Day 6 | Oct 11, 2013 | 9:50

Should Police Dogs Have Special Status? + Poll

Quanto the police dog died in the line of duty on Monday, sparking calls for a special federal law to increase penalties for injuring or killing a police animal. We weigh the ethics with Acting Staff-Sgt Troy Carriere and lawyer Doug King.

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Day 6 - Why muzzling scientists may not be all that badAug 29, 2014 | 11:19Day 6 Why muzzling scientists may not be all that bad Audio
Day 6 Why muzzling scientists may not be all that bad Aug 29, 2014 | 11:19For years now, Stephen Harper's government has been accused of waging a "war on science". Economist Andrew Leach and journalist Chris Turner debate whether there are merits to muzzling government scientists.
Day 6 - Riffed From The Headlines 30/08/14Aug 29, 2014 | 1:11Day 6 Riffed From The Headlines 30/08/14 Audio
Day 6 Riffed From The Headlines 30/08/14 Aug 29, 2014 | 1:11Riffed From The Headlines is our weekly quiz where we choose three riffs linked by one story in the news. Guess the story that links the riffs and you could win a Day 6 tote bag! Email us your answer at day6 at cbc ca.
Day 6 - Tim Hortons: National icon or corporate myth?Aug 29, 2014 | 9:01Day 6 Tim Hortons: National icon or corporate myth? Audio
Day 6 Tim Hortons: National icon or corporate myth? Aug 29, 2014 | 9:01This week, US corporate giant Burger King purchased iconic Canadian brand Tim Hortons. Author Douglas Hunter helps us understand where the nationalistic image of Tim Hortons comes from, and explains the political significance of the company.
Day 6 - Day 6 Encore: My father was the Zodiac KillerAug 29, 2014 | 10:14Day 6 Day 6 Encore: My father was the Zodiac Killer Audio
Day 6 Day 6 Encore: My father was the Zodiac Killer Aug 29, 2014 | 10:14Brent interviews Gary L. Stewart, author of 'The Most Dangerous Animal of All', in which he suggests that his birth-father is the infamous Zodiac Killer
Day 6 - Facebook's clickbait crackdownAug 29, 2014 | 9:16Day 6 Facebook's clickbait crackdown Audio
Day 6 Facebook's clickbait crackdown Aug 29, 2014 | 9:16Clickbait is everywhere online. And this week, Facebook announced it's trying to crack down on those links that make big promises. Day 6 talks to Tim Marchman, deputy editor at Deadspin, about clickbait's ubiquity -- and whether it's really all that bad.
Day 6 - Crackdown on Independent Chinese CinemaAug 29, 2014 | 8:49Day 6 Crackdown on Independent Chinese Cinema Audio
Day 6 Crackdown on Independent Chinese Cinema Aug 29, 2014 | 8:49This week the Beijing independent film festival was shut down by government authorities. Chinese cinema expert Shelly Kraicer describes how and why the government is targeting independent films.
Day 6 - Episode 197: When Muzzling Scientists is Appropriate, How Tim Hortons Became a National Symbol, War on Clickbait and moreAug 29, 2014 | 54:00Day 6 Episode 197: When Muzzling Scientists is Appropriate, How Tim Hortons Became a National Symbol, War on Clickbait and more Audio
Day 6 Episode 197: When Muzzling Scientists is Appropriate, How Tim Hortons Became a National Symbol, War on Clickbait and more Aug 29, 2014 | 54:00When Muzzling Scientists is Appropriate | How Tim Hortons Became a National Symbol | War on Clickbait | Crackdown on Chinese Cinema | My Father, the Zodiac Killer
Day 6 - Burning Man goes corporateAug 22, 2014 | 8:33Day 6 Burning Man goes corporate Audio
Day 6 Burning Man goes corporate Aug 22, 2014 | 8:33Burning Man's recent sold-out popularity has led to higher prices and given birth to new participants with more money to spend and a different idea of what it means to be a Burner. Day 6 looked into the desert art festival's "Capitalist Creep."
Day 6 - Bad news and our brainsAug 22, 2014 | 7:38Day 6 Bad news and our brains Audio
Day 6 Bad news and our brains Aug 22, 2014 | 7:38Bad news has dominated headlines this summer. While most of us are experiencing these awful stories from a distance, that doesn't mean we're not affected. Brent speaks to Mary McNaughton-Cassill about the relationship between media consumption and stress.
Day 6 - Day 6 Encore: Matt TaibbiAug 22, 2014 | 8:26Day 6 Day 6 Encore: Matt Taibbi Audio
Day 6 Day 6 Encore: Matt Taibbi Aug 22, 2014 | 8:26Brent Bambury spoke to Matt Taibbi in May about his new book, The Divide, which looks at how wealth impacts an American's experience with the justice system. Given the events in Ferguson, Missouri, we thought the interview was worth another listen.
Day 6 - The future of women in baseballAug 22, 2014 | 9:02Day 6 The future of women in baseball Audio
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Day 6 - Riffed From The Headlines 23/08/14Aug 22, 2014 | 1:05Day 6 Riffed From The Headlines 23/08/14 Audio
Day 6 Riffed From The Headlines 23/08/14 Aug 22, 2014 | 1:05Riffed From The Headlines is our weekly quiz where we choose three riffs linked by one story in the news. Guess the story that links the riffs and you could win a Day 6 tote bag! Email us your answer at day6 at cbc ca.
Day 6 - Ferguson and rap music as a form of protestAug 22, 2014 | 14:51Day 6 Ferguson and rap music as a form of protest Audio
Day 6 Ferguson and rap music as a form of protest Aug 22, 2014 | 14:51Rap music has been used to criticize social injustice since the 80s and 90s, and some rappers have added their voices to the Ferguson protests. Davey D, a hip-hop historian, and Tef Poe, a rapper from St Louis, discuss rap music as a form of protest.
Day 6 - Episode 196: Rap's Social Conscience, Burning Man Goes Corporate, Taibbi on 'The Divide' and moreAug 22, 2014 | 54:00Day 6 Episode 196: Rap's Social Conscience, Burning Man Goes Corporate, Taibbi on 'The Divide' and more Audio
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Day 6 - Science vs Wade: Geneticists decry book linking race and evolutionAug 15, 2014 | 16:22Day 6 Science vs Wade: Geneticists decry book linking race and evolution Audio
Day 6 Science vs Wade: Geneticists decry book linking race and evolution Aug 15, 2014 | 16:22An excerpt of Brent's conversation in May with Nicholas Wade, author of "A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History," plus a conversation with professor Molly Przeworski, who says Wade's book distorts scientific research.

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