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Cyborgs: what was once solely science fiction is now a reality for a growing community of tech-enthusiasts, who are redefining the boundaries between human, machine, and AI. Joining Steve Paikin to discuss this brave new world are Tamara Banbury, a self-described ,voluntary cyborg, and a PhD student at Carleton University; Isabel Pedersen, Canada Research Chair in Digital Life, Media, and Culture, Associate Professor at Ontario Tech University; Lee Wilkins, a cyborg artist and adjunct faculty at OCAD and Ryerson Universities; and Rob Spence, a filmmaker with the world's only wireless video prosthetic eye camera.
Cobalt was once a booming town built on the silver mining industry. Just as the silver ran out, the town was ravaged by a fire in 1977. Now, Cobalt is poised for a renaissance thanks to its namesake, cobalt.
When The Bookshelf first opened in 1973, downtown Guelph was vibrant and full of well-established shops. Businesses came and went, but The Bookshelf grew to include a café, cinema, and event space, becoming a home for local artists and authors.
The St. Catharines Standard was at the forefront of breaking news in the golden age of newspapers. Run by four generations of the Burgoyne family, The Standard's intrepid reporters delivered hard-hitting news and exposed environmental injustices.
Nicole Moore discusses her book, "Shark Assault: An Amazing Story of Survival." Then, Hamilton-Niagara Hub journalist Justin Chandler recounts the way Niagara-on-the-Lake commemorates the Spanish Flu experience there.