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  • Wednesday January 28, 2015

    Jan 28, 2015 Part Two

    Ottawa church readies apartment for Syrian refugee family, harrowing ice rescue in Saskatchewan, guinea pig rescue farm near Montreal and young girls learn to play hockey in Ottawa.

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  • Wednesday January 28, 2015

    Jan 28, 2015 Part One

    Canada Boy Vinyl in Calgary, a vinyl record pressing plant, West Vancouver amputee prepares to ride motorcycle in Dakar Rally, the Eclectic reading Club in St. John's, and seniors and sex.

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  • Wednesday January 21, 2015

    JAN 21, 2015 Part Two

    Bryan Adams thirtieth anniversary Reckless tour original drummer, Roxy Theatre in Calgary up in smoke, Kamloops man ice fishing for relaxation and respite, Fort Frances Ontario high school first responders.

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  • Wednesday January 21, 2015

    JAN 21, 2015 Part One

    Friendship in the homeless community in Toronto, a New Brunswick gamecaster goes to X games, Calgary man survives fiery crash in Dakar Rally

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  • Wednesday January 14, 2015

    JAN 14, 2015 PART TWO

    Toronto woman pledges to read fifty books this year, Regina man and cold thermogenesis and Montreal chef Normand Laprise is named to the Order of Canada.

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  • Wednesday January 14, 2015

    Jan 14, 2015 Part One

    Dramatic Mexican rescue by Calgary triathlete, winter running advice and Oliver the cat finally came back.

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  • Wednesday January 07, 2015

    January 7, 2015 Part Two

    A near death experience leads to a career change from lawyer to romance writer, an Ottawa surgeon leaves for Haiti, a Kamloops chef gives back and newcomers to Montreal from London, England.

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  • Wednesday January 07, 2015

    January 7, 2015 Part One

    Ice fishing shack photographer, the smile tracker developed by a PhD student, longboarders and late night parkading and the growing problem of hoarding.

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  • Wednesday December 31, 2014

    DEC 31, 2014 Part two

    Calgary professor writing a book about Archie comics, part two of Nfld family who lost first newborn, Am I Next essay and North America's oldest bird count.

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  • Wednesday December 31, 2014

    DEC 31, 2014 Part One

    Teddy Bear hospital, loss of a newborn part one,divesting from fossil fuel stocks and a Vancouver man living with HIV/AIDS on how music helps keep him centred.

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  • Wednesday December 17, 2014

    December 17, 2014 Part Two

    A Prince George family adjusts their Christmas to accomodate their husband and father's Alzheimers, a dog is credited with saving a man's life in Windsor, Muslim women swim club, and the original drummer on the Charlie Brown's Christmas album.

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  • Wednesday December 17, 2014

    December 17, 2014 Part One

    A refugee family from Syria arrives in Sherbrooke Quebec, the story behind those ugly Christmas sweaters,Christmas for Seafarers at the Port of Vancouver and a Toronto initiative that helps immigrant women set up a catering collective.

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  • Wednesday December 10, 2014

    DECEMBER 10, 2014 Part Two

    A support group in Winipeg called Better Fathers, webbed wanderlust confounds a Nfld homeowner, bohemian waxwings in Alberta getting drunk on ripe berries and a Nunavut man finds the perfect Christmas tree two hours away by snowmobile.

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  • Wednesday December 10, 2014

    DECEMBER 10, 2014 PART ONE

    What makes the perfect Christmas tree to you, raising three toddlers after the sudden death of a spouse, Ottawa's new outdoor community oven and a Montreal walking tour inspired by a Laurie Anderson song.

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  • Wednesday December 03, 2014

    DECEMBER 3, 2014 Part Two

    Pot bellied pig owner wants to keep the family pet, new exhibit at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, the legendary imposter Ronald Ivan MacDonald and a Nanaimo Old Timer's Hockey league goalie's quick reaction saves a life.

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  • Wednesday December 03, 2014

    DECEMBER 3, 2014 Part One

    A Prince Rupert chef's attempt to win the annual Ocean Wise Chowder contest, a Montreal homeowner's exploding toilet nightmare, veteran stage actor Walter Learning in Miracle on 34th Stree and a Regina man and his goal of one thousand good deeds.

