Jan 1, 2013 | 54:00In the Field The season's best, our Raylene Rankin tribute episode Audio
In the Field The season's best, our Raylene Rankin tribute episode 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.
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
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
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.
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 7, 2013 | 53:59In the Field April 2nd/9th 2013 Audio
In the Field April 2nd/9th 2013 Apr 7, 2013 | 53:59Turning the corner on winter...with octagenarian hockey,winter diving and scrabble? And young people in Edmonton repair bikes and tuneup their lives.A Nova Scotia fisherman's vision for a new inshore fishery becomes a reality but not without a price.
Jun 19, 2012 | 24:58In the Field Cree in the city Audio
In the Field Cree in the city Jun 19, 2012 | 24:58In part one of this episode. It's no secret that many First Nation bands are struggling to keep the languages alive on the reserves across Canada.
But what about in the city? Many aboriginal people choose to live off reserve in cities like Calgary. Desirae Desnomie is trying to preserve her Cree language and culture in an urban setting.
Jul 10, 2012 | 27:28In the Field Tooker Gomberg Audio
In the Field Tooker Gomberg Jul 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 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 24, 2012 | 27:28In the Field Nisga'a Real Estate Audio
In the Field Nisga'a Real Estate Jul 24, 2012 | 27:28In part two of this episode. The Nisga'a are a small band who live 20 hours drive north of Vancouver. And twelve years ago, the Nisga'a became the first band in Canada to sign a modern treaty. That treaty gave them a measure of self-government, and control of their land. This summer they will be able to own their own homes and to sell those homes to anyone - Nisga'a or not. The Nisga'a were the first aboriginal people to get their land back . Now they are the first to sell it off. But that has many concerned for the future of the Nisga'a Nation.
Aug 21, 2012 | 24:59In the Field T'Suu T'Ina Language Audio
In the Field T'Suu T'Ina Language 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.
Aug 21, 2012 | 27:28In the Field God I'm angry Audio
In the Field God I'm angry Aug 21, 2012 | 27:28In part two of this episode. God may be subtle,Albert Einstein once said,but he isn't mean. It seems a lot of people would disagree.Recent research has found that many people hold God personally accountable for bad things that happen in their life. And they are not afraid to show it.
Sep 11, 2012 | 24:58In the Field Healing Power of Music Audio
In the Field Healing Power of Music Sep 11, 2012 | 24:58David has the story of how a Calgary Alzheimer patient is being helped by taking up the accordion again. A dynamic program called "Blueprint for Life" is helping Inuit youth at risk through hip hop.