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The Best of All In a Day May 30, 2016 "Purple martins wearing backpacks"

An update on a Nature Canada project we told you a couple of years ago. It involved purple martin birds getting outfitted with tiny backpacks that track their migration. We find out how you go about slipping a mini-backpack off a bird to collect the data.

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The Best of All In a Day May 27, 2016 "Political panel: Liberal and Conservative convention excitement"

Both the Liberal and Conservative parties are meeting to discuss policy, and their futures. What's at stake with both? All in a Day's political panel discusses.

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The Best of All In a Day May 26, 2016 "Councillors debate whether the 417 should be widened"

Ontario has just announced money for the Queensway to be widened around Carling. But is that an effective way to address traffic congestion? Two councillors who are members of the transportation committee debate.

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The Best of All In a Day May 25, 2016 "Martha Chaves' one-woman play In Times of Trouble"

In her new one-woman play, comedian Martha Chaves comes out to her ultra-religious mother and lives to tell the tale. Giacomo Panico catches up with Chaves as In Times of Trouble makes its Ottawa debut.

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The Best of All In a Day May 24, 2016 "Transgenic salmon scientist"

A genetically modified salmon approved by Health Canada last week was the product of a lot of work by Canadian scientists, including Peter Davies at Queen's University in Kingston. Giacomo Panico talked to him about his role.

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The Best of All In a Day May 20, 2016 "Political panel: More on that infamous elbow, and senators cleared"

A busy week in politics, with the brouhaha in the House and two senators being cleared of potential spending charges. All in a Day convened its political panel to discuss.

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The Best of All in a Day May 19, 2016 "Elbowgate Fallout"

Kady O'Malley and Aaron Wherry join us to To unpack yesterday's chaos in the House of Commons.

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The Best of All In a Day May 18, 2016 "A Klingon-inspired meal on D is for Dinner"

The Ladies Who Trek challenged two chefs to create a meal fit for Klingons on All in a Day. Tune into the results if you dare...

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The Best of All In a Day May 16, 2016 "Nancy Drew reboot 'too female'?"

The American network CBS won't be doing a new Nancy Drew series after all. Seems the pilot episode was "too female," according to deadline.com Alan gets reaction from a local writer and a longtime fan of the Nancy Drew series.

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The Best of All In a Day May 13, 2016 "Political Panel: PM Trudeau tours Fort McMurray"

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau went to Fort McMurray. The All in a Day political panel weighs in on politics during times of peril.

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The Best of All in a Day May 12, 2016 "Ming-Na Wen"

On Agents Of Shield, Agent May gives her teammates a workout on a regular basis. This weekend, the actor who plays her - Ming-Na Wen comes to town. She drops by All In A Day's studios.

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The Best of All in a Day May 11, 2016 "Starfleet Academy"

Space. And Aviation. The Aviation and Space Museum, that is. That is where Alan Neal voyaged to seek out new information about Starfleet Academy. We bring you that story.

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The Best of All in a Day May 10, 2016 "UNDRIP"

Canada is dropping its objections to the UN's indigenous rights declaration. But what does that actually mean for land claims and protection of indigenous culture? We get the breakdown from an expert in aboriginal law.

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What happens next, now that Canada supports UNDRIP?

For years Canada has been an objector to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, calling it "aspirational." That changed today. But what does it mean to support UNDRIP? All in a Day spoke to an expert in Aboriginal law.

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The Best of All in a Day May 9, 2016 "Tampa Bay on Boucher"

The Ottawa Senators have been busy over the last 24 hours. They announced the hiring of Guy Boucher as head coach yesterday, and associate coach, Marc Crawford, today. We talk to a Tampa, Florida newspaper man about the Guy Boucher years.

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The Best of All in a Day May 6, 2016 "Political Panel"

Prime Minister Trudeau says he won't be heading to Fort McMurray immediately, but did say that the feds are ready for whatever the province needs. The political panel looks at that and other issues from the past week on the hill.

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The Best of All In a Day May 5, 2016 "Can a 1-minute workout get you in shape?"

A recent McMaster study says you can see health improvements with just 60 secs of intense exercise. Alan Neal tests out some high-intensity intervals with trainer Phil Green.

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The Best of All In a Day May 4, 2016 "Royal Wood's Ghost Light"

Royal Wood will have the NAC Orchestra as his backing band when he brings his new album Ghost Light to the NAC on Friday. Alan Neal caught up with Wood.

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The Best of All In a Day May 3, 2016 "Alex Trebek reminisces on his Ottawa days"

Jeopardy host Alex Trebek got his broadcasting career start in Ottawa -- and All in a Day has the archival tape to prove it. The show takes a walk down memory lane with Trebek as he arrives to receive the key to the city of Ottawa.

