May 24, 2015 | 53:58In the Field Crossing borders Audio
In the Field Crossing borders May 24, 2015 | 53:58Saeed Jama’s deportation from Canada to Somalia involved a kidnapping, a ransom and a gun-toting gang. PLUS “Lost with a trace”; objects left behind by Mexicans trying to cross into America are memorialised in art.
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?
Feb 21, 2012 | 27:28In the Field February 21, 2012 Part 2 Audio
In the Field February 21, 2012 Part 2 Feb 21, 2012 | 27:28If you live in Saint John New Brunswick, or listened to your car radio while passing through, you may have heard a remarkable voice beaming over the airwaves. Because whether or not you've read Clyde Wray's poetry or seen one of his stage productions, it's hard not to remark on his voice.
Jul 31, 2012 | 27:29In the Field Workplace Bully (May 2012 Encore) Audio
In the Field Workplace Bully (May 2012 Encore) Jul 31, 2012 | 27:29Later on In the Field.We know there are bullies on the school ground, and we know who they're picking on. It's the small kids, the new kids, the ones who don't speak English so well. The ones who don't have support from their peers. In the workplace, we know there are bullies too, that's no surprise to anyone. But you might be surprised to hear how often it happens. And it might be a big surprise to hear who's getting bullied.
May 11, 2014 | 52:59In the Field Music Audio
In the Field Music May 11, 2014 | 52:59On this episode, stories of music. You'll meet Tom Schilling, Broadway vocal coach now living in Hamilton; a group of German refugees who tell their story through music; and the musical passion of Montreal singer Betty Bonifassi.
Oct 2, 2012 | 24:58In the Field Truth and Reconciliation Audio
In the Field Truth and Reconciliation Oct 2, 2012 | 24:58Today, stories about people facing adversity, including the heartbreaking account of Charlie Menjack, a First Nations child who was forced into an Indian Residential School, but died running away. This is the legacy Canada's Truth and Reconciliation commission is trying to help heal. There's also the story of Hayward Morgan who chose to die, but first reconciled his family to his decision to stop dialysis. And the truth about navigating construction sites in Toronto, in a wheelchair.
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
Jun 8, 2014 | 52:59In the Field After the Army Audio
In the Field After the Army Jun 8, 2014 | 52:59Two documentaries on life after the army. Caroline Hillier reveals the lingering legacy of a US military base in Newfoundland. Molly Segal's An Unlikely Friendship tells the story of a suicidal soldier, a troubling encounter and a surprising alliance.
Feb 22, 2015 | 53:59In the Field Time capsules Audio
In the Field Time capsules Feb 22, 2015 | 53:59Stories about the ways we travel through time. A man learns life lessons from a stranger's clothes. A widow listens to a long-forgotten message from her husband. Plus: a woman revisits her childhood home on Google Streetview.
Mar 29, 2015 | 53:58In the Field Tourists and travelers Audio
In the Field Tourists and travelers Mar 29, 2015 | 53:58Stories for the traveler, tourist, and tour guide in all of us. An aspiring London guide prepares for a big test, a town in Spain paints itself blue. Plus: A boat that doesn't go anywhere.
May 17, 2015 | 53:58In the Field Prison stories Audio
In the Field Prison stories May 17, 2015 | 53:58How dance is helping convicted criminals find ‘freedom’ behind bars. An ‘inside story’ of solitary confinement. PLUS; “Freddie’s freedom”; on parole and trying to go straight.
Jun 21, 2015 | 53:58In the Field Back to Africa Audio
In the Field Back to Africa Jun 21, 2015 | 53:58Dr. Eilish Cleery once lived in Sierra Leone. Now she returns to help stop the spread of Ebola. Sifiso Ntuli was a student when he escaped apartheid South Africa to find refuge in Canada. He returns to ask 'can my old home be my new home?'