patients.
Oct 18, 2013 | 27:00This is That Kids Touching NGC Art, Royal Connection, "Weird Al" of Canadian Poetry, and Parental Sex Ed. Audio
This is That Kids Touching NGC Art, Royal Connection, "Weird Al" of Canadian Poetry, and Parental Sex Ed. Oct 18, 2013 | 27:00This week: The National Gallery of Canada wants kids to touch the art, a Saskatchewan forklift operator is named a member of the Royal family, we sit down with Canada's best parody poet, and we profile "birds and the bees night" at a Calgary high school.
Oct 5, 2012 | 26:30This is That Loonie Debate, Nude Curling Calendar, 19th Century Canadians, and Lloydminster Tensions Audio
This is That Loonie Debate, Nude Curling Calendar, 19th Century Canadians, and Lloydminster Tensions Oct 5, 2012 | 26:30This week: An Ottawa economist wants Canadians to stop referring to the one dollar coin as the loonie, the Men’s Curling Club of North Bay has released a scandalous calendar, a skeleton from 1850 has been found and it gives us great insight into what 19th Century Canadians were really like, and we profile the bi-provincial tensions that exist in Lloydminster. Plus, we play even more of your calls in reaction to Saskatchewan potentially being renamed to ‘something shorter’.
Sep 13, 2013 | 27:30This is That Expectant Father Parking, HR Honesty, World Class City Snubbed, and the Oilman's Lament Audio
This is That Expectant Father Parking, HR Honesty, World Class City Snubbed, and the Oilman's Lament Sep 13, 2013 | 27:30This week: Regina wants parking for expectant fathers, an HR department actually wants employees to scream at each other, Canada is left of the World Class City list, and we profile the working class of Fort Mac.
Dec 27, 2012 | 26:30This is That 2012 Highlights Audio
This is That 2012 Highlights Dec 27, 2012 | 26:30This week: We look back on the stories we reported on this year that meant the most to Canadians. In October, the Government of Canada announced that they would be looking for 20,000 full-time volunteers to fill positions across all federal departments due to budget cuts. We play our interview with the man in charge of the volunteer initiative, Bruce Madreen and the calls we received after that story aired. In November, a story broke about a Texas town putting sugar in its water supply to encourage its citizens to drink more tap water. We play for you our story with the town’s Commissioner of Utilities and the feedback we received for that story. We give you an encore performance of our interview with world renowned, Canadian diaphragmist Garry Haligan. Plus, we play Pat Kelly’s inspirational documentary about Dwayne Nolan, the Ontario man who attempted to be the first person in the world to go up Niagara Falls.
Nov 30, 2012 | 26:30This is That Must-be Married, Windsor Protests, N.S. Shakespeare Heir, Visual Allergies, and Guitar Duo Audio
This is That Must-be Married, Windsor Protests, N.S. Shakespeare Heir, Visual Allergies, and Guitar Duo Nov 30, 2012 | 26:30This week: We interview the mayor of the Iowa town that is trying to pass a law that all residents over 21 years of age must be married. Our international correspondent Chris Redman joins us live from Windsor, Ontario to tell us why thousands of people have taken to the streets. We talk with a Nova Scotia man who believes that he is the rightful heir to the estate of William Shakespeare. Peter Oldring profiles Emily Stuart, a third year student at the University of Nanaimo who suffers from ‘visual allergies’. Pat Kelly speaks with Canada’s fastest finger-pickin’ duo, Stan and Kip Hedgeman. Plus, we play your calls in reaction to a story we ran last week about a Hamilton educator who refuses to award students a mark of 100%.