2013

 

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.... Read More »

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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.... Read More »

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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... Read More »

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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'.... Read More »

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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... Read More »

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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... Read More »

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

This week an award-winning episode of Definitely Not The Opera.  The topic is Sacrifice and DNTO is asking the question "What do we gain by... Read More »

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She Moves Between Worlds: Lhasa de Sela

A radio documentary remembering singer-songwriter Lhasa de Sela.  ... Read More »

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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... Read More »

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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... Read More »

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Trail of Tears (Two Part Series)

  Cars travel along Illinois 146 near Anna, Ill. on the Trail of Tears Auto Tour Route. (AP Photo/James A. Finley) Documentary producer Philip Coulter...

The Voice: A Journey in 19 Chapters

The human voice is truly an incredible tool. For most of us, it's our main mode of communication. It's how we express ourselves and articulate...

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Radical Hospitality

     In terms of meaning, it's become one of the mushiest words in the English language: "hospitality".    You have your hospitality committee: volunteers wearing name...

Preachers Who Don't Believe In God

A study from Tufts University tells the story of 5 pastors who don't believe in God. Most of them are still working in churches, still...

Rozhinkes mit Mandlin (Raisins with Almonds) - Part 1 and 2

  The multi-award winning special "Rozhinkes Mit Mandlin," or "Raisins with Almonds" was first broadcast in 1980 and is a incredible montage of music,...

Nine-and-a-half Technologies That Could Save The World

Fifty years ago, very few people could have imagined what our world would look like today -- what astounding technologies would shape our lives. Who...

Leonard Cohen in Three Acts

Leonard Cohen performs during his concert in Warsaw, Poland, Oct. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)On April 16, 2009 CBC radio show Q celebrated its second anniversary and...

Soul in the City (two-part series)

Host of Tapestry Mary Hynes talks with architects and pub-dwellers, designers and priests -- to examine how to find spirit in the noise, the confusion... Read More »

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Winners of Amnesty International Canada Media Awards

Men hoping for a free hot meal line up behind cots at the Union Mission in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo,...

Tina and Kim Pittaway's Watery Road to Hell/Kindred Spirits in Kenya

 AP Photo/HATEM MOUSSAIf you ever think about how much water you use, it's enough to make you produce some of your own -- from...

A Woman of No Consequence/A Fragile Son

Hindu devotees bathe in the River Ganges (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh) This week on And The Winner Is... we are presenting two documentaries, both about people from India. Born...

Adoption Stories: When Rose Met Suzanne / Baby Rescue

Putting a child up for adoption is one of life's most wrenching decisions. And it doesn't just affect the child or the birth parents who...

Isinamowin - The White Man's Indian

(AP photo) Before there were movies like "Smoke Signals" or "Atanarjuat", there was a century of celluloid stereotypes. Throughout its history Hollywood has made over...

The Waltonsteins

In 1998 actor-comedienne Franny Sheridan brought her one-woman show, "The Waltonsteins", to Ottawa. The show tells the story about Franny's family, who lived in Ottawa...

The Age of Persuasion/The Poetry of the Woods

(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)Have you ever wondered why word "small" doesn't exist on the Starbucks' menu? Well, size matters in the world of advertising --...

Leonard Cohen in Three Acts

Leonard Cohen performs during his concert in Warsaw, Poland, Oct. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)On April 16, 2009 CBC radio show Q celebrated its second anniversary and...

The Dark End of the Spectrum - Parts One and Two

Positron emission tomography image of a human brain - image by BlatantNewsFor parents, the realization that their child may be autistic often comes slowly....

Top Ten Unanswered Questions in the Universe

Our feature this week covers a little subject called The Universe, what we know about it and all the stuff we have yet to discover. Which... Read More »

Sacred Ground (Two-Part Series)

Up until ten years ago, September eleventh was just another date. But over the past decade, of course, it's taken on a whole world...

Flying Part Two

Listen to part two of this extraordinary series about man's quest for flight.... Read More »

Flying Part One

According to Bill Gates, the Chairman of Microsoft, "the Wright Brothers created the single greatest cultural force since the invention of writing. The airplane... Read More »

Remembering Georg Tintner

As a boy in pre-war Austria, Georg Tintner played the piano, sang with the Vienna Boys Choir, and composed his own music. By the time...

Rozhinkes mit Mandlin (Raisins with Almonds) Part Two

This is part two of the multi-award winning special "Rozhinkes Mit Mandlin," or "Raisins with Almonds" was first broadcast in 1980 and is a incredible...

Rozhinkes mit Mandlin (Raisins with Almonds)

The multi-award winning special "Rozhinkes Mit Mandlin," or "Raisins with Almonds" was first broadcast in 1980 and is a incredible montage of music, comedy and... Read More »

Bandwidth Black History Month Concert

Program Bandwidth marks the Black History Month with a special live concert.... Read More »

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Phallus in Wonderland

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

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Trucker Alex: North of Nowhere / This Car Was Made for Me

In this week's episode we are featuring two documentaries, both with the protagonist behind the wheel.... Read More »

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Habtom's Path / Wild Art

Producer Mary Lynk follows a story about Eritrean refugee Habtom Kibraeb, who committed suicide after his refugee claim had been denied by Immigration Canada.... Read More »

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She Moves Between Worlds

A documentary about singer-songwriter Lhasa de Sela, who died on New Years day in 2010. ... Read More »

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