Oct 23, 2013 | 23:35The Story From Here October 23, 2013 - Part 1 Audio
The Story From Here October 23, 2013 - Part 1 Oct 23, 2013 | 23:35Host Anthony Germain in St. John's tells us why home inspections in St. John's might not be worth the paper they're printed on. This summer's devastating flood in Alberta forces a middle-aged Calgary woman back to her parents' once empty nest.
Jan 9, 2013 | 24:57The Story From Here Northern Edition - Part 1 Audio
The Story From Here Northern Edition - Part 1 Jan 9, 2013 | 24:57This is a special Northern Edition of "The Story from Here" hosted by Abraham Tagalik of CBC Iqaluit. In Part one we meet Iqaluit students preparing for a trip to China, and visit a North West Territories school which is giving away free alarm clocks to ensure students are "on time by 9". Oh yes, and a wolf has been digging up graves at a pet cemetery in Happy Valley, Goose Bay, Labrador.
Jan 16, 2013 | 52:28The Story From Here Winter Stories Audio
The Story From Here Winter Stories Jan 16, 2013 | 52:28Host Anthony Germain in St. John's takes us to Inuvik where they're celebrating the return of the sun after a month of darkness. We'll hear about a documentary called "People of a Feather" that documents the threat hydro electric projects pose for eider ducks. We'll meet ice canoeists from Calgary, a junior activist named Anna Tallman in Edmonton, and a senior craftsman named Leo MacNeil in Cape Breton.
Jan 23, 2013 | 52:16The Story From Here January 23, 2013 Audio
The Story From Here January 23, 2013 Jan 23, 2013 | 52:16Host Anthony Germain hops in the saddle today. We hear about Felipe Leite's epic ride, on horseback, from Calgary to Brazil, and about a Saskatoon cowboy nicknamed "Two Gun Cohen" who became famous in China. We meet a Montreal philanthropist whose work in Mali is on hold, and an RCMP officer recently honoured for his work in Haiti. There's a warning for female bar patrons from a woman in St. John's whose drink was drugged, and gigantic icycles threaten the safety of Ottawa pedestrians.
Jan 30, 2013 | 52:14The Story From Here "The Human Library" Audio
The Story From Here "The Human Library" Jan 30, 2013 | 52:14Anthony Germain tells you everything you ever wanted to know about a movement started in Denmark 13 years ago called "The Human Library." We meet people who bared their souls in public libraries across the country on January 26. Anthony jumped onto the shelf as a human book and tells us what it felt like.
Feb 6, 2013 | 52:17The Story From Here February 6, 2013 Audio
The Story From Here February 6, 2013 Feb 6, 2013 | 52:17A biologist warns that without mining and hunting restrictions, the once mighty George River caribou herd faces extinction. A First Nation reserve near Ottawa offers its perspective on the "Idle No More" movement, and we hear the inspiring story of a cancer patient who is reaching out to help others. The sticky note bandit has been caught, and ice fishers in Saguenay worry new rules may take the fun out of their sport. Host Anthony Germain rounds out this radio variety program with the profile of a British woman who encourages travel to Canada in winter, and a warning from the streets of Ottawa about an addictive drug called fentanyl.
Feb 13, 2013 | 52:23The Story From Here African Stories Audio
The Story From Here African Stories Feb 13, 2013 | 52:23On this episode, host Anthony Germain takes us to the mighty but troubled African continent via people who've left for safer haven in Canada, and via Canadians who are going to Africa to help. Hear how brave Dominique Wrizile has turned his turbulent teen years in Uganda and Rawanda into poetry. Learn how United Church members in Yellowknife are banding together to reunite a Somali family, and about a joyful family reunion in South Sudan. A Kelowna native thinks she can teach young women in Zambia how to negotiate with their parents for a longer stay in school, and a long time resident of Ottawa worries about his family's safety in Mali. We'll also learn about an innovative program from the University of Toronto's family medicine department that is helping populate Ethiopia with more doctors.
Feb 20, 2013 | 52:20The Story From Here Going Outside Audio
The Story From Here Going Outside Feb 20, 2013 | 52:20On today's program, we're going outdoors. Sliding with international students at Memorial University, caving with an Alberta specialist, tree climbing in South Africa, and hearing about a dog sled champion's plans for the Iditarod in Alaska. There are also stories about how music enhances your fitness routine, and about RCMP patrols on Alberta ski hills.
Feb 27, 2013 | 51:30The Story From Here Courage of the Caregiver Audio
The Story From Here Courage of the Caregiver Feb 27, 2013 | 51:30Host Anthony Germain introduces us to courageous caregivers like Cecile Desjarlais of Winnipeg who has to do everything for her 19-year-old brain damaged son, and is only complaining now that the Manitoba government has taken back a small, but vital, service in his care. Then there's Dave Zito and his wife Natalie Labonte in Ottawa who plan to raise their smaller than average daughter to the greatest heights. Brenda Hardiman of Halifax raises the alarm on short sighted government policies that are putting her daughter at risk in the same way as Ashley Smith, who died in prison. June Goforth's mom is suing the Saskatchewan government for her daughter's death, and Kristin Millar says she's alive today thanks to her caregivers, and the donors of her new heart.
Mar 6, 2013 | 52:11The Story From Here Canadiana Audio
The Story From Here Canadiana Mar 6, 2013 | 52:11Mikes unite! Markus Schwabe interviews the Sudbury man who has founded the "International Brotherhood of Mikes." Meet the dairy farmer in Manitoba who bottles the best tasting water in the world. Edmonton's fitness guru, John Stanton, teams up with the Canadian Cancer Society to pilot a new smoking cessation strategy. Hear the voice of Sedna, and the songwriter behind Quebec's first 3D animated film: "The Legend of Sarila." Her name is Elisapie Issac. And the detective whose work is showcased in the film, "Silence of the Lambs", weighs in with his thoughts on Manitoba's accused serial killer, Shawn Lamb.
Mar 13, 2013 | 52:11The Story From Here Spring is in the Air Audio
The Story From Here Spring is in the Air Mar 13, 2013 | 52:11After a quick trip to the Labrador Winter Games, host Anthony Germain brings us signs of spring. We'll visit a monarch butterfly display in Montreal, and we'll hear how savannah sparrows have changed their tune in New Brunswick. Blue Jays pitcher R.A. Dickie speaks from his Florida spring training camp, and we'll hear a tribute to the late, great, Stompin' Tom Connors, from his friend Roy Payne.
Apr 3, 2013 | 52:07The Story From Here "Battle Scars" Audio
The Story From Here "Battle Scars" Apr 3, 2013 | 52:07Anthony Germain presents Donna Carreiro's series "Battle Scars" on the psychological problems faced by Canada's returning soldiers. And meet one of the youngest recipients of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee medal.
Apr 10, 2013 | 52:08The Story From Here April 10, 2013 Audio
The Story From Here April 10, 2013 Apr 10, 2013 | 52:08This week on The Story From Here with guest host Mike Finnerty in Montreal, Living English, a look at English culture in Quebec. Where do the province's anglophones sit in under the new government.