Now or Neverwith Ify Chiwetelu and Trevor Dineen


What I found when I returned to my grandmother's house

Three decades earlier, my family would drive every summer from Winnipeg to Calgary just so we could spend a couple of weeks with my Grandma and Grandpa. We'd pull up to the front curb and there they would be, just waiting for us with the biggest smiles and the warmest hugs.

'I think you're having a stroke, ma'am': Thanking the lifeguard who saved my life

Dianna Rasing got the rare opportunity to thank the young woman who saved her life, exactly one year after it happened.

'I have this black cloud following me': Why he's petitioning Ottawa for easier pardons

Vic Savino wants changes to the way Canadians can apply for pardons and he's getting high-level help from his Liberal MP plus a member of the Prime Minister's Youth Council.

What it takes to find a job when you have Tourette syndrome

What it takes to find a job when you have Tourette syndrome

Building black: Turning a childhood obsession with Lego into incredible art

Toronto artist Ekow Nimako has carried his childhood obsession with Lego into his adult years - and has built a burgeoning career as a Lego artist. Today, his creations look at ideas of black identity, afrofuturism and childhood nostalgia.

Get a pep talk from Now or Never live!

Do you have a challenge that you don't feel quite up to facing? Hosts Trevor Dineen and Ify Chiwetelu, along with some very special guests — and team of literal cheerleaders — are here to pep you up.

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.

Fearlessly Funny: Women taking the stage right now

On this Now or Never, funny women in Canada are storming the stand-up stage for the very first time.

When your life changes in an instant

The blink of an eye: that's how fast life can be turned upside down. And there's no going back, no matter how much you may want to.

What's making you sing right now?

On this Now or Never, meet people who are singing for some very personal reasons... even if they don't all sound like Celine.

Out with the old!

Meet Canadians who are lightening their load and getting rid of the things they don't need anymore - from a comic book collection, to shame, to Mom's old garden gnomes.

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.

Who do you need to reconnect with?

We've all had the experience of losing touch with somebody. Meet Canadians who have taken a risk and reconnected with a person from their past.

Why this new Canadian is trying to change his Ukrainian accent

Why this new Canadian is trying to change his Ukrainian accent

'I am very very grateful': Ian Hanomansing thanks the man who gave him his first job

How a Nova Scotia man named Geoff helped a 17-year-old Ian Hanomansing launch his broadcasting career.

Caribou meat and comedy: Inside Iqaluit's underground all-women comedy night

Want to crack jokes in the north? If you're a woman, you might want to get in touch with Bibi Bilodeau and Angnakuluk Friesen.

How comedy helped me heal after being sexually assaulted

During an overseas trip, Kelly East was drugged and assaulted. Years later, she discovered that comedy can be key in overcoming trauma.

Meet the Somali mom of 5 who just started doing stand-up

When she arrived in Canada, Mayran Kalah didn't know a word of English. Now, the 42-year-old Somali mother of five has started doing stand-up comedy. And she swears. A lot.

'I'm way funnier as a woman': My first show as a trans comic

After doing comedy for over three decades, Lara Rae came out as a woman. She's learned a lot about what it means to find your real voice.

'She needs a pep talk!': A husband hopes to boost his wife's morale before she retires

She has been a teacher for nearly 40 years. She adores her job. But recently, Mary Anne decided to retire.

5 questions to get yourself out of a rut, from boxing coach Savoy Howe

As head coach and owner of the Toronto Newsgirls Boxing Club, Savoy Howe is constantly motivating others. We asked her to share some of the questions she asks people who are stuck in a rut or at a personal crossroad.

A shy Regina librarian gets a pep talk from the women of Baroness von Sketch Show

What better way to get motivated to jump start an improv career than meeting the women of Baroness von Sketch Show?

WATCH | Reconnecting with Chris Jericho, who gave me a pep talk 16 years ago

16 years after wrestler Chris Jericho gave CBC Radio host Trevor Dineen a pep talk, the pair reconnect - and Trevor asks Chris for some advice.

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.

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.