Tag Archives: Radio/As It Happens

Why this Winnipegger is watching Christopher Nolan’s Tenet in theatres 120 times

By | September 3, 2020

The first time Craig Sharpe saw the time-bending blockbuster Tenet in theatres, he admits he was “totally confused.” But now that he’s seen it 19 times, he has a pretty good grasp of the plot. “I have had crystal clear sense of this movie since the fifth time,” the Winnipeg man told As It Happens guest host Helen Mann. “And now, I’m… Read More »

Why this Portage La Prairie Residential School survivor is glad the building is now a national historic site

By | September 1, 2020

There was a time when Ernie Daniels yearned to see the Portage La Prairie Residential School in Manitoba torn down. But now he’s thankful it’s still standing. Daniels is a Long Plain First Nation elder and a survivor of Canada’s residential school system, in which the federal government took more than 150,000 First Nations, Métis, and Inuit children from their families and forced them to attend… Read More »

B.C. couple confronted at Costco for buying bulk Lysol wipes to re-sell for profit

By | March 13, 2020

Douglas Quan was at a Costco in Vancouver this week when he saw something that made him stop in his tracks. Quan, a reporter with the Toronto Star’s B.C. bureau, was there on Wednesday to cover the phenomenon of “panic buying” during the coronavirus pandemic. “But before I even got to the front entrance, I stumbled across this couple who… Read More »