Shift: Rural/Urban Shift (Episode 7)
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio
Canada'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.