February 2014 Archives

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Our New Saskatoon Television Anchor Debuts Monday On CBC News: Saskatchewan

DaniMarioPhoto.jpgMonday will see the debut of a new Saskatoon anchor on CBC News: Saskatchewan at 5/5:30 & 6 pm.

Our great friend Dani Mario will take on that role and she and Dan discuss the job, her recent move to The Bridge City, and what she'll be doing in and around Saskatoon.

 

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The Cheap Seats with Adam Hunter and Jenna Leith - Sochi 2014 and More?

SochiArenaRoof01.jpgWhat a week it was at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games!

Gold in Women's Hockey and in Women and Men's Curling...and the Men's Hockey Team will play for a medal on Sunday!!

Have we missed anything? Has there been anything else happening in sports this week?

To discuss, review, preview and recap, we climb up into The Cheap Seats with CBC's Adam Hunter and Jenna Leith.

 

 

 

 

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Tech Columnist Jamey Ordolis On Dating In The Digital Age

digitalloveart1_563_375_c1.jpgTexting, online dating, social media... is technology making our love lives easier or more difficult?

Tech Columnist Jamey Ordolis spoke with Dan about navigating the advantages and pitfalls of dating in the digital age.

 

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Weather Specialist Farah Singh Explains The Family Week Photo Contest

FarahAndDan01.JPGYou can win all this week on CBC News: Saskatchewan through Farah's Family Week Photo Contest!!

Weather Specialist Farah Singh explained the details of the contest to Dan and revealed what you could win.

Farah and Dan even came up with a jingle for the contest.

 

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Wine Expert Shelley Boettcher On Bottles You Can Love This Valentine's Day Weekend

wine-st-valentine-day.jpgAnother Valentine's Day has come and gone. Maybe you had a date. Maybe you didn't. Perhaps Cupid found you. Maybe not.

Regardless of what happened, our Wine Expert Shelley Boettcher was on the show to recommend some bottles you might fall in love with.

 

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Leisha Grebinski From Saskatoon Morning Popped In With An Invitation

LeishaPhoto.jpgJust as Dan had finished the weather, Leisha Grebinski from Saskatoon Morning popped in to invite everyone to Warman for a Family Day Show!

We hope you can make it or tune in, Monday (February 17th) from 6 to 8:30 am!!

 

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Coming Up On March 1st & 2nd:

Coming Up On March 1st & 2nd:

PACK YOUR BAGS, WE'RE LEAVING WINTER BEHIND!!

SnowSuitcase.jpgThe snow, the wind, the cold...if you've had enough of winter, join Dan on the next Saskatchewan Weekend as we're getting away from it all.

Travel columnist Kim Gray will offer us another great travel destination and we'll head there, even if it is just in our minds.

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The Cheap Seats with Adam Hunter and Jenna Leith - Departing Roughriders, Sochi 2014 Expectations and Dan Brings Up Baseball (Again)

Footballs, nfl cfl.jpgCFL all-stars Kory Sheets and Weston Dressler have left the Roughriders to play in the NFL.

What should we expect from athletes at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games?

And Derek Jeter is retiring from baseball. Does he deserve a Farewell Tour?

 

To discuss, review, preview and recap, lets climb up into The Cheap Seats with CBC's Adam Hunter and Jenna Leith!!

 

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Jody Peters, The Prairie Diner

JodyPetersPicture.jpgA new television show about restaurants in Western Canada will debut on City TV in Saskatchewan Tuesday night.

Saskatoon comedian Jody Peters is the host of the show and he and Dan discuss food and The Prairie Diner.


 

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The Cheap Seats with Adam Hunter and Jenna Leith - Mark McMorris Wins A Medal and Jenna Wins The NFL Playoff Pool

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Saskatchewan's Mark McMorris won Canada's first medal at The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

Saskatchewan's Jon Ryan and the Seattle Seahawks won the Super Bowl (as Jenna predicted they would).

And Corey Chamblin was named the CFL Coach Of The Year.

To discuss, review, preview and recap, Dan climbs up into The Cheap Seats with CBC's Adam Hunter and Jenna Leith!!

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Longevity Columnist Sharon Basaraba On How Long People Are Living In This Day And Age

livelonger.jpgWe often hear statistics about how lifespan has changed through history.

But were people really dying at the age of 30 or 40 just a few hundred years ago? 

Our Longevity Columnist Sharon Basaraba looks at how the lifespan of humans has evolved throughout history.

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Coming Up On February 15th & 16th:

Coming Up On February 15th & 16th:

FEEL THE LOVE ALL WEEKEND LONG!!

