Apr 19, 2015 | 53:58In the Field Back to Buhari Audio
In the Field Back to Buhari Apr 19, 2015 | 53:58Can Nigeria’s new president “escape the old battles”? A 1985 documentary takes us to Nigeria when Buhari was last in power; journalists and historians, school children and teachers, taxi drivers, nurses, nuns and newly weds.
Jan 1, 2013 | 54:00In the Field Our Raylene Rankin tribute (Season's best) Audio
In the Field Our Raylene Rankin tribute (Season's best) Jan 1, 2013 | 54:00Today's special encore holiday episode features a documentary on the late Raylene Rankin. Before her untimely death in the autumn of 2012 Rankin secured her place in the Canadian pop music pantheon with her gorgeous performances of hits like All The Diamonds and Rise Again. In interviews recorded just months before her death, Rankin talks frankly about her career, her family and her hopes and fears for the future.
May 12, 2013 | 54:00In the Field May 12, 2013 Audio
In the Field May 12, 2013 May 12, 2013 | 54:00Aftermath of war and the consequences of aggression. A padre in the Canadian military develops PTSD while in Afghanistan. And ten years after the American invasion of Iraq. The US promised the Kurds freedom from their oppressor. How have their lives chang
Apr 5, 2015 | 53:58In the Field The kindness of strangers Audio
In the Field The kindness of strangers Apr 5, 2015 | 53:58The kindness and compassion of strangers both online and off. A community activates to find a stem cell match. A man memorializes bittersweet comments on YouTube videos. Plus: When help isn't helpful.
Jul 3, 2012 | 27:30In the Field Senior Suicide Audio
In the Field Senior Suicide Jul 3, 2012 | 27:30In part two of this episode. Suicide is often thought to be a problem of the young. But it's not. A new documentary looks at how one family is dealing with the growing crisis involving seniors who take their own lives. And a pioneering plastic surgeon in B.C. helps her patients put on a happy face with the help of botox and fillers.
Apr 28, 2013 | 54:00In the Field April 28, 2013 Audio
In the Field April 28, 2013 Apr 28, 2013 | 54:00Surviving jail while dealing with a mental illness...the story of Tona MIlls. The Huda School in Regina deals with immigrant students. A profile of Kevin Little, a minister in Nova Scotia shepherds two very different flocks.
Jun 16, 2013 | 54:00In the Field June 16, 2013 Audio
In the Field June 16, 2013 Jun 16, 2013 | 54:00We are calling this show Tsuk Ekanum...which is Chinook for "water stories". UBC journalism students report on the importance of water in aboriginal communities. Guest host Duncan McCue
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.
Jun 22, 2014 | 52:59In the Field The Big C Audio
In the Field The Big C Jun 22, 2014 | 52:59Two inspiring stories about fighting cancer: the amazing Dr. C in St. John's and two big-hearted strangers who stepped into the life of a mother suffering from cancer.
Dr. Joshi was on top of the world in the fall of 2013.
Mar 8, 2015 | 53:58In the Field Odd couples Audio
In the Field Odd couples Mar 8, 2015 | 53:58Stories of unexpected pairings and relationships that cross generations, cultures, and even oceans. Professional musicians and a children's choir, young soccer players and old retirees, and more.
Mar 15, 2015 | 53:58In the Field Broke and broken Audio
In the Field Broke and broken Mar 15, 2015 | 53:58The science behind "Broken Heart Syndrome," and the bittersweet stories of two elderly couples facing death. And mill town Iroquois Falls ponders the future when their mill is forced to shut down.
Mar 22, 2015 | 53:58In the Field Get outside and play Audio
In the Field Get outside and play Mar 22, 2015 | 53:58Stories about fresh air and exercise. A daring 60-something skeleton rider hits the ice, the legacy of the first Aboriginal Canadian soccer player, and a woman rediscovers the joy of a bicycle after many years.