2011

 

December 27

In part two of this episode. Saying Olga Kotelko is aging well is a little like saying Wayne Gretzky was pretty good with the puck.The...

December 27

In part one of this episode. It's a world of pink satin and punishing surfaces, complicated feet, crushed toes and personal cobblers. And out of...

December 20 2011

In part one of this episode. With just a few shopping left until Christmas, the malls are packed with shoppers. And they almost all have...

December 20 2011

In part two of this episode.When you think of Montreal, the things that come immediately to mind are: hot bagels, slushy sidewalks, the lovely...

December 13 2011

In part two of this episode. Mountain View Cemetery sits in the center of Vancouver. It is the largest World War II commonwealth gravesite in...

December 13 2011

In part one of this episode. Abu Hassan could use a break. But he's in the wrong place at the wrong time. He lives in...

December 6 2011

In part one of this episode.There is a business monopoly in Canada like no other. It centers around fine workmanship, tiny bottles of decorative paints...

December 6 2011

In part two of this episode.For the last twenty years Chris O'Neil and Ken Schwartz have produced a string of critical theatrical sucesses.Enticing audiences to...

November 29 2011

In part one of this episode.Thousands of Canadians are alive today thanks to organ donation programs. But what donor families rarely get is a "thank...

November 29 2011

In part two of this episode.You can't turn around in Newfoundland without running into someone who's written a book, recorded a song, or put paint...

November 22 2011

In part one of this episiode..They are called preppers ,and no, they don't wear designer label polo shirts and carry this year's purse. They're people...

November 22 2011

In part two of this episode. About every ten minutes in this country, someone is hit by a stroke.Strokes are the third leading cause of...

November 15 2011

In part one of this episode.President Bill Clinton came up with the phrase "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." It was his way of stickhandling through the...

November 15 2011

In part two of this episode. Bob Gordon's phone rang. He answered, and someone who said they were  Missionaries from Vancouver was on the other end....

November 8 2011

In part one of this episode.Newfoundland has a big problem with moose...More than 700 cars crash into them on the Trans Canada highway that crosses...

November 8 2011

In part two of this episode.In March of 1971 57 politicians, native leaders and academics began talking about a "University of the north". It was...

November 1 2011

In part one of this episode.The Mac's convience store on 7th Avenue & 8th Street SW in Calgary is known as the 'Crack Mac's.The store...

November 1 2011

In part two of this episode. The Boundary Rock used to be a well-known landmark in Southwestern Nova Scotia.. But sometime over the last 100...

October 25 2011

In part two of this episode. We go to the village of Oujé Bougamou in Northern Quebec. People across the north are still struggling to...

October 25 2011

In part one of this episode. The line that separates traditional and modern medicine is starting to blurr in Brazil..Now even the university-trained medical establishment...

October 18 2011

In part two of this episode. Last year 250 thousand immigrants chose to make a new life in Canada. That's more than the population of...

October 18 2011

In part one of this episode...Bangkok is clogged with traffic. When you head into the streets you are risking your life.On average fifty people die...

In the Field Oct 11

In part one of this episode. We'll take you to a graduation ceremony at the Natuashish First Nations community in northern Labrador. Its a place...

In the Field October 4 2011 Part Two

In part two of this episode,the terrorist attacks of a decade ago made day to day life more difficult for the thousands of people who...

In the Field Part one October 4 2011

In part one of this episode.We'll hear a documentary about how some young people and their parents in Vancouver are rejecting formal education.It's called unschooling....

September 27 2011

In part one of this episode,Vancouver is home to a vibrant rock music scene but it is perhaps not as democratic as it could be..A...

September 20, 2011

In part one of this episode, 9/11 seen through the eyes of a child and catching a wave on The Rock -- a look at...

September 13, 2011

In part one of this episode, a group of elementary school students in Regina break out of a cycle of violence and despair, why youth...

September 6, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, David Gutnick goes back to Haiti in his documentary In The Same Soup, we look at the...

August 30, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, Suzanne Dufresne explores the growing trend of young adults returning to the nest in her documentary Bouncing...

