Now or Neverwith Ify Chiwetelu and Trevor Dineen


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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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.

How the birthday sneak attack became a tradition for this Edmonton family

In the Latorre family, the tradition of the birthday sneak attack means an early morning wake up, complete with singing and an embarrassing video, and they wouldn't have it any other way.
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Fourth generation Syrian keeps family soap making tradition alive

Two years ago Abdulfatah Sabouni and his family arrived in Calgary with very little, except 50 pounds of soap. The Syrian refugees had been living in a refugee camp in Jordan for four years. Now, in Canada, this fourth generation soap-making family continues their work.

Searching for momos, the ultimate Tibetan comfort food

Rignam Wangkhang had been looking for momos, a Tibetan comfort food, since he moved to Winnipeg. He thought he wouldn't be able to find his favourite dish, until he found an Indian restaurant run by Bhutanese people who had momos on the menu.

Dancing Alone: A 12-year-old ballerina who left home to chase her dreams

How old were you when you decided to move away from home? Leila Hopkins has always known she wanted to be a ballerina. But she's also known that she'd have to leave home to train with the best in the world.

I always pictured myself as a parent. So I decided to adopt alone.

'We had to stay in Nigeria for the next seven months. It was definitely scary to realize that I was on my own. It was just the baby and I, and I just had to figure it out.'

Why I'm done with dating (at least for a year)

Serial monogamist Raegan Hedley says it's time for her to start getting validation from herself instead of men. For some people, not dating is pretty normal. For Reagan, it's a choice that means so much more.