This is That | Sep 13, 2013 | 27:30

Expectant Father Parking, HR Honesty, World Class City Snubbed, and the Oilman's Lament

This 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.

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This is That - 2013 Year in ReviewDec 26, 2013 | 27:00This is That 2013 Year in Review Audio
This is That 2013 Year in Review Dec 26, 2013 | 27:00Pat Kelly and Peter Oldring look back on the fake news stories that mattered most to Canadians in the year 2013.
This is That - Texan Sugar Water, Bring Your Kids to Work Day Ban, Nfld. Demands Apology, and a "No Gambling" CasinoNov 9, 2012 | 26:30This is That Texan Sugar Water, Bring Your Kids to Work Day Ban, Nfld. Demands Apology, and a "No Gambling" Casino Audio
This is That Texan Sugar Water, Bring Your Kids to Work Day Ban, Nfld. Demands Apology, and a "No Gambling" Casino Nov 9, 2012 | 26:30This week: We talk to the utilities commissioner of a town in Texas that has put sugar into the water supply to encourage the residents to drink more water. We hit the streets to find out how you’re making out with your shopping. We talk to a Winnipeg man that is trying to ban 'Bring Your Kids to Work Day'. Newfoundland MP Lyle Pender is petitioning the government to make all of the other Canadian provinces issue his province an official apology. We profile Canada’s first “no gambling” casino. Plus, we play your calls in reaction to the Kingston, Ontario mother who is trying to have Halloween regulated.
This is That - Un-endangered List, High Youth Unemployment, Sistine Chapel Fiasco, and Plans for a "Père Lachaise Cemetery" of CanadaNov 8, 2013 | 27:00This is That Un-endangered List, High Youth Unemployment, Sistine Chapel Fiasco, and Plans for a "Père Lachaise Cemetery" of Canada Audio
This is That Un-endangered List, High Youth Unemployment, Sistine Chapel Fiasco, and Plans for a "Père Lachaise Cemetery" of Canada Nov 8, 2013 | 27:00This week: Canada need a Species Not Endangered List. Pat Kelly finds out why youth are having a tough time finding work. We find out why a Canadian was kicked out of the Sistine Chapel this week. We profile a cemetery for notable Canadians.
This is That - Loonie Debate, Nude Curling Calendar, 19th Century Canadians, and Lloydminster TensionsOct 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’.
This is That - Wildlife Watching Fee, Ball-less Soccer, Interning Unpaid for 35 years, and the First Male DoulaSep 7, 2013 | 27:30This is That Wildlife Watching Fee, Ball-less Soccer, Interning Unpaid for 35 years, and the First Male Doula Audio
This is That Wildlife Watching Fee, Ball-less Soccer, Interning Unpaid for 35 years, and the First Male Doula Sep 7, 2013 | 27:30This week: Parks Canada explores charging a fee when wildlife is spotted. To ensure every child ‘wins’, Ontario athletic association removes ball from soccer. Meet a man who was an unpaid intern for 35 years. Profile: Canada’s first male doula.
This is That - Q.C. Pants Charter, Corn Maze Nightmare, "LOVERBOY" Cruiser, and Wrestling PsychologistSep 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.
This is That - Total Weight Airline, Quickie Lube Literary Prize, Fish Walks, and the Group of 7 ConspiracistsOct 25, 2013 | 27:00This is That Total Weight Airline, Quickie Lube Literary Prize, Fish Walks, and the Group of 7 Conspiracists Audio
This is That Total Weight Airline, Quickie Lube Literary Prize, Fish Walks, and the Group of 7 Conspiracists Oct 25, 2013 | 27:00This week: We talk to the CEO of an airline that charges for total body weight. We profile the books up for the Quickie Lube Literary Prize. The Vancouver Aquarium is taking their fish on walks. Plus, we profile the Group of 7 conspiracy theorists.
This is That - BC Bag Ban, Data Entry Camp, Political Face Tattoo, Canadian Trade Accent TrainingNov 28, 2013 | 27:00This is That BC Bag Ban, Data Entry Camp, Political Face Tattoo, Canadian Trade Accent Training Audio
This is That BC Bag Ban, Data Entry Camp, Political Face Tattoo, Canadian Trade Accent Training Nov 28, 2013 | 27:00This week: A town in BC bans every kind of bag. Pat Kelly uncovers summer camps that make kids do data entry work. An Ontario politician gets a face tattoo. We find out why Canadian trade delegates are now speaking with an English accent.
This is That - Snowball Fight Hospitalization, Attracting Tourism, Office Pool, and Canadian Accent in DemandDec 17, 2011 | 26:30This is That Snowball Fight Hospitalization, Attracting Tourism, Office Pool, and Canadian Accent in Demand Audio
This is That Snowball Fight Hospitalization, Attracting Tourism, Office Pool, and Canadian Accent in Demand Dec 17, 2011 | 26:30Season 2 - Episode 25: We find out why three members of the Alberta Legislature were taken to hospital after a snowball fight. Host Pat Kelly shares a story about a small Ontario town convinced the only way to attract tourists is to become the home of an NHL player. A tech company out of Hamilton, Ontario has re-invented the idea of what a work space looks like by converting their office into a swimming pool. Learning English is big business in Japan, we learn why the Japanese now want to be taught English with a Canadian accent. Plus, we play your calls in reaction to our story about a new holiday proposed by the federal government that would celebrate all those who work in the government.
