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Now or Never with Ify Chiwetelu and Trevor Dineen

Hosts Ify Chiwetelu and Trevor Dineen leap into the action with Canadians who are making things happen. Sometimes things go right. Sometimes they go off the rails. Either way, Now or Never nudges you to make a change, big or small.

  • 05:39
    Two years ago Abdulfatah Sabouni and his family arrived in Calgary with very little, except 50 pounds of soap. The Syrian refugees had been living in a refugee camp in Jordan for four years. Now, in Canada, this fourth generation soap-making family continues their work.
    Feb 16, 2018
  • 05:40
    In the Latorre family, the tradition of the birthday sneak attack means an early morning wake up, complete with singing and an embarrassing video, and they wouldn't have it any other way.
    Feb 16, 2018
  • 54:42
    What's the family tradition you're desperately trying to re-boot or keep alive?
    Feb 16, 2018
  • 09:01
    Rignam Wangkhang had been looking for momos, a Tibetan comfort food, since he moved to Winnipeg. He thought he wouldn't be able to find his favourite dish, until he found an Indian restaurant run by Bhutanese people who had momos on the menu.
    Feb 16, 2018
  • 54:33
    A young woman who decided to stop dating for a year. A 12-year-old ballet dancer who left home to chase her dreams. A guy who stayed silent and alone with his thoughts for ten whole days. What does it take to strike out on your own?
    Feb 10, 2018
  • 04:00
    How old were you when you decided to move away from home? Leila Hopkins has always known she wanted to be a ballerina. But she's also known that she'd have to leave home to train with the best in the world.
    Feb 8, 2018
  • 11:14
    Serial monogamist Raegan Hedley says it's time for her to start getting validation from herself, instead of men. So, at 24, she's decided to give up dating for 2018. 'For some people, that's pretty normal. For me, it's something to be proud of because it means so much more.'
    Feb 8, 2018
  • 11:40
    'We had to stay in Nigeria for the next seven months. It was definitely scary to realize that I was on my own. It was just the baby and I, and I just had to figure it out.' -Chidinma Chiwetelu
    Feb 8, 2018
  • 52:03
    Do you remember the feeling of dread, knowing that your parents were about to start a conversation that you absolutely didn't want to have? On this Now or Never, families gather their courage and dive in to difficult conversations. A Mom answers her seven-year-old's questions about slavery. Fathers have conversations with their sons about harassment and sexism. A woman works to break the cycle of sexual abuse with her three-year-old daughter.
    Feb 3, 2018
  • 14:48
    When Samantha Kemp-Jackson's son came home from school having learned about slavery, the questions started.
    Feb 1, 2018
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