Monday, January 10, 2011 | Categories: Coming Up |
Monday, January 10
For almost forty years, Alexandra Morton studied orcas near the northern tip of Vancouver Island. Those whales eat sockeye salmon. When Morton learned that these fish were endangered, she decided to save the salmon, in order to protect her whales.
Tuesday, January 11
THE MYSTERY OF THE STRATEMEYER LEGACY
A thrilling episode, in which the Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew, Tom Swift, and IDEAS producer Dave Redel investigate the juvenile pulp fiction factory that accidentally created cultural icons.
Wednesday, January 12
TO BE OR NOT TO BE, Part 1
According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 1 million people kill themselves every year. In Canada alone, 3,000 people die by their own hands. Traditionally, almost all religions have condemned suicide, and many people prefer not to talk about it, shrouding the final act in mystery and stigma. Today, suicide is viewed as a major health crisis that devastates families and friends. Freelance writer Hassan Ghedi Santur speaks to psychiatrists, researchers and grieving families to explore the enigma of suicide.
Thursday, January 13
THE LAFONTAINE BALDWIN LECTURE
His Highness the Aga Khan is the forty-ninth hereditary imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims. In this talk, recorded in Toronto, in October 2010, he traces the history of pluralism and the challenges it poses in our globalized world.
Friday, January 14
IT'S A GIRL'S WORLD, Part 2
What does the social world of girls look like? At first glance, it's about sharing secrets, giggling over boys and carefree fun. But lurking underneath this facade of niceness is a hidden culture of nastiness that pits one friend against another. Lynn Glazier examines the tumultuous nature of female relationships from girlhood to adulthood; from the playground to the office.