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New prostitution legislation, Ottawa's sports market on Thursday's Talk to the Hand

OTTAWA – The federal government’s new prostitution legislation, the state of Ottawa’s sports market, a new CHEO application and a report showing an increase in strokes among younger Canadians are some of the topics being discussed on Talk to the Hand.

Thursday’s show rundown:

-Fredrique Chabot of POWER talks to Ed about concerns over the federal government’s new prostitution legislation.

-Tasha Richard of Kids and Company talks to Ed about the need for young people to be active on this Saturday’s
National Day of Play.

-Ian Joiner of the Heart and Stroke Foundation and recovering patient Natalie Parisien talk to Ed about a new report showing an increase in strokes among younger Canadians.

-Jacqueline Belsito of CHEO talks to Ed about the new app which allows you to “Supe-Yourself” into a creative avatar.  An anonymous Crusader for CHEO is donating $10 for each one created.

-Ottawa’s Ashley Brown joins Ed to talk about her impending trip to the World Cup in Brazil.

-Jane O’Reilly of University of Ottawa talks to Ed about her new study showing ostracism in the workplace is worse than harassment.

-Glen Hodgson of the Conference Board of Canada talks to Ed about Ottawa’s ‘favourable but fragile’ sports market.

-Blair Feltmate of the University of Waterloo talks to Ed about the Depave Project which will see pavement removed in 20 cities including Ottawa and replaced with porous brick and gravel to reduce the incidence of flooding.


The new talk show is hosted by veteran broadcaster Ed Hand on 1310News Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Ed wants you to be a big part of his shows, so call in at (613) 750-1310 to have your say! You can also follow Ed on Twitter and use #TalktotheHand to join the conversation!

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