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The Best of All In a Day May 2, 2016 "Baba Brinkman, wilderness rapper"

He calls himself a "peer reviewed" rapper, telling in rhyme why people should pay attention to issues like climate change. Ahead of an Ottawa performance, Baba Brinkman joined All in a Day for a chat.

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The Best of All In a Day April 29, 2016 "Political panel: Selling the Liberals on a pipeline"

The Liberal caucus gathered for a retreat in Alberta this week, where premier Rachel Notley tried to sell them on the idea of a pipeline. All in a Day's political panel discusses this and more from the week in federal politics.

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The Best of All In a Day April 28, 2016 "NCC's preferred bid for developing LeBreton Flats revealed"

All in a Day hears from Sens owner Eugene Melnyk, head of the RendezVous Lebreton bid to develop the Flats, and analysis from Joanne Chianello.

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The Best of All In a Day April 27, 2016 "Tap legend Ted Louis Levy hoofs it up in studio"

Ted Louis Levy is a giant of the tap world, having won Tonys and Emmys for his rhythmic skills. He stopped by All in a Day before an NAC performance, and even tapped out an improvised tune.

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The Best of All In a Day April 26, 2016 "Cubes in Space"

For elementary students in the gifted program at St. Brother Andre School, it's a dream come true: they're sending tiny experiments up into the cosmos as part of a competition called Cubes in Space.

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The Best of All In a Day April 25, 2016 "Arthur Ellis Awards shortlist"

Four Ottawa authors made the shortlist for the Arthur Ellis Awards for crime writing. Which ones will walk away with prizes? The suspense is killing them. Alan Neal catches up with Peggy Blair, Jeff Ross and Barbara Fradkin.

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The Best of All In a Day April 21, 2016 "Concert promoter remembers touring with Prince"

Live Nation concert promoter Ken Craig produced Prince's 2011 tour of Canada. He joined All in a Day with memories of his legendary concert in Ottawa.

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The Best of All In a Day April 20, 2016 "Why people hoard"

A local pilot project has unpacked why people hoard. We hear what two housing groups learned through their research, and how it can inform interventions.

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The Best of All In a Day April 19, 2016 "Religious leaders explain why they oppose medically-assisted death"

Today, religious leaders gathered to voice their opposition to the medical assistance in dying bill. An imam and a rabbi joined All In a Day to explain why their religions are against the practice.

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The Best of All In a Day April 18, 2016 "Robert J. Sawyer"

Sci-fi author Robert J Sawyer's new book Quantum Night explores a North America in 2020, where psychopaths are detected by eye movement, and the political leaders include a Trump-like president and a Calgary mayor as prime minister.

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The Best of All In a Day April 15, 2016 "Political Panel"

Officials on the Hill have faced a heavy week -- from a mental health crisis in Attawapiskat, to a new bill on doctor-assisted dying. Our political panel sums it all up for us.

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The Best of All In a Day April 14, 2016 "Supreme Court Metis ruling"

CAP chief Dwight Dorey speaks to All in a Day about the significance of today's Supreme Court ruling that says the federal government is responsible to Metis and non-status Indians.

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The Best of All In a Day April 13, 2016 "Nine-year-olds weigh in on news consumption"

After a 9-year-old reporter made headlines herself for breaking a murder story, All in a Day spoke to students around the same age to find out how much news they think is appropriate for kids.

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The Best of All In a Day April 12, 2016 "Hospice volunteer receives GG medal"

For almost 20 years, Inge Kelly has held the hands of hospice patients nearing the end of their lives. Today, the Governor General gave Inge a hand for her volunteer work.

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The Best of All In a Day April 11, 2016 "Ottawa swimmer headed to the Olympics"

Erica Seltenreich-Hodgson scored a ticket to the Rio Olympics on Friday. She grew up training at the GO Kingfish club in Ottawa. Alan talked to her about making the Canadian team.

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The Best of All In a Day April 8, 2016 "Political Panel on the NDP Convention"

Julie Van Dusen and Elizabeth Thompson discuss the NDP convention, the burgeoning Conservative leadership race, and the Parliamentary Budget Officer's complaints about transparency in budget.

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The Best of All In a Day April 7, 2016 "The Future of Uber"

Taxi drivers filled city hall today, for a marathon meeting about a bylaw that would legalize Uber. The CBC's Kate Porter was there, and brings us some of what happened.

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The Best of All in a Day April 6, 2016 "La Sylphide"

The National Ballet of Canada is keeping Sonia Rodriguez on her toes this week... playing both bewitched and bewitching characters. We find how she dances between the two in La Sylphide.

