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  • Sunday June 22, 2014

    The Big C

    Two inspiring stories about fighting cancer: the amazing Dr. C in St. John's and two big-hearted strangers who stepped into the life of a mother suffering from cancer. Dr. Joshi was on top of the world in the fall of 2013.

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  • Sunday June 15, 2014

    Filipino Canadians

    Stories from the Filipino Canadian communities in Happy Valley/Goose Bay, Newfoundland; Deer Island, New Brunswick and Toronto, Ontario.

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  • Sunday June 08, 2014

    After the Army

    Two documentaries on life after the army. Caroline Hillier reveals the lingering legacy of a US military base in Newfoundland. Molly Segal's An Unlikely Friendship tells the story of a suicidal soldier, a troubling encounter and a surprising alliance.

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  • Sunday May 25, 2014

    Traditional Chinese Medicine

    A look at traditional Chinese medicine in Canadian society.

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  • Sunday May 18, 2014

    A Helping Hand

    Two Stories of helping hands. From Moncton, the many hands who work to keep a young man in his home. From Toronto,the Nanny Angel Network -- a organization of volunteers who offer a helping hand to moms battling cancer.

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  • Sunday May 11, 2014

    Music

    On this episode, stories of music. You'll meet Tom Schilling, Broadway vocal coach now living in Hamilton; a group of German refugees who tell their story through music; and the musical passion of Montreal singer Betty Bonifassi.

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  • Sunday April 27, 2014

    Rwanda

    Today on In the Field, we have four documentaries anchored to the Rwandan tragedy. Some talk of the tragedy. Others of the later efforts to heal. All the stories you will hear today were broadcast on CBC Radio’s Dispatches.

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  • Sunday May 26, 2013

    Rwanda

    Today on In the Field, we have four documentaries anchored to the Rwandan tragedy. Some talk of the tragedy. Others of the later efforts to heal. All the stories you will hear today were broadcast on CBC Radio’s Dispatches.

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  • Sunday May 26, 2013

    Rwanda - In the Field

    Today on In the Field, we have four documentaries anchored to the Rwandan tragedy. Some talk of the tragedy. Others of the later efforts to heal. All the stories you will hear today were broadcast on CBC Radio’s Dispatches.

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  • Sunday May 04, 2014

    Mental Health

    This is Mental Health Week here in Canada. On today’s show, we have three documentaries: all of them which explore different aspects of a subject which is all too often taboo.

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  • Sunday April 20, 2014

    Lions and Whales and Bears, Oh My!

    An animal-centric hour of documentaries featuring a first-hand encounter with a whale, a lion-saving invention and a Northern Ontario owl prowl. And dogs. Lots of dogs.

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  • Sunday April 06, 2014

    The other kids

    Straddling two worlds in one classroom. In Slovakia a new law ends separate education for Roma children. In northern Ontario Cree children travel south to sit with non Cree students in a public school in Cochrane.

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  • Sunday April 13, 2014

    Reports from Uganda

    Dictators who take dictation from God, murderous bullies and military coups, a country recovering from decades of economic mismanagement, rebel activity and civil war. Reports from Uganda, from indepence to the present day.

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  • Sunday March 30, 2014

    Rewiring our kids

    What is constant texting, multitasking and a life of full time partial attention doing to the physical, emotional and social life of our kids?

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  • Sunday March 23, 2014

    Afghanistan then and now

    It ended with no marching bands, just a simple ceremony. Was it "twelve years of bravery" or "a quiet end to a long war that solved nothing". Using interviews, news and documentary reports from 2001 to the present day we look back at Canada's gruelling an

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  • Sunday March 16, 2014

    Journeys of secrets and survival

    The secret of success for Quebec superstar comedienne Lise Dionne is in an old blue trunk. The secret of survival for Lizzy Mahashe is singing. Priya Sankaran travels to India hoping to unlock the secret of her MS.

