Mar 3, 2014 | 6:34Here and Now Toronto Homeless Youth Audio
Here and Now Toronto Homeless Youth Mar 3, 2014 | 6:34One in five people in a homeless shelter is a youth. Gill spoke with York University professor Stephen Gaetz, who's published a report on the needs of homeless youth and how to help them stay off the streets.
Feb 5, 2013 | 6:29Canada Reads Toronto Reads: Hugh McLellan, "Two Solitudes" Audio
Canada Reads Toronto Reads: Hugh McLellan, "Two Solitudes" Feb 5, 2013 | 6:29On today's edition of Toronto Reads, we hear from Radio-Canada's Yves-Gérard Mehou-Loko. The onetime Quebec resident talked about Hugh McLennan's Two Solitudes. The 1945 novel explores what it means to be both English and French. Mehou-Loko began by reading from the book.
Mar 7, 2014 | 5:36Here and Now Toronto Parkdale Roadrunners Audio
Here and Now Toronto Parkdale Roadrunners Mar 7, 2014 | 5:36The Parkdale Roadrunners running crew is marking International Women's Day with a special route. Guest host Mary Ito spoke to the Womens' Run Leader, Preety Mudhar, about honouring a legendary Toronto female track athlete.
Aug 20, 2014 | 7:55Here and Now Toronto Pay Less For Booze Audio
Here and Now Toronto Pay Less For Booze Aug 20, 2014 | 7:55A new report from the C.D. Howe Institute is arguing for the Ontario government to open up sales of wine, liquor and beer as a way to improve choices and lower prices for consumers. Coming up, we'll hear from someone who says, "not so fast."
Feb 4, 2013 | 7:02Canada Reads Toronto Reads: "February" by Lisa Moore Audio
Canada Reads Toronto Reads: "February" by Lisa Moore Feb 4, 2013 | 7:02The chilly weather is perfect for curling up with a good book. Last Friday night we curled up with FIVE worthy novels -- the contenders in the Canada Reads debates, which are just around the corner. We've got some special insight into the books from people who know the terrain of each novel. Here is CBC Radio 2 host Tom Power, a native of St. John's, talking about the Atlantic contender in Canada Reads. It's Lisa Moore's novel February. The novel captures life after the Ocean Ranger oil rig went down thirty one years ago, claiming 84 lives.
Feb 6, 2013 | 7:24Canada Reads Toronto Reads: David Bergen's "The Age of Hope" Audio
Canada Reads Toronto Reads: David Bergen's "The Age of Hope" Feb 6, 2013 | 7:24Don't have time to read all the books in this year's Canada Reads? No worries, we've got an abridged edition coming up. Investigative Reporter Diana Swain looks into the novel from Manitoba and surprises herself with what she finds in David Bergen's novel "The Age of Hope."