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
Mar 9, 2014 | 52:59In the Field Final wishes, final actions Audio
In the Field Final wishes, final actions Mar 9, 2014 | 52:59"He was loved in so many different ways"; say friends of loner Jude LeBlanc. "Jerome's Bowl"; fulfilling a strange farewell request.
"Habtom's path"; a refugee prefers death to being sent back to Africa.
Jan 26, 2014 | 52:58In the Field In the battlefield Audio
In the Field In the battlefield Jan 26, 2014 | 52:58"Finding Private Gordon"; a family in Saskatchewan lost a loved one in battle 70 years ago and now, they think, they've found him. "The bomb chaser"; CBC's Art Holmes was the only person brave, or foolish, enough to hold a microphone to the night sky to c
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
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 5, 2014 | 52:58In the Field The music show Audio
In the Field The music show Jan 5, 2014 | 52:58Singing for seniors, singing for mental health, yodelling and busking on Toronto's subways; PLUS "The strange case of Benjamin Britten"; looking for traces of the English composer's short stay in a small Quebec town in 1939.
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
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.
Jun 2, 2013 | 54:00In the Field June 2, 2013 Audio
In the Field June 2, 2013 Jun 2, 2013 | 54:00Endangered monkeys in West Africa, threatened because petro-dollars makes the expensive meat affordable. Profile of Arican musician Achilla Orru. Look back at the composer of "Squid Jiggin Ground". And euthanasia debate re-ignited in Belgium.
May 26, 2013 | 54:00In the Field May 26, 2013 Audio
In the Field May 26, 2013 May 26, 2013 | 54:00Struggling to find work, University grads end up working as baristas. "Before I Die", an art installation sets up in Nelson. More young people are becoming primary care givers for family memebers. A profile of Quebec artist Gilles St. Laurent.