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  • Sunday March 09, 2014

    Final wishes, final actions

    "He was loved in so many different ways"; say friends of loner Jude LeBlanc. "Jerome's Bowl"; fulfilling a strange farewell request. "Habtom's path"; a refugee prefers death to being sent back to Africa.

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  • Sunday March 02, 2014

    It's about time

    Canada's only watch repair school; "After exile" a time bending encounter on slow train; "Too tall for the shelf" - one man's quest for a grandfather clock.

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  • Sunday February 16, 2014

    Going back, moving on: Stories from South America

    A son, a father, a military coup in Chile and a "black box" of memory. The Falklands or the Malvinas? Did the war in 1982 change anything?

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  • Sunday February 09, 2014

    The drama of their lives

    Drama students put feminist icon Doris Anderson centre stage and Toronto street kids find the drama in their own lives.

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  • Sunday February 02, 2014

    A question of gender

    A gay high school student so popular the bullies leave him alone. Two transgendered University students and the question; which washroom to use?

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  • Sunday January 26, 2014

    In the battlefield

    "Finding Private Gordon"; a family in Saskatchewan lost a loved one in battle 70 years ago and now, they think, they've found him. "The bomb chaser"; CBC's Art Holmes was the only person brave, or foolish, enough to hold a microphone to the night sky to c

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  • Sunday January 19, 2014

    The final years

    "The Baba Yaga" house. A group of women in Paris move into a senior's home they run themselves. "Ce N'est pas la Vie en Rose". In a Montreal nursing home some residents have a good sense of humour and a fighting spirit, others live day after day in quiet

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  • Sunday January 12, 2014

    The mining show

    Fracked oil has led to a boom in the US and Canada but also deadly explosions of rail cars transporting it. A nickel mine in Guatemala is the centre of a violent dispute and rape charges which, in a legal first, will be argued in a Canadian court.

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  • Sunday January 05, 2014

    The music show

    Singing for seniors, singing for mental health, yodelling and busking on Toronto's subways; PLUS "The strange case of Benjamin Britten"; looking for traces of the English composer's short stay in a small Quebec town in 1939.

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  • Tuesday June 19, 2012

    Keeping native languages alive in the city

    In part one of this episode. It's no secret that many First Nation bands are struggling to keep the languages alive on the reserves across Canada. But what about in the city? Many aboriginal people choose to live off reserve in cities like Calgary. Desirae Desnomie (Deh-NO-mee) is trying to preserve her Cree language and culture in an urban setting.

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  • Tuesday July 31, 2012

    Burn Recovery (May 2012 Encore)

    In part one of this episode. Newfoundlander Pat Stamp was working as a welder on a tanker ship when there was an explosion.He was injured. Badly injured. He had basically lost his face.This healthy, handsome man with a bright future had burns to 40% of his body.Help came from an unlikely source: A former CIA operative, in Virginia. We meet the doctor who is restoring his looks and brightening his outlook on the future:

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  • Tuesday July 31, 2012

    Workplace Bully (May 2012 Encore)

    Later on In the Field.We know there are bullies on the school ground, and we know who they're picking on. It's the small kids, the new kids, the ones who don't speak English so well. The ones who don't have support from their peers. In the workplace, we know there are bullies too, that's no surprise to anyone. But you might be surprised to hear how often it happens. And it might be a big surprise to hear who's getting bullied.

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  • Tuesday August 07, 2012

    Human Egg Donations (May 2012 Encore)

    In part two of this episode. In Canada it is illegal to pay for human eggs. That law has been in effect for almost a decade. But it's widely known in the business that there is a black market in this country but no charges have ever been laid.The fertility business remains the wild west of medicine. It also is fraught with danger for the women who donate their eggs.

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  • Tuesday August 07, 2012

    Photo Booths (May 2012 Encore)

    In part one of this episode.Chances are, the last time you took a photo, you didn't need film.Maybe you used the camera in your cell phone, or attached to your laptop.And bingo you see the results instantly. Patience used to be a key part of photography....you'd take your film to a shop and a week later your prints would be ready. But in fact instant photography existed before the digital age.Think of photobooths.That technology has been around for more than a century.And they still have a passionate following.

