Apr 26, 2015 | 53:58In the Field Soldiers' stories Audio
In the Field Soldiers' stories Apr 26, 2015 | 53:58How has the Canadian military handled, or mishandled, the case of a young soldier who committed suicide? PLUS "Voices of war dreams of peace"; the impact of WW1 on a Toronto church.
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.
Feb 8, 2015 | 53:59In the Field Romance life Audio
In the Field Romance life Feb 8, 2015 | 53:59The idiosyncratic passions that drive people's lives. A Jamaican chef shares his knowledge, a 78-year-old tap dancer reflects on her feet. Plus: a love letter to the theremin, and the German obsession with audio books.
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.
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.
Aug 14, 2012 | 27:28In the Field Fighting Student Apathy (August 2012 Encore) Audio
In the Field Fighting Student Apathy (August 2012 Encore) Aug 14, 2012 | 27:28In part two of this episode. In Moncton, a couple of teachers were at wits end. When they looked around their classroom they saw groggy teenagers spending their free time typing the most mundane details of their lives into a laptop, or a smart-phone. Updating their friends about how long it took to brush their hair this morning, or what they had for supper. Those two teachers decided they were going to fight back against student apathy.
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.
Jan 29, 2013 | 53:59In the Field January 29, 2013 Audio
In the Field January 29, 2013 Jan 29, 2013 | 53:59This week on In The Field, we'll head south of the border ... to a gym in Connecticut where a hijab-wearing personal trainer teaches more than physical fitness. We will also follow an Ottawa architect to Washington DC's Gallaudet University, where he is building bridges...by tearing down walls. We also meet one resident of a Regina apartment building built to help female addicts get back on track, and a university student whose own condition, Treacher Collins Syndrome, prompted his area of study.
But let's begin closer to home, in Toronto, with medical story that you will not want to miss.
Jan 4, 2015 | 53:58In the Field Working the streets Audio
In the Field Working the streets Jan 4, 2015 | 53:58A day, and night, in the lives of two veteran Halifax pan-handlers. Pioneering women taxi drivers in the streets of Delhi. PLUS "Spare change" - do you give yours to people on the street?
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 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.
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.