The CurrentDeaf musicians shatter myths about hearing impairments and soundSep 3, 2015 | 20:19Little is known or understood about deaf musicians. Today, we rebroadcast the documentary "Deaf Jam" with an American Sign Language interpreted version online.
The CurrentCanadians desperate to sponsor refugees as governments ditherSep 3, 2015 | 19:48Chaos continue at a train station in Hungary where police and refugees have clashed for days. As the refugee crisis worsens, and governments are slow to react, we hear from people trying to lighten the burden in Europe and here at home.
The CurrentPT 1: Canadians desperate to sponsor refugees, PT 2: Deaf musicians shatter assumptionsSep 3, 2015 | 45:41As the refugee crisis worsens, and governments are slow to react, we hear from people desperate to help in Europe and Canada. Plus, Is it an oxymoron to be a deaf musician? Or are the rest of us not listening? We rebroadcast the documentary "Deaf Jam".
The CurrentCanadians desperate to sponsor refugees as governments dither - Sept 3, 2015Sep 3, 2015 | 21:59Chaos continue at a train station in Hungary where police and refugees have clashed for days. As the refugee crisis worsens, and governments are slow to react, we hear from people trying to lighten the burden in Europe and here at home.
The CurrentDeaf musicians shatter myths about hearing impairments and sound - Sept 3, 2015Sep 3, 2015 | 23:30Little is known or understood about deaf musicians. Today, we rebroadcast "Deaf Jam" with an American Sign Language interpreted version online. Also, listen to a preview of a documentary that is part of Ripple Effect, our new season-long series.
The CurrentMigrant Crisis: Follow the path of refugees seeking EU asylumSep 2, 2015 | 19:25They come armed with hope for a better life. The images of many people fleeing conflict and terror flash across our screens, embedding themselves in our minds. What will become of them? We hear from witnesses who are talking to the refugees first hand.
The CurrentDenis Lapointe says government hid potential asbestos exposureSep 2, 2015 | 20:15Denis Lapointe discovered the Canada Revenue Agency's headquarters, a building he worked in as an electrician for years was full of asbestos. He suspects that's to blame for his health problems. He shares his story in our documentary, "875 Heron Road."
The CurrentLifeline Syria looking for volunteers to help refugees in TorontoSep 2, 2015 | 1:31An initiative called Lifeline Syria is looking for Canadian sponsors in the Greater Toronto Area to help settle Syrian refugees build a better life. Leen Al Zaibak tells us more about their goal with the Lifeline Syria project.
The CurrentMeet the first aboriginal soccer player inducted into Hall of FameSep 1, 2015 | 25:00Harry Xulsimalt Manson was a striker and pioneer, a century ago. He faded into history, a forgotten, aboriginal star of the B.C. soccer scene. Today, our documentary "Lost and Found" puts him back on the pitch.
The CurrentGDP reveals recession as party leaders jockey to capitalizeSep 1, 2015 | 19:11According to new GDP numbers, Canada is officially in a recession. Today, we're asking how this update on our economy is likely to shake up the election campaign and how these new numbers will impact Canadians.
The CurrentDonald Savoie: Duffy trial reveals how public service 'lost its way'Aug 31, 2015 | 19:29The Prime Minister's Office wields a lot of of power throughout the public service. Too much power, according to Donald Savoie who says that power has become so centralized, the public service has become beholden to top-down orders, warping our democracy.
The CurrentGay man in Canada faces threats of an honour killing - August 31, 2015Aug 31, 2015 | 25:00A young Canadian. Gay, and trying to pray it away. Honour Killings make the news as something that happens faraway, something that happens to women. Our documentary tells the story of young, gay men, threatened with honour killings... right here at home.
The CurrentHurricane Katrina has a silver lining for some survivorsAug 28, 2015 | 18:19While the devastating impact of Katrina carries on a decade later, the storm has a silver lining for some survivors. New research suggests some people displaced improved their lives because leaving allowed them to break out of cycles of instability.
The CurrentNeurosurgeon Henry Marsh reflects on a career probing brains - August 28, 2015Aug 28, 2015 | 23:49Dr. Henry Marsh has long been fascinated with the human brain. But the neurosurgeon is well aware of the dangers of brain surgery because he's made mistakes... and he's forthright that doctors aren't in as much control as we may want to believe.