Tuesday, November 9, 2010 | Categories: Episode Update
From Teulon, Man...A hockey injury dashed his dreams of being a farmer.
17 years later, this quadriplegic climbs on his retrofitted tractor and tackles his farmyard.
From Moncton, NB...Changing appetites. Ponderosa steakhouses used to be common place. Now there's only one left in Canada and it's about to fire up it's grill for the last time.
From Sarnia, Ont...Legend in Stripes. Kerry Fraser has hung up his whistle but in his new book, this referee recounts the infamous "missed call" from the 1993 Western Conference Final. Leaf vs the Kings.
(Kerry Fraser's book is "The Final Call: Hockey Stories from a Legend in Stripes")
From Alert Bay, BC...A guide dog for a blind dog. We'll check in with Buddy, the blind Shih-tzu and his seeing-eye-dog, Joey.
From Ottawa, Ont...Songs of the Combat Solider. In the days before i-Pods, soldiers singing songs to keep their spirits up in the battle field.
(http://veteranspublications.com/p/war.html LINK for information on the CD "Songs of the Combat Soldier")
From St. John, Nfld...Boy soldiers. A new book commemorates Newfoundland teenagers who fought in the First World War. (Gary Browne is the author of "Forget Me Not-Fallen Boy Soldiers")
From Calgary, Alta...Invasion of Sicily. One of the lesser known WWII battles that claimed the lives of thousands of Canadian soldiers. A pilgrimage back to that Italian battlefield.
Listen to Part One
Listen to Part Two