2010

 

More about Henry

In 50 years running a family farm, Henry Haws saw all the big changes. His stories take us back to rural Ontario in the 20th...

Welcome to Canada

A child pop star in Macedonia becomes an opera singer in Canada. Two immigrants have humourous encounters with "Canadian" English. A young woman from China...

Rats, cats, and other animals

A short bedroom battle with a dark furry intruder, a long duel with the wily old "Templeton rat", a boy who collects animals, but only...

The ice and snow and hockey show

"Ice and snow and hockey show" SNOW; memories of snowfalls past; snow that new Canadians find marvellous, frightening or puzzling; stories of snowclearing and fights...

Lost and found

"Lost and found". A curious person finds garbage bags full of unclaimed photographs and can't resist trying to contact the photographers. A boy "loses" his...

Love stories sweet and sour

A young woman on a dinner date gets into a pickle, literally! After a rocky start, two newly weds hope the Tango will keep their...

On the street

Voices of homeless people living on the streets; a mother throws her rebellious daughter out of the house, years later, they talk; a former prostitute's...

The stuff of dreams

A dream in sixty seconds: snoring, laughter and a strange voice from Africa; three recurring dreams, "The dungeon"; "Beauty and a beast" and "Hot dream...

Jewish lives, jewish journeys

A journey of escape from war and persecution brings a man with a world class voice to a Toronto synagogue; a woman travels to her...

The dog show (repeat)

Walk your dog and find new friends; confessions and allegations of a reluctant dog owner; Charlie the beagle gets his head examined; "dreaming to the...

Altered states and inner voices

A poet can't switch off the voices in his head so he turns them into a work of art. Two teenagers with schizophrenia share an...

Sing for your life (repeat)

Caroline Woodward says if you can sing even moderately well "you'll never be lonely". Ken Watson joins an opera chorus and finds "the other half...

The boat show

Denise Rudnicki sets up a new life with a long lost love on a boat in Victoria harbour. Mladen Ovadija discovers a dream boat from...

The things people do!

Paddy McMahon was a wrestler but his whole life is a collection of the strange and the dangerous. Amanda Buckewitz loved pillow fighting as a...

Farewell to the farm, back to the land

Gilles Losier's family farm lies idle, surrounded by new subdivisions. He goes back to tear down the old barn. When Stacey Loewen's father died, one...

May Day

Has the power of labour unions taken a hit because of the recession? Edited version of a Cross Country Checkup with guest host Ann Medina....

Mothers

A cavalcade of mothers. A high school student is enjoying her summer until she discovers she is pregnant; a new mother loves her baby son...

Growing old and the music of youth

Four seniors in Owen Sound Ontario meet on the phone to check in, chat, help each other out, have some laughs and sometimes sing. In...

The sounds of home

"28 Lonsdale Road". Someone dies, a house is put on the market and sold. A family moves out and another moves in - and the...

Stories and sound

Pierre Gauthier says "it's all a question of attitude, be fresh in the face of the sound" and that creating with sound began after the...

Foreign travel

Tye McNea spends a month in a villlage school in Cameroon and learns more than he teaches. "The baby shuttle"; a Canadian woman brings a...

Jewish lives, jewish journeys (repeat)

A journey of escape from war and persecution brings a man with a world class voice to a Toronto synagogue; a woman travels to her...

Fathers, sons and daughters

A 10 year old boy wants to hunt with his dad, and he also wants answers to questions such as "does an animal willingly give...

Journeys to Canada

Vasil Garvanliev was a child pop star in his native Macedonia. Now he's a promising young Canadian opera singer. Ann Shin was born in Canada;...

How do you say sorry? (repeat)

A childhood accident and an overdue apology; a letter of apology to a deceased grandfather; a woman gets an apology from the man who murdered...

Music from found objects (repeat)

PART ONE Laurence Stevenson 'plays' a CBC office. A visit with the Toronto Glass Orchestra. Laurence Stevenson 'plays' a CBC stairwell. A visit to the...

Rats, cats, and other animals (repeat)

A short bedroom battle with a dark furry intruder, a long duel with the wily old "Templeton rat", a boy who collects animals, but only...