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  • Wednesday November 26, 2014

    NOVEMBER 26, 2014 Part Two

    Yodelling the western way, Vietnamese boat person thirty five years later,the Arboquebecium nursery in Quebec, lack of relief one year after Alberta floods

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  • Wednesday November 26, 2014

    NOVEMBER 26, 2014 Part One

    A grieving husband and father on the legacy of his wife, killed while walking on a sidewalk, nine year old Carson Burr raises money for Winnipeg hospital foundation, a robotic milking machine and surviving a grizzly attack

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  • Wednesday November 19, 2014

    November 19, 2014 Part One

    In this half hour: the Canadian Facebook version of Not In My Name, mindfulness at Grandview Heights school in Edmonton and a 92 year old actor returns to the stage in Winnipeg.

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  • Wednesday November 19, 2014

    November 19, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour: A cellist, a ferry terminal and a social experiment in Halifax, a tour of the 89 year old Windsor jail that has just closed, and immigrants in Prince George B.C. learn about the dangers of wild animals like bear and moose.

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  • Wednesday November 12, 2014

    November 12, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour: one man's story of addiction that began with a doctor's prescription; trying to secure a pardon and build a better life; foraging for funghi; featuring the talent of the Musical Arts Club of Otttwa.

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  • Wednesday November 12, 2014

    November 12, 2014 Part One

    In this half hour: pioneering a heart surgery that can be done as a day procedure; an Inut man mkaes a pilgrimmage to Europe to find the skeletons of 8 Inuit exhibited in zoos and died from smallpox; one man's mission to make stuttering cool.

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  • Wednesday November 05, 2014

    November 5th, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour: the real life story of a Canadian Sherman tank called "Bomb"; the iconic war time photo "Wait for Me Daddy" is immortalized in a bronze sculpture; New Brunwick war vet is honoured by France's highest honour; 4 modern day heroes rescue a

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  • Wednesday November 05, 2014

    November 5th, 2014 Part One

    In this half hour: the O'Brien family in Calgary is doing their best to turn a story of tragedy into one of hope; African American birth moms are choosing Canadian parents for their babies; mentoring young musical talent in Toronto

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  • Wednesday October 29, 2014

    October 29, 2014 - Part 2

    In this half hour: Ottawa couple scale down and embrace the tiny home movement; house purchase sours when new owners discover home was a former grow-op; up close and personal with a K-9 unit in Calgary; Ukrainian born pianist makes her home in New Brusnwi

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  • Wednesday October 29, 2014

    October 29, 2014 - Part 1

    In this half hour: One room school in Cape Breton may soon lose only teacher; History teacher from Winnipeg wins Governor Generals award; spoken word artist Shane Koyczan turns librettist with this novel Stickboy; fly hook flying club for kids in Newfou

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  • Wednesday October 22, 2014

    October 22, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour: Regina reporter raises an intersting question when RCMP did not reveal a murder. When can a murder be private? Prescription drug abuse from the perspective of a recovered rapper in Vancouver. Sewing tiny dresses for babies that never ma

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  • Wednesday October 22, 2014

    October 22, 2014 Part One

    In this half hour: Grade 3 student in Kamloops sent home from school for wearing head scarves; Prince Rupert mom supports her daughter becoming her son; Ottawa girl with cancer has a dream to own a pony; Airdrie teenager launches positive "post-it" campa

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  • Wednesday October 15, 2014

    October 15, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour: bees used to help green landscape damaged by Sudbury mining operations; the Gully Marine protected area under threat from oil and gas exploration; dental checkup for a polar bear; a walk through history's closet at the Vancouver Museum

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  • Wednesday October 15, 2014

    October 15, 2014 Part One

    In thishalf hour: high cost of heartbreak in the workplace; no references becoming new policy for some businesses; a high end bike theft with a a bitter sweet ending; nostaligic visit with a Calgary movie poster shop whis is up for sale.

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  • Wednesday October 08, 2014

    October 8th, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour: A transgendered Iranian talks about new life in Vancouver; Troubled youth in Regina find support from former cook; medical marijuana grower deals with NIMBYism: Mi'kmaq calendar helsp track seasons and passage of time.

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  • Wednesday October 08, 2014

    October 8th, 2014 Part One

    In this half hour: family from Dorval invents bed that kills bed bugs; world's larget beaver dam in Wood buffalo National park; foragint for food in the woods near Prince George; salmon spawning in Toronto.