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  • Tuesday August 14, 2012

    Cree Culture (May 2012 Encore)

    In part one of this episode. The Cree School Board in Northern Quebec is determined to make sure that young Cree feel at home with their traditional roots and language.From the first day they step into a pre-kindergarten class right through Grade 2 students only speak Cree in class. And right throught to the end of high school every student has to take courses in Cree culture.

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  • Tuesday August 14, 2012

    Fighting Student Apathy (August 2012 Encore)

    In part two of this episode. In Moncton, a couple of teachers were at wits end. When they looked around their classroom they saw groggy teenagers spending their free time typing the most mundane details of their lives into a laptop, or a smart-phone. Updating their friends about how long it took to brush their hair this morning, or what they had for supper. Those two teachers decided they were going to fight back against student apathy.

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  • Tuesday August 21, 2012

    God I'm angry (May 2012 Encore)

    In part two of this episode. God may be subtle,Albert Einstein once said,but he isn't mean. It seems a lot of people would disagree.Recent research has found that many people hold God personally accountable for bad things that happen in their life. And they are not afraid to show it.

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  • Tuesday August 21, 2012

    T'Suu T'Ina Language (May 2012 Encore)

    In part one of this episode.According to the United Nations, 88 Aboriginal languages in Canada are nearing extinction.And among them, Tsuu T'ina, a language spoken on a reserve near Calgary, is one of the most endangered. Only a handful of people know it and at sixy three ,Gerald McGuinnis,is the youngest speaker. But things are changing on that reserve. There is push on to keep T'suu T'ina alive.

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  • Tuesday August 28, 2012

    Converting to Islam (May 2012 Encore)

    In part one of this episode.Winnipeg's Muslim community has come a long way since the city's first Mosque opened in 1976. Today, there are 4 mosques and Muslim centres across the city and 2 full time Islamic schools.Some of that growth is due to immigration.And some is due to a growing number of Canadians converting to Islam.

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  • Tuesday August 28, 2012

    Montreal Women's Symphony (May 2012 Encore)

    In part two of this episode. The story of Ethel Stark and the Montreal Women's Symphony Orchestra . In 1940 ,the same year that Quebec women got the vote , the celebrated violinist and conductor pulled together a rag-tag group of women who loved to play music. Within months, she conducted their first concert on the top of Montreal's Mount Royal. Just 7 years later they were at Carnegie Hall.

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  • Tuesday October 09, 2012

    The Meaning of Work - Part 1

    On this episode of the show, we look at the meaning of the work. In this part, a documentary on a program for unemployed Toronto youth that teaches them job skills. Also, a story on one of Quebec’s “adapted workplaces” which are designed for people with various physical and mental challenges. Another story on a program in Vancouver that gets the unemployed kitted out for construction work, one of pair of steel-toed boots at a time. And how some unhappy people in Calgary getting work done, millions of dollars worth, on their leaky condos.

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  • Tuesday October 16, 2012

    Didn't See That Coming - Part 2

    In Part Two of our show on shock and surprise, few incidents were more shocking in Canada in the early 1970s than the Kingston Prison riot. More than 500 inmates took charge of the prison, grabbed several guards as hostages and started to tear their building apart. The authorities reacted by calling in the army and by preparing themselves for the worst possible outcome. Cool heads on both sides gradually brought this crisis under control, but not without deaths and injuries. Survivors look back more than 40 years after one of the most searing events in the history of Canadian penitentiaries.

