Feb 26, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Consent to Harm, Part 2 Audio
Ideas Consent to Harm, Part 2 Feb 26, 2015 | 53:59"Yes means yes. No means no." Giving consent seems straightforward. But what we're allowed to consent to is actually deeply fraught territory. And it gets especially fraught when the question of sex enters the equation. When does the law intervene?
Feb 24, 2015 | 53:58Ideas Who Wrote Shakespeare's Plays? Audio
Ideas Who Wrote Shakespeare's Plays? Feb 24, 2015 | 53:58Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, conducts the trial of the century. An all-star cast of lawyers examine the evidence about an age-old question: did Shakespeare write the plays he’s credited for? And if not him -- then who?
Feb 23, 2015 | 53:58Ideas You Are Here Audio
Ideas You Are Here Feb 23, 2015 | 53:58...but how do you know exactly where you are? And then how do you know how to get from there...to somewhere else? Dave Redel explores new ideas about why some people are wizards at navigation, while others get completely lost.
Feb 19, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Allison's Brain Audio
Ideas Allison's Brain Feb 19, 2015 | 53:59In 2011, Allison Woyiwada was told that she had a giant brain aneurysm. After surgery, she experienced severe cognitive and physical defects. But then she began a programme of music therapy: this is the remarkable story of her brain's recovery.
Feb 13, 2015 | 54:00Ideas End of the Dial (Encore Feb 13, 2014) Audio
Ideas End of the Dial (Encore Feb 13, 2014) Feb 13, 2015 | 54:00Newspapers, publishing and the recording industry may all be in deep trouble from online media. But pronouncements about the death of radio are premature. Garth Mullins believes we're witnessing the dawning of a radio renaissance.
Feb 12, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Oysters (Encore Feb 14, 2005) Audio
Ideas Oysters (Encore Feb 14, 2005) Feb 12, 2015 | 53:59In anticipation of St. Valentine's Day, Paul Kennedy contemplates the most "sympathetically unselfish" of all the bivalves, and the single aphrodisiac that is generally believed to work -- the humble oyster.
Feb 10, 2015 | 53:59Ideas The Comeback Audio
Ideas The Comeback Feb 10, 2015 | 53:59In the wake of the Idle No More protest movement, John Ralston Saul decided to write a book about Canada's difficult relationship with the First Nations. Paul Kennedy explores the thesis with Saul and Hayden King of Ryerson University.