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This is That with Pat Kelly and Peter Oldring

This Is That is a current affairs program that doesn't just talk about the issues, it fabricates them. Nothing is off limits - if it's relevant to Canadians, we'll find out the "This" and the "That" of the story. Each week, hosts Pat Kelly and Peter Oldring introduce you to the voices and stories that give this country character in this 100% improvised, satirical send-up of public radio.

  • 27:48
    This week: For our last episode ever, we're performing live from the Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and improvising the entire show from audience suggestions: We talk with the person who made fruitcake illegal, we meet the first Canadian to apologize after being hit by a car, we talk to Irving Spence about his new book, we find out why it's against the law to say 'Thank You' in Canada, and we learn about Canada's plan to get rid of Regina.
    Dec 27, 2018
  • 05:22
    The new initiative, which will forever change the way that Canadians express appreciation for each other, will make Canada more inclusive, says its staunchest proponent, Heather Tiffany Anderson.
    Dec 22, 2018
  • 04:47
    Canada's greatest author, and a regular guest of the program, Irving Spence has written a new book entitled Bunny Hug.
    Dec 22, 2018
  • 03:41
    A national survey has revealed that all Canadians agree that Regina, Saskatchewan should no longer be a part of Canada.
    Dec 22, 2018
  • 04:29
    Russ Howard, a resident of Lethbridge, Alberta, has become the first person in the world to apologize after struck by a motor vehicle.
    Dec 22, 2018
  • 03:33
    According to a representative from the Canadian Ministry of Seasonal Desserts, fruitcake is now illegal due to its extreme lack of popularity.
    Dec 22, 2018
  • 27:48
    After librarian Dorothy Shunt finds an old letter written to Santa hidden inside an encyclopedia, she becomes compelled to find its author. When she discovers that the letter was in fact written over 30 years ago by a boy with a wish, the story then becomes much more than just about a letter and a librarian.
    Dec 20, 2018
  • 27:48
    This week: We look into the stories suggested by our listeners. The RCMP is launching an on-demand food delivery service like Uber Eats. You can now get a free medical check-up at Canadian airport security. There's a growing movement of people who want a Canadian Royal Family. Plus, many more suggestions!
    Dec 13, 2018
  • 03:27
    In an effort to better serve travelers passing through Canadian airports, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority will be offering free medical information with every security screening.
    Dec 13, 2018
  • 04:41
    Due to budget cuts, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police are now offering a food delivery service to supplement their operating costs. The initiative, called RCMP Eats, allows for officers who aren't currently responding to a call to deliver takeout food to hungry Canadians.
    Dec 13, 2018
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