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.
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.
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.
Sep 25, 2012 | 24:59In the Field Medicare history Audio
In the Field Medicare history Sep 25, 2012 | 24:59From Regina, a documentary about the controversy swirling around free medical care. The early days of Canada's medicare program were not easy, and some thought it was a communist plot. But Tommy Douglas helped pave the way for a program that many believe helps make Canada a great place in which to live.
Jun 9, 2013 | 54:00In the Field June 9, 2013 Audio
In the Field June 9, 2013 Jun 9, 2013 | 54:00Bull fighting in Spain is going broke. Swiss yodellers in Calgary keep national pasttime alive. Military training exercise in Wainwright. A visit to Canada's only gun factory. And host David Gutnick steams and beats his way back to better health.
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