Tue September 30, 2008 at 7:00 PM
Life in the city wasn't always as peaceful as it is today, especially in the city's south end. The provincial penitentiary used to be just down the road from Point Pleasant Park. ** Being a recreation director is an arduous task - budgeting, programming, planning, relying solely on volunteers to help out. Last weekend, recreation directors from the Yukon gathered for their annual meeting. ** No more tickets: A new era began this week for Toronto's commuters.
Mon September 29, 2008 at 7:00 PM
First, a clip for you from the final installment of Sounds Like Canada. Shelagh Rogers joined host Kevin Sylvester. Then we follow a man as he takes his first flight on a powered paraglider.
Sun September 28, 2008 at 7:00 PM
Painter Geoffrey Raymond is out on Wall Street, with his portraits of CEOs and other big suits. He's inviting passers-by to take a marker and scrawl something on them. Here he is on Q with host Jian Ghomeshi.
Thu September 25, 2008 at 7:00 PM
Growing up with Julie is the title of Gerry Steele's first book. Julie was his mother, an Acadian woman who married into a Scottish family. Steele's book examines the racism suffered by his mother - while she worked to raise a family in poverty. Then we meet athlete Bo Hedges. Hedges was on the national men's wheelchair basketball team at the Paralympic Games in Beijing this year. Canada won the silver, but lost the gold medal to Australia.