This is That | Dec 17, 2011 | 26:30

Snowball Fight Hospitalization, Attracting Tourism, Office Pool, and Canadian Accent in Demand

Season 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.

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