Back to Batoche launches tomorrow, and will incorporate many facets of the youth movement of the Métis across the country. Event Manager Claire Bélanger-Parker details the heavy youth focus, and all the new events this year.
Claire Bélanger-Parker, Event Manager
Angela Hill and Sarah Mills join Richard on the round table.
The WealthScapes findings are out, which is an annual neighbourhood-analysis of Canadian wealth. The Environics Analytics report breaks down the financial numbers for each province and even compares us to our American counterparts. Peter Miron, Senior Research Associate, details the results.
Peter Miron, Senior Research Associate
- It was a harrowing weekend for two men flying tandem lawn chairs over Oregon, suspended by 350 helium balloons. But the daredevil flight didn't end the way Kent Couch had hoped. He joins Richard with his white knuckle story.
In the wake of Monday night's deadly shooting in Toronto, there are increased calls for gun control and severe punishment for gun crimes. What happened in Toronto is reminiscent of what happens in many big American cities. Dr. Jooyoung Lee, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Toronto, shares some lessons learned from the streets of Philadelphia and Los Angeles, two historic centres of street violence in the US.
Dr. Jooyoung Lee, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Toronto
Patricia Elliott, Assistant Professor of Journalism at the U of R, explains why we're slowly turning off our TVs and turning on the web.
CJOB Sports Director & Bomber play-by-play announcer Bob Irving explains the challenges and delays building Investors Group Field in Winnipeg.
Drought in the U.S. is decimating corn and grain crops; Dan Basse, President of AgResource Company, joins with more on this devastating news.