Mar 8, 2013 | 24:58Living Out Loud Finding a voice Part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud Finding a voice Part 1 Mar 8, 2013 | 24:58"Just one song"; in the movies they make it seem so easy, but in real life? Eavesdrop on a journalist and his non musical friend as they try to find the creative voice that will lead to a hit song, the real show stopper they crave to compose. "The Change in Farming"; a young composer takes his grandfather's rich voice and even richer old world farming stories and turns them into rap music.
Jan 25, 2013 | 27:28Living Out Loud Apologies; how do you say you're sorry? Part 2 Audio
Living Out Loud Apologies; how do you say you're sorry? Part 2 Jan 25, 2013 | 27:28The town of Cumberland BC apologises to Japanese Canadians
taken away to internment camps during the second world war.
James Motluk discovers his Ukrainian born grandfather was
interned during the First World War. Why do some apologies succeed and others fail? The case of Christian brothers in Toronto and Ottawa.
May 18, 2012 | 27:28Living Out Loud Bells and whistles - Part 2 Audio
Living Out Loud Bells and whistles - Part 2 May 18, 2012 | 27:28The "Bell of Batoche", still missing since the Metis rebellion of 1885. "Bells in Europe"; during WW2 80,000 bells were taken from churches by Hitler's army and melted down into guns. PLUS; a fatal high speed chase in a model T Ford leads to the gift of a 12 bell carillon to a church in Regina.
Dec 21, 2012 | 24:58Living Out Loud Foreign Travel - Part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud Foreign Travel - Part 1 Dec 21, 2012 | 24:58When Raffy Boudjikanian (BOO-JEE-CAR-NYAN) travelled to Turkey to sit among the ruins of the ancient hilltop town where his Armenian great grandfather used to live before being taken away to be killed, he expected to be angry. What he didn't expect was a question that suddenly sprung up and urgently needed an answer; "can I forgive?"
Judy McFarlane travels to a village in Rwanda with a shipment of blankets made by women in Vancouver, home made blankets - that is if you can call prison a home.
Feb 22, 2013 | 24:58Living Out Loud Shades of black Part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud Shades of black Part 1 Feb 22, 2013 | 24:58"I hate being black", Joseph Daley said to his parents his ears ringing with racial epithets hurled at him by his kindergarten classmates. Not any more - not since he began fighting racism with humour and poetry. "Black ghosts of Paris"; in the small Ontario town where she was raised, Julia Browne and her family felt isolated and alone, almost the only black people around. When Julia moved to Paris she found her spiritual home and some long gone but inspiring people she calls her "black ghosts". Jamal Robinson wants a career in broadcasting. When we hooked him up with a top CBC producer he was in for some surprises, most of them good.
Nov 4, 2011 | 27:28Living Out Loud November 4, 2011 - Part 2 Audio
Living Out Loud November 4, 2011 - Part 2 Nov 4, 2011 | 27:28"Can you hear me now?" A young man has a cochlear implant. We hear the 'before' and 'after'. A cochlear implant helps a middle aged woman rediscover the joy of sound. A mother goes deaf and gains the peace of silence.
Sep 7, 2012 | 24:58Living Out Loud Between two worlds - Part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud Between two worlds - Part 1 Sep 7, 2012 | 24:58Many aboriginal students in Canada face a dilemma; "how
can I get an education that will equip me for life and work
and a career without changing who I am? Can I straddle
two worlds - native and non native - without losing myself
in the process?"
PART 1 At a 'bush university' in the North West Territories
- twenty minutes by float plane from Yellowknife - a small
group of passionate and idealistic young people - some
native, some not and some half and half - are trying to
create a new form of aboriginal education which combines
formal university training with "first nations knowledge"
which they believe can only come from the land. Who are
the students? Why do they come? And what do they get
here that they can't get anywhere else?
Nov 16, 2012 | 24:58Living Out Loud The Spanish Crucible - Episode 2 (Part 1) Audio
Living Out Loud The Spanish Crucible - Episode 2 (Part 1) Nov 16, 2012 | 24:58Drawing on interviews recorded nearly fifty years ago but never before broadcast, this second and final part of "The Spanish Crucible" takes us to the battlefields of the Spanish civil war to ask how did the Canadians fight, how did they die and why were the survivors harrassed and spied on by the RCMP?
Jan 11, 2013 | 24:58Living Out Loud In search of refuge Part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud In search of refuge Part 1 Jan 11, 2013 | 24:58When the German army occupied Holland in World War 2, many Dutch families risked their lives to give sanctuary to Jewish children. One was the Smit family. In 1940 Showkie Smith was a fourteen year old girl. She tells how one day her father brought home a little boy, a new 'cousin', to live with the family. Today that 'cousin' is a grateful man in his mid 70's who describes those wartime years in hiding and his new life in Israel.
Jan 11, 2013 | 27:28Living Out Loud In search of refuge Part 2 Audio
Living Out Loud In search of refuge Part 2 Jan 11, 2013 | 27:28Mathilde Mkesharugo came to Canada after the horrors of Rwanda's genocide. Life has been tough, but throughout it all she had a dream; to go to a University. In Quebec 70% of abused women won't leave the family home if they can't take their pets with them. Nicole Messier opened her own home as a temporary refuge for dogs, cats, birds, fish, even snakes, in order for women to find safety. In his small apartment in Vancouver a young man seeks refuge from noisy neighbours and police sirens.
Jan 18, 2013 | 24:58Living Out Loud A is for Aardvark Part 1 Audio
Living Out Loud A is for Aardvark Part 1 Jan 18, 2013 | 24:58"A is for Aardvark" was a popular TV and radio show hosted by Lister Sinclair. We revive it now with the first of a series of "alphabetically themed" programmes - beginning at the beginning, with the letter "A".
PART 1 For Jane Nelson who loves back country skiing, A is for the avalanche that nearly buried her alive. For Billy Miedemar, A is for Animals, but only dead ones. For Nicole Boudreau, A is for Acadia and her beloved but ridiculed Acadian language.