This is That | Sep 17, 2011 | 7:30

Snowball Fight in a Box (Documentary)

Host Pat Kelly profiles inventor Brian Topps & and his toy Snowball Fight in a box. As seen on the Dragons' Den.

Now Playing on CBC Radio Help Refresh

Live audio streams for phones and tablets: Radio One and CBC Music (Radio 2, Radio 3 and more)

CBC Radio One

Listen Live Ottawa change

CBC Radio 2

Listen Live Eastern change

CBC Radio 3

Listen Live Radio 3
This is That - Arts Grant Strip Club, Singing Policeman, Overdue Doctor Visit, 'The Wave' InventorNov 6, 2014 | 26:17This is That Arts Grant Strip Club, Singing Policeman, Overdue Doctor Visit, 'The Wave' Inventor Audio
This is That Arts Grant Strip Club, Singing Policeman, Overdue Doctor Visit, 'The Wave' Inventor Nov 6, 2014 | 26:17An Ontario strip club has received a $100, 000 arts grant. We profile Thunder Bay’s Singing Policeman. A 33 year-old man finally visits the doctor for the first time in 12 years. We meet the man who claims to have invented ‘The Wave.’
This is That - Mannequin Police, Holiday Planner, Wine Fight, Oot and AbootDec 11, 2014 | 27:03This is That Mannequin Police, Holiday Planner, Wine Fight, Oot and Aboot Audio
This is That Mannequin Police, Holiday Planner, Wine Fight, Oot and Aboot Dec 11, 2014 | 27:03Understaffed Yarmouth police service uses mannequins to patrol streets. Top holiday planner says 90% of Canadians will “screw up” Christmas. Okanagan wine expert and Niagara vineyard owner get into a fist fight. We catch up with 'Oot & Aboot.'
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 - 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 - Reverse Voting, Crack Fisherman, Pen Fest, Elopement PlannerNov 20, 2014 | 27:01This is That Reverse Voting, Crack Fisherman, Pen Fest, Elopement Planner Audio
This is That Reverse Voting, Crack Fisherman, Pen Fest, Elopement Planner Nov 20, 2014 | 27:01In response to low voter turnout, Alberta town to cast votes on behalf of its residents. Maritime fisherman uses crack cocaine as bait. Winnipeg to host world's largest pen fest. Toronto entrepreneur has been named Canada's top elopement planner.
This is That - Labrador's Limousine, Canada's Best Impressionist, Economic Speech Disaster, and New Hunting CrazeAug 18, 2012 | 26:30This is That Labrador's Limousine, Canada's Best Impressionist, Economic Speech Disaster, and New Hunting Craze Audio
This is That Labrador's Limousine, Canada's Best Impressionist, Economic Speech Disaster, and New Hunting Craze Aug 18, 2012 | 26:30On this episode some of our best stories of the year: Labrador gets its first ever limousine, we sit down for a feature chat with the many voices of Donny Schmitts, we interview the Canadian trade minister who used the Molson ‘I AM Canadian’ speech at an important trade summit, and we profile the new hunting craze, "hunt and release." Plus, we play your calls in reaction to the story we ran about the University of Nanaimo cancelling their swim program.
This is That - Top holiday planner says 90% of Canadians will "screw up" ChristmasDec 11, 2014 | 4:25This is That Top holiday planner says 90% of Canadians will "screw up" Christmas Audio
This is That Top holiday planner says 90% of Canadians will "screw up" Christmas Dec 11, 2014 | 4:25As the holiday season quickly approaches many Canadians find themselves panicking about being under prepared; and according to Joan Classon that fear may be well deserved.
This is That - Montana town changes name to Banff Alberta CanadaNov 20, 2013 | 4:48This is That Montana town changes name to Banff Alberta Canada Audio
This is That Montana town changes name to Banff Alberta Canada Nov 20, 2013 | 4:48Peter Oldring speaks with mayor of the Montana town formerly known as Kirby, as to why they wanted to rename their town after the Alberta ski town.