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  • Wednesday October 01, 2014

    October 1st, 2014 Part One

    In this half hour: Caribou Legs epic run from Vancouver to Yellowknife; Tar Sands Messiah challenges the celbrity critics of the oil sands; Women on the gun range in Saskatoon; Iceis Rain-entrepeneur and drag queen

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  • Wednesday October 01, 2014

    October 1st, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour: Buck 65 fufills a life long baseball dream; A VW van tale gate party in Nelson; people with idsabilities discover thejoy of flying; Newfoundland WWI vets remembered with cermaic poppies in London

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  • Wednesday September 24, 2014

    September 24, 2014 Part One

    In this half hour...we travel to mythical Sable Island. This tiny island south east of Nova Scotia is Canada's newest national park. It's legendary for its unique beauty, shipwrecks...and of course its horses. The Halifax morning show made broadcasting

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  • Wednesday September 24, 2014

    September 24, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour...more stories from Sable Island including a debate on whether the isalnds mythical horses belong in Canada's newest national park.

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  • Wednesday September 17, 2014

    September 17, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour: Inuk woman part of search team that found the wreckage of Franklin ship; Calgary pilot lives to tell the tale when the engine on hisCessna quit; first Syrian refugees arrive in Vancouver; a man's inflatable tug boat attracts attention o

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  • Wednesday September 17, 2014

    September 17, 2014 Part One

    In this half hour: adoption stories. Winnipeg Dad talks aboutthe difficulties of adopting two boys from the Ukraine; adoption disruption - when things go badly and the adoption is called off; and a Calgary couple chooses to adopt a baby with Downs Syndrom

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  • Wednesday September 10, 2014

    September 10, 2014 Part One

    In this half-hour: Canada's first Gelato University; the wonders of fermented food; price of hazelnuts sky rocket as world crop threatened; and spam sushi (we're not kidding!)

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  • Wednesday September 10, 2014

    September 10, 2014 Part Two

    In this epispode, an ex-gang member says aboriginal girls are easy to recruit; a young boy questions keeping his braids; Labrador principal bans cell phones; a new tv show featues aboriginal youth playing traditional games.

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  • Wednesday September 03, 2014

    September 3, 2014 - Part 2

    in this half hou: crappy summer jobs,skateboard camp for inner city kids, cleaning our beaches to save our oceans and the latest craze -doing yoga on standup paddle boards.

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  • Wednesday September 03, 2014

    September 3, 2014 - Part 1

    In this half hour, a comboy track meet near Edmonton, shopping for souveniers in Victoria, a Danish tourist takes issue with our car culture and square watermelons with a hefty price tab.

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  • Wednesday June 18, 2014

    June 18, 2014 Part One

    In this half hour; honey bees invade an Alberta home; tour of a popular farmers market in Quebec; and students in Ferryland Newfoundland learn the magic of radio.

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  • Wednesday June 18, 2014

    June 18, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour; Brain Sinclair inquest wraps up in Winnipeg; Ottawa film makers record seniors through a program called Reel Youth; Chilliwack couple uses paint gun to deter thieves; Regina man writes book about newcomers to Canada.

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  • Wednesday June 11, 2014

    June 11, 2014 Part One

    In this half hour; a Winnipeg bridal institution closes; St John's nurse saves ten lucky ducklings; and Penticton students help restore that city's aquatic heritage.

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  • Wednesday June 11, 2014

    June 11, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour; a Halifax woman strikes up a friendship with the man who murdered her father; preview of the Wendake pow wow in Quebec; Ottawa man builds a bike blender; Alberta reunion.

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  • Wednesday June 04, 2014

    June 4, 2014 Part One

    In this half hour; a young Nova Scotia woman fights for age appropriate housing for people in care; the joys of being a host family for the Regina Red Sox; Cambridge Bay grad; and the story of the 100 kilogram Halibut.

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  • Wednesday June 04, 2014

    June 4, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour, Crowfoot regalia returns to Alberta; Thunder Bay fights Canada Geese with Harris Hawks; the legacy of a Montreal surgeon lives at Africa hospital; Cree bilingual program in Saskatoon; cracking down on Kelowna dog owners.

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  • Wednesday May 28, 2014

    May 28, 2014 - Part 1

    In this half hour; a former Canadian soldier says a rescue mission triggered PTSD; a 17 year old Newfoundland bird lover searches for the shy Boreal Owl; cloned scotch; and singing school safety patrols in Winnipeg.

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  • Wednesday May 28, 2014

    May 28, 2014 - Part 2

    In this half hour; polar bear hunter Bobby Gruben provides for his people; pole dancing concussion; the state of the honey bee near Ottawa; world champion curler Ed Lukowich turns science fiction author.

