May 11, 2014 | 52:59In the Field Music Audio
In the Field Music May 11, 2014 | 52:59On this episode, stories of music. You'll meet Tom Schilling, Broadway vocal coach now living in Hamilton; a group of German refugees who tell their story through music; and the musical passion of Montreal singer Betty Bonifassi.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Mar 20, 2012 | 27:28In the Field March 20, 2012 Part 2 Audio
In the Field March 20, 2012 Part 2 Mar 20, 2012 | 27:28Chickens are what brought jobs and security to St Francois, New Brunswick. And chickens are what's tearing the community apart. It's a story of corporate warfare, public-relations blitzes, and dense legal battles. It's also the story of a once happy community where neighbours and families are now at odds with each other.
Mar 20, 2012 | 24:57In the Field March 20, 2012 Part 1 Audio
In the Field March 20, 2012 Part 1 Mar 20, 2012 | 24:57One of the worst disasters in U.S. naval history occurred 70 years ago off the coast of Newfoundland. A destroyer called the Truxton crashed into the cliffs near St. Lawrence during a storm in 1942. Just a couple of kilometres away an even larger ship called the Pollack went aground. The sea took 200 men that night.
Mar 27, 2012 | 27:29In the Field March 27, 2012 Part 2 Audio
In the Field March 27, 2012 Part 2 Mar 27, 2012 | 27:29In part two of this episode. Nunavut is Canada's youngest territory.
Almost half of Nunavut's population is under the age of 20.
The average age in all of Canada is almost twice that,thirty seven.
So the concerns of young people in Inuit communities are critical.
Today young Inuit look as much to the south, as they do to their elders, for ways to live.They have more choices.With choice comes hard decisions, like how to embrace what's new, without discarding what makes Inuit culture so distinct.
Mar 27, 2012 | 24:59In the Field March 27, 2012 Part 1 Audio
In the Field March 27, 2012 Part 1 Mar 27, 2012 | 24:59In part one of this episode. Junior high school boys often get their information about sex and relationships from their friends and increasingly the internet. And some of it is to say the least neither positive or accurate. But a new program in one Calgary junior high is finding out that sex ed can be upfront and healthy. Wise Guyz is run by the Calgary Sexual Health Centre.
Apr 3, 2012 | 27:30In the Field April 3, 2012 Part 2 Audio
In the Field April 3, 2012 Part 2 Apr 3, 2012 | 27:30In part two of this episode. Suicide is often thought to be a problem of the young. But it's not. A new documentary looks at how one family is dealing with the growing crisis involving seniors who take their own lives. And a pioneering plastic surgeon in B.C. helps her patients put on a happy face with the help of botox and fillers.
Apr 3, 2012 | 25:00In the Field April 3, 2012 Part 1 Audio
In the Field April 3, 2012 Part 1 Apr 3, 2012 | 25:00In part one of the this episode. A writer deals with his impending death by producing a volume of poems called "Cancer Songs." And the Baymen and the building boom. Construction workers from Newfoundland's outports talk about rebuilding St. John's for their urban cousins, whom they call the Townies.
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.
Apr 10, 2012 | 24:58In the Field April 10, 2012 Part 1 Audio
In the Field April 10, 2012 Part 1 Apr 10, 2012 | 24:58In part one of this episode. Nelson B.C.'s homegrown opera is called KHAOS and it tells a story both ancient and modern.It's based on the ancient Greek myth of Demeter and her daughter Persephone.
What has so captured the imagination of opera fans, though, is that the myth has been re-written to reference an ultra contemporary issue of climate change