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  • Tuesday October 16, 2012

    Didn't See That Coming - Part 1

    In this episode of the show we hear stories that evoke shock and surprise. In Part One we hear the amazing news that Newfoundland is gradually sinking into the North Atlantic – and how Newfoundlanders are taking this in their stride. Then there’s Kelly Hofer who shocked his friends and family by giving up his traditional life on a Manitoba Hutterite colony to move to Calgary to pursue a dream to become a big city photographer. Residents of the island of Haida Gwaii just off B.C.’s coast are surprised and saddened to see enormous amounts of Japanese tsunami debris wash up on their shores. A girl in Ottawa is attracting attention by befriending Walter the crow and … a student at the University of Saskatchewan is promoting greater levels of on campus blasphemy as an exercise in free speech

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  • Tuesday October 23, 2012

    Canadian beauty is about good hair, the Yukon, and music - Part 1

    In this episode of In The Field we explore concepts about beauty, including an entire community in Toronto dedicated to hair care, a Kenyan-Canadian who've discovered la dolce vitae in the tiny community of Old Crow, Yukon, and one of Canada's most beautiful singers.

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  • Tuesday October 23, 2012

    Canadian beauty is about good hair, the Yukon, and music - Part 2

    In the second of a two part exploration of Canadian beauty, In The Field showcases a feature documentary on the late Raylene Rankin. Before here untimely death in the autumn of 2012 Rankin secured her place in the Canadian pop music pantheon with her gorgeous performances of hits like All The Diamonds and Rise Again.

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  • Tuesday October 30, 2012

    Great institutions we should pay attention to...or not - Part 2

    On this episode, how we organize institutions. Organization gives us meaning and structure and allows us to do things, like create an innovative new institution, a retirement home run by the residents, who happen to be a band of militant French feminists. And a short documentary on one of our great institutions, the Canadian Girl Guides.

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  • Tuesday October 30, 2012

    Great institutions we should pay attention to...or not - Part 1

    On this episode on organization we also look at how a degree of disorganization denies needed health care to those looking after family members with multiple physical and mental handicaps. On a brighter note, another documentary finds out why great organization has given Regina a ground-breaking new school.

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  • Monday November 05, 2012

    War and Remembrance - Part 1

    On this episode of In The Field, Remembrance Day week in Canada is seen in the light of our experience in Afghanistan. A documentary by veteran CBC journalist Rick MacInnes-Rae features a moving interview with a Canadian soldier just days after he was critically wounded on an Afghan battlefield. And the story of Suzanne Steele, Canada's official war poet in Afghanistan.

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  • Monday November 05, 2012

    War and Remembrance - Part 2

    The second part of our program on war and remembrance looks back on the experiences of World Wars I and II. In The Field remembers the catastrophic sinking of a civilian ferry off the coast of Newfoundland in 1942. The boys of the Regina Rifle Regiment who fought through D-Day and beyond. And how the civil rights of loyal Canadians were abused in both world wars.

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  • Tuesday November 13, 2012

    Timing is everything - Part 2

    A looking at timing and how it can govern the course of our lives. Retailers deciding on earlier and earlier starts for their Christmas sales campaigns are increasing premature holiday stress on us all. And group of superannuated hippies decide the time is right for a nostalgic return to their old commune deep in the countryside of rural Nova Scotia.

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  • Tuesday November 13, 2012

    Timing is everything - Part 1

    Survivors of a horrific plane crash in northern Alberta reflect on a time 30 years ago when a series of seemingly minor decisions ended up saving their lives -- and ending those of their unfortunate fellow passengers. A Copps has been be a shoe selling institution in B.C. for nearly a century. But after a lot of "sole searching" the head of the family-run business has decided to hang 'em up.

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  • Tuesday November 20, 2012

    The uplift episode - Part 1

    Uplifting tales to tide us over the dark days of later November. There's the story of a Thunder Bay man with cerebral palsy who finds the world's most beautiful classical music makes life in a wheelchair more meaningful. Why doctors find laughter really is the best medicine. And how the revelation of one woman's big secret to her new boyfriend only deepened their love.

