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The Doc Project with Acey Rowe

High-stakes storytelling at its most artful and human - radio documentary on the next level. Stories lived, stories told.

  • 30:52
    In 1999 two friends struck a strange deal: they traded stories. Each chose his favourite story about himself and told it to the other. From then on, they had to stop telling their own story, and could only tell each others'. 19 years later, we find out how the stories held up. Spoiler alert: the results are totally bizarre.
    Jan 22, 2018
  • 28:37
    65-year-old neighbours Debbie Wight and Lulu Keating are slamming stereotypes as the newest (and oldest) members of the League of Lady Wrestlers.
    Jan 15, 2018
  • 28:17
    Two stories of Canadians who broadened their family circles, whether by blood or choice, sheer luck or planned generosity.
    Jan 8, 2018
  • 30:13
    Held in a tiny Scottish village every year, the Golden Spurtle World Porridge Championships are a "grueling" business.
    Jan 1, 2018
  • 28:49
    When Josh Ruth was in Grade 8, he saw a classmate do something so bold, romantic, and downright embarrassing — that he has never forgotten it. Now, 20 years later, Josh has tracked that classmate down to ask him why he did it. (Originally aired June 2017)
    Dec 26, 2017
  • 21:28
    When David Jantzik sent away his DNA to learn about his ancestry, he found out about more than his ethnic origins. He found his birth family.
    Dec 19, 2017
  • 08:09
    On the snowy streets and empty parking lots of Dauphin, Manitoba, a Syrian refugee family is undergoing a Canadian rite of passage.
    Dec 19, 2017
  • 21:33
    José, a Venezuelan doctor, fled to Canada under the threat of death... all for trying to save the lives of those caught in the crossfire of a country in turmoil.
    Dec 19, 2017
  • 29:34
    The holidays can be joyful, but they can also be tough — especially for those who've lost family members. And when those family members helmed the food side of the proceedings? It hits you right in the gut.
    Dec 18, 2017
  • 30:11
    When Miranda Currie woke up on the ice, she was confused. Her phone was ringing. It was her dad. "I don't know where I am," she told him... Miranda would fight for the next six years to get her life back.
    Dec 11, 2017
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