Mar 1, 2015 | 53:59In the Field Our bodies, our selves Audio
In the Field Our bodies, our selves Mar 1, 2015 | 53:59Stories about the extraordinary human body. A 90-something track-and-field star. Students who take their high school's sexist dress code into their own hands. Plus: an autobiography through bra size.
Jun 5, 2012 | 24:58In the Field Fair Trade Diamonds Audio
In the Field Fair Trade Diamonds Jun 5, 2012 | 24:58In part one of this episode. They are marketed around the world as a symbol of love and commitment.But in Sierra Leone diamonds have a much darker history.The gems helped finance rebel fighters that terrorized the country during its bloody civil war.Now ,a decade after the war ended the diamond mining continues in Sierra Leone. Very little of that money ends up in the hands of the people that pulled the diamonds from the ground. that's something a Canadian NGO is trying to change.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jul 17, 2012 | 24:58In the Field Cowboy John Ware Audio
In the Field Cowboy John Ware Jul 17, 2012 | 24:58In part one of this episode.John Ware looms large in the small field of Black history in Alberta. Ware was a big man, a cowboy who played an important role in the early days of the ranching industry in Alberta. He died in 1905.John Ware was born in into slavery in the southern United States. He arrived in Alberta after the U-S civil war and the emancipation of slaves. But it was in Alberta he found his true home.
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.
May 31, 2015 | 24:58In the Field Music moves me; or not Audio
In the Field Music moves me; or not May 31, 2015 | 24:58Music moves a mother to search for her long-lost child. Three people are moved to make music their career even though they can't hear the sounds they’re making. PLUS ‘it moves me not’; one person's confession; music is just white noise.
Oct 23, 2012 | 25:00In the Field Canadian beauty is about good hair, the Yukon, and music - Part 1 Audio
In the Field Canadian beauty is about good hair, the Yukon, and music - Part 1 Oct 23, 2012 | 25:00In this episode of In The Field we explore concepts about beauty, including an entire community in Toronto dedicated to hair care, a Kenyan-Canadian who've discovered la dolce vitae in the tiny community of Old Crow, Yukon, and one of Canada's most beautiful singers.
Dec 30, 2012 | 53:53In the Field Our Denmark as the Promised Land (Season's best) Audio
In the Field Our Denmark as the Promised Land (Season's best) Dec 30, 2012 | 53:53Today's special encore holiday episode features a documentary by The Sunday Edition's Karin Wells. "Gatekeepers To A Promised Land" looks at Denmark and how having the toughest immigration laws in the world affects workers there. Some Danes have a hard time accepting the changing face of their society as more and more foreign workers arrive to do that country's least desirable jobs. A political backlash has meant that in some cases the families of these new Danes are being broken up and, in others, badly needed foreign laborers are being discouraged from coming in the first place.