September 2012

Relearning Old Skills

We'll meet a young restaurant owner named Wilson Li who learned about hard work and hospitality from his Chinese forebears. Parents are taking their children...

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Medicare History

A documentary from Regina tells us about the stormy early days of Canada's free medicare system. In 1962, some thought it was a communist plot,...

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Active Living

Dance a jig with Katie Lee of Edmonton who is a star highland dancer. Or, celebrate with Cree in James Bay who are finding new...

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Doing Good

Meet people who are making the world a better place. Prisoners at the Happy Valley, Goose Bay detention centre are repairing bikes for charity. The Northern...

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Hartley's Violin

The enduring story of the courageous musicians and their leader, Wallace Hartley, who played for the terrified passengers on the Titanic....

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Healing Power of Music

Hear how an alzheimer's patient in Calgary is being helped by playing her accordion again. And how a dynamic hip hop program called "Blueprint for...

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September 4 "Some Kind of Wonderful"

In Part two, hear the inspiring story of one of the most covered songs in history.  "Some Kind of Wonderful" was written by John Ellison, who...

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Elite University

It's a brand new season for "In the Field" and the first week of classes for many students after the summer break. Today David Gutnick...

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