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  • Tuesday November 20, 2012

    The uplift episode - Part 2

    Erin Kapela and her very brave friend Lee-Anne Peters at a birthday party. Lee-Anne is dying from a terminal disease, but is cheerfully determined to seize the days left to her by working down her bucket list, including having an enormous bash when she turned 27 recently. And also in this episode, getting up close and personal with humpback whales off the coast of Alaska.

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  • Tuesday November 27, 2012

    Grace under pressure - Part 2

    A look this week at Hemingway-eque grace under pressure. There's the graceful welcome by an immigration officer to a young Canadian man fleeing danger in Syria. The physically disabled Toronto women learning to defends themselves at their Wen-Do class. And the man in Yellowknife who is building his way out grief after losing his wife of 52 years.

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  • Tuesday November 27, 2012

    Grace under pressure - Part 1

    There's a lot of talk about the growing problem of dementia in Canada. For the most part, those who have it are shut away and held under tight supervision. But not in Denmark. Dementia patients are free to travel, keep up on their hobbies and stay as independent as possible for as long as possible.

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  • Tuesday December 04, 2012

    Presenting ourselves - Part 2

    In this part David Gutnick has some odd experiences reaching out the operators of a shadowy essay mill and after a flurry of e-mails he's left wondering whether he's writing a robot, or even a highly intelligent dog. A two women talk about what it's like to survive and then live with severely scarring injuries from when they were kids. They say they were shaped, but not defined by the trauma that they lived through.

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  • Tuesday December 04, 2012

    Presenting ourselves - Part 1

    Frank Faulk asks whether it's better to strike back at someone bullying you, or to show some restraint. The answer may supply you as Frank talks to victims and the bullies themselves. And a visit with Thunder Bay's foremost Elvis, impersonator, who, uh, thank you very much, is taking care of business.

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  • Tuesday December 11, 2012

    Our history together - Part 2

    A Haitian proverb says, "With hands together ... the weight is not heavy." And that certainly applies to a small community in upstate New York where people replaced a failed retail business and fended off a huge multinational corporation by starting their own community department store. And a 67-year-old in Regina working friends to achieve collective online gaming glory.

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  • Tuesday December 11, 2012

    Our history together - Part 1

    Young Angel Wolfe could have retreated into grief when she discovered her mother's remains were among those discovered on the Pickton farm outside Vancouver. Instead, Angel decided to follow a better path by speaking out and organizing people to better protect other women against violence. And she believe she is getting the full support of her mum from the great beyond..

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  • Tuesday February 05, 2013

    February 5, 2013

    This week on In The Field, Vancouver freelancer Eileen Power tries to restore a family heirloom to its former glory, or at least get it in tune. And former Accordion Idol Justin Martin takes his button accordion to an elementary school in Sheshatshiu Labrador. And Karin Wells takes us to El Salvador, where there is a lot of opposition to a Vancouver junior mining company's attempt to open a gold mine.

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  • Tuesday October 09, 2012

    The Meaning of Work - Part 2

    A feature documentary by The Sunday Edition’s Karin Wells. “Gatekeepers To A Promised Land” looks at Denmark and how having the toughest immigration laws in the world affects workers there. Some Danes have a hard time accepting the changing face of their society as more and more foreign workers arrive to do that country’s least desirable jobs. A political backlash has meant that in some cases the families of these new Danes are being broken up and in others badly needed foreign laborers are being discouraged from coming in the first place.

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  • Sunday December 30, 2012

    Our Denmark as the Promised Land (Season's best)

    Today's special encore holiday episode features a documentary by The Sunday Edition's Karin Wells. "Gatekeepers To A Promised Land" looks at Denmark and how having the toughest immigration laws in the world affects workers there. Some Danes have a hard time accepting the changing face of their society as more and more foreign workers arrive to do that country's least desirable jobs. A political backlash has meant that in some cases the families of these new Danes are being broken up and, in others, badly needed foreign laborers are being discouraged from coming in the first place.

