The CurrentDesigners say community 'charrettes' can revolutionize design - Sept 17, 2014Sep 17, 2014 | 25:00There's some truth in the joke about a camel being a horse designed by a committee. But designers say if you create a 'charette', a committee that focuses on an eye to how Design thinking, you can solve a range of real world problems.
IdeasOh Say, Can You See?Sep 15, 2014 | 53:58In our continuing series about the War of 1812, host Paul Kennedy visits the battlefields at Washington (where the White House was famously torched) and Baltimore (which ultimately inspired the American national anthem, "The Star Spangled Banner").
Information Radio - MBWinnipeg activist to release gang exit strategy reportSep 17, 2014 | 7:51After saying for years that we need to help people get out of gangs, a Winnipeg activist is issuing a call to action.
The CurrentWhy Morten Storm joined Al Qaeda, then the CIA - September 15, 2014Sep 15, 2014 | 24:59By the time Morten Storm began to doubt the extremists, he was in Al Qaeda's highest circles and working for the CIA. The most-wanted-terrorists now have new names, Morten Storm's experiences offer insight into their world and those trying to stop them.
Day 6The Face of an Angel: Michael Winterbottom on media and murderSep 12, 2014 | 9:54Lawyers for convicted killer Amanda Knox are threatening to take legal action against the producers of a new movie about the case, fearing it could have a negative impact on appeals. Brent talks to Michael Winterbottom, director of The Face of an Angel.
Writers and CompanyKamila Shamsie InterviewSep 14, 2014 | 52:46This week, Kamila Shamsie. Born and raised in Karachi, Pakistan, she now lives in London. Last year she was named one of Granta Magazine's Best Young Novelists.
White Coat Black ArtWhite Coat - After the Error Part TwoSep 13, 2014 | 27:29Beth Dalley Ullum tells the story of trying to save her unborn son who had a serious heart defect. She had to break through the medical culture of secrecy to find the best surgeons to perform a very delicate operation.
This is ThatHeadline: In an attempt to put itself on the map, Alberta town develops own accentSep 11, 2014 | 5:20Pat Kelly spoke with Douglas Dollard, the Commissioner of High Prairie Tourism, to learn more about the unique sounds and phrases that residents will soon be using to help them sound "distinctly High Prairie."
The CurrentHalf of all video game players are women yet only ten per cent of all designers are women. Just doesn't add up - Sept 10, 2014Sep 10, 2014 | 27:27Women over 18 now represent more gamers than boys under 18. But in the game design business, talented women find themselves confronting attitudes from the past. Today, our project 'By Design', looks at an industry, many say is still steeped in sexism.