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The Best of All in a Day April 4, 2016 "Autism Critics"

Some parents are railing against a plan by the province to cut intensive autism therapy for children five and older. But the minister of child and youth services says, a dire situation calls for drastic action. We get some reaction from the opposition.

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The Best of All in a Day April 1, 2016 "Political Panel"

Whose star is on the rise in the world of the NDP? New Democrats will meet in Edmonton to discuss last fall's election defeat and moving forward. Our political panel will be watching. They`re in with a preview.

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The Best of All in a Day March 31, 2016 "Deans on Taxis"

What's the best way to deal with Uber? Make it legal, say city bureaucrats. That's the headline from the plan released this afternoon. Councillor Diane Deans explains.

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The Best of All in a Day March 30, 2016 "Miche Jette's Taxes"

We hear more on the story of Miche Jette, who was told he had to pay $192,000 to Revenue Canada. Today, the perspective from his employer.

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The Best of All in a Day March 28, 2016 "Back Taxes"

Miche Jette makes about $2000 a month as a receptionist at a community health centre. Imagine his reaction when he got a notice from Canada Revenue Agency last week saying he owed almost $192,000 in backtaxes. We hear his story.

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The Best of All in a Day March 24, 2016 "Robert on Knight of Cups"

It's experimental, spent over 2 years in post-production, and has polarized film reviewers. We hear what our film reviewer, Robert Fontaine, has to say about Knight of Cups.

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The Best of All in a Day March 23, 2016 "Jason Tetro's Book"

Jason Tetro's latest book The Germ Files tells you what's in your psychobiotics, your pubic hair and your public washrooms. We get the dirt.

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The Best of All in a Day March 21, 2016 "Occupy Author"

We'll talk to the co-creator of Occupy Wall Street about why he thinks protests are 'broken,' and what needs to happen to create real social change.

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The Best of All in a Day March 18, 2016 "Political Panel"

The federal budget will be tabled next week. All in a Day's political panel gives us their take on what we can we expect to see. They'll also turn their gaze to the Liberal's new senate appointments.

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The Best of All in a Day March 17, 2016 "Tent City"

The stabbing of a 16-year-old girl near a homeless encampment in Gatineau has lead to its removal...displacing the people living there. We check-in with a homeless advocate.

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The Best of All in a Day March 16, 2016 "D is for Poptarts"

Wednesday's D is for Dinner has some retro vegan flair. Little Jo Berry shares her own take on the classic poptart.

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The Best of All in a Day March 15, 2016 "Wind Farms"

Some Ontario residents are blown away that the province has approved wind farms in their communities, after they said no. Ontario's power system operator responds.

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The Best of All in a Day March 14, 2016 "Charles Bordeleau's Letter"

Ottawa Police Chief Charles Bordeleau will tell us what the community can do to stop extreme violence, after Ottawa's fifth homicide of the year.

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The Best of All in a Day March 11, 2016 "Political Panel"

Our political panel talks Obama, Trudeau, the state dinner... and what happens next.

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The Best of All in a Day March 10, 2016 "Annie Murphy Awards"

Annie Murphy plays a self-centred rockstar in the CBC web series The Plateaus, one of two roles she got Canadian Screen Award nominations for. TV viewers know her other role a bit better: Alexis on Schitt's Creek. a woman who knows what she do

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The Best of All in a Day March 9, 2016 "Patent Genes"

Many people don't realize companies can patent genetic information. They can, and CHEO has just settled with one in the United States allowing the hospital to test for a rare heart disorder.

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The Best of All in a Day March 8, 2016 "Sexist Dress Codes"

Male servers at Union Local 613 are slipping into dresses and heels for their shifts on Wednesday, in protest of dress code double standards in the restaurant industry. We hear from the man who cooked up the plan.

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The Best of All in a Day March 7, 2016 "March Book Panel"

Our book panel is here to share a memoir of regained clarity after loss of sight, a manifesto on protests, and more.

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The Best of All In a Day March 4, 2016 "Political panel: First ministers meeting"

All in a Day's political panel discusses whether much of consequence was accomplished at this week's first ministers meeting.

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The Best of All In a Day March 3, 2016 "Wintersleep"

On Saturday, Wintersleep brings its latest album The Great Detachment to the NAC stage. Members Loel Campbell and Paul Murphy joined Alan Neal in studio.

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The Best of All In a Day March 2, 2016 "Should the Canada Food Guide be overhauled?"

A report from the Senate says Canada's Food Guide needs a major overhaul, to combat obesity. One place they could look for inspiration is Brazil. All in a Day heard from a researcher who helped re-vamp that country's food guidelines.

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