Oct 25, 2011 | 24:58In the Field October 25 2011 Part 1 Audio
In the Field October 25 2011 Part 1 Oct 25, 2011 | 24:58In part one of this episode. The line that separates traditional and modern medicine is starting to blurr in Brazil..Now even the university-trained medical establishment is coming round.Though at the end of the day ,it seems ,only the MD's are raking in the cash.We'll hear from rural healers who says that is just not right.
Jun 19, 2012 | 24:58In the Field Keeping native languages alive in the city Audio
In the Field Keeping native languages alive in the city Jun 19, 2012 | 24:58In part one of this episode. It's no secret that many First Nation bands are struggling to keep the languages alive on the reserves across Canada. But what about in the city? Many aboriginal people choose to live off reserve in cities like Calgary. Desirae Desnomie (Deh-NO-mee) is trying to preserve her Cree language and culture in an urban setting.
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.
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.
Sep 11, 2012 | 24:58In the Field Healing Power of Music Audio
In the Field Healing Power of Music Sep 11, 2012 | 24:58David has the story of how a Calgary Alzheimer patient is being helped by taking up the accordion again. A dynamic program called "Blueprint for Life" is helping Inuit youth at risk through hip hop.
Nov 5, 2012 | 25:00In the Field War and Remembrance - Part 1 Audio
In the Field War and Remembrance - Part 1 Nov 5, 2012 | 25:00On this episode of In The Field, Remembrance Day week in Canada is seen in the light of our experience in Afghanistan. A documentary by veteran CBC journalist Rick MacInnes-Rae features a moving interview with a Canadian soldier just days after he was critically wounded on an Afghan battlefield. And the story of Suzanne Steele, Canada's official war poet in Afghanistan.
Nov 20, 2012 | 27:30In the Field The uplift episode - Part 2 Audio
In the Field The uplift episode - Part 2 Nov 20, 2012 | 27:30Erin Kapela and her very brave friend Lee-Anne Peters at a birthday party. Lee-Anne is dying from a terminal disease, but is cheerfully determined to seize the days left to her by working down her bucket list, including having an enormous bash when she turned 27 recently. And also in this episode, getting up close and personal with humpback whales off the coast of Alaska.
Dec 4, 2012 | 25:00In the Field Presenting ourselves - Part 2 Audio
In the Field Presenting ourselves - Part 2 Dec 4, 2012 | 25:00In this part David Gutnick has some odd experiences reaching out the operators of a shadowy essay mill and after a flurry of e-mails he's left wondering whether he's writing a robot, or even a highly intelligent dog. A two women talk about what it's like to survive and then live with severely scarring injuries from when they were kids. They say they were shaped, but not defined by the trauma that they lived through.
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.
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.
Jan 12, 2014 | 52:58In the Field The mining show Audio
In the Field The mining show Jan 12, 2014 | 52:58Fracked oil has led to a boom in the US and Canada but also deadly explosions of rail cars transporting it. A nickel mine in Guatemala is the centre of a violent dispute and rape charges which, in a legal first, will be argued in a Canadian court.
Jan 19, 2014 | 52:58In the Field The final years Audio
In the Field The final years Jan 19, 2014 | 52:58"The Baba Yaga" house. A group of women in Paris move into a senior's home they run themselves. "Ce N'est pas la Vie en Rose". In a Montreal nursing home some residents have a good sense of humour and a fighting spirit, others live day after day in quiet
Apr 13, 2014 | 52:58In the Field Reports from Uganda Audio
In the Field Reports from Uganda Apr 13, 2014 | 52:58Dictators who take dictation from God, murderous bullies and military coups, a country recovering from decades of economic mismanagement, rebel activity and civil war. Reports from Uganda, from indepence to the present day.