Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio | Sep 7, 2010 | 27:30

    Demographer's Dilemma

    We kick off this season's major project, Shift. It will examine the seismic demographic changes that are altering our work, our health, our families and our politics. We begin with The Demographer's Dilemma, a documentary that examines the challenges of tracking the trajectory of that ever-elusive subject, humankind.

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    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Shift - Work & FeminismMar 8, 2011 | 18:33Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - Work & Feminism Audio
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - Work & Feminism Mar 8, 2011 | 18:33We convene a group of women to debate what feminism means in 2011 in terms of work. Guests include esteemed physicist and feminist Ursula Franklin and 25-year-old Erin Cardone, a controversial Canadian columnist who says that feminism may have gone too far.
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Urban by Nature (Documentary)May 4, 2011 | 24:00Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Urban by Nature (Documentary) Audio
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Urban by Nature (Documentary) May 4, 2011 | 24:00As part of our project, Shift, we look at how nature shapes our brains and how the absence of nature can undermine our health. Freelancer contributor Robert Walker brings us her documentary, "Urban by Nature".
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - SHIFT - Farming DisputesFeb 28, 2011 | 26:16Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio SHIFT - Farming Disputes Audio
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio SHIFT - Farming Disputes Feb 28, 2011 | 26:16As agricultural land is increasingly swallowed up by urban development, communities are often left divided because they are challenged with finding a balance between land for food and land for living.
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Shift - Dangerous DemographicMar 9, 2011 | 27:13Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - Dangerous Demographic Audio
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - Dangerous Demographic Mar 9, 2011 | 27:13Male Canadians aged 15 to 25 live in dangerous times. Accidents are the leading cause of death. Suicide and homicide run second and third. We have a portrait of a very dangerous demographic.
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - SHIFT - Manning UpMar 9, 2011 | 22:31Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio SHIFT - Manning Up Audio
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio SHIFT - Manning Up Mar 9, 2011 | 22:31Author of "Manning Up", Kay Hymonitz explains why she thinks the rise of powerful women has given men a license to be boys.
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Shift - Election & FamiliesMar 30, 2011 | 19:05Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - Election & Families Audio
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - Election & Families Mar 30, 2011 | 19:05In the early days of the federal election, The Conservatives, the Liberals and the NDP are all targeting families. But the idea of family is undergoing major changes thanks to significant demographic and social shifts. We ask if our political parties' ideas of family match the realities across the country.
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Shift: Rural/Urban Shift (Episode 7)Aug 8, 2011 | 27:30Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift: Rural/Urban Shift (Episode 7) Audio
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift: Rural/Urban Shift (Episode 7) Aug 8, 2011 | 27:30Canada's population is becoming increasingly urbanized and that's having a profound impact on the rural communities left behind. We hear about how urbanization is putting pressure on some of the most productive farmland in the country. And we visit one farm in Saskatchewan that's trying to preserve the rural way of life -- and the culture -- with the help of some big, hairy beasts: bison. We also hear about how city living affects our brains.
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Shift: Global Shift (Episode 8)Aug 15, 2011 | 27:30Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift: Global Shift (Episode 8) Audio
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift: Global Shift (Episode 8) Aug 15, 2011 | 27:30Today on Shift... demographic changes beyond our borders. We take a look at the moving target of global population projections and learn what's driving population growth in Africa. On a different demographic note, China's one-child policy is three decades old... we hear about how the most populous country has been reshaped as a result. We also take a look at demographic trends that helped to spark this year's Arab Spring.
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Demographer's DilemmaSep 7, 2010 | 27:30Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Demographer's Dilemma Audio
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Demographer's Dilemma Sep 7, 2010 | 27:30We kick off this season's major project, Shift. It will examine the seismic demographic changes that are altering our work, our health, our families and our politics. We begin with The Demographer's Dilemma, a documentary that examines the challenges of tracking the trajectory of that ever-elusive subject, humankind.
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Shift - CPP Reform Panel (Part 1)Nov 22, 2010 | 18:10Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - CPP Reform Panel (Part 1) Audio
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - CPP Reform Panel (Part 1) Nov 22, 2010 | 18:10Faced with an aging population and drastic changes being imposed in other countries, Canada is in the midst of a debate over the future of the Canada Pension Plan. We hear from three experts with differing prescriptions for reform.
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Shift - CPP Reform Panel (Part 2)Nov 23, 2010 | 19:58Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - CPP Reform Panel (Part 2) Audio
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - CPP Reform Panel (Part 2) Nov 23, 2010 | 19:58We continue our discussion on the future of the Canada Pension Plan by talking with Canadians who are currently retired or planning for their retirement. We ask how important is the CPP to them and what reforms do they see as necessary?
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - SHIFT - Youth EmploymentJan 5, 2011 | 19:00Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio SHIFT - Youth Employment Audio
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio SHIFT - Youth Employment Jan 5, 2011 | 19:00Youth Employment - The percentage of young people working or looking for work is at its lowest level in more than a decade. Some say that's a reflection of an extremely tough job market for young people. But others say it has more to do with young people's changing expectations when it comes to work.
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - SHIFT - Filial ResponsibilityJan 17, 2011 | 31:37Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio SHIFT - Filial Responsibility Audio
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio SHIFT - Filial Responsibility Jan 17, 2011 | 31:37China is considering a law that would force children to visit their elderly parents. And here in Canada, nearly every province has a law on the books allowing parents to sue their children for financial support. Meet a daughter who is being sued by her mother.
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - The China Shift -  Promo for Jan 19Jan 18, 2011 | 2:28Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio The China Shift - Promo for Jan 19 Audio
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio The China Shift - Promo for Jan 19 Jan 18, 2011 | 2:28Join Anna Maria Tremonti for a special edition of The Current on Wednesday, January 19th. As part of our demographics project SHIFT, The Current will spend the entire show exploring how China is grappling with the largest -- and most rapidly changing -- population in the world.
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Shift - Modern MarriageJan 19, 2011 | 19:16Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - Modern Marriage Audio
    Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - Modern Marriage Jan 19, 2011 | 19:16For the first time, there are more un-married people in Canada than married people. We look at an ever-evolving institution. And we meet some couples who are helping broaden its horizons.

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