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This is That | Oct 18, 2013 | 27:00

Kids Touching NGC Art, Royal Connection, "Weird Al" of Canadian Poetry, and Parental Sex Ed.

This 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.

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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.
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This is That - New Ranking Lists Canadians as Least AttractiveOct 24, 2012 | 5:00This is That New Ranking Lists Canadians as Least Attractive Audio
This is That New Ranking Lists Canadians as Least Attractive Oct 24, 2012 | 5:00Pat Kelly speaks with the Editor-in-chief of the Parisian magazine that ranked Canadians so low in regards to our attractiveness.
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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.
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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.

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