"Pray away the gay"; two men who once believed they were sinful 'lost souls' and the woman whose change of heart brought them back into the fold. "Middle C"; listening to a singer changing from woman to man.
Jeff Knoll is the CEO of Encore Cinemas in Oakville, Ontario. After a last ditch effort to find investors, the cinema is now able to make the necessary conversion from 35mm to digital projectors to stay open.
DispatchesAug 6 Dispatches: the next generationJul 12, 2012 | 45:13The Dispatches feature for the August 6 holiday highlights some of the young reporters who contributed to the final season of the show -- and will bring you the world in the future.
DispatchesDay dawns in a world of dispatches - Jun 21/12Jun 21, 2012 | 2:52The program has always asked its correspondents to bring us into the homes and lives of the people we meet. As you'll hear, we're often there at the very start of the day.
DispatchesKhatune Chapichadze was kidnaped by would be grooms - June 21/12Jun 21, 2012 | 8:08In some parts of the world, a man who wants a wife can still kidnap one with scant regard for the legal consequences. Khatuna Chapichadze is from Georgia, she endured three such abductions. Hear our 2008 interview with her.
DispatchesThe Dispatch that raised the most money - Jun 21/12Jun 21, 2012 | 4:42Veteran CBC reporter Bill Gillespie filed to us from Afghanistan at the start of the war about a family nearly wiped out by errant U.S. bombs. Listeners sent fist-fulls of cheques to help survivors. Bill and Rick tell us now what happened next.
DispatchesLate thanks for an incomparable meal - Jun 21/12Jun 21, 2012 | 1:52While in Japan the CBC's Jennifer Westaway looked up some acquaintances. Years later we hear just what we did for her by asking her to get us a story there.
DispatchesCanadian Dispatcher judges Italian radio - Jun 21/12Jun 21, 2012 | 2:07Rome-based veteran contributor Megan Williams was asked to judge an Italian competition to pick the best radio docs. They picked her because she was Canadian.
DispatchesA trio of veteran Dispatchers on their craft - Jun 21/12Jun 21, 2012 | 11:14Former China correspondent Anthony Germain and European correspondents Margaret Evans and Laura Lynch share their memories of favourite dispatches.
DispatchesGetting there is half the story - June 21/12Jun 21, 2012 | 3:03Our correspondents travel far and wide to bring home the story. The journey is often a big part of the Dispatch. It can drive a reporter crazy!
DispatchesBruce Edwards sees another side of vandalism - Jun 21/12Jun 21, 2012 | 2:00While he was in South Africa the CBC's Bruce Edwards did a story on white farms taken over by blacks. A flat tire led to some surprises.