Marketplace, CBC – “Mind Games”
In a powerful journey into the world of memory, MARKETPLACE co-host Tom Harrington explores the fears of many Canadians – and his own – when it comes to memory loss. Having lost his parents and father-in-law to Alzheimer’s, Tom puts himself – and an industry – to the test. From an MRI in London, Ont. to playing popular brain training games to new technology that claims to improve brain function, he examines the promises and pitfalls of a multi-billion-dollar business in his most personal investigation yet. Mind Games is the one hour season finale of Marketplace.
The Fifth Estate, CBC – “Too Young to Lose”
A daughter, a niece, a friend. Underage girls forced into prostitution. Sexually exploited by pimps, praying on their vulnerability. Who are these teens? Mark Kelley sits down with four young women from Edmonton and finds out how they were targeted, recruited, and groomed into the sex trade. the fifth estate also follows the police, community and street outreach workers as they race against time –trying to prevent the young girls becoming the next murdered and missing women. It’s the tale of one city’s efforts to curtail the growth of teen trafficking.