Now Playing on CBC Radio Help Refresh

Live audio streams for phones and tablets: Radio One and CBC Music (Radio 2, Radio 3 and more)

CBC Radio One

Listen Live Ottawa change

CBC Radio 2

Listen Live Eastern change

CBC Radio 3

Listen Live Radio 3
Audio - Psychology of PovertyMar 29, 2010 | 6:23Audio Psychology of Poverty Audio
Audio Psychology of Poverty Mar 29, 2010 | 6:23A financial psychologist explains why some people pass on anti-poverty programs.
Audio - Passing on ProgramsMar 29, 2010 | 5:15Audio Passing on Programs Audio
Audio Passing on Programs Mar 29, 2010 | 5:15Manitoba spends more than 700 million dollars on anti-poverty programs, but some people living in poverty don't take advantage of what's available.
Audio - Accessing AssistanceMar 29, 2010 | 9:26Audio Accessing Assistance Audio
Audio Accessing Assistance Mar 29, 2010 | 9:26Manitoba has dozens of services to help families escape the poverty cycle, but what good are they if you don't know how to access them? We meet a poverty buster who makes it her job to help people get what they need to get on their feet again!
Audio - What is the government doing about poverty in Manitoba?Mar 29, 2010 | 7:24Audio What is the government doing about poverty in Manitoba? Audio
Audio What is the government doing about poverty in Manitoba? Mar 29, 2010 | 7:24We ask the government what it's doing to improve the lives of Manitobans living in poverty.
Audio - Living on social assistanceMar 29, 2010 | 7:02Audio Living on social assistance Audio
Audio Living on social assistance Mar 29, 2010 | 7:02Life on Social Assistance in Manitoba is so bad that activists have launched an ombudsman complaint against the Province.
Audio - Rural food banks say need increasingMar 25, 2010 | 7:24Audio Rural food banks say need increasing Audio
Audio Rural food banks say need increasing Mar 25, 2010 | 7:24We hear about families who walk 50 kilometers in -35 degree weather just to access a small box of food.
Audio - Brighter FuturesMar 25, 2010 | 6:37Audio Brighter Futures Audio
Audio Brighter Futures Mar 25, 2010 | 6:37In Winnipeg's poorest neighbourhoods, high school graduation rates are just 37%. Find out how a unique program in two of those neighbourhoods is working to change that, with impressive results.
Audio - MincomeMar 25, 2010 | 5:35Audio Mincome Audio
Audio Mincome Mar 25, 2010 | 5:35What if it no one was allowed to be poor? Dauphin Manitoba tried that back in the 70's and a researcher who's taking a look back at the findings says it had some amazing results.
Audio - KaakiyowMar 25, 2010 | 6:07Audio Kaakiyow Audio
Audio Kaakiyow Mar 25, 2010 | 6:07From the poorest neighbourhood in Winnipeg, they were doomed to be failures. But these students, proved many wrong.
Audio - Trying to break freeMar 25, 2010 | 7:40Audio Trying to break free Audio
Audio Trying to break free Mar 25, 2010 | 7:40It is the ultimate no-win situation: too poor to get an education and not enough education to get a good job. How one local family trapped in the cycle of poverty tries to find a way to go to school.
Video - Health and PovertyMar 24, 2010 | 3:15Video Health and Poverty Video
Video Health and Poverty Mar 24, 2010 | 3:15
Video - Working PoorMar 24, 2010 | 2:19Video Working Poor Video
Video Working Poor Mar 24, 2010 | 2:19
Audio - Poor services in rural ManitobaMar 24, 2010 | 7:28Audio Poor services in rural Manitoba Audio
Audio Poor services in rural Manitoba Mar 24, 2010 | 7:28We meet a Teulon couple struggling with disabilities and poverty who say there is no support for them in their community.
Audio - Working HomelessMar 24, 2010 | 7:47Audio Working Homeless Audio
Audio Working Homeless Mar 24, 2010 | 7:47Meet a Winnipeg man who works full time but has to sleep at a homeless shelter.
Audio - Working Poor (Part 1)Mar 24, 2010 | 11:32Audio Working Poor (Part 1) Audio
Audio Working Poor (Part 1) Mar 24, 2010 | 11:32Combined they have four degrees and are both working professionals, but this Winnipeg couple struggles each month to make ends meet.

1 of 2