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Man and his ponytail freed after being stuck in skimmer pipe of a swimming pool

Looking back at all the documentaries on the show over the years, Pat Kelly recalls his favourite.

Vancouver's 'Pedestrian-Driver-Cyclist Alliance' breaks into a fight on-air

The Pedestrian-Driver-Cyclist alliance was created to calm tensions between urban commuters in the city of Vancouver.

Lobbyist group wants children as young as 10 to be able to get tattoos

An Ottawa based lobbyist group is pushing for the legal age of consent for getting a tattoo to be lowered by eight years.

This Is That Live - 'Farewell Tour' Dates

Have you always wanted to write for This Is That? Do you think you're funnier that Peter and Pat? Well, this fall and winter will be your last chance to prove it.

Tattoos for Kids, Pedestrian-Driver-Cyclist Alliance, Fight for the Ponytail

We hear from a group pushing for kids as young as ten to be able to get tattoos, we have a visit from the Pedestrian-Driver-Cyclist Alliance, and Pat Kelly tells us why the ponytail rescue documentary is his favourite.

New trade law will require Canadian characters in Hollywood films

In an effort to increase the presence of Canadians on the silver screen, the Department of Canadian Films announced a new federal trade law that would require Hollywood films to include Canadian characters if these American films are to screen in Canada.

Canadians react to new trade law that requires Canadian characters in Hollywood films

We received lots of feedback for a story we did last week about a new trade law that requires Canadian characters in Hollywood films. Here's what real Canadians had to say about the story.

Cargo short creator to be awarded Order of Canada

This year, the Order of Canada will be awarded to the Canadian man who created the cargo short seventy years ago.

Canada's least popular National Park closing down

The Canada Parks Bureau has announced its intention to close down Canada’s least popular national park. Located in a remote region of Northern British Columbia, Aspen Bay National Park attracted only 13 visitors in 2017, despite costing the federal government $2 million.

Canadians react to Nova Scotia housing prisoners in unused condos

We received lots of feedback for a story we did last week about Nova Scotia housing prisoners in unused condominiums. Here's what real Canadians had to say about the story.

Canada in Hollywood, Cargo Short Creator, Worst National Park

We find out about a new law that requires Canadian characters in Hollywood films, we meet the creator of the cargo short, and we travel to Canada’s worst national park to see its final days.

After 9 seasons, This Is That says farewell (seriously)

For once, we aren't kidding.

Nova Scotia houses prisoners in unused condos

A spokesperson for the Nova Scotia Department of Inmate Housing told This Is That that the province has been housing prisoners in unused condominiums for the past year.

Silly ambulance siren means serious charges for Saskatoon paramedics

Is laughter truly the best medicine? Two paramedics in Saskatoon think so. And they are betting their careers on it.

Prisoner Condo Project, Harold the CBC Historian, Saskatoon Silly Siren

This week: We hear from the spokesperson for secret pilot project that’s been housing Nova Scotia inmates in unused condominiums, we talk with the CBC Radio One historian, and we travel to Saskatoon to meet the paramedics behind the silly siren. Plus, we make a very serious announcement.

Canadians react to BC Parents' Association banning classroom pets

We received lots of feedback for a story we did last week about a British Columbia Parents’ Association seeking to ban all classroom pets in the province. Here's what real Canadians had to say about the story.

CBC Radio One historian accuses 'This Is That' of falsifying stories

This week, This Is That welcomed the CBC Radio One historian, Harold Dubner, into the studio to chat about the show, which is now in its final season. Mr. Dubner wanted to comment on two observations that he has made over the years.

BC Parents' Association seeks to ban classroom pets

Citing concerns over distracted students, the British Columbia Parents’ Association is seeking to ban all classroom pets in the province.

This is possibly the worst app to ever hit the "gig economy"

As the marketplace for applications becomes increasingly overcrowded, a new Canadian app aims to offer a solution by offering every imaginable service.

BC man wins The Great Canadian Whistling Challenge using his nose

When Freddy Warburton burst onto the whistling scene last year, critics were skeptical of his unconventional approach. But after winning The Great Canadian Whistling Challenge, he’s proving his detractors wrong.

Canadians react to Toronto street hot dog as new national dish

We received lots of feedback for a story we did last week about the Toronto street hot dog becoming Canada’s national food item. Here's what real Canadians had to say about the story.

Classroom Pet Ban, Nose Whistling Champion, Little Buddy App

We learn about a new movement to remove all pets from British Columbia’s classrooms, we meet Canada’s whistling champion, and we explore the working conditions of app workers.

World's first drive-thru dentist opens in Medicine Hat

For the past six-months, Medicine Hat’s Dr. Roy Link has been shaking things up with his drive-thru dentistry practice. “I’m very busy and I do a lot of things from my car,” says Link, “So why can’t I fix teeth from a car?”

Canada's National Dish is now the Toronto street hot dog

According to Toronto MP Lloyd Jansen, Canada’s national dish is now the street hot dog. He was tasked with choosing what food item would represent Canada on the world stage after concerns about the country not having an identifiable dish were raised in Parliament.

Canada's National Dish, Pot Dispensary Sitcom, Drive-Thru Dentist

We speak with a disgruntled politician who believes it’s time for Canada to have a national dish, we meet the creator of Canada’s first-ever comedy series set in a marijuana dispensary, and we talk with the country’s first and only drive-thru dentist.
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