August 23, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, David Gutnick takes us to the AIDS ravaged nation of Lesotho and we meet singer-songwriter Rosemary Phelan....

August 16, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, Yvonne Gall in Vancouver looks at the plight facing some returning soldiers in her documentary No Fixed...

August 9, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, we'll hear about a Canadian millionaire who is using art to breathe new life into her home...

August 2, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, we meet nursing recruits from India, Irish newcomers to Montreal and we visit a clubhouse in Calgary where geeks...

July 26, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, Dick Miller explores the link between mental and physical fitness in his documentary From The Heart. Part...

July 19, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, we hear about an unconventional approach to fighting homelessness and we hear Dominic Girard's documentary A Very...

July 12, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, meet Xavier Camino cab driver turned composer, celebrate Celtic music and we look at the bike memorial...

July 5, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, Susan Woodfine explores an island legend in Quebec, and we investigate illegal fishing in the Bahamas. Part...

June 28, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, some Parkinson's patients get their voices back, and we hear rare recordings of Afghan music. Part Two...

June 21, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, meet Uncle Fofi and The Couscous Comedy Show and we revisit a former BC grow-op thats home...

July 14, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, Neil Sandell investigates youth unemployment in Canada in his documentary The Young and the Jobless. Part Two...

June 7, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, we tag along with Edmonton researchers tracking the city coyote population and Roberta Walker brings us her...

May 31, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, Aziza Sindhu brings us her story about tragedy in a Toronto subway called The Dark Tunnel. Part...

May 24, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, Julie Ireton brings us her documentary about Ottawa's anti-harassment policies called When Zabia Sings. Part Two In...

May 17, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, Julianne Hazelwood brings us the story of two adopted brothers, we go for a ride on the...

May 10, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, Natalie Higashi brings us her documentary Marrying Outside. Part Two In part two of this episode, the...

May 3, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, Ann Silversides brings us her documentary about musician Laura Smith called The Blues and I.   Part...

April 26, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, David Gutnick tours a sumo stable in Japan, we get a taste of the politics of fast...

April 19, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, the new life of Lauren Mentiplay, we visit an on reserve methadone clinic and the history of...

April 12, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, we meet nurses from India, young Irish immigrants to Montreal, and a club house in Calgary for...

April 5, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, David takes us to the Saitama Super Stadium in Tokyo now a shelter for survivors, and we...

March 29, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, the remarkable story of Earl Cook of Winnipeg and his relationship with NHL coach Mike Babcock.  The...

March 22, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, David Gutnick brings us the story of piano virtuoso, Mehdi Gazhi and we listen in on a...

March 15, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, Alanna Mitchell travels to Antarctica in her documentary Melting Ice. Part Two In part two of this...

March 8, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, David Gutnick's documentary In The Same Soup, Mary Wiens explores the urban strip mall, and we join a knitting...

March 1, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, Dick Miller looks at the link between mental and physical fitness in his documentary From The Heart....

February 22, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, Julie Ireton looks at the issues facing the greying federal civil service in her documentary, The Middle...

February 15, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode Stephen Puddicombe takes us to the Democratic Republic of Congo in his documentary, Back To The Land....

February 8, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, a Regina woman reaches her tipping point, Frank Faulk shares some domino moments, and international university students lose...

February 1, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, Investigative reporter David Ridgen brings us this cold case from the American south called Murder At The...

January 25, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, Frank Faulk's documentary Mail Myself To You and a profile of up and coming singer Renny Smith....

January 18, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, the struggle of a divorced father to see his daughter, we visit the town of Asbestos Quebec,...

January 11, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, Jennifer Moss brings us her documentary about the rise of the urbanite hunter. Part Two In part two...

January 4, 2011

Part One In part one of this episode, Pamela Post in Vancouver brings us her documentary called The Women Who Built the Olympic Village.  ...

December 28, 2010

Part One In part one of this episode, Janice Grant brings us the story of Manitoba House and Mary Lynk in Halifax tells us about...