This is That - CRTC Clothing Ruling, Hospital Foodie, Customs Officer Etiquette, and Hot Air Balloon SnowbirdsOct 11, 2013 | 27:00This is That CRTC Clothing Ruling, Hospital Foodie, Customs Officer Etiquette, and Hot Air Balloon Snowbirds Audio
This is That CRTC Clothing Ruling, Hospital Foodie, Customs Officer Etiquette, and Hot Air Balloon Snowbirds Oct 11, 2013 | 27:00This week: The CRTC is imposing Can-Can regulations on clothing. A hospital in Kelowna serves best food in Western Canada. Canadian border guards are getting a lesson in etiquette. We introduce you to Canada's only aerobatic hot air balloon squadron.
This is That - Lakes no longer Great, "Government Day," Cat Park, and "The Winning Trail" documentaryDec 10, 2011 | 26:30This is That Lakes no longer Great, "Government Day," Cat Park, and "The Winning Trail" documentary Audio
This is That Lakes no longer Great, "Government Day," Cat Park, and "The Winning Trail" documentary Dec 10, 2011 | 26:30Season 2 - Episode 24: We find out why the University of Copenhagen has stopped referring to the Great Lakes as 'great'. MP Doug Oublemont tells host Pat Kelly about a new proposed federal holiday in February called "Government Day." Two members of Vancouver's West End Space Alliance tell us their plans to build the world's first ever "off-leash cat park." We are also proud to announce that Peter Oldring has been nominated for a Winter Solstice Radio Award for his piece "The Winning Trail." It explores the darker side of cross-country skiing and we'll be sharing that with you again. Plus, we play your calls in reaction to our story about a North Dakota town suing a Manitoba wind farm for stealing their wind.
This is That - Canada Stealing Walhalla's Wind, Tale of the Humorless Pilot, "Canadian Internet," and DIY NursingDec 3, 2011 | 26:30This is That Canada Stealing Walhalla's Wind, Tale of the Humorless Pilot, "Canadian Internet," and DIY Nursing Audio
This is That Canada Stealing Walhalla's Wind, Tale of the Humorless Pilot, "Canadian Internet," and DIY Nursing Dec 3, 2011 | 26:30Season 2 - Episode 23: We find out why the town of Walhalla, North Dakota feels that Canada is stealing their wind. Host Pat Kelly speaks with a commercial airline pilot who had his license revoked for not being funny enough. Spencer Willis of the Association of Canadian Content tells us about his plans for a "Canadian Internet." We profile a new DIY technology being employed at a Toronto hospital that has patients doing the work of nurses. Plus, we play your calls in reaction to our story about a new public art piece in Vancouver called the Infinite Well, and Stats Canada rounding up some of the numbers this year.
This is That - Kids Touching NGC Art, Royal Connection, "Weird Al" of Canadian Poetry, and Parental Sex Ed.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.
This is That - "Para-Ski-Doo" Sailing, Zoo Lie, Author Irving Spence interview, and Canadian InvasionNov 12, 2011 | 26:30This is That "Para-Ski-Doo" Sailing, Zoo Lie, Author Irving Spence interview, and Canadian Invasion Audio
This is That "Para-Ski-Doo" Sailing, Zoo Lie, Author Irving Spence interview, and Canadian Invasion Nov 12, 2011 | 26:30Pat Kelly conducts an interview with one of the founders of a new extreme winter sport called "Para-Ski-Doo Sailing." We find out why the Halifax Zoo may not have as many animals as they claim to. Beloved Canadian author and previous guest, Irving Spence drops by to talk about having his first book published as an e-book and his recent step into fatherhood at the age of 71. Peter Oldring takes you back in time with his documentary about the Canadian Invasion, the lesser known answer to the British Invasion. Also, we play your calls in reaction to the Toronto Arts Alliance wanting to move all National Arts institutions to Toronto.
This is That - Calgary Aquarium Closure, Advertising to Infants, Winnipeg Real Estate Heating Up, Actor Malcolm Kind interview, and Dave's Homemade DrugsJul 10, 2010 | 26:59This is That Calgary Aquarium Closure, Advertising to Infants, Winnipeg Real Estate Heating Up, Actor Malcolm Kind interview, and Dave's Homemade Drugs Audio
This is That Calgary Aquarium Closure, Advertising to Infants, Winnipeg Real Estate Heating Up, Actor Malcolm Kind interview, and Dave's Homemade Drugs Jul 10, 2010 | 26:59This week: We learn about the closing of the Calgary Aquarium; we talk to an advertiser that is targeting infants; we find out why the Winnipeg real estate market is really hot right now; Canada's best actor stops by for a feature chat; and we profile homemade pharmaceuticals.

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