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.
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?
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.
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.
Oct 25, 2011 | 27:28In the Field October 25 2011 Part 2 Audio
In the Field October 25 2011 Part 2 Oct 25, 2011 | 27:28In part two of this episode. We go to the village of Oujé Bougamou in Northern Quebec. People across the north are still struggling to recover from the religious residential school experience. Some blame the schools for the loss of aboriginal tradition and culture. They believe the way to move forward is by going back to the old ways. But others have embraced the Christian faith. We tell you why an ancient Cree tradition, the sweat lodge ,has stirred so much controversy in Oujé Bougamou.
Jul 10, 2012 | 27:28In the Field Tooker Gomberg Audio
In the Field Tooker Gomberg Jul 10, 2012 | 27:28In part two of this episode. Tooker Gomberg was an Edmonton bicycle crusader, environmentalist, would-be-mayor of Toronto, sunflower lover and activist extraordinaire.With Angela Bischoff, his partner of 17 years, Tooker went about trying to change the world until he flamed out and tumbled into a deep depression.Not long ago, family friends, family and fellow rabble rousers gathered to mark the 8th anniversary of his death.
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.
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