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  • Tuesday February 12, 2013

    February 12, 2013

    This week on In The Field, we'll hear about the inaugural production from Halifax's Charles Taylor Theatre Company, the city's first professional black theatre company, we'll get a tour of the Quartier Francais of St Boniface in Winnipeg and we visit Mamisarvik, an Inuit-specific centres for the treatment of trauma and addiction in Ottawa.

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  • Tuesday February 19, 2013

    February 19, 2013

    This week on In The Field, some dedicated Tragically Hip fans. Fly-around-the-world-to-see-them-dedicated fans. We'll also hear about a theatre production in Montreal bringing the classic South African novel "Waiting For The Barbarians" to the stage. And we'll meet the volunteer who help French-speaking visually impaired people to read, a wolf pack on the wide open spaces of Washington State and the man who built Ottawa's skinniest house.

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  • Tuesday February 26, 2013

    February 26, 2013

    This week in In The Field, in honour of this year's Canada Reads winner, Lisa Moore's "February," we dig into the archives and replay Marie Wadden's documentary on the sinking of the Ocean Ranger, called "Still Sinking; Remembering the Ocean Ranger Disaster." The documentary originally aired on The Current on the 30th anniversary of the sinking of the Ocean Ranger and features excerpts of February read by author Lisa Moore. Mary Wiens introduces us to Katie from Burlington and Dhruva from Hyderabad, who met in Toronto and got married in India on February 14th. Zac Markan meets some urban mushers from Halifax, who use dog sledding to keep their pooches en sante. And we hear Karin Wells' visit to a barbershop in Vancouver that has raised about $200,000 for charities across the city over the past several years. 5.In Thunder Bay, the airport is selling off its furniture. JOsh Lynn checked it out.

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  • Tuesday March 05, 2013

    March 5, 2013

    This week on In The Field, what better way to deal with winter chills than with a hot bowl of soup? We go to Edmonton and spend an evening with the Soup Sisters, and then to Prince Rupert for an afternoon at Soup Daddy's. We learn how an old tradition in the art world, the artist-patron relationship, is allowing young dancers to study at the National Ballet School. And we'll meet the people behind the graphic novel publisher Drawn and Quarterly - "graphic soup" as Lynda Barry calls it.

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  • Tuesday March 12, 2013

    March 12, 2013

    This week on In The Field, health issues both physical - multiple sclerosis - and mental - depression. We'll follow Priya Sankaran half-way around the world as she hunts for treatments for her own multiple sclerosis, in her documentary "The White Man's Disease." We'll also step inside a school in New Brunswick to hear how Jessica Forbes has come to terms years of depression. And in her documentary, Vanessa Blanch explains how Brunswick is making progress when it comes to awareness of mental health issues, but it may not be keeping pace when it comes to treatment.

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  • Monday March 25, 2013

    March 24, 2013

    This week on In The Field, you'll hear about how First Nations patients were cared for - or not - at the racially segregated hospitals in B.C., and you'll find out how recent refugees from Bhutan via Nepal are taking care of their families and their futur

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  • Sunday March 31, 2013

    Back to School

    This week In The Field goes back to school. We walk to school, learn how to make skis and how fix watches, we get philosophical with some Grade Six students

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  • Sunday April 07, 2013

    April 2, 2013

    Turning the corner on winter...with octagenarian hockey,winter diving and scrabble? And young people in Edmonton repair bikes and tuneup their lives.A Nova Scotia fisherman's vision for a new inshore fishery becomes a reality but not without a price.

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  • Sunday April 14, 2013

    April 14, 2013

    Ever heard of kashakas? The may be the next big thing. And tune in to the world of video game soundtracks. The reality of gun control. What happens when you shoot someone in self-defence. And violence in senior's homes.

