Thursday, August 2, 2012

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Episode date 1 August 2012
Interviews and reports
Olympic Poet – Priscila Uppal
Courtesy of Priscila Uppal
She’ll catch your eye, but what she really wants is your ear!

The lady with the red-tinted hair, in two braids decorated with little Canadian flags, is in London, as Canada’s Olympic poet.

She’s following up on her stellar performance at the Vancouver Winter Olympics. She sang the praises of lugers and snow boarders, and her chronicles of the experience were published in a book called Winter Sports: Poems.

Carmel Kilkenny asked her what a wordsmith does at the Summer Olympic games?

Prepare for extreme weather, advise insurers
(Insurance Bureau of Canada)
Canadian insurance companies are asking cities and towns to prepare for more catastrophic weather events. The companies have faced a dramatic increase in the money they have paid out on claims due to severe weather. They commissioned a report which confirmed the weather will continue to get worse. RCI’s Lynn Desjardins found out that…
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