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Day 6 - Rick Salutin remembers Jean BeliveauDec 5, 2014 | 6:58Day 6 Rick Salutin remembers Jean Beliveau Audio
Day 6 Rick Salutin remembers Jean Beliveau Dec 5, 2014 | 6:58Hockey great Jean Beliveau died this week at 83. Toronto Star columnist Rick Salutin met Beliveau as he was writing Les Canadiens, a play featuring a monologue read by Beliveau's character. Salutin shares his memories of Beliveau and reads that monologue.
Day 6 - The art of the bad restaurant reviewDec 5, 2014 | 10:40Day 6 The art of the bad restaurant review Audio
Day 6 The art of the bad restaurant review Dec 5, 2014 | 10:40Chris Nuttall-Smith's hilarious review of the new Donald Trump restaurant, America, went viral this week. He joins Brent and New York Times food critic Pete Wells on what inspires bad reviews and why people like reading them.
Day 6 - Four threats to Putin's powerDec 5, 2014 | 8:55Day 6 Four threats to Putin's power Audio
Day 6 Four threats to Putin's power Dec 5, 2014 | 8:55With Russia officially heading into a recession, Karen Dawisha, Author of "Putin's Kleptocracy" joins Day 6 to look at several threats to Putin's power: oil prices, sanctions, social unrest, and the soldiers'mothers movement.
Day 6 - The man who can hear WiFiDec 5, 2014 | 6:55Day 6 The man who can hear WiFi Audio
Day 6 The man who can hear WiFi Dec 5, 2014 | 6:55Frank Swain hacked his iPhone and connected it to his hearing aid so he can hear WiFi signals. Freelance journalist Lily Ames takes a walk with him in the streets of London to find out what wireless networks sound like and why he's so intrigued by them.
Day 6 - Pseudoscience in the House? Scientists challenge a bill on Lyme diseaseDec 5, 2014 | 16:06Day 6 Pseudoscience in the House? Scientists challenge a bill on Lyme disease Audio
Day 6 Pseudoscience in the House? Scientists challenge a bill on Lyme disease Dec 5, 2014 | 16:06Some Canadian scientists are objecting to the preamble of a private member's bill on a new national strategy to address Lyme Disease. Brent talks to infectious disease expert Dr. William Bowie about his concerns and to Elizabeth May who proposed the bill.
Day 6 - Riffed From The Headlines 05/12/2014Dec 5, 2014 | 0:59Day 6 Riffed From The Headlines 05/12/2014 Audio
Day 6 Riffed From The Headlines 05/12/2014 Dec 5, 2014 | 0:59Riffed from the headlines is our weekly news quiz where we choose three riffs linked by one story in the news. Guess the story that links the riffs and you could win a Day 6 tote bag! Email us your answer at day6 at cbc.ca.
Day 6 - Episode 21: Lyme Disease Controversy, Bad Restaurant Reviews, Remembering Beliveau and moreDec 5, 2014 | 54:00Day 6 Episode 21: Lyme Disease Controversy, Bad Restaurant Reviews, Remembering Beliveau and more Audio
Day 6 Episode 21: Lyme Disease Controversy, Bad Restaurant Reviews, Remembering Beliveau and more Dec 5, 2014 | 54:00Conflict over Lyme disease |The joys of bad restaurant reviews |Remembering Beliveau | The guy who hears WiFi | Putin's very bad week
Day 6 - Ferguson and cop cams: useful tool or trojan horse?Nov 28, 2014 | 9:35Day 6 Ferguson and cop cams: useful tool or trojan horse? Audio
Day 6 Ferguson and cop cams: useful tool or trojan horse? Nov 28, 2014 | 9:35Adam Molnar, a Canadian criminologist and law enforcement technology specialist, discusses the privacy concerns around the police body cameras that are being rolled out throughout the country.
Day 6 - Reporting sexual assault and what to expect from the justice systemNov 28, 2014 | 9:25Day 6 Reporting sexual assault and what to expect from the justice system Audio
Day 6 Reporting sexual assault and what to expect from the justice system Nov 28, 2014 | 9:25In the wake of Jian Ghomeshi's arrest, Pamela Cross, a Canadian lawyer specializing in sexual assault cases, discusses what a woman seeking justice after being sexually assaulted can do and what she can expect.
Day 6 - Martin Short on Robin WilliamsNov 28, 2014 | 6:25Day 6 Martin Short on Robin Williams Audio
Day 6 Martin Short on Robin Williams Nov 28, 2014 | 6:25Martin Short recalls a memory of the late Robin Williams in an interview with Brent Bambury.
Day 6 - Retired army general Daniel Bolger on how America's failures in Iraq led to the rise of ISISNov 28, 2014 | 9:42Day 6 Retired army general Daniel Bolger on how America's failures in Iraq led to the rise of ISIS Audio
Day 6 Retired army general Daniel Bolger on how America's failures in Iraq led to the rise of ISIS Nov 28, 2014 | 9:42Lt. General Daniel Bolger's new book, Why We Lost, is an unapologetic takedown of U.S. strategy in Iraq and Afghanistan. Bolger tells Brent why he doesn't mince words in saying the U.S. lost, and talks about the role the U.S. played in the rise of ISIS.
Day 6 - Riffed From The Headlines 28/11/2014Nov 28, 2014 | 1:06Day 6 Riffed From The Headlines 28/11/2014 Audio
Day 6 Riffed From The Headlines 28/11/2014 Nov 28, 2014 | 1:06Riffed from the headlines is our weekly news quiz where we choose three riffs linked by one story in the news. Guess the story that links the riffs and you could win a Day 6 tote bag! Email us your answer at day6 at cbc.ca.
Day 6 - Tracking fracking from above with SkyTruthNov 28, 2014 | 9:33Day 6 Tracking fracking from above with SkyTruth Audio
Day 6 Tracking fracking from above with SkyTruth Nov 28, 2014 | 9:33SkyTruth founder John Amos explains how his organization tracks the fracking sites oil companies may not be telling you about using satellite imagery.
Day 6 - Episode 210: The Dark Side of Police Cams, Tracking Fracking, Martin Short and moreNov 28, 2014 | 54:00Day 6 Episode 210: The Dark Side of Police Cams, Tracking Fracking, Martin Short and more Audio
Day 6 Episode 210: The Dark Side of Police Cams, Tracking Fracking, Martin Short and more Nov 28, 2014 | 54:00Police, lapel cams and civil liberties |What to expect from the courts in cases of sexual assault | US Army general on why America lost in Iraq and Afghanistan | Citizens monitor fracking sites |Martin Short on his memoir 'I Must Say'
Day 6 - Martin Short on his memoir "I Must Say"Nov 28, 2014 | 10:50Day 6 Martin Short on his memoir "I Must Say" Audio
Day 6 Martin Short on his memoir "I Must Say" Nov 28, 2014 | 10:50Martin Short talks about his memoir "I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend" which spans his days as a kid in Hamilton, Ontario on to hitting it big on SCTV, Saturday Night Live and in Hollywood.

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