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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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Mother of two daughters with microcephaly and their deep bond

​Gwen Hartley's wants parent in Brazil to know her girls have brought her enormous joy.

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Quest for a meaningful life

When neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi learned that he had cancer,it became the focus of his memoir.

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Bannock - A brief history

Every indigenous nation across North America has some version of bannock.

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Bernie Sanders looks like serious Democratic contender

He is an unlikely presidential contender, a 74-year old Democratic socialist who slams the control and excess of Wall St.

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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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'It was a dark and stormy night...'

It's the way countless stories begin. And for good reason - everything is heightened when the elements are raging. So take a seat at the DNTO camp-fire and listen to our special dark and stormy Halloween edition.

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Stories from Afghanistan

Today on DNTO we're taking to you about a complex country halfway around the world, Afghanistan.

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Batter up! DNTO jumps on the Blue Jays bandwagon

Unless you've been hiding deep in the dugout, you know that the Toronto Blue Jays are in the play-offs after a 22 year drought. So this week, DNTO explores the surprising power of the old ball game.

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LIVE from Saskatoon: Stuff I Never Told My Parents

Saskatonians have a lot they've never revealed to Mom and Dad. Until now. (Oct. 10, 2015)

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The Anatomy of a Hero

This week DNTO shares the stories of some Canadian heroes - people who took big risks to help total strangers.

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Uncovering the personal side of Canada's party leaders (Sept.26, 2015)

We know what their politics are - but how well do we really know Canada's party leaders? This week, DNTO calls up friends and family to uncover the personal side of Trudeau, Harper, Mulcair and May.

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DNTO: Messages in a Bottle (Sept. 19, 2015)

There's something so human about the impulse to lob a message out into the world and hope that someone, somewhere will say hello back. It's magical... but also kind of lonely.

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DNTO: One Refugee's Journey (Sept. 12, 2015)

As the refugee crisis continues to grip the world's attention, DNTO dedicates its season premiere to Yahya Samatar's year-long journey from Somalia to the banks of Manitoba's Red River.

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DNTO is live from Vancouver! (Sept. 5, 2015)

Sook-Yin Lee, the DNTO team, and a bunch of amazing local storytellers share stories about inspiring objects LIVE from Vancouver's York Theatre. (Originally aired Mar. 28, 2015)

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DNTO tunes in to "home recordings" (Aug. 29, 2015)

Whether it's the voicemail you just can't bring yourself to delete, the pretend radio show you hosted as a kid, or the long-lost voice of a loved one that's passed on - our lives are full of audio treasures. (Originally aired Mar. 21, 2015)

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DNTO's "fun with math" episode! (Aug. 22, 2015)

This week, we're turning our attention to something that surrounds us but that we seldom think about: math! Because really, we're all constantly calculating... (Originally aired Mar. 14, 2015)

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DNTO heads north to Pukatawagan (Aug. 15, 2015)

This week DNTO is heading north of the 55th parallel to Mathais Colomb Cree Nation, Pukatawagan reserve. Meet the people who call it home and hear the joys and challenges of living on a remote northern reserve. (Originally aired Feb. 21, 2015)

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