Wednesday, March 2, 2011 | Categories: Episode Update
Host Jeff Gilhooly celebrates achievements on this edition.Thirty-seven young artists from across Canada closed out the Canada Winter Games with panache. We hear from them.
National Women's Hockey goalie Kendra Fisher says the sport has helped her overcome an anxiety disorder. Arcade Fire violist Marieke Anthony-Shaw laughs off twitters that ask: who are these Montreal upstarts to win a Grammy and Brit award?You'll meet Wheelchair basketball player Jamey Jewells and hear a yodel composed in honour of MP Bev Oda.
Sixty-three year old Albert Martens of Stenbeck, Manitoba has run himself into the province's Hall of Fame by clocking enough kilometres to equal a run around the world. And what an achievement it would be to eradicate tuberculosis in the North! We'll hear from a doctor who's aiming to do just that. We also have a story from Montreal that examines the risks of skin bleaching or lightening.