October 5, 2013 2:09 pm
Updated: October 5, 2013 2:25 pm

Saturday, October 5, 2013 on the Global Edmonton Morning News


Alison Foxford with the Second Chance Animal Rescue Society is back with two dogs this week.

EIFF- There’s a lot of talent at this year’s Edmonton International Film Festival, including Matthew Kowalchuk, who is the director of Lawrence and Holloman.

RIDE FOR REFUGE- It’s a day of love, sweat and gears in Edmonton. The Ride for Refuge is a family-friendly cycling fundraiser that partners with over 175 charities to raise money for their work with the displaced and vulnerable. Kevin sits down with the Mustard Seed’s director of programs, David Norton.

BRIDGE BUILDING- For 40 years, NAIT students and alumni have been putting their engineering skills to the test. Saturday is the annual Bridge Building event. Shannon speaks with Manuel Dufresne about the event.

MESSAGE FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE- Ghosts, spirits, and angels- are they real? Kevin speaks with psychic and author Laura Laforce, who is hosting an event this Wednesday that allows audience members to receive messages from beyond the grave.

WALK FOR WISHES- Wishmaker Walk for Wishes is the Children’s Wish Foundation’s annual signature event. Thousands of Canadians will participate, with the common goal of raising money to grant children their wishes. Shannon speaks with Elizabeth LoPresti, Stephanie Ricci and Sophia Ricci to learn more.

BIDS FOR KIDS- With fall, comes a new season of sports. But with registration fees and the cost of equipment, sports can be expensive. Shannon speaks with Liz Herbert and Kamau Peterson about KidSport.

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