The winner of the Spread the Net Campus Challenge (contest to raise money for mosquito nets for Africa) was Dalhousie University.
When Rick is interviewing the Courage brothers, prior to his polar bear dip, the song playing in the background is "Courage", by the Tragically Hip.
(Discussing Michael Fortier's appointment to Minister of Public Works)
Rick: He represents two important groups: Montrealers and people who have never been elected.
(Discussing for Liberal David Emerson's move to the Conservative cabinet)
Rick: Don't think of him as a turncoat, think of him as a Transformer.
Rick does an Everything you need to know about [blank], but were afraid to ask spot. This is the first time in quite a while since he last did this.
During the Canadian Tire ad, Bob says that the new prod is "Just like a cattle prod, just 700 more volts." Tom then replies "700 volts. That's a lot", but it comes across as sounding like the voltage is only 700 volts instead of 700 plus.