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  • Wednesday May 21, 2014

    May 21 2014 Part one

    In part one. Along the Bow River in Calgary,two automated, self-cleaning toilets were installed along the Bow River in back in 2010.They come with a price tag of more than $200 thousand dollars each.Now the city is restricting access.

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  • Wednesday May 21, 2014

    May 21 2014 Part two

    In part two. Nestled between Lady Lake,and the Harbour Grace highway in Newfoundland,is a little piece of history.To the naked eye, it's just a grassy pasture. But to pilots and local historians.It's a perfectly preserved,vintage airfield.

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  • Wednesday May 14, 2014

    May 14, 2014 Part One

    In this half hour; from Newfoundland the relevance of publication bans; sasquatch sighting in bc?; mounting a whale skeleton exhibit; fake lawns and the people in Ottawa who love them.

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  • Wednesday May 14, 2014

    May 14, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour; an aboriginal film maker documents the struggle with addiction in his community; friendly ground hogs in Edmonton; returned ring in Thunder Bay; and Halifax YMCA closes.

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  • Wednesday May 07, 2014

    May 7, 2014 Part One

    In this half hour; Saskatoon friends share crazy Los Vegas vacation story; Thunder Bay student's successful " will you marrow me " campaign; Montreal bagels are a big hit in New York City.

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  • Wednesday May 07, 2014

    May 7, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour; pop up shooting ranges near Calgary have cattle farmers worried; Edmonton woman shares her struggle with food; big hole golf in BC; Apollo 5 Brass Quintet tours Labrador City.

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  • Wednesday April 30, 2014

    April 30, 2014 Part One

    In this half hour; Edmonton cameraman talks about his experience shooting Imax film; retired BC Elvis impersonator works with inner-city youth; Windsor student invents device for the visually impaired; 15 year old Hindi folk singer wins competition.

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  • Wednesday April 30, 2014

    April 30, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour; meet the bacon brothers of Moncton; Ottawa's Arctic Circle Club celebrates anniversary; elk hunting returns to BC's lower mainland; Halifax artists repair what they believe is the statue of a saint.

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  • Wednesday April 23, 2014

    April 23 2014 Part One

    In this episode; Saskatchewan farmer sprays canola oil on dusty roads; John Gaudi drops in on a circus troupe in Labrador; comedian Bill Pats of Winnipeg finds humour in dark parts of his past; and Edmonton's prehistoric prospectors.

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  • Wednesday April 23, 2014

    April 23 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour; Montreal doctor researches handshake strength and end of life care; nettles become the new " it " food in Vancouver; crickets and sti study in halifax; and tragic love story at Watson's Mill Ontario.

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  • Wednesday April 16, 2014

    April 16, 2014 Part One

    In this half hour; Atikokan's Mike Ranta on his cross country paddle; Ottawa's female bomb disposal expert; Edmonton man compiles best cities list to survive zombie attack, and what's up with the word skeet?

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  • Wednesday April 16, 2014

    April 16, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour; a Vancouver driving school for seniors; Orpheum Theatre in Estevan turns 100; how would you react campaign at Dalhousie University in Halifax; hip hop music program in Quebec.

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  • Wednesday April 09, 2014

    April 9, 2014 Part One

    In this episode; Newfoundland medical team travels to Haiti; Saskatchewan teacher Bruce Farrer sends former students back to the future; African ski instructor loves her classroom in the Rockies.

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  • Wednesday April 09, 2014

    April 9, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour; Roots and Ties program in BC; Joe Siddall joins Blue Jays broadcast radio; Rideau Search and Rescue unit; Nathan Best of Whitehorse on living with children with autism; Winnipeg Zoo trip.

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  • Wednesday April 02, 2014

    April 2, 2014 Part One

    In this half hour; a Winnipeg doctor talks about his hunt for Josef Mengele; a beloved children's author is translated into Mi'Kmaq and a BC woman is on the receiving end of a reno-viction, again.

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  • Wednesday April 02, 2014

    April 2, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour; a Montreal mother and soldier reunion; learning tricks of the trade at a Lebanese barber shop in Calgary; church gossip in Halifax; and Elvis the beagle.

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  • Wednesday March 26, 2014

    March 26, 2014 Part One

    In this half hour; a unique program in Winnipeg explores living with schizophrenia; a Saskatchewan opera singing plumber with a great set of pipes; and finding homes for Vancouver's homeless.

