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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.

  • 29:08
    Camilla Gibb's father was brilliant, talented, but also menacing. Thirty years after he disappeared, Camilla suddenly learned his whereabouts, sending her on a journey both into the past and across the country.
    Apr 16, 2018
  • 30:02
    When the Hudson Bay Railway shut down in 2017 it didn't just hit Churchill's polar bear tourism industry... it cut off a major lifeline to the northern communities along the railroad, places that depend on the train for survival. But the people who live along the tracks have a plan — a dark horse plan, one that's 15 years in the making — to save the train.
    Apr 9, 2018
  • 29:00
    On Roxham Road in Quebec, some 19,000 asylum seekers sought entry into Canada last year. That's near where Sue Heller and Frances Ravensbergen live. They want to help these people, but aren't sure how -- because they've never really spoken to them. Also, Acey makes a call to an airport restaurant where security plays out like dinner theatre.
    Apr 2, 2018
  • 22:20
    Frances Ravensbergen and Sue Heller live near Canada's busiest illegal border crossing on Roxham Road, and they're desperate to show asylum seekers some sign of comfort.
    Mar 29, 2018
  • 27:42
    At 20, living on the streets with a drinking problem, Robert L'Hirondelle was spinning out of control. Until he moonwalked his way into a new life. (Originally aired December 5, 2017)
    Mar 26, 2018
  • 27:28
    'I would say I'm a doctor of the resistance,' says José, whose efforts to help protesters made him a target.
    Mar 19, 2018
  • 28:01
    As a doctor in Venezuela, José never considered himself a political person. But with the country's economic collapse, his ongoing work to get medical aid to those who needed it became increasingly dangerous.
    Mar 19, 2018
  • 28:03
    Coral and Candace always knew they had a long-lost half-sister, Machelle. They also knew they'd never meet her — they thought she'd been adopted by a family, somewhere far away. But it turns out that for almost 50 years, their sister had been living right under their noses.
    Mar 12, 2018
  • 23:18
    Tom Howell always assumed his street just wasn't very neighbourly. But after he started knocking on doors, he realised he couldn't have been more wrong.
    Mar 5, 2018
  • 29:15
    Tom Howell always assumed his street just wasn't very neighbourly. But after he started knocking on doors, he realised he couldn't have been more wrong.
    Mar 5, 2018
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