Apr 26, 2015 | 53:58In the Field Soldiers' stories Audio
In the Field Soldiers' stories Apr 26, 2015 | 53:58How has the Canadian military handled, or mishandled, the case of a young soldier who committed suicide? PLUS "Voices of war dreams of peace"; the impact of WW1 on a Toronto church.
Apr 19, 2015 | 53:58In the Field Back to Buhari Audio
In the Field Back to Buhari Apr 19, 2015 | 53:58Can Nigeria’s new president “escape the old battles”? A 1985 documentary takes us to Nigeria when Buhari was last in power; journalists and historians, school children and teachers, taxi drivers, nurses, nuns and newly weds.
Mar 29, 2015 | 53:58In the Field Tourists and travelers Audio
In the Field Tourists and travelers Mar 29, 2015 | 53:58Stories for the traveler, tourist, and tour guide in all of us. An aspiring London guide prepares for a big test, a town in Spain paints itself blue. Plus: A boat that doesn't go anywhere.
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.
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
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.
Feb 8, 2015 | 53:59In the Field Romance life Audio
In the Field Romance life Feb 8, 2015 | 53:59The idiosyncratic passions that drive people's lives. A Jamaican chef shares his knowledge, a 78-year-old tap dancer reflects on her feet. Plus: a love letter to the theremin, and the German obsession with audio books.
Mar 15, 2015 | 53:58In the Field Broke and broken Audio
In the Field Broke and broken Mar 15, 2015 | 53:58The science behind "Broken Heart Syndrome," and the bittersweet stories of two elderly couples facing death. And mill town Iroquois Falls ponders the future when their mill is forced to shut down.
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.
Mar 8, 2015 | 53:58In the Field Odd couples Audio
In the Field Odd couples Mar 8, 2015 | 53:58Stories of unexpected pairings and relationships that cross generations, cultures, and even oceans. Professional musicians and a children's choir, young soccer players and old retirees, and more.
Jul 10, 2012 | 24:58In the Field KHAOS Opera Audio
In the Field KHAOS Opera Jul 10, 2012 | 24:58In part one of this episode. Nelson B.C.'s homegrown opera is called KHAOS and it tells a story both ancient and modern.It's based on the ancient Greek myth of Demeter and her daughter Persephone. What has so captured the imagination of opera fans, though, is that the myth has been re-written to reference an ultra contemporary issue of climate change.