Dec 30, 2012 | 53:53In the Field Our Denmark as the Promised Land (Season's best) Audio
In the Field Our Denmark as the Promised Land (Season's best) Dec 30, 2012 | 53:53Today's special encore holiday episode features a documentary by The Sunday Edition's Karin Wells. "Gatekeepers To A Promised Land" looks at Denmark and how having the toughest immigration laws in the world affects workers there. Some Danes have a hard time accepting the changing face of their society as more and more foreign workers arrive to do that country's least desirable jobs. A political backlash has meant that in some cases the families of these new Danes are being broken up and, in others, badly needed foreign laborers are being discouraged from coming in the first place.
Mar 25, 2013 | 53:59In the Field March 24, 2013 Audio
In the Field March 24, 2013 Mar 25, 2013 | 53:59This week on In The Field, you'll hear about how First Nations patients were cared for - or not - at the racially segregated hospitals in B.C., and you'll find out how recent refugees from Bhutan via Nepal are taking care of their families and their futur
May 19, 2013 | 54:00In the Field May 19, 2013 Audio
In the Field May 19, 2013 May 19, 2013 | 54:00A young Mom tell her story of surviving the sinking of the Queen of the North. Exploring the personalities behind musicial keys. A profile of D-flat major. And two transgendered youth from UPEI talk about gender identity and how the world treats them.
Mar 23, 2014 | 52:59In the Field Afghanistan then and now Audio
In the Field Afghanistan then and now Mar 23, 2014 | 52:59It ended with no marching bands, just a simple ceremony. Was it "twelve years of bravery" or "a quiet end to a long war that solved nothing". Using interviews, news and documentary reports from 2001 to the present day we look back at Canada's gruelling an
May 4, 2014 | 52:59In the Field Mental Health Audio
In the Field Mental Health May 4, 2014 | 52:59This is Mental Health Week here in Canada. On today’s show, we have three documentaries: all of them which explore different aspects of a subject which is all too often taboo.
Mar 1, 2015 | 53:59In the Field Our bodies, our selves Audio
In the Field Our bodies, our selves Mar 1, 2015 | 53:59Stories about the extraordinary human body. A 90-something track-and-field star. Students who take their high school's sexist dress code into their own hands. Plus: an autobiography through bra size.
Jun 5, 2012 | 24:58In the Field Fair Trade Diamonds Audio
In the Field Fair Trade Diamonds Jun 5, 2012 | 24:58In part one of this episode. They are marketed around the world as a symbol of love and commitment.But in Sierra Leone diamonds have a much darker history.The gems helped finance rebel fighters that terrorized the country during its bloody civil war.Now ,a decade after the war ended the diamond mining continues in Sierra Leone. Very little of that money ends up in the hands of the people that pulled the diamonds from the ground. that's something a Canadian NGO is trying to change.
Nov 27, 2012 | 27:30In the Field Grace under pressure - Part 1 Audio
In the Field Grace under pressure - Part 1 Nov 27, 2012 | 27:30There's a lot of talk about the growing problem of dementia in Canada. For the most part, those who have it are shut away and held under tight supervision. But not in Denmark. Dementia patients are free to travel, keep up on their hobbies and stay as independent as possible for as long as possible.
Nov 27, 2012 | 25:00In the Field Grace under pressure - Part 2 Audio
In the Field Grace under pressure - Part 2 Nov 27, 2012 | 25:00A look this week at Hemingway-eque grace under pressure. There's the graceful welcome by an immigration officer to a young Canadian man fleeing danger in Syria. The physically disabled Toronto women learning to defends themselves at their Wen-Do class. And the man in Yellowknife who is building his way out grief after losing his wife of 52 years.
Dec 4, 2012 | 27:30In the Field Presenting ourselves - Part 1 Audio
In the Field Presenting ourselves - Part 1 Dec 4, 2012 | 27:30Frank Faulk asks whether it's better to strike back at someone bullying you, or to show some restraint. The answer may supply you as Frank talks to victims and the bullies themselves. And a visit with Thunder Bay's foremost Elvis, impersonator, who, uh, thank you very much, is taking care of business.
Dec 4, 2012 | 25:00In the Field Presenting ourselves - Part 2 Audio
In the Field Presenting ourselves - Part 2 Dec 4, 2012 | 25:00In this part David Gutnick has some odd experiences reaching out the operators of a shadowy essay mill and after a flurry of e-mails he's left wondering whether he's writing a robot, or even a highly intelligent dog. A two women talk about what it's like to survive and then live with severely scarring injuries from when they were kids. They say they were shaped, but not defined by the trauma that they lived through.
Jan 8, 2013 | 54:00In the Field To our good health in 2013 episode Audio
In the Field To our good health in 2013 episode Jan 8, 2013 | 54:00As we all try begin the New Year on a healthy footing, the show looks at stories involving disease and nutrition, including, a series of documentaries on how a community-centred group is effectively fighting AIDS/HIV in Cape Breton ... yet fears for its future, why seniors and the poor face hardship over the loss of a chain of department store lunch counters, why Newfoundlanders are so passionate about their bologna and why a store that sells nothing but olive oil and vinegar is thriving in Moose Jaw.