Now or Neverwith Ify Chiwetelu and Trevor Dineen


Regina Mom uses comics to teach people how to accept her daughter's autism

As a mother on the autism spectrum herself, Brittany McDonald wants to make sure her daughter isn't failed in the same ways she was. So she created a series of comics to teach people how to interact with her daughter, Ru.

Doctors said Alec would never speak. Now, he's recording a song for the first time

His Mom was told that he had autism and would be nonverbal. But now, Alec Baldwin is recording a song for the first time - and Now or Never was there.

Why I'm not hiding my autism any longer

'Living with 'high-functioning' autism isn't easy. So recently I decided to embrace exactly who I am... even if it makes other people uncomfortable.'

I started a dating day camp for people with autism

Dating is awkward for most people... but dating with Asperger syndrome adds a whole new level of difficulty. That's why Evan Mead started a 'Date Camp' for people on the autism spectrum.

EPISODE | Shining a light across the autism spectrum

In Canada, one in every 68 children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. It is the fastest growing and most commonly diagnosed neurological disorder in the country — but few people truly understand what it is.
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Hoop Dreams: Meet Elijah Fisher, Canada's 13-year-old basketball phenomenon

What are the goals of the best 13-year-old basketball player in North America? Attend college, go to the NBA, make millions of dollars, and buy a massive mansion for his entire family.

Remembering Becca Schofield and her lasting legacy of kindness

18-year-old Becca passed away in February from terminal brain cancer. It was her diagnosis that inspired her to start the hashtag #BeccaToldMeTo, which has encouraged thousands of Canadians to commit random acts of kindness.

Trevor Dineen: How I learned to not be afraid of my teenage niece

Teenagers scare me. But the reason they scare me is a bit ridiculous. Teenagers scare me because they hold up a mirror to how old I'm getting.

EPISODE | The Now or Never teen takeover

Teenagers today are growing up with the world at their fingertips... for better and for worse. All this while still dealing with the pressures of figuring out who you are, who you want to be, and what is important to you.

How a terrifying cab ride drove Aisha Addo to start a women-only ridesharing service

Aisha Addo knows firsthand that women riding alone in cabs can find themselves in situations where they feel scared or powerless. That's why she created DriveHer, a ride-hailing app designed by women for women.

Hop in! Toronto's legendary Cosmic Cab is a party on wheels

If you're hailing a taxi, you might be lucky enough to be picked up by this unassuming-from-the-outside-but-magical-on-the-inside vehicle.

After a 44-year wait, Bill Porter takes his dad's Ford LTD for a spin

Winnipegger Bill Porter never had the chance to drive his father's 1973 Ford LTD Brougham. After his father died suddenly of a heart attack, his mother's rule was 'no one touches the car.'

The perils of navigating winter in Winnipeg with a wheelchair

Winnipeg winters can be long for Libby Zdriluk. She uses a power wheelchair to get around... and they don't come equipped with a front snow plow.

EPISODE | The transformative power of the car

A lot of people look at a vehicle and see simply a way to get from point A to point B. But cars can mean so much more. On this Now or Never, meet people whose lives have been shaped by the cars they drive or ride in.

Strangers on Kijiji get the ball rolling on epic knitting project

When Lauretta Iyamu arrived in Montreal with her husband and two-year-old son, the family had nothing. So she turned to Kijiji. What happened next was a heartening lesson in the kindness of strangers.

How a signed photo of Fred Penner made my childhood dreams come true

CBC host Trevor Dineen posted a signed picture of Fred Penner on Kijiji, trying to see what he could swap for. Little did he know that it would lead to a personal message from his favourite childhood entertainer.

'I really regret not talking to you more': Meet a pair brought together by Craigslist Missed Connections

It was at a concert last summer where he first spotted her, a woman with blonde hair standing in the front row. They shared a laugh and went their separate ways. But when he got home, he couldn't get her out of his mind.

'Wanted: Hunting Property': A father's online ad leads to an unexpected offer

Raymond Seguin was searching for a hunting cabin to rent with his teenage son. The only person who responded to his ad had an incredible offer: stay as often as you want, for free.

EPISODE | 24 hours in the online classifieds

People turn to the online classifieds — like Kijiji, Craigslist and Facebook Marketplace — for deeply personal reasons. On this episode we bring you stories behind the surprising things and incredible people found in the online listings.

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Now or Never

Create your own 'Now or Never list' and start getting things done

Want to get the most of the year ahead? Now or Never is here to help. Just answer a few nosy questions, and voilà, you'll have your own personalized Now or Never list to tape to your fridge.

Learn the running man from hip-hop pro GeNie Baffoe

GeNie Baffoe teaches hip hop dance to people of all ages, abilities, and skin colours.

This painter challenges views of black men one portrait at a time

Gordon Shadrach's portraits of black men are getting buzz at art fairs across Toronto, and on Instagram.

From Zimbabwe to Iqaluit: an artivist's story

Francisca Mandeya refers to herself as an artivist. She uses her voice, and her mbira to make music. Mandeya lives in Iqaluit, Nunavut. She is a long way from her home in Zimbabwe, where she learned the power of spreading her message through music.

Learn the running man from hip-hop pro GeNie Baffoe

Learn the running man from hip-hop pro GeNie Baffoe