May 24, 2015 | 53:58In the Field Crossing borders Audio
In the Field Crossing borders May 24, 2015 | 53:58Saeed Jama’s deportation from Canada to Somalia involved a kidnapping, a ransom and a gun-toting gang. PLUS “Lost with a trace”; objects left behind by Mexicans trying to cross into America are memorialised in art.
May 17, 2015 | 53:58In the Field Prison stories Audio
In the Field Prison stories May 17, 2015 | 53:58How dance is helping convicted criminals find ‘freedom’ behind bars. An ‘inside story’ of solitary confinement. PLUS; “Freddie’s freedom”; on parole and trying to go straight.
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.
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 5, 2015 | 53:58In the Field The kindness of strangers Audio
In the Field The kindness of strangers Apr 5, 2015 | 53:58The kindness and compassion of strangers both online and off. A community activates to find a stem cell match. A man memorializes bittersweet comments on YouTube videos. Plus: When help isn't helpful.
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.
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.
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 28, 2012 | 27:28In the Field Montreal Women's Symphony (May 2012 Encore) Audio
In the Field Montreal Women's Symphony (May 2012 Encore) Aug 28, 2012 | 27:28In part two of this episode. The story of Ethel Stark and the Montreal Women's Symphony Orchestra . In 1940 ,the same year that Quebec women got the vote , the celebrated violinist and conductor pulled together a rag-tag group of women who loved to play music. Within months, she conducted their first concert on the top of Montreal's Mount Royal. Just 7 years later they were at Carnegie Hall.
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 25, 2013 | 53:59In the Field March 24, 2013 Audio
In the Field March 24, 2013 Mar 25, 2013 | 53:59This week on In The Field, you'll hear about how First Nations patients were cared for - or not - at the racially segregated hospitals in B.C., and you'll find out how recent refugees from Bhutan via Nepal are taking care of their families and their futur
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.
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