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.
Jun 5, 2014 | 5:48Here and Now Toronto Connect Beauty Audio
Here and Now Toronto Connect Beauty Jun 5, 2014 | 5:48Connect Beauty is an annual fashion show in support of local and sustainable designers. It's happening tonight (Thursday) at the Great Hall. Kelly Drennan is the founder of Fashion Takes Action, which is organizing the Connect Beauty event.
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 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.
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."