Mar 25, 2013 | 53:59In the Field In The Field March 24, 26 2013 Audio
In the Field In The Field March 24, 26 2013 Mar 25, 2013 | 53:59This week on In The Field, you'll hear about how First Nations patients were cared for - or not - at the racially segregated hospitals in B.C., and you'll find out how recent refugees from Bhutan via Nepal are taking care of their families and their futur
Jun 16, 2013 | 54:00In the Field June 16-18, 2013 Audio
In the Field June 16-18, 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 31, 2012 | 27:29In the Field Workplace Bully Audio
In the Field Workplace Bully 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.
Apr 28, 2013 | 54:00In the Field April 28th/30th, 2013 Audio
In the Field April 28th/30th, 2013 Apr 28, 2013 | 54:00Surviving jail while dealing with a mental illness...the story of Tona MIlls. The Huda School in Regina deals with immigrant students. A profile of Kevin Little, a minister in Nova Scotia shepherds two very different flocks.
May 19, 2013 | 54:00In the Field May 19/21 2013 Audio
In the Field May 19/21 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.
May 26, 2013 | 54:00In the Field May 26/28, 2013 Audio
In the Field May 26/28, 2013 May 26, 2013 | 54:00Struggling to find work, University grads end up working as baristas. "Before I Die", an art installation sets up in Nelson. More young people are becoming primary care givers for family memebers. A profile of Quebec artist Gilles St. Laurent.
Oct 16, 2012 | 25:00In the Field Didn't See That Coming Part 1 Audio
In the Field Didn't See That Coming Part 1 Oct 16, 2012 | 25:00In this episode of the show we hear stories that evoke shock and surprise. In Part One we hear the amazing news that Newfoundland is gradually sinking into the North Atlantic – and how Newfoundlanders are taking this in their stride. Then there’s Kelly Hofer who shocked his friends and family by giving up his traditional life on a Manitoba Hutterite colony to move to Calgary to pursue a dream to become a big city photographer. Residents of the island of Haida Gwaii just off B.C.’s coast are surprised and saddened to see enormous amounts of Japanese tsunami debris wash up on their shores. A girl in Ottawa is attracting attention by befriending Walter the crow and … a student at the University of Saskatchewan is promoting greater levels of on campus blasphemy as an exercise in free speech
Oct 30, 2012 | 27:30In the Field Great institutions we should pay attention to, or not Part 1 Audio
In the Field Great institutions we should pay attention to, or not Part 1 Oct 30, 2012 | 27:30On this episode on organization we also look at how a degree of disorganization denies needed health care to those looking after family members with multiple physical and mental handicaps. On a brighter note, another documentary finds out why great organization has given Regina a ground-breaking new school.
May 5, 2013 | 54:00In the Field May5/7 2013 Audio
In the Field May5/7 2013 May 5, 2013 | 54:00Drowning out fine dining with large helpings of loud music. Grads find affordable prom dresses. Parting the curtain on Burlesque. An alleged sexual assault in the military...a female recruit tells her story. A heroic sea rescue recognized forty years late
Apr 10, 2012 | 27:28In the Field April 10, 2012 Part 2 Audio
In the Field April 10, 2012 Part 2 Apr 10, 2012 | 27:28In part two of this episode. Tooker Gomberg was an Edmonton bicycle crusader, environmentalist, would-be-mayor of Toronto, sunflower lover and activist extraordinaire.With Angela Bischoff, his partner of 17 years, Tooker went about trying to change the world until he flamed out and tumbled into a deep depression.Not long ago, family friends, family and fellow rabble rousers gathered to mark the 8th anniversary of his death.
Jul 24, 2012 | 24:58In the Field King of the Clowns Audio
In the Field King of the Clowns Jul 24, 2012 | 24:58In part one of this episode. You ever wonder where actor Sach Baron Cohen learned how to make you laugh so hard? Like lots of other actors, Baron-Cohen studied with a master french clown named Philippe Gaulier. This winter the legend has been teaching 'the art of the clown' in Toronto.They've come from across North America to learn from his notoriously cruel and unusual teaching methods.
Sep 25, 2012 | 24:59In the Field Medicare history Audio
In the Field Medicare history Sep 25, 2012 | 24:59From Regina, a documentary about the controversy swirling around free medical care. The early days of Canada's medicare program were not easy, and some thought it was a communist plot. But Tommy Douglas helped pave the way for a program that many believe helps make Canada a great place in which to live.
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 16, 2012 | 27:30In the Field Didn't See That Coming Part 2 Audio
In the Field Didn't See That Coming Part 2 Oct 16, 2012 | 27:30In Part Two of our show on shock and surprise, few incidents were more shocking in Canada in the early 1970s than the Kingston Prison riot. More than 500 inmates took charge of the prison, grabbed several guards as hostages and started to tear their building apart. The authorities reacted by calling in the army and by preparing themselves for the worst possible outcome. Cool heads on both sides gradually brought this crisis under control, but not without deaths and injuries. Survivors look back more than 40 years after one of the most searing events in the history of Canadian penitentiaries.