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November 2011 Archives

Tom Hargadon bids farewell to $600 moustache

Josh Lynn tags along with Tom Hargadon as he gets his moustache shaved off. Tom raised over $600 for prostate cancer research by growing the moustache as part of the "Movember" fundraiser.


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Dr. Jonathan Balcombe talks animal pleasure

Dr. Jonathan Balcombe is Chair of the Animal Studies Department at Humane Society University in Washington D.C. He's written two books about animal pleasure and gave a talk on the subject at Lakehead University. Here's some of his conversation with Josh Lynn.

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Tracing the Columbia

A group of 13 paddlers from Thunder Bay traced the route of explorer and fur trader David Thompson down the Columbia River to the Pacific Ocean. Now a feature-length documentary about the journey is being unveiled. Matt Roy is one of the canoeists who made the trip. Here's his conversation wtih Jordan Lester.

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4-time Gold Medalist Robbi Wheldon

Robbi Wheldon of Thunder Bay dominated the cycling events at the Parapan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. Along with her teammate Lynn Bessette (Knowlton, QC), Wheldon won 4 gold medals at the games and was named Canada's flag bearer for the closing ceremonies. Here's some of her conversation with Jordan Lester.

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A conversation with Randy Bachman

Canadian rock legend Randy Bachman -- best known for his work in The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive -- has written a book chronicling some of his favourite stories, called "Randy Bachman's Vinyl Tap Stories". Here's his conversation with Jordan Lester about the book.

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Lakehead University gets an equestrian team

Josh Lynn catches up with the founders of the brand new Lakehead University Equestrian team Kayleigh Redish and Shandell Mathusz at Dell farm in Thunder Bay.

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Thunder Bay immigration forum

Thunder Bay recently hosted an immigration forum. One of the highlights was a panel discussion about the advantages of immigration for Thunder Bay and the surrounding area. Josh Lynn spoke with some of panelists. Here's some of their conversation.

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Dr. Kristofer Helgen

Dr. Kristofer Helgen is a Research Zoologist and Curator of Mammals at the Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC. He has found over 100 new species during the course of his career. Here's his conversation with Jordan Lester.

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Matthew Good

Juno award winning Canadian rock legend Matthew Good spoke with Jordan Lester about his current national tour and current events. Here's some of their conversation.

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