Wednesday, June 23, 2010 | Categories: Episode Update
On today's show... a look back at some of the best of 2010 as "The Story From Here" completes its regular season, including... from Edmonton... a farewell barbecue for troops in Task Force 309 preparing last fall to depart for Afghanistan... from Saskatoon... an old soldier attending a funeral for a member of Task Force 309 killed in Afghanistan criticizes the war... from Regina... Canada's official war poet writes about the action in Afghanistan... from Quebec, Newfoundland and Saskatchewan... people talk about the H1N1 vaccination campaign as it happened... from Prince Rupert... Bob the Pug is snatched from the jaws of death by his faithful masters... from Lac du Bonnet, Man. ... another visit with the awesome Lac du Bonnet Kitchen Band... from Montreal... church-goers gather for a musical vigil for victims of the Haiti earthquake... from Toronto... a CBC reporter flies on a mission of mercy to Port-au-Prince following the 'quake... from Vancouver, Calgary and Whitehorse... teenage sailors talk about being shipwrecked when their sailing vessel, the Concordia, capsizes off the coast of Brazil... from Quebec City... French-Canadian singing sensation Nadja belts out a sizzling cover of the Motown classic "Rescue Me"... and from Courtenay, B.C., a local artist explains why her inoffensive portraits of mothers nursing their babies ran afoul of facebook's obscenity policies.
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