May 4, 2014 | 52:59In the Field Mental Health Audio
In the Field Mental Health May 4, 2014 | 52:59This is Mental Health Week here in Canada. On today’s show, we have three documentaries: all of them which explore different aspects of a subject which is all too often taboo.
Aug 7, 2012 | 27:28In the Field Human Egg Donations (May 2012 Encore) Audio
In the Field Human Egg Donations (May 2012 Encore) Aug 7, 2012 | 27:28In part two of this episode. In Canada it is illegal to pay for human eggs. That law has been in effect for almost a decade. But it's widely known in the business that there is a black market in this country but no charges have ever been laid.The fertility business remains the wild west of medicine. It also is fraught with danger for the women who donate their eggs.
Nov 20, 2012 | 27:30In the Field The uplift episode - Part 2 Audio
In the Field The uplift episode - Part 2 Nov 20, 2012 | 27:30Erin Kapela and her very brave friend Lee-Anne Peters at a birthday party. Lee-Anne is dying from a terminal disease, but is cheerfully determined to seize the days left to her by working down her bucket list, including having an enormous bash when she turned 27 recently. And also in this episode, getting up close and personal with humpback whales off the coast of Alaska.
Jan 22, 2013 | 54:00In the Field January 22, 2013 Audio
In the Field January 22, 2013 Jan 22, 2013 | 54:00This week on In The Field we revisit a trip David made to Haiti three years ago just after the 2010 earthquake, and a day he spent in one of the makeshift tent camps. We also meet a man who offers up free prayers in Kelowna and we head to Winnipeg to say goodbye to the Paddlewheel restaurant and go backstage to meet the costume designer for a local production of Gone With the Wind.
Jan 12, 2014 | 52:58In the Field The mining show Audio
In the Field The mining show Jan 12, 2014 | 52:58Fracked oil has led to a boom in the US and Canada but also deadly explosions of rail cars transporting it. A nickel mine in Guatemala is the centre of a violent dispute and rape charges which, in a legal first, will be argued in a Canadian court.
Mar 23, 2014 | 52:59In the Field Afghanistan then and now Audio
In the Field Afghanistan then and now Mar 23, 2014 | 52:59It ended with no marching bands, just a simple ceremony. Was it "twelve years of bravery" or "a quiet end to a long war that solved nothing". Using interviews, news and documentary reports from 2001 to the present day we look back at Canada's gruelling an
Jun 8, 2014 | 52:59In the Field After the Army Audio
In the Field After the Army Jun 8, 2014 | 52:59Two documentaries on life after the army. Caroline Hillier reveals the lingering legacy of a US military base in Newfoundland. Molly Segal's An Unlikely Friendship tells the story of a suicidal soldier, a troubling encounter and a surprising alliance.
Jul 17, 2012 | 24:58In the Field Cowboy John Ware Audio
In the Field Cowboy John Ware Jul 17, 2012 | 24:58In part one of this episode.John Ware looms large in the small field of Black history in Alberta. Ware was a big man, a cowboy who played an important role in the early days of the ranching industry in Alberta. He died in 1905.John Ware was born in into slavery in the southern United States. He arrived in Alberta after the U-S civil war and the emancipation of slaves. But it was in Alberta he found his true home.
Jul 31, 2012 | 27:29In the Field Workplace Bully (May 2012 Encore) Audio
In the Field Workplace Bully (May 2012 Encore) Jul 31, 2012 | 27:29Later on In the Field.We know there are bullies on the school ground, and we know who they're picking on. It's the small kids, the new kids, the ones who don't speak English so well. The ones who don't have support from their peers. In the workplace, we know there are bullies too, that's no surprise to anyone. But you might be surprised to hear how often it happens. And it might be a big surprise to hear who's getting bullied.
Aug 21, 2012 | 24:59In the Field T'Suu T'Ina Language (May 2012 Encore) Audio
In the Field T'Suu T'Ina Language (May 2012 Encore) Aug 21, 2012 | 24:59In part one of this episode.According to the United Nations, 88 Aboriginal languages in Canada are nearing extinction.And among them, Tsuu T'ina, a language spoken on a reserve near Calgary, is one of the most endangered. Only a handful of people know it and at sixy three ,Gerald McGuinnis,is the youngest speaker. But things are changing on that reserve. There is push on to keep T'suu T'ina alive.
Nov 5, 2012 | 27:30In the Field War and Remembrance - Part 2 Audio
In the Field War and Remembrance - Part 2 Nov 5, 2012 | 27:30The second part of our program on war and remembrance looks back on the experiences of World Wars I and II. In The Field remembers the catastrophic sinking of a civilian ferry off the coast of Newfoundland in 1942. The boys of the Regina Rifle Regiment who fought through D-Day and beyond. And how the civil rights of loyal Canadians were abused in both world wars.
Dec 4, 2012 | 25:00In the Field Presenting ourselves - Part 2 Audio
In the Field Presenting ourselves - Part 2 Dec 4, 2012 | 25:00In this part David Gutnick has some odd experiences reaching out the operators of a shadowy essay mill and after a flurry of e-mails he's left wondering whether he's writing a robot, or even a highly intelligent dog. A two women talk about what it's like to survive and then live with severely scarring injuries from when they were kids. They say they were shaped, but not defined by the trauma that they lived through.