October 27th, 2010

Part One

From Vancouver (BC)...When you were growing up do you remember flower power, love beads and tabbouleh?  A diagnostic guide on how to tell if you are the adult child of hippies.
 
From St. John's (Nfld)...Cartooning the Premier.  A nervous cartoonist meets the subject he's been lampooning at a book launch.
 
From Iqaluit, Nunavut...Sled dog slaughter.  The RCMP killed up to 20-thousand sled dogs in the 1950's and 60's...robbing the Inuit of their traditional way of life.   A Truth Commission report says it's time for an apology.

From Sidney (BC)...How do you say starfish in Sencoten? A project to give First Nations names to sea life in the Salish Sea.
 
From Sudbury (Ont)...The food bank diet.  Living on the contents of a food bank hamper for one week.

Part Two 


From Halifax (NS)...Out-of-control teenagers.  Young people talk about what's the attraction to breaking the law.
 
From Winnipeg...Taboo subjects.  High school students say a secret policy prevents discussing homophobia and other controversial topics in the schools.
 
From Cornerbrook (Nfld)...Solemn vigil.  Remembering gay teenagers who took their lives to escape bullying.
 
From Ottawa (Ont)...Women Who Care.  A new book looks at a health care profession focused on medicine ...and not on the needs of the patients.

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