The Story From Here

The Story From Here is a weekly cross country tour tapping into story telling from CBC Radio One locations from every region.

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Sylvia Bernier personal tragedy, First World War love letters and innovative hospital food service

Sylvie Bernier's new book recounts tragic story of her nephew's drowning, love letters found one hundred years later and Watson Lake NWT innovative use of hospital kitchen to help seniors with chronic illness.
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Mandarin Mondays, furnace scam and social media pullback

Kelowna public library and free drop in mandarin classes, Winnipeg door to door furnace scam and advice on reducing time on social media to enjoy real life.
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Helicopter landing, vacation nightmare and vinyl record collector

A Nova Scotia man has a helicopter land in his yard, a St. John's couple has a casino scam nightmare in Domincan Republic and an Ottawa vinyl record collector decides to donate his vast collection.
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Giant calf,Tetris tourney, men's knitting group and night shift at a big hotel

Alberta calf weighs in at over 200 pounds, a Tetris tourney in Ontario, men in Winnipeg form a knitting group and a night in the life of overnight workers at a Vancouver hotel
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Ebikes in Nelson, safety in nightclubs project and sledge hockey team

City of Nelson BC provides incentives for civic workers to buy ebikes, Montreal nightclubs trying to be safer for women and profile of the Cape Breton sledgehammers hockey team
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Kinnow fruit, Labrador Winter Games, railway porter and exotic pet rescuer

Ottawa story about South Asian fruit, unique events at the Labrador Winter Games, Halifax railway porter who became first black station master and Thunder Bay exotic pet rescue group
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Friendship bench,Terry Fox van and northern pigeons

Friendship bench at high school in Winnipeg, the original van used by Terry Fox on display and a Yellowknife pigeon breeder and racer.
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Corey Hart's lyrics can be baffling, Will Gadd honoured by UN and airtraffic control behind the scenes

Halifax afternoon show debate on the Juno award winning and Canadian Music Hall of fame inductee Corey Hart, mountaineer Will Gadd honoured for his work on environmental awareness and behind the scenes at air traffic control at the Ottawa airport
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Kindness of strangers, retirement home house band and paralympian retires

A Vancouver woman tells the story of a jewellry store clerk who helped her honour her late Mother, a Charlottetown retirement home has a great and fun house band and Benoit Huot, paralympic legend retires after a twenty year career.
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Saskatoon piano store closes, from Ireland to Quebec City,Great Colonial Cook off and Prince George statue

After 38 years piano store closes, family from Ireland builds community in Quebec City, Newfoundland Cook off contest plans for this summer includes racy dilemma and statue of significance found in Prince George B.C.
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Buckingjam Palace, staff overcoming addictions, Cree barbie,

Calgary private home that is also a jazz bar, Regina area restaurant employs recovering addicts and Winnipeg Cree film maker is Mattel role model and wants a Cree Barbie
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Duck lady, Northwest Angle, winter homeless man and milk bag mattress project

Kelowna area art therapist learns lessons from ducks, U.S. anomaly wedged between Ontario and Manitoba, Toronto area man who lives under Gardiner Expressway and Quebec City woman makes mattresses from used milk bags and donates to charity
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Snowmobile near miss, weight loss after fort mac fire book, canal skate patrol and fire pig rescue

Newfoundland man's runaway skidoo narrowly misses his wife, Fort Mac fire evacuee writes book after post fire weight loss, safety patrol on Rideau canal and Wetaskiwin Alberta Mayor and volunteer firefighter rescues pet pig from house fire
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Street vendor magazine, unique funeral with oxen, acting cat and Sidney Crosby hecklers

Kamloops magazine aims to help homeless and displaced citizens, Nova Scotia man who loved oxen paid tribute at his funeral, Winnipeg acting cat and Sidney Crosby manages hecklers.
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Regina traffic cop, London man and dementia and Mohawk language class

Regina traffic police officer uses twitter prolifically and calls out violators, London Ontario man goes to University to help manage dementia related memory issues and Montreal Mohawk language classes.
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St. John's rapper comeback, quitting social media as a resolution and burning energy so kids can focus on school

Nathan Douce starting to regain his music world prominence after addiction battles, Ottawa lawyer resolves to stop social media, Sensory path program at a Manitoba elementary school
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Newcomers to Montreal, swallowing device and J-pod orca well-being

Newcomers from Columbia to Montreal slowly make adjustments to Canadian winter and way of life, Edmonton company device to help people who have issues swallowing and the fight to maintain the population of j-pod orca whales
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Search for heart recipient,James Ehnes and Grammy, Calgary trumpet player and three years since Syrian refugees arrive

Mother searches for the person who received her son's heart, violin master James Ehnes from Brandon,Manitoba receives Grammy nomination, Calgary Philharmonic trumpet player recovers from surgery and Syrian refugees in Prince George.
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91 year old painter, carillon lessons and role models

Kathleen Knowling still painting and exhibiting her work, Ottawa area organist takes lessons to play the Peace Tower carillon and Saskatoon professor thinks having famous people as role models isn't the best idea.
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2050 climate goals, Joe Beef cookbook and board game recommendations

What you can do to reduce climate change, Montreal restauranteur new cookbook and Regina game store owner's top picks for board games
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Kindness of strangers,WW2 plane rebuilder and battery powered heart

Paramedic recalls the kindness of a woman who had just lost her husband, Saskatoon man with passion for planes rebuilds German WW2 fighter and Halifax man gets new lease on life with battery powered heart.
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CN tower and a three year old,PEI family with preemie and a key finding dog

Toronto boy with fascination for CN tower visits it on his third birthday, PEI family update on life so far with preemie daughter and a Kamloops locksmith trains her dog to find keys.
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Cuffing, 87 year old skiier and Nfld/Lab gay straight alliance woes

Coupling for young people, Canmore Alberta super skiier and students defy the backlash to create gay straight alliance in their high school.
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Gem theatre re-opens, budgies on the loose, Mother's fight for consent and memory trees

Grand Forks B.C. theatre, Edmonton budgies rescued, Winnipeg Mother wins fight for parents to know if adult children are in life threatening medical situations and Kamloops Memory trees
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Perfect Christmas tree, Cinderella actor, Ottawa mission class and Elisabeth making cookies

Finding the perfect holiday tree, Halifax actor talks about challenges she has faced, a mission in Ottawa teaches cooking skills and Elisabeth makes cookies while eating dough