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Mid-day Memo - Episode 5

Mid-day Memo - Episode 5

At the top of the hour, Hannah Owczar reports live on location from Festival du Voyageur, now in its 50thyear of celebrating Franco-Manitoban culture. How has the annual winter festival thrived for so many years during some of our city’s coldest weeks? What’s new and exciting this year? Feature reporter Kelsey Marcotte brings us a story on treaties in Manitoba, talking to Indigenous elder Harry Bone about the spirit and intent of the historic agreements, and how they still impact us today. The it’s Jonathan Wade, who has a rant about the big business behind the consumer-centric day of romance – Valentine’s Day.  Later in the show, Christina Burridge provides some commentary one of this week’s most talked-about political issues, and Sydney Small brings you some pre-Oscars coverage. And of course, all our regular features: news, sports, entertainment and more!

Duration: 51 min

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