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The Doc Project is a weekly CBC radio show and podcast. In our original documentaries, you will meet people, go places, learn things, feel things, and be surprised. We explore the big picture through the people living it. The Doc Project: Canadian stories you can't stop thinking about.
 
Cross Country Checkup is Canada's only national phone-in show, broadcasting live from coast to coast to coast. Checkup is Canada's weekly town hall — a place for raw, honest perspectives on the most pressing issues of the week. For over 55 years, it's where Canadians gather to listen to each other every Sunday afternoon. Call us: 1-888-416-8333.
 
Unreserved is the radio space for Indigenous community, culture, and conversation. Host Rosanna Deerchild 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.
 
The Cost of Living ♥s money — how it makes (or breaks) us. We untangle the economic forces at play and transform our understanding of how money shapes our lives. Discover how everyday decisions connect with the larger economy in ways big, small, good, bad, obvious and unseen on The Cost of Living.
 
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.
 
When Sheree Fertuck’s truck is found abandoned, suspicions grow around what happened to her. This CBC investigation uncovers a story of guns, violence, and loss -- and of the gravel pit that could still hold clues about her disappearance.
 
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ECMA award-winning artist Reeny Smith is on the road with Matt Anderson as part of The Snowman's Ball tour. Plus she's just dropped a brand new Christmas single called Dear Santa. We chat with Reeny about her new tune and why she's grateful for her recent performances.
 
Vale has been awarded the distinction of Miner of the Year by the Canadian Institute of Mining for its Voisey's Bay nickel operation. Vale's General Manager of Labrador Operations John O'Shaughnessy joins us to talk about the honour. The final report from the inquiry into ground search and rescue in this province was recently released. We get react…
 
E-COMM announces that starting this week, 9-1-1 operators will no longer stay on the line with callers while they're waiting to be connected with emergency services. We'll hear from CEO Oliver Grüter-Andrew; in our second half, we're talking about the annual International Day of Persons with Disabilities with Cathy Browne, the co-chair of CBC's abi…
 
Saxophonist Kenny G discusses Listening to Kenny G, a documentary that explores his meteoric rise in the late '80s and early '90s, the backlash that followed, and why he's now being embraced by a whole new generation of musicians. Valérie Lemercier talks about writing, directing and starring in the new unauthorized Céline Dion biopic, Aline. Author…
 
Zoey Purves is one of a group of Canadians aged 12 to 18 is launching a court challenge to lower the voting age. She explains why she wants youth to vote in the next federal election; John Williams, a Midland based maple syrup producer, talks about the state of Ontario's syrup supply as Quebec releases 22 million kilograms of its reserve stock; Que…
 
A group of Canadian youth are making headlines... launching a court challenge to lower the federal voting age. Amelia Penney-Crocker, one of the 13 youth litigants, explains why they believe young people should be allowed to cast a ballot for their future.
 
We speak with Jim Cormier, the director of government relations in the Atlantic Region for the Retail Council of Canada about the minimum wage in NB going up by $2.00 next year in two increments. And on the phone-in: Restoring old homes with Miriam Andrews of Lady Smith Manor in Dorchester, NB.
 
Don Oliver grew up in Wolfville, N.S., in the only Black family in town at the time. He went on to become a lawyer, a national vice-president of the Progressive Conservative Party and the first Black man to serve in the Canadian Senate. Host Jeff Douglas spoke with Oliver about his new autobiography, A Matter of Equality.…
 
If you’re gathering for the holidays this year, will you be busting out the Monopoly board? Did your Animal Crossing island or playing Dungeons & Dragons on Zoom help you get through pandemic lockdowns? Even if you’re not an avid gamer, you probably have lots of memories attached to games. This episode we’re recommending podcasts about all kinds of…
 
Epidemiologist Dr. Fahad Razak explains why he thinks travel restrictions are a good thing in light of the new Omicron COVID-19 variant; Jenn Beagan, an assistant coach with the women's junior national field hockey team, talks about what it's like being stranded in South Africa due to the Canadian government's new travel restrictions; Infectious di…
 
The Ontario government announced Friday that cases of the new coronavirus omicron variant have been detected in Ottawa. Dr. Prabhat Jha, professor of global health at the University of Toronto and an epidemiologist at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, answers Cross Country Checkup callers’ questions about the variant.And, Stephanie Nolen, global h…
 
On this week’s show: Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan lays out new legislation aimed at protecting health care workers from harassment and lawyer Ian Runkle offers his take on existing measures in the Criminal Code. Plus — economists Armine Yalnizyan and Trevor Tombe discuss the latest concerns about inflation; Barbados bids adieu to the British mona…
 
What increasing flooding means for pipeline projects; Woody the talking Christmas tree is back; the Groveland Four are exonerated 72 years later; everything you need to know about Indigenous land title; Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim dies at 91; how Billy Preston became the unofficial fifth Beatle and more.…
 
Many of us are taught from a young age that marriage is the key to happiness. But what if this commonly held belief isn’t true? Social psychologist Bella DePaulo breaks down the stereotypes about single life.Later, following the George Floyd protests across the world last year, television shows about police officers have become, for many viewers, a…
 
Researchers studying finger snapping find it’s 20 times faster than the blink of an eye; Pregnant male seahorses grow a placenta to nurture their young; Why an ancient crater in Labrador is the perfect place for astronauts to train for a moon mission; An agile robot that can skateboard, slackline and even fly; This physicist knew years ago that inf…
 
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