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The Debaters is the hit show where comedians go toe-to-toe in a battle of laughs and logic. Hosted by award-winning funnyman Steve Patterson, the program is a combustible combination of sharply crafted comedic rants and hilarious ad libs. The engaging format is part stand-up, part quiz show and part comedy competition, with the live audience picking the winners.
 
Unreserved is the radio space for Indigenous community, culture, and conversation. Host Falen Johnson takes you straight into Indigenous Canada, from Halifax to Haida Gwaii, from Shamattawa to Ottawa, introducing listeners to the storytellers, culture makers and community shakers from across the country.
 
CBC Radio host Sheryl MacKay meets creative people from all around the province. Hear about their passions and inspirations. You'll visit artists and in their studios, musicians and performers backstage, writers at their keyboards and chefs at the cooktop. There's great conversation and a lot of laughs too waiting for you every weekend on North by Northwest.
 
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On today's show: our Unconventional Panel debates the recently proposed idea of making Alberta's official sport rodeo; take an island getaway in the heart of the city. We visit Elbow Island Park, The Wandering Island in the southwest; the Calgary Chinese Orchestra's latest project showcases artists from around the world. The woman who put it all to…
 
Financial commentator Rubina Ahmed-Haq outlines some of the many important changes due to the pandemic to the 2020 income tax return; Infectious disease specialist Dr. Gerald Evans offers his perspective on the patchwork of vaccination plans across the province; Parenting columnist and founder of the group Black Moms Connection, Tanya Hayles discus…
 
It's tax season again, and financial planner Meghan Chomut will join us with some tips on what you need to consider while filing in this unusual pandemic year. There was some damage to homes in Natuashish yesterday due to a sewage backup. We speak with Chief John Nui about it. Making music because you want to is what Tessa Graham says the RPM music…
 
Downton Abbey alumnus Dan Stevens talks about reuniting with his former stage co-star Dame Judi Dench in a new film adaptation of Noël Coward's comedy classic Blithe Spirit, the latest chapter in the actor's highly prolific and unpredictable career. Cree poet Louise Bernice Halfe discusses the significance of her new position as Canada's parliament…
 
BCCDC epidemiologist Dr. Danuta Skowronski discusses BC's decision to extend the interval between COVID-19 vaccine doses. Tamitik Status of Women executive director Michelle Martins discusses a proposal for a 24-hour childcare facility in Kitimat. CBC reporter Jason Proctor gives an update on the extradition hearing against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou.…
 
The information in this interview was current as of 8:15 Wednesday morning. Atlantic Destiny, a scallop trawler, caught fire last night about 220 kilometers south of Yarmouth. Canadian and American search and rescue crews responded to the mayday call. All crew are safely off the vessel.
 
The CBC's David Burke tells us about two rival biker gangs in Halifax: Hells Angels and the Outlaws, we hear about a controversy on PEI about Airsoft guns and on the phone-in, we talk about Crohns Disease and Colitis
 
This week, the House of Commons passed a motion to label China's persecution of Uighurs and other Turkic Muslims a genocide. The motion also calls on the government to push the International Olympic Committee to move the 2022 Winter Olympics out of Beijing. Our question this week: Should Canada boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics?…
 
On this week’s show: New Brunswick Health Minister Dorothy Shephard outlines her province’s vaccine preparations and Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson talks about his city’s plans to get a head start on inoculations. Plus: Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault looks at what Australia’s battle with tech giants means for Canada’s own regulatory efforts, and clea…
 
This week’s special edition of CBC Radio’s Quirks & Quarks looks at the history and future of Black people in science. We delve into the the history of biased and false “race science” that for hundreds of years was used to justify slavery, exploitation and exclusion. This has left a terrible legacy in systemic racism that in the past and present ha…
 
The province says it plans to use thousands more rapid testing kits for COVID-19 as more cases of variants have been identified in the province. New modelling also suggests that cases could double over the next two months. For the latest in politics this week, host Stefani Langenegger is joined by our political panel. Adam Hunter covers politics fo…
 
Almost a year into the pandemic Canadians are still coming to terms with what they have lost, whether it’s the loss of loved ones or the life we had before the pandemic. This week White Coat, Black Art explores the stories of Canadians who have found ways to be resilient in light of that loss. In the final installment of the special series “Prescri…
 
It's no secret our devices are designed to become useless, forcing us to upgrade whether we want to or not. But where did the idea of planned obsolescence come from, and does it have any benefits? This week, we examine obsolescence: its history, how it manifests today, and the ethics of creating disposable devices in a future of scarcity.…
 
Filmmaker Amy Ziering reframes the media's coverage of Woody Allen in Allen v. Farrow; a 1959 vaccine heist offers a cautionary tale for COVID-19; a deaf writer who says Zoom has been her pandemic silver lining; why Alek Minassian's autism defence worries people with autism; how the Norwegian concept of koselig can help get you through winter; a Da…
 
Is the apocalypse already here? Is The Sims a capitalist fantasy or a commentary on consumerism? Can a house bleed real human blood? Is Zendaya the coolest person in Hollywood? Does New Year’s Day feel like yesterday? Or three years ago? (Or both, somehow?) In any case, the year is young, and we haven’t yet had the chance to catch you up on what’s …
 
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