Oct 10, 2013 | 8:38Here and Now Toronto Hometown Pride for Alice Munro Audio
Here and Now Toronto Hometown Pride for Alice Munro Oct 10, 2013 | 8:38She may be the latest winner of literature's most 'noble' prize, but in Huron County, she's just Alice. Gill spoke Mary Brown, the owner of The Village Bookshop in Huron Country, where the winner of the Nobel Prize for literature makes her home.
May 23, 2013 | 5:50Here and Now Toronto Rescued Food Audio
Here and Now Toronto Rescued Food May 23, 2013 | 5:50WEB: Last week, a crowd gathered in Flemingdon Park, next to Playground Paradise and the community garden, to pick up some fresh fruit and vegetables. It was a farmers' market with a twist, run by the not for profit organization Second Harvest. They team up with local community groups to distribute fresh fruits and vegetables that have been collected at the Ontario Food Terminal and rescued from the landfill to people who otherwise wouldn't have easy access to these healthy foods. Our food columnist Sarah Elton spoke with Tonia Krauser from Second Harvest as well as one of the market's clients about the difference this project is making.
Nov 30, 2012 | 5:44Here and Now Toronto The Seriousness of Concussions Audio
Here and Now Toronto The Seriousness of Concussions Nov 30, 2012 | 5:44A new study suggests that head injuries in hockey are still not taken seriously, and that concussions continue to go unreported. Toronto doctor Paul Echlin is the lead author and primary investigator of the study. He provided details.
Jun 4, 2013 | 7:43Here and Now Toronto Teaching Kindergarten Children Audio
Here and Now Toronto Teaching Kindergarten Children Jun 4, 2013 | 7:43According to the EQAO, a new study has shown that a kindergarten student who's not "on track" will have problems by the time they reach grade 3. Marianne Mazzarato is the Chief Assessment Officer of EQAO. She talked about the findings.
Mar 6, 2014 | 6:49Here and Now Toronto "6 Essential Questions" Audio
Here and Now Toronto "6 Essential Questions" Mar 6, 2014 | 6:49Local novelist, Priscila Uppal's debut play, "6 Essential Questions" tells the story of a daughter reconnecting with her mother who abandoned her 30 years ago. Guest Host, Mary Ito, spoke with her about the play and the story back stage.
Feb 4, 2013 | 7:02Here and Now Toronto Toronto Reads: "February" by Lisa Moore Audio
Here and Now Toronto Toronto Reads: "February" by Lisa Moore Feb 4, 2013 | 7:02The chilly weather is perfect for curling up with a good book. Last Friday night we curled up with FIVE worthy novels -- the contenders in the Canada Reads debates, which are just around the corner. We've got some special insight into the books from people who know the terrain of each novel. Here is CBC Radio 2 host Tom Power, a native of St. John's, talking about the Atlantic contender in Canada Reads. It's Lisa Moore's novel February. The novel captures life after the Ocean Ranger oil rig went down thirty one years ago, claiming 84 lives.