Jan 19, 2014 | 52:58In the Field The final years Audio
In the Field The final years Jan 19, 2014 | 52:58"The Baba Yaga" house. A group of women in Paris move into a senior's home they run themselves. "Ce N'est pas la Vie en Rose". In a Montreal nursing home some residents have a good sense of humour and a fighting spirit, others live day after day in quiet
May 19, 2013 | 54:00In the Field May 19, 2013 Audio
In the Field May 19, 2013 May 19, 2013 | 54:00A young Mom tell her story of surviving the sinking of the Queen of the North. Exploring the personalities behind musicial keys. A profile of D-flat major. And two transgendered youth from UPEI talk about gender identity and how the world treats them.
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.
Jun 5, 2012 | 27:29In the Field Grandfather Clock Audio
In the Field Grandfather Clock Jun 5, 2012 | 27:29In part two of this episode. There are those who love the sound of a ticking clock, and there are those who can't abide it.
Bill Richardso is one of the former. Over the years, at flea markets and at auctions, he has acquired mantel clocks and bedside clocks and library clocks that chime as well as tick. When they all kick into action at once, at midnight and at noon especially, his home sounds like the jungle at dawn.For years, Bill has wanted a longcase clock - a grandfather clock.Recently, he acquired one.
Jan 1, 2013 | 54:00In the Field Our Raylene Rankin tribute (Season's best) Audio
In the Field Our Raylene Rankin tribute (Season's best) Jan 1, 2013 | 54:00Today's special encore holiday episode features a documentary on the late Raylene Rankin. Before her untimely death in the autumn of 2012 Rankin secured her place in the Canadian pop music pantheon with her gorgeous performances of hits like All The Diamonds and Rise Again. In interviews recorded just months before her death, Rankin talks frankly about her career, her family and her hopes and fears for the future.
Jun 16, 2013 | 54:00In the Field June 16, 2013 Audio
In the Field June 16, 2013 Jun 16, 2013 | 54:00We are calling this show Tsuk Ekanum...which is Chinook for "water stories". UBC journalism students report on the importance of water in aboriginal communities. Guest host Duncan McCue
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.
Sep 25, 2012 | 27:28In the Field Learning about Traditions Audio
In the Field Learning about Traditions Sep 25, 2012 | 27:28Parents are taking their children to a shoe store in Edmonton to learn how to tie their shoelaces. Producer Caroline Hillier goes out in the boat with her father to learn how he used to fish cod, and Inuit women attend a workshop to learn how their grandmothers made sealskin boots.
Oct 2, 2012 | 24:58In the Field Truth and Reconciliation Audio
In the Field Truth and Reconciliation Oct 2, 2012 | 24:58Today, stories about people facing adversity, including the heartbreaking account of Charlie Menjack, a First Nations child who was forced into an Indian Residential School, but died running away. This is the legacy Canada's Truth and Reconciliation commission is trying to help heal. There's also the story of Hayward Morgan who chose to die, but first reconciled his family to his decision to stop dialysis. And the truth about navigating construction sites in Toronto, in a wheelchair.
Oct 23, 2012 | 27:30In the Field Canadian beauty is about good hair, the Yukon, and music - Part 2 Audio
In the Field Canadian beauty is about good hair, the Yukon, and music - Part 2 Oct 23, 2012 | 27:30In the second of a two part exploration of Canadian beauty, In The Field showcases a feature documentary on the late Raylene Rankin. Before here untimely death in the autumn of 2012 Rankin secured her place in the Canadian pop music pantheon with her gorgeous performances of hits like All The Diamonds and Rise Again.
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.