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  • Wednesday March 26, 2014

    March 26, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour; Newfoundland author Jamie Baker; Saskatchewan motel of shipping containers; Winnipeg pot holes; Quebec's maple syrup king Pierre Faucher; Joseph Boyden book signing. Faucher; Thunder Bay book signing with king Pierre Faucher Que

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  • Wednesday March 19, 2014

    March 19, 2014 Part One

    In this half hour; a Yellowknife man turns the tables on identity hackers; children at an Alberta middle school are unimpressed with some political behaviour; and a top secret tour of a medical marijuana grow up in BC.

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  • Wednesday March 19, 2014

    March 19, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour; Ontario Chief Stan Beardy explains why Don Cherry was seen wearing a buckskin jacket; we look at the Westray mine disaster and its impact of Canada's labour laws; Edmonton video artists; and the cost of Afghanistan.

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  • Wednesday March 12, 2014

    March 12, 2014 Part One

    In this half hour; 13 year old paper boys need not apply in rural Ontario; a place in Edmonton where the corded phone is still king; 600 pound man turns to the internet for surgery; and the best job in the hospital volunteer baby cuddler.

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  • Wednesday March 12, 2014

    March 12, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour; we listen in on a special citizenship ceremony in Winnipeg; Mary Wiens takes us backstage at a national ballet rehearsal of Swan Lake; skijoring in Ontario; and a pet lover shares her dog's bucket list.

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  • Wednesday March 05, 2014

    March 5, 2014 Part One

    In this half hour; a fellow motorist saves a life on the Trans Canada Highway; cheating in school is big business; and invasion of the snowy owl.

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  • Wednesday March 05, 2014

    March 5, 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour; a BC used book store owner finds a 400 year old book about hunting witches; a limited spring bear hunt in Ontario raises concerns with Bob Barker; we profile of a new sitcom on Quebec TV; and a Newfoundland beauty contestant.

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  • Wednesday February 26, 2014

    February 26, 2014 - Part 2

    In part two of this episode, each year we hear the awful news of tragedy at sea, fishermen who drown, or sailors gone missing. So it surprised composer,Mary Knickle,that no one had ever written a requiem to honour those souls lost at sea. Until now.

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  • Wednesday February 26, 2014

    February 26, 2014 - Part 1

    In part one of this episode,despite a growing chorus of opposition Alberta's wild horse cull is going ahead this year. The government is allowing up to 200 wild horses to be rounded up. We hear from one of the wranglers.

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  • Wednesday February 19, 2014

    February 19, 2014 - Part 2

    In this half hour; Information Radio in Winnipeg asks if having an accent slows the rise up the corporate ladder; class is in session in Quebec for beer brewing 101; and a heart warming story in BC of Mitch the miniature donkey.

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  • Wednesday February 12, 2014

    February 12, 2014 - Part 1

    In this half hour; a sick Winnipeg woman tries to find a family doctor; the director of Cadets and Junior Canadian Rangers discusses cuts to the clothing allowance; and curling etiquette in Saskatchewan.

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  • Wednesday February 12, 2014

    February 12, 2014 - Part 2

    In this half hour, Newfoundland's Cold Water Cowboys; Edmonton university student invents a better way to find a roommate; clothing drive for convicts in PEI; Winnipeg family builds giant snow man; Calgary's youngest skier.

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  • Wednesday February 05, 2014

    February 5, 2014 - Part 1

    In this half hour; the national cadets program undergoes cuts; a tale of survival in Yellowknife; a museum in High River Alberta dries out after the flood; and urban dog sledding in Calgary.

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  • Wednesday February 05, 2014

    February 5, 2014 - Part 2

    In this half hour; hammerhead drones in Halifax; a Manitoba boy goes to pain boot camp in Boston; and a St John's musician remembers his friend Pete Seeger.

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  • Wednesday January 29, 2014

    January 29, 2014 - Part 1

    In this half hour, CBC news in Edmonton investigates rogue movers, a BC First Nations woman is refused housing because she smudges, and we celebrate Chinese New Year with Saskatchewan Liberal Senator Lillian Dyck.

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  • Wednesday January 29, 2014

    January 29, 2014 - Part 2

    In this half hour, a junior hockey coach in Winnipeg talks about hazing, daring ice rescue in Newfoundland, and we'll hear how an Ottawa church is reaching a new younger audience.

