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Monday: Ebola Brother Folo, Turkey-Syrian Refugees, Nunavut Tartan...and more

A Liberian man is told that his brother has died of Ebola -- but later receives a conflicting report from the treatment centre, indicating he is alive. Clash of the tartans. Wearing a kilt in Nunavut could leave you weak in the knees for much of the year -- but that hasn't stopped two rival plaid lovers from seeking to...
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A Liberian man is told that his brother has died of Ebola -- but later receives a conflicting report from the treatment centre, indicating he is alive. Clash of the tartans. Wearing a kilt in Nunavut could leave you weak in the knees for much of the year -- but that hasn't stopped two rival plaid lovers from seeking to make their patterns the territory's official tartan. And, he caught the law -- and the law won.After witnessing a police car making an illegal left-turn, a Montreal driver tries to pull it over -- and is slapped with a traffic ticket for his trouble.

Part One

Ebola Brother Folo
Lasana Capps was desperately trying to check his brother into one of Liberia's overcrowded Ebola treatment centres. And yesterday, he was told by the hospital that his brother had died. Today, though, he found out that might not be the case.

North-South Institute Closing
For nearly 40 years, the North-South Institute has dedicated itself to non-partisan research and discussion of international development and foreign policy. But it is closing up shop. We speak with former leader of the federal NDP, Ed Broadbent, who has served on the board of the North-South Institute

Cops Pulled Over
When a Montreal-area motorist tries to point out a traffic violation committed by the local police, he gets more than he bargained for.

Part Two

Turley-Syrian Refugees
More than a 130 thousand refugees from Syria have flooded into Turkey, fleeing the threat of ISIS. We find out how that country is managing the influx.

Nunavut Tartan
The Scottish question has not been answered...in northern Canada. Which tartan should officially represent the northern territory of Nunavut?

Remembering Bob Carty
Remembering Bob Carty, CBC documentary-maker extraordinaire.

Part Three

Italy Migrants
Was it a case of human-traffickers committing mass murder? More on the sinking of a ship full of migrants in the Mediterranean.

New Diving Suit
It may look like a cross between Iron Man and Buzz Lightyear but the Canadian-made Exosuit could revolutionize underwater exploration.

Tape: Devon Pot Call
A plant of unknown origin leads to a call to the Potting Shed radio program which in the end seems appropriate

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