Spark on CBC Radio One Nora Young helps you navigate your digital life by connecting you to fresh ideas in surprising ways.
CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks covers the quirks of the expanding universe to the quarks within a single atom... and everything in between.
IDEAS is a deep-dive into contemporary thought and intellectual history. No topic is off-limits. In the age of clickbait and superficial headlines, it's for people who like to think.
Take a trip around the world with CBC Radio's As It Happens. Hear from the people at the centre of the stories of the day — from the complex to the weird and wacky.
CBC Radio's Dr. Brian Goldman takes listeners through the swinging doors of hospitals and doctors' offices, behind the curtain where the gurney lies.
CBC Radio's Laugh out Loud is Canada's home for comedy. Every week the show features the best and funniest comics in the business. Recorded at festivals and comedy clubs across the country, LOL is the ...
CBC Radio's The Current is a meeting place of perspectives with a fresh take on issues that affect Canadians today.
Because News is Canada's funniest news quiz. Host Gavin Crawford quizzes comedians and celebrities about the headlines. Subscribe to get Members Only bonus episodes every Wednesday.
Fresh, new, provocative programs from the digital realm. Radio One's Podcast Playlist kicks it off on terrestrial with a sampling of some of the most intriguing of what the internet has to offer.
CBC Radio's The House takes you behind the scenes in the world of Canadian politics. Parliament may take a summer recess but the business of national politics never stops; nor does The House.
If a joke's worth telling, it's worth repeating. Comedy Factory host Jane Testar collects our favourite skits, commentaries and funny bits that appeared on CBC Radio over the past week. It's an assembly line of humour, safety-tested and priced to move!
World Report is the first word on the day's top international and Canadian stories and reveals original work by CBC journalists. Join Nil Köksal weekdays and Marcia Young on the weekends on CBC Radio One.
The National's Rosemary Barton tackles the week's big political stories with Canada's leading political journalists, including Chantal Hébert and Andrew Coyne. A podcast that helps you understand the why behind the moves and decisions of your elected officials.
Tapestry is your guide through the messy business of being human. You’ll hear surprising conversations and rediscover your connection to something larger than yourself. Tapestry: your time to pause and go deep.
Get ready to meet the artists you're talking about, and the ones you'll soon love. Whatever you're into — be it music, TV, film, visual art, theatre or comedy — q is there. Expect deep insight, and big surprises. Because on q, arts and entertainment get personal.
CBC Radio's Metro Morning keeps listeners informed about what's going on in Toronto and offers listeners an optimistic, sometimes humorous view of the world, together with the day's more serious news.
Cross Country Checkup is Canada's only weekly national open-line radio program. It is broadcast live across Canada every Sunday afternoon on CBC Radio One and SiriusXM, and streamed live on the Internet. Each week Canadians from coast to coast join in a lively discussion on an issue of national interest that affects their daily lives.
CBC Radio's Writers and Company offers an opportunity to explore in depth the lives, thoughts and works of remarkable writers from around the world. Hosted by Eleanor Wachtel.
CBC Radio’s The Sunday Magazine is a lively, wide-ranging mix of topical long-form conversations, engaging ideas and more. Each week, host Piya Chattopadhyay takes time for deep exploration, but also makes space for surprise, delight and fun.
High-stakes storytelling at its most artful and human — radio documentary on the next level. Stories lived, stories told.
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.
Every weekday afternoon, Power & Politics host Vassy Kapelos guides Canadians through the country's political news, with a regular cast of political panellists and the continuously unfolding drama of the Canadian political scene.
Day 6 is a news magazine show that delivers a surprising take on the week.
Unscripted and honest radio debates. Ontario Today is never shy. The host, studio guests and callers dive right into the contentious issues of the day. CBC Radio One from 12 to 1 ET. Call-in 1-888-817-8995.
CBC Radio's Shelagh Rogers travels the country, conversing with authors and readers of all kinds. A new episode every Monday.
The Eyeopener sets the agenda for the day, asking the questions that need to be answered and bringing compelling local stories to Calgarians
Ontario Morning tells you what's happening in your world - whether it's down the road or around the globe.Get the latest national and international news on World Report and local newscasts on the half-hour.
CBC Radio's Morning North is a weekday news and current affairs program hosted by Markus Schwabe.
CBC News correspondents take you behind the scenes as they cover the biggest events around the world. Personal stories from our reporters who were there while the story was breaking.