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  • Wednesday January 22, 2014

    January 22 2014 Part One

    In this half hour, Canadian teens selling sex on line, NWT woman saves four children from burning cabin, Newfoundland's Susan Patten becomes one of the most powerful women in Canada, and a Saskatchewan soldier treks to the south pole...with Prince Harry.

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  • Wednesday January 22, 2014

    January 22 2014 Part Two

    In this half hour, Chinese Canadians in BC debate a government apology for past wrongs, we follow a 1919 letter from Vulcan Alberta half way around the world and a Halifax historian brings us a tale of witchcraft.

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  • Wednesday January 15, 2014

    January 15 2014 Part One

    In this episode, we meet a Newfoundland couple who got married during the black out, a Manitoba husband who camped out in his truck to buy his wife her dream lot, and learn about the reasons for the Hobbema name change in Edmonton.

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  • Wednesday January 15, 2014

    January 15 2014 Part Two

    In this episode we visit Ol' School Donuts in Halifax, meet two BC people short listed for the Mars One mission, hear a tale of survival in Saskatchewan and learn about the jump yip behaviour of the prairie dog.

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  • Wednesday January 08, 2014

    January 8 2014 Part one

    In part one of this episode. Imagine if everyone on your street developed cancer.Your next door neighbour.The people across the street.You might start wondering if you could be next.That's the situation in Lynn lake in northern Manitoba

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  • Wednesday January 08, 2014

    January 8 2014 Part two

    In part two of this episode.If you have ever wondered why Newfoundland and Labradorians are defensive about the seal hunt,you don't know about the Great Sealing Disaster of 1914.In March 1914,132 sealers were stranded in a blizzard. Most of them died.

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  • Wednesday January 01, 2014

    January 1, 2014 - Part 2

    In part two.As you scrape and shovel your sidewalks this week, you may be wondering .Am I doing this properly? Should I really be throwing this onto the road?What is the proper etiquette when it comes to snow shovelling?

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  • Wednesday January 01, 2014

    January 1, 2014 - Part 1

    In part one.Aravind Ganesh was born in rural India in a home without running water.His family immigrated to Red Deer in 2004.Now,at 23,he's already finished medical school at the University of Calgary. And he's heading to the the U.K. as a Rhodes Scholar.

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  • Wednesday December 18, 2013

    December 18 2013 Part two

    In part two of this episode. People in Harbour Grace Newfoundland are waking up to find mysterious packages on their doorsteps.The packages are filled with candies and small toys. Inside there's a note saying they've been "jingled".

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  • Wednesday December 18, 2013

    December 18 2013 Part one

    In part one of this episode. Trina Owens lost her luggage out of the back of her pick up truck near Regina. Luggage filled with Christmas presents. What happened next was quite amazing.

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  • Wednesday December 11, 2013

    December 11 2013 Part 2

    In part two of this episode. We'll hear from a 52 year old Yellowknife man who is getting set to play with the Montreal Canadians alumni team. Only one small issue,he never learned to skate until this year.

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  • Wednesday December 11, 2013

    December 11 2013 Part 1

    In part one of this episode. Hockey referees across the country say they've had enough of the verbal abuse thrown at them by parents and coaches. Games are being cancelled in Saskatchewan and B.C. because of boorish behaviour.

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  • Wednesday December 04, 2013

    December 4 2013 Part two

    In part two of this episode. Tourism in Northern Ontario has always relied heavily on U.S. visitors. But now they are targeting a different visitor. Tourism officials are setting their sights on luring big game trophy hunters from Italy.

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  • Wednesday December 04, 2013

    December 4 2013 Part one

    In part one of this episode,the Manitoba government is being criticized for changing restrictions that now make it easier for older polar bears to be placed in captivity.The old rules allowed only bears under two to put in zoos. Not any more.

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  • Wednesday November 27, 2013

    November 27 2013 Part 2

    In part two of this episode.A heart warming love story. Carol Harris and George Raynes first met in 1936 in St. John. They were in grade one. They reunited this year,fell in love and got married at 83.

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  • Wednesday November 27, 2013

    November 27 2013 Part 1

    In part one of this episode.What is it like for a scientist to work on the research that could help cure the very disease he has? Stuart Matan Lithwick is living with a degenerative eye disease that could blind him.

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  • Wednesday November 20, 2013

    November 20 2013 Pt 2

    In part two of this episode. When she was just seven ,Jori Phillips wrote a letter, put it in a bottle, and sent it out to sea near her home on Denman Island, BC. 15 years later a retired dentist from Nova Scotia found that bottle and wrote back.

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