Lost and found (repeat)

"Lost and found". A curious person finds garbage bags full of unclaimed photographs and can't resist trying to contact the photographers. A boy "loses" his...

Altered states and inner voices (repeat)

A poet can't switch off the voices in his head so he turns them into a work of art. Two teenagers with schizophrenia share an...

Half way to freedom (repeat)

PART 1  Protests erupt when a halfway house for Federal offenders opens in a Toronto neighbourhood.  Meet the neighbours and the men they're complaining about.PART 2. Freddie...

The boat show (repeat)

Denise Rudnicki sets up a new life with a long lost love on a boat in Victoria harbour. Mladen Ovadija discovers a dream boat from...

The things people do! (repeat)

Paddy McMahon was a wrestler but his whole life is a collection of the strange and the dangerous. Amanda Buckewitz loved pillow fighting as a...

Farewell to the farm, back to the land (repeat)

Gilles Losier's family farm lies idle, surrounded by new subdivisions. He goes back to tear down the old barn. When Stacey Loewen's father died, one...

Growing old and the music of youth (repeat)

Four seniors in Owen Sound Ontario meet on the phone to check in, chat, help each other out, have some laughs and sometimes sing. In...

Reading, writing and re-learning

A little boy who loves reading is being taken by his grandmother to all of Toronto's 99 public libraries - today it's number 44. "The...

Jewish lives, jewish journeys (repeat)

PART 1. Intermarriage is an issue that goes to the heart of Jewish identity and survival. If you're a young Jewish person and you're...

Jobs on the line

Part 1 Special feature on the year long strike in Sudbury Ontario, which ended in July 2010; a dispute between Vale-Inco and the United Steelworkers...

My body and me

PART 1. Leslie Lowe and her grandmother Marie; so close but when it comes to hair, so far apart.  Ann Dolman refuses to believe her...

Thanksgiving, giving thanks and food

PART 1. After many mishaps Laura Millar finally learned how to make perfect grape jelly. Never mind big Thanksgiving dinners, Don and Paulette Fisk fed...

A passion to perform

PART 1. Samantha Hodder's passion is to be a one man band. Corinne Lea's passion is to bare more than her soul!. Tim Ma's passion...

Conversations about cancer

PART 1. Seana O'Neill talks to Jackie who's just out of cancer surgery to offer her a much needed holiday. Rosanne Cohen tells her young...

Trick or treat?

PART 1  In her native Jamaica, Olive Trujillo remembers the spirits of the dead being too close for comfort.  Elvira Truglia and her husband...

Afghanistan, then and now

Part 1. Lyudmila Tereschenko's husband, Vladimir was a 23 yr. old Soviet officer killed in Afghanistan in 1984.  Today Lyudmila runs an art restoration...

Journeys in wartime

PART 1. "Britain's refugee children".  In 1940 when the Blitz was at its worst, about 6000 British children were sent to safety in Canada. ...

Nature watch

PART 1 "Ode to the frog"; frog poetry and froggy 'music' from from Bentley LeBaron.  "The lost lagoon"; in a sheltered body of water in...

The five crazy guys

Mike, Hamid, David, Tom and Gary call themselves "the five crazy guys".  They live with the long term effects of traumatic brain injury and battle...

A question of gender

PART 1  Two University students deal with parents who refuse to acknowledge their daughters are gay.  A mother talks to her son wanting to understand...

Different Tunnels

PART 1  "The Screaming tunnel" of Niagara Falls; why do so many people go in at midnight to strike a match and scare themselves...

Parry Sound "Messiah" (repeat)

Some years ago, in the small town of Parry Sound, Ontario, the choral society plucked up its courage, mustered all its resources and put on...

Stories from the Christmas stocking (repeat)

What's in the Living out Loud stocking?  A tree - and not one of those fake ones.  We'll cut down our own.  A Christmas pudding...

More about Henry (repeat)

In 50 years running a family farm, Henry Haws saw all the big changes. His stories take us back to rural Ontario in the 20th...
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