This is That - Calgary Aquarium, House Buffalo, Strip Club Tourism, and 60's Rock Band Johnny and the ApologiesJul 27, 2012 | 26:30This is That Calgary Aquarium, House Buffalo, Strip Club Tourism, and 60's Rock Band Johnny and the Apologies Audio
This is That Calgary Aquarium, House Buffalo, Strip Club Tourism, and 60's Rock Band Johnny and the Apologies Jul 27, 2012 | 26:30On this episode we pick some of our best stories from the year: The Calgary Aquarium closes its doors, we talk to a couple with a pet buffalo, an American woman is suing a Quebec tour company for taking her on a very misleading tour of Montreal, we profile the 60s Canadian rock n' roll group Johnny and the Apologies. Plus, we play your phone calls in reaction to Banff National Park's attempts to rid itself of cougars.
This is That - CRTC Clothing Ruling | Hospital Foodie | Customs Officer Etiquette | Hot Air Balloon Snowbirds (2013 Encore)Jul 24, 2014 | 27:00This is That CRTC Clothing Ruling | Hospital Foodie | Customs Officer Etiquette | Hot Air Balloon Snowbirds (2013 Encore) Audio
This is That CRTC Clothing Ruling | Hospital Foodie | Customs Officer Etiquette | Hot Air Balloon Snowbirds (2013 Encore) Jul 24, 2014 | 27:00The 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 - 'Weather Broadcaster' named hardest job to get in CanadaOct 9, 2014 | 5:13This is That 'Weather Broadcaster' named hardest job to get in Canada Audio
This is That 'Weather Broadcaster' named hardest job to get in Canada Oct 9, 2014 | 5:13In this piece we follow a group of individuals attending the Canadian Academy of Weather Broadcasters, one of the most grueling academies in the country, and learn just how hard it is to enter the highly competitive field of weather broadcasting.
This is That - Canadian wants to break world record by getting hit by lightning 8 timesNov 13, 2014 | 4:53This is That Canadian wants to break world record by getting hit by lightning 8 times Audio
This is That Canadian wants to break world record by getting hit by lightning 8 times Nov 13, 2014 | 4:53They say lightning never strikes twice, but for a 57 year-old Canadian that is not the case. Grant Peterson has been hit by lightning an astonishing 7 times and if he is struck one more time, he will officially break a world record.
This is That - Parks Canada wildlife fee, no ball soccer, unpaid intern, male doula (Repeat)Jun 26, 2014 | 27:00This is That Parks Canada wildlife fee, no ball soccer, unpaid intern, male doula (Repeat) Audio
This is That Parks Canada wildlife fee, no ball soccer, unpaid intern, male doula (Repeat) Jun 26, 2014 | 27:00Parks 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 - Puppy Maternity Leave, National Dance, Edmonton Universe, Sasquatch RevealedOct 2, 2014 | 26:47This is That Puppy Maternity Leave, National Dance, Edmonton Universe, Sasquatch Revealed Audio
This is That Puppy Maternity Leave, National Dance, Edmonton Universe, Sasquatch Revealed Oct 2, 2014 | 26:47Canadian wants maternity leave after adopting a new puppy. The Arts Council is a creating an official dance to go with our National Anthem. Edmonton wants to be known as the ‘Portal to the Universe.’ We meet the man who is Sasquatch.
This is That - Toronto Bike Parking, World Record Lightning Strike, MPP Child Apology, Saskatchewan Bidet BattleNov 13, 2014 | 26:45This is That Toronto Bike Parking, World Record Lightning Strike, MPP Child Apology, Saskatchewan Bidet Battle Audio
This is That Toronto Bike Parking, World Record Lightning Strike, MPP Child Apology, Saskatchewan Bidet Battle Nov 13, 2014 | 26:45Toronto wants to charge cyclists for locking up to poles. Man tries to get struck by lighting 8 times to break record. Naughty son of an MPP makes public apology. Saskatchewan is rioting over bidets.

2 of 23