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.
Apr 21, 2013 | 54:00In the Field April 21, 2013 Audio
In the Field April 21, 2013 Apr 21, 2013 | 54:00Ten years after SARS: two survivors talk about the scars left by disease. A fictional take on health campaign for the Norovirus. A medical miracle: surviving a gunshot wound to the head. Two mothers find friendship after tragic event involving their sons
Apr 14, 2013 | 54:00In the Field April 14, 2013 Audio
In the Field April 14, 2013 Apr 14, 2013 | 54:00Ever heard of kashakas? The may be the next big thing.
And tune in to the world of video game soundtracks.
The reality of gun control. What happens when you shoot someone in self-defence. And violence in senior's homes.
Apr 7, 2013 | 53:59In the Field April 2, 2013 Audio
In the Field April 2, 2013 Apr 7, 2013 | 53:59Turning the corner on winter...with octagenarian hockey,winter diving and scrabble? And young people in Edmonton repair bikes and tuneup their lives.A Nova Scotia fisherman's vision for a new inshore fishery becomes a reality but not without a price.
Mar 25, 2013 | 53:59In the Field March 24, 2013 Audio
In the Field March 24, 2013 Mar 25, 2013 | 53:59This week on In The Field, you'll hear about how First Nations patients were cared for - or not - at the racially segregated hospitals in B.C., and you'll find out how recent refugees from Bhutan via Nepal are taking care of their families and their futur
Mar 19, 2013 | 53:59In the Field March 19, 2013 Audio
In the Field March 19, 2013 Mar 19, 2013 | 53:59This week, we join a youth karate club at the Ocean Man First Nation Community Centre in Saskatchewan, walk the Journey of Nishiyuu with young Cree and revisit David Ridgen's "Confession to Murder."
Mar 12, 2013 | 53:59In the Field March 12, 2013 Audio
In the Field March 12, 2013 Mar 12, 2013 | 53:59This week on In The Field, health issues both physical - multiple sclerosis - and mental - depression. We'll follow Priya Sankaran half-way around the world as she hunts for treatments for her own multiple sclerosis, in her documentary "The White Man's Disease." We'll also step inside a school in New Brunswick to hear how Jessica Forbes has come to terms years of depression. And in her documentary, Vanessa Blanch explains how Brunswick is making progress when it comes to awareness of mental health issues, but it may not be keeping pace when it comes to treatment.
Mar 5, 2013 | 53:59In the Field March 5, 2013 Audio
In the Field March 5, 2013 Mar 5, 2013 | 53:59This week on In The Field, what better way to deal with winter chills than with a hot bowl of soup? We go to Edmonton and spend an evening with the Soup Sisters, and then to Prince Rupert for an afternoon at Soup Daddy's. We learn how an old tradition in the art world, the artist-patron relationship, is allowing young dancers to study at the National Ballet School. And we'll meet the people behind the graphic novel publisher Drawn and Quarterly - "graphic soup" as Lynda Barry calls it.
Feb 26, 2013 | 54:00In the Field February 26, 2013 Audio
In the Field February 26, 2013 Feb 26, 2013 | 54:00This week in In The Field, in honour of this year's Canada Reads winner, Lisa Moore's "February," we dig into the archives and replay Marie Wadden's documentary on the sinking of the Ocean Ranger, called "Still Sinking; Remembering the Ocean Ranger Disaster." The documentary originally aired on The Current on the 30th anniversary of the sinking of the Ocean Ranger and features excerpts of February read by author Lisa Moore. Mary Wiens introduces us to Katie from Burlington and Dhruva from Hyderabad, who met in Toronto and got married in India on February 14th. Zac Markan meets some urban mushers from Halifax, who use dog sledding to keep their pooches en sante. And we hear Karin Wells' visit to a barbershop in Vancouver that has raised about $200,000 for charities across the city over the past several years.
5.In Thunder Bay, the airport is selling off its furniture. JOsh Lynn checked it out.
Feb 19, 2013 | 53:59In the Field February 19, 2013 Audio
In the Field February 19, 2013 Feb 19, 2013 | 53:59This week on In The Field, some dedicated Tragically Hip fans. Fly-around-the-world-to-see-them-dedicated fans. We'll also hear about a theatre production in Montreal bringing the classic South African novel "Waiting For The Barbarians" to the stage. And we'll meet the volunteer who help French-speaking visually impaired people to read, a wolf pack on the wide open spaces of Washington State and the man who built Ottawa's skinniest house.
Feb 12, 2013 | 53:59In the Field February 12, 2013 Audio
In the Field February 12, 2013 Feb 12, 2013 | 53:59This week on In The Field, we'll hear about the inaugural production from Halifax's Charles Taylor Theatre Company, the city's first professional black theatre company, we'll get a tour of the Quartier Francais of St Boniface in Winnipeg and we visit Mamisarvik, an Inuit-specific centres for the treatment of trauma and addiction in Ottawa.
Feb 5, 2013 | 54:00In the Field February 5, 2013 Audio
In the Field February 5, 2013 Feb 5, 2013 | 54:00This week on In The Field, Vancouver freelancer Eileen Power tries to restore a family heirloom to its former glory, or at least get it in tune. And former Accordion Idol Justin Martin takes his button accordion to an elementary school in Sheshatshiu Labrador.
And Karin Wells takes us to El Salvador, where there is a lot of opposition to a Vancouver junior mining company's attempt to open a gold mine.
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 22, 2013 | 54:00In the Field January 22, 2013 Audio
In the Field January 22, 2013 Jan 22, 2013 | 54:00This week on In The Field we revisit a trip David made to Haiti three years ago just after the 2010 earthquake, and a day he spent in one of the makeshift tent camps. We also meet a man who offers up free prayers in Kelowna and we head to Winnipeg to say goodbye to the Paddlewheel restaurant and go backstage to meet the costume designer for a local production of Gone With the Wind.