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October 2011 Archives

Win a gourmet dinner!

There's nothing better than having a home cooked meal especially when you don't have to cook it yourself.But imagine how great it would be to have someone cook a gourmet meal for you and 5 of your friends....right in your own home. That's the idea behind a contest we're launching today on the Bridge. Over the next three weeks, we're giving you a chance to win a gourmet meal for a party of six...prepared in your own home on Saturday, November 5th ........ .compliments of the Bridge and Windsor catering company "Atmosphere Fine Foods". Nav Sehmbi and Rita Horbatiuk are the people
behind "Atmosphere Fine Foods". Over the next three weeks, they'll be joining us to reveal one segment of the gourmet meal you could win. And over those three weeks,
you can enter our contest for a chance to win this gourmet meal for you and 5 of your friends. Here's my talk with Nav and Rita about the dinner.
Listen audio (runs 9:53)

It happened 200 years ago, but it's not forgotten. The War of 1812 gets a closer look in a PBS documentary. We'll speak with one of the producers, coming up.

The 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 is just a few months away. And if you know anything about the War of 1812, you know this area played a pivotal role. This Thanksgiving Monday, you can learn more about this region's contribution to that war.
A documentary called the War of 1812 is airing on PBS and it explains the war from a variety of perspectives.Joining me now is Diane Garey, co-producer of the documentary.
Listen audio (runs 9:13)

Bob at the Canada South Blues Museum

Bob hosted the induction of Holger Petersen into the Canada South Blues Museum on Saturday, October 1.

Holger was on hand signing copies of his book, Talking Music published by Insomniac Press and copies of Stoney Plain Records compilation disc.

Also musical entertainment was provided by Juno Award winners Johnny V, Big Dave McLean and a special guest appearance was made by Sir Mack Rice.

Bob Steele and Holger Petersen.

Bob Steele and Sir Mack Rice.