80svalentines.jpgTechnically Valentine's Day is only one day.

That fact is even in the name - it is called Valentine's DAY - after all. But on the next Saskatchewan Weekend, we'll spread the love all weekend long through music, features and your requests.

You might even win a prize you'll love and Dan would LOVE it if you tuned in!!

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How Being In City Slicker Magazine Almost Killed Dan

DRInCitySlickerISO01 (1).JPGAs you can see, Dan is featured in the February/March 2014 edition of City Slicker magazine.

He's part of the cover story "Meet Some Of Regina's Favourite Radio Personalities".

Yet, when he picked up the magazine for the first time he '...almost died!!", as he didn't see himself.

Dan shares this odd story with the CBC's Dani Mario.

 

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Canada to Produce Jim Henson Puppet Preschool Series With Saskatchewan's Lowell Dean

Lowell-Dean-portrait-for-bio.jpgCanadian kids' producer marblemedia is working with The Jim Henson Company to produce HI OPIE!, a live-action preschool series to be written and shot in Toronto.

Saskatchewan filmmaker Lowell Dean will be working on the show and he jons Dan to discuss it, and his in-progress feature film WOLFCOP.

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Personal Finance Columnist Nisha Patel Shares Tips On Retirement Planning

nisha1.jpgWith less than a month until this year's RRSP deadline (March 3rd), our personal finance columnist Nisha Patel shares some tips on retirement planning, whether you're 25, 55, or any age in between.

 


 

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The Cheap Seats with Adam Hunter and Jenna Leith - Super Bowl Sunday

DRMetLife.jpgIt's Super Bowl Sunday, one of the greatest sports days of the year!!

Who'll win the game? Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos or Russell Wilson's Seattle Seahawks?

And why?

We'll also explain why people in New Jersey call Met Life Stadium - on the left - the "Air Conditioner".

To discuss, review and preview, lets climb up into The Cheap Seats with CBC's Adam HunterJenna Leith!!

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Dan Meets Doug Gilmour And Devon White

DougieDannyAndDevo.JPGDan tried to keep his composure as he sat down with two of his sports heros.

Three-time World Series champion Devon White (two of them with the Toronto Blue Jays!!) and Stanley Cup winner Doug Gilmour (former Captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs!!) !!

They discussed this year's Super Bowl, what it takes to win in a big game, their championship seasons, and much more.

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A Canada Reads Preview with Books Columnist Erin Basler

CanadaReads.jpgIt's just over a month until the Canada Reads debates get underway.

Books Columnist Erin Basler tells Dan all about this year's contenders for CBC's "battle of the books".

She also lets us know the Canadian celebrities who'll be defending them.

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Coming Up On February 8th & 9th:

Coming Up On February 8th & 9th:

TUNE IN FOR COVERAGE OF THE 2014 SOCHI WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES!!

DRCBCOlympicToque.JPGBy the time the next Saskatchewan Weekend rolls around The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games will be underway and so we'll have coverage for you!!

You'll hear stories and reports from Russia and much more!

Plus, you might even win your own CBC Olympic toque - like the one on Dan's head - to wear while watching and listening to the games on CBC Radio and Television, through February 23rd!!

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Beer Myths And A Taste Test With Beer Knight Guy McClelland

BeerTasting.JPGBeer Knight and beer expert Guy McClelland was back in Saskatchewan for Festiv-Ale.

He gave the CBC's Joana Draghici an on-air beer tasting of low calorie and low alcohol beers, while explaining the myth behind the "beer belly" - and much more - to Dan.

FYI - The beer we spoke about were: Früli Strawberry Wheat Beer, Erdinger Weissbier, Erdinger Dunkel, Erdinger Alkoholfrei, Stiegl & Stiegl Grapefruit Radler and Affligem. That latter one is the one that is popular on the Champs D'Elysees in Paris.

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Retail Prophet Doug Stephens Give Us The Drop On Pop Up Shops

ShoeboxStore.jpgHere today, and gone tomorrow.

Retail Futurist Doug Stephens spoke with Dan about the so-called "pop-up shop trend" and how temporary store locations are affecting the way we shop.

 

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Saskatoon Morning's Leisha Grebinski Speaks With Dan About Concert Ticket Prices

DRConcertTicketAdams.jpgDan still has all of his ticket stubs from the concerts he's seen over the years.

He was a guest on Saskatoon Morning this week and he spoke with Leisha Grebinski about what it costs to see a show these days.

Click here for the conversation.