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Manitobans start their day off right with Information Radio 990. The show has become a journalistic leader in Winnipeg by breaking and advancing more stories than ever before. Information Radio 990 is an energetic, fast paced program that offers a variety of stories and items that include news, sports, traffic, business, comedy and more.

Manitobans start their day off right with Information Radio 990. The show has become a journalistic leader in Winnipeg by breaking and advancing more stories than ever before. Information Radio 990 is an energetic, fast paced program that offers a variety of stories and items that include news, sports, traffic, business, comedy and more.
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Winnipeg, MB

Networks:

CBC

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Manitobans start their day off right with Information Radio 990. The show has become a journalistic leader in Winnipeg by breaking and advancing more stories than ever before. Information Radio 990 is an energetic, fast paced program that offers a variety of stories and items that include news, sports, traffic, business, comedy and more.

Twitter:

@CBCInfoRad

Language:

English

Contact:

541 Portage Ave. Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G1 (204) 788-3205


Episodes

An act of kindness during a time of tragedy means the world to the Ford family.

1/15/2018
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One hospital room shared by two families. One celebrating a joyous birth and the other facing the loss of their son. How a random act of kindness in that room, seven years ago, has led to social media search that may lead to a reunion.

Duration:00:07:41

Does Frankie Allison Own the World's Oldest Poinsettia?

1/5/2018
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This time of year poinsettias are still everywhere but soon the plants with the large red leafy flowers will disappear, along with the decorations. Frankie Allison's plant, however, isn't going anywhere.

Duration:00:07:48

A Rare Estate Sale Find With a Royal Twist

1/5/2018
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A Winnipeg man bought a couple of cans of film at an estate sale years ago. But he never had the right kind of projector to transfer it. Fast forward about ten years later, and his son helps him make a Royal discovery.

Duration:00:08:20

Memory Tree helps people remember loved ones missed over the holidays.

12/22/2017
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The CBC's Bridget Forbes visits the Memory Tree, which for the last 30 years has helped people grieve through the holiday season.

Duration:00:07:03

Ski pants and bags of fruit: Gift requests from Winnipeg kids bring tears to paramedic's eyes

12/7/2017
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Connie Bazin didn't know what to expect when she launched a gift-giving project that allows Winnipeg school kids in need to choose what present they would like.

Duration:00:06:54

Using creativity and compassion to help move ageing loved ones to new homes

12/5/2017
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By combining the logistics of moving with the compassion of social work, Lisa Sinnicks has created a niche company in response to a need she saw while working for Manitoba Housing's 55 plus seniors facilities.

Duration:00:07:09

Saint John musher plans epic journey home

12/5/2017
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A Saint John man who fell in love with dog sledding while living in northern Manitoba is ready to come home — and he plans to take the scenic route.

Duration:00:07:03

Hot tech: A Winnipeg prof makes the case for sexbots

11/29/2017
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A local professor says sexbots could be the key to a happier, healthier society — but could also be a liability.

Duration:00:06:17

Winnipeg students shake up O Canada to reflect their values

11/28/2017
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We've all heard our national anthem sung in both English and French. But a group of Winnipeg high school students decided to sing the anthem to a decidedly different tune.

Duration:00:05:59

No warm welcome as homeless camp settles in Winnipeg's West Broadway neighbourhood

11/6/2017
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Greg Macpherson, executive director of the West Broadway Community Organization, joins Marcy in studio to discuss the increase of crime and drug use in the area, and possible solutions to the problem.

Duration:00:08:54

#MeToo, is it Time to stop justifying the movement and just, listen?

10/26/2017
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Teri Hofford is a Winnipeg body positive activist who says women are trained to make excuses for every sexual harassment and sexual assault that happens to them, but she hopes that changes with the "me too" movement.

Duration:00:10:59

Keri Latimer shares her story of survival, after joining the Me Too movement

10/20/2017
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Keri Latimer - a well-known singer-songwriter - posted Me Too on her Facebook page the other day. But up until now, her personal story of what she has been through was only known to those very close to her. She joins Marcy Markusa in studio.

Duration:00:08:54

'It's over for us'. After 33 Years, Wilma Derksen is ready to move on.

10/19/2017
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Wilma Derksen joins Marcy Markusa in studio to discuss the retrial of Mark Edward Grant, accused of murdering her daughter Candace in 1984. Derksen shares her feelings around the judge's 'not guilty' decision, as well as continuing Candace's legacy.

Duration:00:10:06

'I couldn't just leave her': Las Vegas man carried wounded Manitoba woman to ambulance after shooting

10/6/2017
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Justin Uhart took a bartending gig at a Las Vegas country music festival to make some extra money, and ended up saving the life of a Manitoban woman. He spoke to Information Radio in the days following the attack.

Duration:00:10:19

Indigenous Leader reacts to Manitoba premier's reconciliation ride

6/23/2017
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Niigaan Sinclair weighs in on Premier's ride to Peguis to mark the 200th anniversary of the Selkirk Treaty.

Duration:00:08:53

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