Feb 6, 2013 | 52:17The Story From Here February 6, 2013 Audio
The Story From Here February 6, 2013 Feb 6, 2013 | 52:17A biologist warns that without mining and hunting restrictions, the once mighty George River caribou herd faces extinction. A First Nation reserve nears Ottawa offers its perspective on the "Idle No More" movement, and we hear the inspiring story of a cancer patient who is reaching out to help others. The sticky note bandit has been caught, and ice fishers in Saguenay worry new rules may take the fun out of their sport. Host Anthony Germain rounds out this radio variety program with the profile of a British woman who encourages travel to Canada in winter, and a warning from the streets of Ottawa about an addictive drug called fentanyl.
Jan 30, 2013 | 52:14The Story From Here January 30, 2013 Audio
The Story From Here January 30, 2013 Jan 30, 2013 | 52:14Anthony Germain tells you everything you ever wanted to know about a movement started in Denmark 13 years ago called "The Human Library." We meet people who bared their souls in public libraries across the country on January 26. Anthony jumped onto the shelf as a human book and tells us what it felt like.
Jan 23, 2013 | 52:16The Story From Here January 23, 2103 Audio
The Story From Here January 23, 2103 Jan 23, 2013 | 52:16Host Anthony Germain hops in the saddle today. We hear about Felipe Leite's epic ride, on horseback, from Calgary to Brazil, and about a Saskatoon cowboy nicknamed "Two Gun Cohen" who became famous in China. We meet a Montreal philanthropist whose work in Mali is on hold, and an RCMP officer recently honoured for his work in Haiti. There's a warning for female bar patrons from a woman in St. John's whose drink was drugged, and gigantic icycles threaten the safety of Ottawa pedestrians.
Jan 16, 2013 | 52:28The Story From Here January 16, 2013 Winter Stories Audio
The Story From Here January 16, 2013 Winter Stories Jan 16, 2013 | 52:28Host Anthony Germain in St. John's takes us to Inuvik where they're celebrating the return of the sun after a month of darkness. We'll hear about a documentary called "People of a Feather" that documents the threat hydro electric projects pose for eider ducks. We'll meet ice canoeists from Calgary, a junior activist named Anna Tallman in Edmonton, and a senior craftsman named Leo MacNeil in Cape Breton.
Jan 9, 2013 | 24:57The Story From Here January 9, 2013 Audio
The Story From Here January 9, 2013 Jan 9, 2013 | 24:57This is a special Northern Edition of "The Story from Here" hosted by Abraham Tagalik of CBC Iqaluit. In Part one we meet Iqaluit students preparing for a trip to China, and visit a North West Territories school which is giving away free alarm clocks to ensure students are "on time by 9". Oh yes, and a wolf has been digging up graves at a pet cemetery in Happy Valley, Goose Bay, Labrador.
Dec 20, 2012 | 27:30The Story From Here January 2, 2013 Audio
The Story From Here January 2, 2013 Dec 20, 2012 | 27:30In part two, a Victoria academic explains why more and more Canadians are going "off the grid". We meet a Calgary musician who plays piano beautifully, despite the fact that he was born without ears. And retiring CBC Kuujjuaq host William Tagoona explains why he spent his 30-year career bringing the news to listeners in Canada's north.
Dec 20, 2012 | 25:00The Story From Here January 2, 2013 Audio
The Story From Here January 2, 2013 Dec 20, 2012 | 25:00In part one, Montreal tennis phenom Eugenie Bouchard looks back at her successes in 2012 and outlines her plans to turn pro in 2013. Some go-getters in Saskatchewan find a niche as go-betweens for English-speaking bankers and their Mandarin-speaking clients. And we go off the grid with a Cape Breton couple who use their OWN energy to get most of their household tasks done.
Dec 17, 2012 | 25:00The Story From Here December 26, 2012 Audio
The Story From Here December 26, 2012 Dec 17, 2012 | 25:00In part one, an Edmonton man becomes Canada's first deaf Roman Catholic priest. A pair of Ottawa teens eats, sleeps and breathes soccer, all in the hopes of turning pro. And an award-winning retailer from Montreal celebrates his even bigger win as the recipients of a double lung transplant.
Dec 17, 2012 | 27:30The Story From Here December 26. 2012 Audio
The Story From Here December 26. 2012 Dec 17, 2012 | 27:30In part two, a Saskatchewan children's author wins recognition for her books about gangs and residential schools. An amateur historian in Halifax lobbies to restore the reputation of the man who has long been blamed for the 1917 Halifax Explosion. And a Quebec-based violinist discovers the musical and marketing power of video games when she does a symphonic version of the Angry Birds theme.
Dec 13, 2012 | 24:59The Story From Here December 19, 2012 Audio
The Story From Here December 19, 2012 Dec 13, 2012 | 24:59In part one, people in St. John's, Newfoundland share their Christmas wish lists. We meet a little girl with very big fundraising dreams in Windsor, Ontario. A breast cancer survivor from Marathon, Ontario describes the all-pink Christmas decorations in her front yard. We stop under the mistletoe on Bloor Street in Toronto. And we meet a dancing family from Montreal with four generations on stage for a production of The Nutcracker.
Dec 13, 2012 | 27:30The Story From Here December 19, 2012 Audio
The Story From Here December 19, 2012 Dec 13, 2012 | 27:30In part two, we take a tour of a Quebec cranberry bog. An ex-military member explains why she needs help from the Winnipeg Food Bank. We pick out the perfect specimen at an Ottawa tree farm. And we share best-holiday-ever stories from some grade sixes in Montreal.
Dec 11, 2012 | 24:59The Story From Here Part 1 - December 12, 2012 Audio
The Story From Here Part 1 - December 12, 2012 Dec 11, 2012 | 24:59In part one, a Calgary man waits months to find out his Canada Post parcel has gone missing... only to find the missing contents for sale on-line. St. John's morning show listeners debate the merits of graffiti. ESL students turn the microphone on a CBC host in Prince Rupert. And a young Newfoundlander makes a video about his grandparents' life on Silver Fox Island.
Dec 11, 2012 | 27:30The Story From Here December 12, 2012 Audio
The Story From Here December 12, 2012 Dec 11, 2012 | 27:30In part two, an Edmonton man pleads for leniency for the drunk driver who killed his wife while she was cycling on a PEI highway. Vancouver parents learn it's never too late to have their boys circumcised. Torontonians cope with "no mobile phone" phobia. And a Kelowna mom flags down the thief who stole her daughter's bike.
Dec 4, 2012 | 25:00The Story From Here Part 1 - December 5, 2012 Audio
The Story From Here Part 1 - December 5, 2012 Dec 4, 2012 | 25:00In part one, meet a Calgary woman whose life has been devastated by the Human Papilloma Virus. Also, find out what "Dumping Day" means to Shag Harbour, Nova Scotia. And hear about a near-miss for a Montreal teen who was texting and listening to music on his headphones while jaywalking.
Dec 4, 2012 | 27:30The Story From Here December 5, 2012 Audio
The Story From Here December 5, 2012 Dec 4, 2012 | 27:30In part two, meet Jackson Nahayo, a young Winnipeg man who is bringing medical help to the village in Burundi where he was born. Find out how a Vancouver theatre company is making comedy with a Dungeons and Dragons theme. Hear how you can help researchers track wolverines in the rocky mountain national parks (beware, it involves skiing around with dead beavers on your back!) And exchange vollesy with the professional tennis player who's starting a new career coaching promising young Newfoundlanders.