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DNTO

DNTO invites you to make discoveries about who we really are - flawed, funny, and beautiful - one story at a time.

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Episode 10: The Abyss

Five scuba divers conduct a search of Holmes Lake.

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Is it time to end tipping?

A recent study has shown that there is no correlation between quality of service and the size of the tip.

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Teacher fired for saying the word vagina in art class

A Michigan teacher says she lost her job for saying the word "vagina" to her eighth grade class, when talking about Georgia O'Keeffe's art..

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Rick Mercer on Newfoundland library cuts

Rick Mercer is very upset that over half of Nfld's libraries will close.

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On the other end of the line

The DNTO phone is ringing off the hook, and you'll want to pick up! This week, we've got funny, life-changing, eye-opening stories that all take place on the other end of the line.

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AWOL: War resisters in waiting

Joshua Key is one of an estimated 15 Iraq war veterans who are fighting to remain in Canada. The resisters left home to avoid being sent back to a war they didn't believe in. Today, they fear they'll be sent to prison if they're deported.

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Welcome aboard the #DNTOexpress

We've got your ticket to ride on this week's DNTO — with an episode recorded live on a city bus! Join guest host Trevor Dineen as we cruise the streets of Winnipeg with some of the city's best storytellers.

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What did a mistaken identity reveal about you?

On this week's DNTO, we hear from all kinds of people who find that cases of mistaken identity can reveal a lot about who you truly are. (Originally aired Apr. 11, 2015)

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DNTO tours Brampton with hometown hero Vinay Virmani

This week on DNTO, Sook-Yin Lee and Canada Reads panellist Vinay Virmani bust out of the studio for a whirlwind tour of Brampton, Ont. - Vinay's hometown and one of the most diverse cities in Canada.

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Life after online shaming

DNTO guest host Chris dela Torre wades into the murky world of online shaming. We'll hear from people from all walks of life who were taken apart on social media, and the creative ways they fought back.

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Catching up with refugee Yahya Samatar

This week on DNTO we're updating the story of Yahya Samatar, the Somali man who swam across the Red River last summer to come to Canada. Yahya sits down with Sook-Yin to tell her how he plans to tackle his next challenge: reuniting with his family.

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Putting Food on the Table

Across the country, food prices are on the rise. Hear how Canadians, from all walks of life, are getting creative in their quest to put food on the table.

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Uber vs Taxi

This week, Taxi or Uber? A collection of stories from passengers and drivers.

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7 Ways to Improve Your Relationship

Just in time for Valentine's Day, DNTO guest host Acey Rowe offers up 7 simple secrets to an amazing relationship.

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The Story She Carries: Lorelei Williams

Meet Lorelei Williams - she's a soft-spoken young woman who has become one Canada's most vocal advocates for missing and murdered Indigenous women. Lorelei's cousin was murdered. Her aunt is missing. And she's searching for answers.

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'Just get the thing done and let them howl.' - Nellie McClung

Not everyone is born a pioneer. This week on DNTO, we'll meet women who will inspire you to make a difference, just like women before them who lobbied government for the right to vote.

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Six Degrees of Drake

He’s a turtleneck-wearing, Grammy award-winning, proud Toronto homeboy who raps about his Mom and made it cool to dance like a dork. How well do you really know Canada’s famous celebrity?

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What makes you Happy?

DNTO offers up some surprising tips to beat the blues. Find out how small talk with strangers, getting close to a tree, and singing your heart out are all recipes for happiness.

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Welcome to Altona - population 4500 plus 45 new refugees

This week, we take you to tiny Altona, Manitoba, where the population just jumped by one percent thanks to the arrival of five new Syrian families. It's a mini-boom that's changing the town in ways it never expected - and we went along for the ride.

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Kicking The Habit

With the start of a new year, are you trying to break a bad habit? This week, we'll hear about all sorts of habits - and give you some straightforward approaches to dealing with them. (Updated from our Jan. 10, 2015 episode)

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Where did your shopping trip take you?

'Tis the season... when hundreds of thousands of Canadians find themselves at the mall! So on this week's DNTO we offer a little retail therapy.

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Shoal Lake 40: Portrait of a Resilient Community

Shoal Lake 40 is a beautiful place with a painful history. Join guest host Ismaila Alfa on a journey to the community - and meet some of the resilient people who call Shoal Lake home.

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What Happened to Reid Bricker?

Winnipeg man Reid Bricker has been missing since Oct. 24. In the 10 days before his disappearance, Bricker attempted suicide twice and was discharged from three different hospitals. Now his mother Bonnie Bricker is looking for answers -- and change.

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DNTO Live: The Family Business

Saskatoon's liveliest storytellers share their tales of working together with their families. The resulta are hilarious and sometimes disastrous.

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Secrets of the Locker Room

For many, it's a place to get in and out of as fast as possible. For others, it's a a refuge where they can decompress and let it all hang out. Today on DNTO, we're peeking behind the doors to find out what's going on in the locker room.

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Stories from the postal system

While Canada Post figures out its game plan with community boxes and door-to-door delivery, DNTO is peering in to the mailbox and sharing stories from the postal system.

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DNTO visits the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

Grab your cowboy boots, DNTO is heading to the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Meet some of the colourful characters there - from pumpkin growers to rodeo photographers to aspiring equestrians. Plus, Heartland star Amber Marshall!

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What it's like to be a new MP

Robert-Falcon Ouellette, representing Winnipeg Centre, is one of 200 new members of Parliament.

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