QSpoken word sensation Shane Koyczan on the power of wordsApr 20, 2015 | 11:17Koyczan performs his poem For Many and speaks to Q's new host Shad about why his artform seems to be growing in resonance. He also explains why he's so comfortable being vulnerable before scores of strangers.
The CurrentExhibit B 'human zoo' sparks art and censorship controversy - April 20, 2015Apr 20, 2015 | 25:00Supporters say art installation 'Exhibit B' is powerful, illuminating the horrific past. Critics say it's racist and harmful. The Toronto Luminato Festival is not planning to show Exhibit B but has invited a panel from the black community to discuss it.
Day 6The Ukrainian casualty of war who never existedApr 17, 2015 | 11:05We take a look at the fog of war on the ground with BBC reporter Natalia Antelava, who traced what appears to have been a Russian attempt at propaganda last week - the false story of a young girl supposedly killed by rebel shelling.
Under the InfluenceBrand Envy 2015Apr 18, 2015 | 27:32This week, it’s Terry's annual look at his favourite brands. They may not be the coolest brands, or the newest or the biggest - they are just fascinating studies in marketing.
The CurrentBeneath the Deep Web lies the right to privacy and online freedom - April 17, 2015Apr 17, 2015 | 25:00Today we take you to the Deep Web. It involves a website, Silk Road, where content is not visible through search engines. The FBI shut down the site and convicted the man they say was the mastermind but activists fear question whether laws were followed.
IdeasThe 2014 BBC Reith Lectures by Dr. Atul Gawande, Part 1Jan 26, 2015 | 53:59In the 2014 BBC Reith Lecturs, surgeon, professor and author Atul Gawande dissects a field defined by what he calls "the messy intersection of science and human fallibility.
Columnists from CBC RadioWhy playtime for adults might be a great ideaApr 15, 2015 | 4:10Grown-ups will be kids, apparently. With everything from colouring books for adults to adult pre-school, it seems we all just wanna be young again. Jason Osler looks at the value of play in adult lives -- and why it seems to be the latest trend.
The CurrentResidential school survivor Augie Merasty, 'We were treated like animals' - April 16, 2015Apr 16, 2015 | 22:00This is the story of one man... elderly now with a childhood of brutality seared into his memory. He wrote a book to tell the world what he survived in a Manitoba residential school. His is the story of one little boy and the adults who betrayed him.
RewindSigns of SpringApr 16, 2015 | 54:59As this brutal winter for most of the country slowly comes to an end, Canadians everywhere are looking for signs of spring. Rewind looks to the CBC Radio archives for spring peepers and cardinals, rain boots and crocuses, floods and taxes.
Ottawa MorningMore women are postponing motherhood by freezing their eggs.Apr 16, 2015 | 6:44But is it the best solution? A local fertility doctor says encouraging it could reinforce some stereotypes about women and motherhood.