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Conversation with American writer Tim O'Brien about July, July, a novel that has "The Big Chill" written all over it. Lord Byron had a pet bear. Playwright Henrik Ibsen kept a pet scorpion on his writing desk. Imprint delves into the relationship between writers and their pets. Pierre Berton waxes poetic about his love of cats. Ontario writer Diane Baker Mason prefers dogs. We cap off Black History Month with a profile of spoken word poets Dwayne Morgan and Motion. Both are writers and performance artists, who consistently pack houses with their dynamic style and hard hitting message.
What does an addict need to change to kick addiction? At the Westover Treatment Centre in Ontario, it's just one thing-everything. Come Clean follows addicts through a 19-day residential substance dependence program and for 18 months afterwards.
Dr. Williams & Dr. Pettifer team up to figure out if a 21 year old cat will survive tooth surgery; Dr. Bryer treats a tiny dog with a deadly virus; Dr. Boyd performs surgery on a working dog with bone fragments in its legs.
The tabloids' voracious appetite for royal stories feeds an insatiable hunger for regal revelations. The Royals decry the intrusion, but over the last 60 years the press has repeatedly dug up tales of Royal misbehavior.
In November 2012, Jim Foley is taken hostage whilst working in Syria. He is one of a handful of journalists daring to report in Syria as it heads towards civil war. Back in the US, his parents are desperate for information.