BC Today is where British Columbians connect on issues facing their lives and their community. Every week day at noon PT and 1pm MT, BC Today host Michelle Eliot delves into the top story for the province.
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.
If you're talking about it, so is Judy Aldous on Alberta's only province wide open line. From strong opinions, to thoughtful arguments, to stories worth repeating - you never know what you'll hear nex ...
CBC Radio's Information Morning kick starts the day on mainland Nova Scotia with news, survival information, compelling stories and opinions from all perspectives in the province.
Under the Influence gives listeners a rare backstage pass into the hallways, boardrooms and recording studios of the ad industry. Join host and adman Terry O’Reilly for fascinating (and humorous) stories that connect the dots between pop culture, marketing and human nature.
Maritime Noon is a one-hour program devoted to delivering informative reports and interviews which explore issues that are of interest to Maritimers. Join host Bob Murphy weekdays from noon to 1 p.m.
Cross Talk's daily phone-in connects listeners from across Newfoundland and Labrador - and beyond.
Information Morning from CBC Moncton is your essential source of news, weather, traffic and stories from your community. Join Jonna weekday mornings.
CBC Radio's Information Morning Cape Breton helps listeners better understand and explore the challenges in our island's future, remember their past and celebrate their neighbours' accomplishments.
Whether you live in Clarenville, Port Aux Basques, southern Labrador or any point in between...CBC Newfoundland Morning is for you. It's an upbeat, friendly start to your day. Bernice and Martin have the information you need, want and can't do without!
Information Morning Fredericton is your window on the community every weekday morning, from 5:55 to 8:37 on CBC Radio One, the news and stories of our lives in your city and around the province; keeping you informed and engaged.
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Science fiction author David Barr Kirtley talks geek culture with guests such as Neil Gaiman (#253), George R. R. Martin (#22), Richard Dawkins (#46), Wil Wheaton (#398), Bill Nye (#273), Margaret Atwood (#94), Neil deGrasse Tyson (#32), and Ursula K. Le Guin (#65). Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy has appeared on recommended podcast lists from NPR, The Guardian, The A.V. Club, BBC America, CBC Radio, WVXU, io9, Omni, The Strand, Library Journal, and Popular Mechanics. CBC Radio writes, "You may n ...
Shift is an energetic two and a half hours that connects people in the province with the events of the day and with each other.
Chief Mike Sack with Sipekne'katik First Nation spoke with host Jeff Douglas about the community's moderate livelihood fishery plan and the tensions that have erupted in southwest Nova Scotia.
On this week's screen panel, John Semley and Kathleen Newman-Bremang recap the 72nd Annual Emmy Awards — a virtual ceremony full of historic wins, particularly for Canadian comedy Schitt's Creek. Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer discusses how interactive art can work in a global pandemic and what connection looks like in the age of phys…
The president of the Ontario Medical Association, Dr. Samantha Hill discusses the shift to telemedicine driven by the pandemic and how it has proven to be surprisingly efficient and reliable; Even thought the CERB will end soon, most of the recipients will be eligible for continuing assistance. Shannon Lee Simmons, a certified financial planner, au…
Dining on the world’s oldest recipes... Scott Moir, a Cape Breton University professor, has been cooking up something pretty interesting for his history course this Fall.
David Fraser is a Halifax lawyer. He's already downloaded the new Covid-19 tracing app and urges other to do so. If you download it, it can tell you about possible exposures. But an app that tracks who you've been close to brings up privacy concerns and Julia Wright speaks with Fraser about those concerns.…
A university town in N.S. is coming together over COVID-19 and dispelling fears over out-of-province students attending classes on campus.
Ricin Letter Raid, Lobster Fishery Dispute, John Turner Obit, Emmys Short Drama, Ruth Bader Ginsberg Obit, Alligator Attack Artist and more.
Hannah Crouse pairs student volunteers with seniors who need company.
Six months into the pandemic and rapid test kits are still not available here in Canada. Dr. Anne Collins, President of the Canadian Medical Association, talks about the difference they could make.
Political scientists and watchers weigh in on the N.D.P.'s decision to call a snap election. A Vancouver based pediatrician explains COVID-19 symptoms parents should be watching out for. CBC entertainment reporters explain the appeal behind hit T.V. show Schitt's Creek, which cleaned up at the Emmy's.…
Today we explore the growth of misinformation around COVID-19. With us for the hour to explore why and what to do about it is Timothy Caulfield, Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy at the University of Alberta.
Preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Teddy, Paint advice from Jim White.
Ed Lawrence explains what's causing pine, spruce and cedars to go scarlet red and dead. Plus how to start a peach tree; prepare your garden for winter; deal with chinch bugs; and much more.
On today's show: why online schooling simply isn't an option in parts of rural Alberta; Ranchman's Cookhouse and Dancehall is up for lease after nearly 50 years. We talk to a longtime DJ at the country bar; why Alberta is poised to become Canada's leader in wind and solar energy; the voice behind Hockey Night in Canada's Punjabi broadcast has put h…
The latest book from the bestselling author is an insightful and moving essay collection exploring ideas and questions prompted by this time of social isolation.
Justin Trudeau's Liberal government faces a critical moment this week, with a throne speech and ensuing confidence vote that could theoretically lead to a fall election. If an election were called, would you be willing to cast a ballot during a pandemic?
On this week’s show: Two federal party leaders have tested positive for COVID-19, but what does that mean for Parliament’s imminent return? Then, ahead of Wednesday’s throne speech, Dr. Danyaal Raza discusses prioritizing a national pharmacare program. Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan also talks potential plans for green jobs and clean ene…
Brandon Ash-Mohammed, Alice Moran and Miguel Rivas get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford
Leanne Betasamosake Simpson on her novel Noopiming: The Cure for White Ladies, Sidura Ludwig on her collection of stories You Are Not What We Expected, columnist Donna Bailey Nurse on the Canadian companion to Maaza Mengiste's bestselling novel The Shadow King, musician Kris Harper on why he recommends the book Capturing Women: The Manipulation of …
In lethally violent ‘woodpecker wars’ some birds fight, and some just come for the show. Unlocking the secrets of jumbo squid hibernation might improve human medicine. Short, dark and southern — many Vikings aren't who you thought they were. Fast, effective and ethically distributed — what we need from a COVID vaccine…
Jason Shron won’t finish building the model railroad in his basement - a scaled down replica of the Toronto-Montreal route circa 1980 - until he is 95 years old. But that’s OK: for him, model railroading is a kind of spiritual practice. Brian Bachand was passionate about his work as a Catholic priest in Boston, but he made the decision to leave. Le…
The human brain is always changing, and that constant state of flux helps us adapt to our ever-changing world. What would happen if we built our technologies and economic systems so that they function like our brains?+ In his new book, Livewired, neuroscientist David Eagleman argues that far from being fixed, our brains constantly adapt to the chan…
Remembering U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, far right extremism in the Canadian military, photographing the wildfires scorching the U.S. west coast, Super Mario 3D All Stars unlocks the Nintendo vault, how the New IRA is using Brexit uncertainty as a recruitment tool and more.
On today's show, Richard Dyson is taking part in his 40th Terry Fox Run. We find out why the Terry Fox story inspires him to keep going. The Dehavilland Beaver is often referred to as the best bush plane every built. And pilot Jim Burton couldn't agree more. We take you to Otter Creek to learn more about his unique air plane. We hear best wishes fo…
Garbage truck parade thrills Toronto three-year-old; Brampton man holds dozens of weird Guinness records; Wali Shah's pandemic-times poetry; on eve of Rosh Hashanah, Rabbi blows a Shofar (ram's horn).
This week... the story of a high school student who was turned away from school for not wearing a mask, we look back on the Spanish flu, tourist outfitters talk about their summer seasons, we learn about virtual livestock shows, a study on sandhill cranes, and a woman who raises monarch butterflies in Sudbury.…
Dr. Brian Goldman talks to three health-care professionals about the toll the pandemic has taken on them emotionally and physically, and how they feel facing a new increase in cases. Our guests are Naheed Dosani, a palliative care doctor; Nathan Stall, a geriatrician and researcher; and Maureen Taylor, a physician assistant.…
The eyes have it! The eyeballs that is, and Jeremy Hotz takes us on a very detailed journey of his. And Sandra Shamas takes us deep into the recesses of her mind. Once things start to deteriorate, all you can do is laugh.
Podcasts about the jobs we do...how we do them… and what to do when your job isn’t working for you. Featuring: Hustled, Foundering, Battle Tactics for your Sexist Workplace, Kitchen Sisters Present..., Planet Money, The Big Story.
Looking for predictions of the future to soothe your news addled soul?Have you tried looking at...caterpillars?