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.
Oct 23, 2012 | 27:30In the Field Canadian beauty is about Raylene Rankin's singing Part 2 Audio
In the Field Canadian beauty is about Raylene Rankin's singing Part 2 Oct 23, 2012 | 27:30In the second of a two part exploration of Canadian beauty, In The Field showcases a feature documentary on the late Raylene Rankin. Before here 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.
Nov 5, 2012 | 27:30In the Field War and Remembrance of the 20th Century Part 2 Audio
In the Field War and Remembrance of the 20th Century Part 2 Nov 5, 2012 | 27:30The second part of our program on war and remembrance looks back on the experiences of World Wars I and II. In The Field remembers the catastrophic sinking of a civilian ferry off the coast of Newfoundland in 1942. The boys of the Regina Rifle Regiment who fought through D-Day and beyond. And how the civil rights of loyal Canadians were abused in both world wars.
Apr 14, 2013 | 54:00In the Field April 14/16, 2013 Audio
In the Field April 14/16, 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.
May 5, 2013 | 54:00In the Field May5/7 2013 Audio
In the Field May5/7 2013 May 5, 2013 | 54:00Drowning out fine dining with large helpings of loud music. Grads find affordable prom dresses. Parting the curtain on Burlesque. An alleged sexual assault in the military...a female recruit tells her story. A heroic sea rescue recognized forty years late
May 26, 2013 | 54:00In the Field May 26/28, 2013 Audio
In the Field May 26/28, 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.
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.
Nov 1, 2011 | 27:28In the Field November 1, 2011 Part 2 Audio
In the Field November 1, 2011 Part 2 Nov 1, 2011 | 27:28In part two of this episode. The Boundry Rock used to be a well-known landmark in Southwestern Nova Scotia.. But sometime over the last 100 years, the Boundary Rock disappeared. Of course, a 15-foot tall piece of granite doesn't literally vanish.
It's just that nobody seemed to know where it was anymore. We go on the hunt.
Nov 8, 2011 | 27:29In the Field November 8, 2011 Part 2 Audio
In the Field November 8, 2011 Part 2 Nov 8, 2011 | 27:29In part two of this episode: Bob Gordon's phone rang. He answered, and someone who said they were from Missionaries from Vancouver was on the other end.The fellow said he wanted to know if Bob wanted to help lift a curse.To do it he'd have to grab a plane and fly half-way around the world, to an island called Vunautu. Its in the South Pacific near Australia. Here's the remarkable story of how Bob Gordon and his daughter-in-law Susan, travelled all the way to Vanautu... and back 150 years into the past.
Nov 8, 2011 | 24:59In the Field November 8, 2011 Part 1 Audio
In the Field November 8, 2011 Part 1 Nov 8, 2011 | 24:59In part one of this episode: President Bill Clinton came up with the phrase "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." It was his way of stickhandling through the thorny issue of the rights of gay men and women serving in the American military.
Thanks to President Obama gay and lesbian soldiers will be able to serve openly. But the legacy of Don't Ask Don't Tell, and the official discrimination that preceded it, won't disappear with the stroke of a pen. We bring you the stories of three former soldiers and their experiences of being gay in the U.S. military.