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Cross Country Carnage: Cross country skiing will never be the same

"Oh my god... this trail... this is where the nightmare began." The rush of skiing on level ground for hours on end... no one ever really talks about it.
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The Dark Side of Cross Country Skiing

New film exposes the dark side of professional cross-country skiing

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Finally, a commercial that reflects the workout habits of real people

Finally, a commercial that reflects the workout habits of real people
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Saskatchewan 'Melting Man' festival is Canada's answer to Burning Man

Saskatchewan 'Melting Man' festival is Canada's answer to Burning Man
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This Is That's Best of 2017

Pat Kelly and Peter Oldring look back on their favourite stories from the eighth season of This Is That.
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Hit new board game looks like Canada's best Christmas gift

Hit new board game looks like Canada’s best Christmas gift
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This is That presents 'The Christmas Letter'

After librarian Dorothy Shunt finds an old letter written to Santa hidden inside an encyclopedia, she becomes compelled to find its author.
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An intimate look behind the scenes at Coachella for kids

Each year, tens of thousands of kids gather in a remote region of the Nevada desert. Kidz Fest, a three-day festival that bills itself as a Coachella for the under-eight crowd, is the world's largest event featuring children's entertainment.
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An intimate look behind the scenes at Coachella for kids

Each year, tens of thousands of kids gather in a remote region of the Nevada desert. Kidz Fest, a three-day festival that bills itself as a Coachella for the under-eight crowd, is the world’s largest event featuring children’s entertainment.
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New outreach program educates kids about the perils of jewel thieving

While incarcerated, Canada’s most infamous jewel thief made a promise that he would give back to society. After serving his ten-year sentence, Perry Cecil is making good on that promise.
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Canada's foremost expert on reed-based instruments discovers a tenor sarangi bowed dorma

After two-years in a small country in the far east, Herbert Brust returns to This is That to show Pat Kelly his latest discovery.
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Canadians react to bride who wants tax credit for weddings over $200,000

We received almost an hour of feedback for a story we did last week about an Edmonton bride that wants the federal government to offer tax credits for weddings over $200,000. Here's what some real Canadians had to say about the story.

Coachella for kids, rare musical instrument, jewel thief lessons

This week: We travel to the Coachella for kids to learn about what goes into organizing this enormous festival, we talk with music historian Herbert Brust about his latest treasure, and check-in with Canada’s most notorious jewel thief during his new educational tour.

This Is That LIVE - 2017/18 Dates

This Is That LIVE is touring Western Canada this fall.
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Bride wants federal tax credit for weddings over $200,000

Bride wants federal tax credit for weddings over $200,000
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Bride wants federal tax credit for weddings over $200,000

Marie McDaniels is arguing that Canadian weddings that cost over $200,000 should be eligible for a tax credit of 60 per cent with the federal government.
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Deplorable working conditions at Canada's leading inspirational quote producer

Inspiriac is Canada’s biggest producer of inspirational quotes. On an average day, they create 10,000 original inspirational quotes from their office tower in Mississauga, Ontario.

Hit new board game looks like Canada's best Christmas gift

The hit new board game, Ready? Ready? Go!, is moving towards becoming this year’s best-selling gift.

Canadians react to new British embassy being located in former PetSmart

We received lots of feedback for a story we did last week about the British government being upset about their embassy’s new location in a former PetSmart. Here’s what real Canadians had to say about the story.
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Bride wants federal tax credit for weddings over $200,000

Marie McDaniels is arguing that Canadian weddings that cost over $200,000 should be eligible for a tax credit of 60 per cent with the federal government.
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Wedding tax credit, hit new board game, inspirational quote factory

This week: We talk with a disgruntled bride who thinks that Canadians should receive a tax credit for their weddings, we interview the inventor of this Christmas’ most popular board game, and we go undercover to investigate the seedy world of inspirational quotes.

This Is That Travel Guide to Canada

Look out, Frommers, Lonely Planet and Fordor’s, there are some new travel writers on the scene. Pat Kelly and Peter Oldring, the hosts of This Is That, have written a book.
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Saskatchewan 'Melting Man' festival is Canada's answer to Burning Man

When fourth-generation wheat farmer, Tom Vernon, heard about Burning Man from his grandson, he wondered why Canada didn’t have a similar event.

Meet Jerky the Gerbil, a government mascot that helps kids not be jerks

When Dominic Hanson was contacted by the government of Canada to educate children about the perils of being a jerk, he came up with the animated character, Jerky the Gerbil.