Dec 6, 2013 | 22:08Q Former Prime Minister Joe Clark in Studio Q Video
Q Former Prime Minister Joe Clark in Studio Q Dec 6, 2013 | 22:08Joe Clark's tenure as Canadian Prime Minister was short, but full of global drama, and his reputation as a statesman who understands the currents of international events is solid. He has a new book out and isn't shy about weighing in on Stephen Harper's particular brand of leadership, misguided foreign policy, and Canada's current role in the world. He joins Jian at the desk to talk about it in Studio Q.
Nov 19, 2013 | 21:23Q Are men obsolete? Video
Q Are men obsolete? Nov 19, 2013 | 21:23"Be it resolved that men are obsolete." That's the provocative motion to be argued
between Hanna Rosin, senior editor of The Atlantic, for the affirmative side, and British comic and columnist Caitlin Moran for the negative -- about the notion that women are not only catching up to but actually surpassing men, and that they may soon be the dominant sex.
In a cordial, idea-driven debate, the woman discuss how class factors into the changing dynamics between men and women, how notions of masculinity may be affected by that change, and why it's important to talk about the areas in which men increasingly need help.
Dec 11, 2013 | 30:25Q Radiolab host Jad Abumrad in Studio Q Video
Q Radiolab host Jad Abumrad in Studio Q Dec 11, 2013 | 30:25Jad Abumrad is the co-host of Radiolab, the innovative, popular American public radio program and podcast about science & philosophy. HOW the show spins a tale is as much a part of the appeal as the stories it tells.
Nov 12, 2013 | 19:31Q David Suzuki's personal stake in Alzheimer's research in Studio Q Video
Q David Suzuki's personal stake in Alzheimer's research in Studio Q Nov 12, 2013 | 19:31David Suzuki has explored many medical issues on his long-running show 'The Nature of Things' -- Lyme disease, obesity, neuroplasticity -- but his latest research on Alzheimer's disease has a deeply personal bent. The award-winning geneticist knows all too well that his odds of contracting the condition are high. His mother died of it, and two of his uncles and an aunt also suffered from dementia. Jian speaks with Suzuki about his family's history with Alzheimer's, the setbacks and breakthroughs in treating the disease, and whether he meant it when he said he'd "just as soon be put down" if he lost his cognitive capabilities.
Oct 1, 2013 | 20:25Q Charter of Quebec Values: A Q media panel discussion Video
Q Charter of Quebec Values: A Q media panel discussion Oct 1, 2013 | 20:25For the past few weeks, Quebec has been seized with an intense debate over the proper relationship between religion and the state, stoked by the proposed Charter of Quebec Values. We've had our regular panel of English media commentators weigh in, we've convened a Q debate on the issue, and now we're excited to offer the insider's view with the help of our Montreal media panel! Jian speaks with Journal de Montreal's Lise Ravary, La Presse's Marc Cassivi and CBC C'est La Vie's Bernard St-Laurent at L'Olympia in front of a sold-out crowd.
May 15, 2013 | 16:08Q World-renowned chef René Redzepi in Studio Q Video
Q World-renowned chef René Redzepi in Studio Q May 15, 2013 | 16:08Danish chef René Redzepi is the chef and co-owner of noma, the world's best restaurant. He joins Jian at the desk in Studio Q to talk about the importance of hyperlocalism in food culture - and to answer critics who detect a whiff of xenophobia in his "new nordic" approach to cuisine.
Jan 2, 2013 | 20:11Q Undersea explorer Robert Ballard in Studio Q Video
Q Undersea explorer Robert Ballard in Studio Q Jan 2, 2013 | 20:11World-famous oceanographer, Robert Ballard, discovered the wrecks of the Bismarck, the Lusitania and the Titanic. Now, he's broadcasting his voyages live, online, for all to see. Dr. Robert Ballard joins Jian in Studio Q to discuss our future beneath the waves.
Aug 6, 2012 | 12:20Q Australian stand-up comic Pam Ann in Studio Q Video
Q Australian stand-up comic Pam Ann in Studio Q Aug 6, 2012 | 12:20Australian stand-up comic, Caroline Reid, known across the globe as Pam Ann, spends a brief layover in Studio Q to talk to Jian about where her character came from, how Canadian airlines measure up, and how to say Pan-Am 10 times fast.
Jun 7, 2013 | 16:25Q Rob Ford vs the Media in Studio Q Video
Q Rob Ford vs the Media in Studio Q Jun 7, 2013 | 16:25Why have media reports about the Rob Ford crack video done so little to shift public support for Toronto's mayor? Are the accusations about media elitism justified? Is the Toronto Star on an "obsessive vendetta" against the mayor? Are we seeing a renaissance in investigative reporting? All this and more with the Q Media Panel: Toronto Star publisher John Cruickshank, National Post columnist Jonathan Kay and author and activist Judy Rebick.
Sep 27, 2011 | 17:04Q Photographer Edward Burtynsky in Studio Q Video
Q Photographer Edward Burtynsky in Studio Q Sep 27, 2011 | 17:04Ed Burtynsky is known for these contradictory images of beauty and horror that document industrialization's effects on the landscape. He says the role of his photographs are to merely document, and wants people to leave with their own impressions of his work. With his latest exhibit, "Oil", does such a contentious topic put his role as an artist in contradiction to his role as a sustainability advocate?
Mar 15, 2012 | 2:07Q Louise Lecavalier's balancing act on Q Video
Q Louise Lecavalier's balancing act on Q Mar 15, 2012 | 2:07Contemporary dance luminary, Louise Lecavalier explains the balance between body and mind, and explains how a dancer's fitness regime rivals that of professional athletes in this clip from her feature interview at Q's special "Q au Québec" show at Le National in Montreal.