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Season 2 Episode 81

December 20, 2006

Aired Weekdays 6:00 AM Dec 20, 2006 on CTV
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December 20, 2006
Montreal police break up a telemarketing fraud ring that was preying on the elderly in both Canada and the US; U.S. health officials are proposing sterner warning labels for the non-prescription pain-relievers; Dr. Marla Shapiro talks about the labels on painkillers and what you should know about using painkillers; Miss USA Tara Conner has been given a second chance by Donald Trump after agreeing to enter rehab following allegations of underaged drinking and illicit drug use; Alice Panikian, Miss Universe Canada, talks with Seamus about the pressures of pagent competitions; Nova Scotia's education minister, Karen Casey, fired all members of the Halifax Regional School Board on Tuesday, claiming that their constant in-fighting has made the board ineffective; a new AP-Ipsos poll finds that Canadians are just as stressed as Americans; the family of Leslie McFarlane, better known as "Franklin W. Dixon", writer of The Hardy Boys mysteries, have donated his personal papers to the library at Hamilton's McMaster University; Leslie Beck chats with Seamus about how to do some damage control if you've already put on a few holiday pounds; Sulekha Sathi from Toronto Public Library drops by to talk about some classic holiday stories, both old and new, for families; A Thousand Cures takes the title in the contest "Garage Band Face-off" with their song White Top Cadillac, and band members Paul Macri and Dusty Emmer drop by to talk with Bev about the win; Sir Frederick Banting's grand-nephew, Bob Banting, is fighting to keep the Banting homestead out of the hands of developers; Rita Silvan, Elle Canada editor-in-chief, drops by to talk about the new trend in model health, and the impact it will have on the industry; Kathy Klodas of Granowska's Bakery with some Polish classics in the "Sweets & Treats" series.moreless

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Dr. Marla Shapiro

Dr. Marla Shapiro

Health & Medical Correspondent

Recurring Role

Leslie Beck

Leslie Beck

Diet & Nutrition Correspondent

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Jennifer Ward (II)

Jennifer Ward (II)

Guest Host

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