Archive: More To Life

More To Life offers Ontario viewers an intelligent daytime alternative to soap opera, talk shows and reruns. This interactive phone-in program offers practical information that will entertain and educate viewers and enhance their daily lives.

Episodes

Air Date: March 30, 2004 - 56:34
My first guest is a pioneer in the field of workaholism. Barbara Killinger is the author of "Workaholics, The Respectable Addicts. A Family Survival Guide". And here to talk about diversity in film is Kirk Cooper of the Reel World Film Festival.
Air Date: March 29, 2004 - 56:47
Multiple Sclerosis is a devastating illness, but with the advent of new drugs and a greater understanding of the disease, patients have a lot to be hopeful about. We also profile street nurse Cathy Crowe, who has worked tirelessly for the homeless.
Air Date: March 25, 2004 - 13:00
Why are rates of HIV/AIDS infection so high in Africa? Thoughts from two people who are passionate about this struggle. And we profile Dr. Miriam Rossi, an Adolescent Medicine Specialist at the Hospital for Sick Children.
Air Date: March 25, 2004 - 41:47
Why are rates of HIV/AIDS infection so high in Africa? Thoughts from two people who are passionate about this struggle. And we profile Dr. Miriam Rossi, an Adolescent Medicine Specialist at the Hospital for Sick Children.
Air Date: March 22, 2004 - 57:01
Estimates suggest that at least half of us use some kind of natural medicine. But do you use these products without knowing what's in them or how much to take? And celebrated singer and actor Jackie Richardson is our next X-Factor profile.
Air Date: March 15, 2004 - 56:38
Are we winning the battles against new diseases such as SARS and the Avian flu? A bacteriologist and a virologist discuss. And Ruth Grier discusses the many hats she has worn over her long career in politics.
Air Date: March 03, 2004 - 56:47
What's behind the dismal math scores of Ontario students? The teachers, the curriculum, or is math just getting harder? And the Ontario Cancer Research Network has launched a new website to keep up on the latest research in cancer treatments.
Air Date: March 01, 2004 - 56:42
We take a look at a controversial health issue -- teenagers and anti-depressants. And our X-Factor segment features Adeena Niazi of the Afghan Women's Organization.
Air Date: February 25, 2004 - 56:42
Why do we love to titillate? How does time change the things we find shocking? Here to tell us is Marcel Danesi, professor of Semiotics. And why are high school students failing in record numbers, while others are achieving more than ever?
Air Date: February 23, 2004 - 56:44
Why are some people healthy and others not? The answers are the most intriguing we've heard. And we talk with Karen Mock, the executive director of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation and one of this country's foremost authorities on hate crimes.
Air Date: February 11, 2004 - 56:53
Famous architects are redesigning some of Ontario's most-loved public spaces like the Royal Ontario Museum. Two people who have opinions on the new designs visit. And we talk about the Pathways to Education project in Regent Park.
Air Date: February 02, 2004 - 56:36
Today we're going to take a look at people struggling overcome personality disorders. And we interview Perdita Felicien of Pickering, who won the gold medal in the 100-metre hurdles at the World Track and Field Championship in Paris.
Air Date: January 29, 2004 - 56:49
While you're packing your swimsuit and heading south for the winter, others are packing their parkas and coming to Ontario. What are they coming for? And OPP's traffic expert, Sergeant Cam Woolley, discusses how we cope with winter roads.
Air Date: January 28, 2004 - 56:50
We ask the question: why don't men want to be teachers anymore in Canada? We also discuss the potential banning of seven well-used "bad" words from the airwaves to avoid corrupting young minds in the US.
Air Date: January 26, 2004 - 56:30
How do we cope in this not-so-brave new world of new diseases without cures, such as SARS and West Nile? And we talk with Ontario student Anne Swift, inventor and Glamour Magazine's "one of the top ten college women who will change the world".
Air Date: January 21, 2004 - 56:40
You've probably heard the expression, 'actions speak louder than words. Professor Marcel Danesi discusses non-verbal communication. Our education expert Wili Liberman talks about the law suit filed by some parents against the Grade 10 Literacy Test.
Air Date: January 19, 2004 - 56:51
Our panel discusses the latest advancements in treating brain cancer. And Mary Jo Leddy is a former nun, who is currently working as director of Romero House, where she devotes her energies working and advocating for refugees.