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  • Sunday April 21, 2013

    April 21, 2013

    Ten years after SARS: two survivors talk about the scars left by disease. A fictional take on health campaign for the Norovirus. A medical miracle: surviving a gunshot wound to the head. Two mothers find friendship after tragic event involving their sons

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  • Sunday April 28, 2013

    April 28, 2013

    Surviving jail while dealing with a mental illness...the story of Tona MIlls. The Huda School in Regina deals with immigrant students. A profile of Kevin Little, a minister in Nova Scotia shepherds two very different flocks.

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  • Sunday May 05, 2013

    May 5, 2013

    Drowning out fine dining with large helpings of loud music. Grads find affordable prom dresses. Parting the curtain on Burlesque. An alleged sexual assault in the military...a female recruit tells her story. A heroic sea rescue recognized forty years late

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  • Sunday May 12, 2013

    May 12, 2013

    Aftermath of war and the consequences of aggression. A padre in the Canadian military develops PTSD while in Afghanistan. And ten years after the American invasion of Iraq. The US promised the Kurds freedom from their oppressor. How have their lives chang

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  • Sunday May 19, 2013

    May 19, 2013

    A young Mom tell her story of surviving the sinking of the Queen of the North. Exploring the personalities behind musicial keys. A profile of D-flat major. And two transgendered youth from UPEI talk about gender identity and how the world treats them.

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  • Sunday May 26, 2013

    May 26, 2013

    Struggling to find work, University grads end up working as baristas. "Before I Die", an art installation sets up in Nelson. More young people are becoming primary care givers for family memebers. A profile of Quebec artist Gilles St. Laurent.

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  • Sunday June 02, 2013

    June 2, 2013

    Endangered monkeys in West Africa, threatened because petro-dollars makes the expensive meat affordable. Profile of Arican musician Achilla Orru. Look back at the composer of "Squid Jiggin Ground". And euthanasia debate re-ignited in Belgium.

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  • Sunday June 09, 2013

    June 9, 2013

    Bull fighting in Spain is going broke. Swiss yodellers in Calgary keep national pasttime alive. Military training exercise in Wainwright. A visit to Canada's only gun factory. And host David Gutnick steams and beats his way back to better health.

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  • Sunday June 16, 2013

    June 16, 2013

    We are calling this show Tsuk Ekanum...which is Chinook for "water stories". UBC journalism students report on the importance of water in aboriginal communities. Guest host Duncan McCue

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  • Tuesday January 08, 2013

    To our good health in 2013 episode

    As we all try begin the New Year on a healthy footing, the show looks at stories involving disease and nutrition, including, a series of documentaries on how a community-centred group is effectively fighting AIDS/HIV in Cape Breton ... yet fears for its future, why seniors and the poor face hardship over the loss of a chain of department store lunch counters, why Newfoundlanders are so passionate about their bologna and why a store that sells nothing but olive oil and vinegar is thriving in Moose Jaw.

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  • Tuesday January 01, 2013

    Our Raylene Rankin tribute (Season's best)

    Today's special encore holiday episode features a documentary on the late Raylene Rankin. Before her untimely death in the autumn of 2012 Rankin secured her place in the Canadian pop music pantheon with her gorgeous performances of hits like All The Diamonds and Rise Again. In interviews recorded just months before her death, Rankin talks frankly about her career, her family and her hopes and fears for the future.

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  • Tuesday January 29, 2013

    January 29, 2013

    This week on In The Field, we'll head south of the border ... to a gym in Connecticut where a hijab-wearing personal trainer teaches more than physical fitness. We will also follow an Ottawa architect to Washington DC's Gallaudet University, where he is building bridges...by tearing down walls. We also meet one resident of a Regina apartment building built to help female addicts get back on track, and a university student whose own condition, Treacher Collins Syndrome, prompted his area of study. But let's begin closer to home, in Toronto, with medical story that you will not want to miss.

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  • Tuesday March 19, 2013

    March 19, 2013

    This week, we join a youth karate club at the Ocean Man First Nation Community Centre in Saskatchewan, walk the Journey of Nishiyuu with young Cree and revisit David Ridgen's "Confession to Murder."

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