Shadows on Sparks Street

Shadows on Sparks Street

This week on And The Winner Is...Sarah Boothroyd explores the mysterious murder of Thomas D'Arcy McGee, the only Canadian federal politician ever to be assassinated.

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Flying (part #2)

Flying (part #2)

The second and the final episode of the IDEAS series on flying.

It looks at the use of airplanes in World Wars.

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Flying (part #1)

Flying (part #1)

For centuries man has been inspired by birds and butterflies, dreaming of taking flight. But why? What is it about flying that enraptures us? And The Winner Is... presents Part One of Marilyn Powell's award winning series about flying.

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Phallus In Wonderland (Parts 1 & 2)

Phallus In Wonderland  (Parts 1 & 2)

Producer Mary O'Connell visits an imaginary museum about the male appendage.  The name of the museum is 'Phallus in Wonderland'.

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Northwords

Northwords

This week on And The Winner Is... 'Northwords'.  Shelagh Rogers host of the CBC book show The Next Chapter  invited five Canadian authors on a journey to Torngat Mountains National Park. A beautiful and remote stretch of wilderness in the northern region of Newfoundland and Labrador.

 

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Songs My Mother Taught Me

Songs My Mother Taught Me

 Today's feature 'Songs My Mother Taught Me' is a 'documentary novel' about British women who married foreign soldiers during World War II. It's based on real wartime diaries, letters, photos and recordings.

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Sacrifice: What Do You Gain By Giving Something Up? (Two Parts)

Sacrifice: What Do You Gain By Giving Something Up? (Two Parts)

This week an award-winning episode of Definitely Not The OperaThe topic is Sacrifice and DNTO is asking the question "What do we gain by giving something up?"

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She Moves Between Worlds: Lhasa de Sela

She Moves Between Worlds: Lhasa de Sela

A radio documentary remembering singer-songwriter Lhasa de Sela.

 

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Remembering Georg Tintner

Remembering Georg Tintner

This week on "And the Winner Is..." we present a radio documentary tribute to the highly respected conductor Georg Tintner. You'll hear clips of Tintner himself and of his music. As well as commentary from people around the world who appreciated the man and his music.

 

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Bringing Down Barricades & Will The Truth Bring Reconciliation

Bringing Down Barricades & Will The Truth Bring Reconciliation

This week on And The Winner Is...  two documentaries, both of which grapple with issues that relate to First Nations communities.

We begin with a story from the Oka crisis in 1990.  Loreen Pindera covered the crisis for CBC Radio as it unfolded, and then went on to write a book with Geoffry York about it called 'People of the Pines'A new edtion of this book is expected to be released by publisher Fitzhenry & Whiteside at the end of 2013.

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