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Episode date 2 August 2012
Interviews and reports
Trans-Canada birthday road trip
(Mark Richardson)
Monday, July 30th marked the 50th anniversary of the Trans-Canada Highway. Known affectionately as the T-Can, the highway spans some 8,000 kilometers and runs from the Atlantic coast to the Pacific.

Journalist Mark Richardson decided to go on a coast-to-coast road trip in his yellow Camaro convertible. RCI’s Lynn Desjardins reached him at the summit of the Rogers Pass in British Columbia to find out why.
Games return to Canada’s national broadcaster
Courtesy of RCI
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has won the Canadian broadcast rights to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi and the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Hubert Lacroix, the president of the CBC, made the announcement on Wednesday while visiting at the 2012 games in London.

Speaking to CBC television’s Heather Hiscox, Lacroix said:
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