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The Best of The Sunday Edition

 

The Best of The Sunday Edition

A podcast of the best of this lively program with host Michael Enright who tackles everything from politics to pop culture, in Canada and around the world.

Updated: Mondays
Download episodes from this podcast for: 6 months
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What happened to five-year-old Adrien McNaughton?

In season one of SKS, host David Ridgen goes back to his hometown in a search for answers.

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The stories behind the story

Go behind the scenes with journalists and correspondents, as they peel the curtain back and take you inside the stories they've covered.

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The nitty-gritty of real life

Every week, OITO digs into one timely topic through different perspectives, personal stories, and passionate opinions.

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A place were everythign changes

Hear intimate first-person stories about the pressures to succeed, the threat of failure and the adventures of growing up.

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Elbowgate, The Trump effect, Inattentional deafness, Gore Vidal

Michael's essay (39 sec); The Trump effect (4:51); Mail - Legalizing drugs (24:07); Inattentional deafness (27:48); Jay Parini on Gore Vidal (38:04); Mail - Climate change (1:08:37); Therapeutic handmuffs (1:13:29)

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Legalize all drugs; Hard truths about climate change; Moms with sons in jail; John Banville's Blue Guitar

Legalize all drugs (00:00:39) Hard truths about climate change (00:04:37) Listener mail - Leaving Halifax (00:39:32) Moms with sons in jail (00:44:21) Listener mail - Dead Mom Talking (01:08:11) John Banville's Blue Guitar (01:12:02)

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The Resilience of Fort McMurray; Prison Ombudsman; Vancouver Mail; Leaving Halifax; Dead Mom Talking; Mail; The Existentialist Café; Steve Wadhams goodbye

The Resilience of Fort McMurray 38 secs Prison Ombudsman 7:07 Vancouver Mail 30:09 Essay: Leaving Halifax 34:50 Documentary: Dead Mom Talking 41:37 Mail 55:38 The Existentialist Café 59:37 Steve Wadhams Goodbye 1:24:09

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Boaty McBoatface; Vancouver's China Syndrome; Listener mail - Trains; "Yes, It's a Thing!"; Listener mail - Heart Surgeon; Two Waynes and a Shuster

Boaty McBoatface (00:00:38) Vancouver's China Syndrome (00:04:45) Listener mail - Trains (00:34:05) "Yes, It's a Thing!" (00:39:31) Two Waynes and a Shuster (00:54:20)

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Train travel; Heart surgeon; Listener Mail - Attawapiskat; Kids recite poetry; Books for Inmates

Train travel (00:00:38) Heart surgeon (00:05:26) Listener Mail - Attawapiskat: (00:27:31) Kids recite poetry: (00:35:27) Books for Inmates: (00:43:20)

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The real tragedy of Attawapiskat; Feore and McKenna on Shakespeare; Intergenerational choir; Listener mail - Viktor Frankl; Crackdown in China

The real tragedy of Attawapiskat: (00:00:39) Feore and McKenna on Shakespeare: (00:05:50) Intergenerational choir: (00:45:35) Listener mail - Viktor Frankl: (01:07:13) Crackdown in China: (01:17:20)

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Closing the Office of Religious Freedom; Students rate their universities; Don Francks; The enduring power of Viktor Frankl's "Man's Search for Meaning"

Closing the Office of Religious Freedom: (00:00:23) Students rate their universities: (00:04:21) Listener mail - Baseball/Don Francks: (00:34:26) The enduring power of Viktor Frankl's "Man's Search for Meaning":(00:42:00)

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The calming effect of baseball; Canada's chief statistician; Listener mail - Ireland; A comedy first-timer; U.S. Green party leader

The calming effect of baseball:(00:00:24) Canada's chief statistician:(00:04:52) Listener mail - Ireland:(00:28:48) A comedy first-timer:(00:40:08) U.S. Green party leader:(00:58:00)

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The Triumph of Failure: Ireland 1916

On the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising, Michael Enright reports from Dublin on the legacy of the failed rebellion that set Ireland on the path to freedom.

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​Legacy of the 1916 Easter Rising 3

Independent Senator David Norris​; ​executive director of Amnestry International in Ireland, Colm O'Gorman (interviewed by producer Chris Wodskou), and actress, author and comedienne, Tara Flynn.

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​Legacy of the 1916 Easter Rising​ 1

Historian Patrick Geoghegan and Deirdre Nic Eanruig of the 1916 Relatives Association.

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​​Legacy of the 1916 Easter Rising ​2

Historian Declan Kiberd;​ novelist and poet Lia Mills, and literary scholar Alan Titley.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:31:15]


The past is not the present; Do food animals have rights?; The Bad Mother - promo; Alberto Manguel's curious mind; The Great Hunger

The past is not the present: (00:00:31) Do food animals have rights? (00:05:33) The Bad Mother-promo: (00:33:38) Alberto Manguel's curious mind: (00:39:27) The Great Hunger: (01:10:47)

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Mark Bittman; Doris Anderson tribute; Michael Enright in Dublin; Understanding autism; Essay about infidelity

Mark Bittman (00:00:26) Doris Anderson tribute (00:23:58) Michael Enright in Dublin (00:39:03) Understanding autism (00:50:04) Essay about infidelity (01:16:34)

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Financial literacy; Legislative gridlock: Medical memoirs

Financial literacy - Michael's essay: (00:00:31) Legislative gridlock: (00:06:29) Medical memoirs: (00:40:20)

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Extinct occupations; University teaching in 21st century; World’s best bassoon maker; Redrawing map of Middle East

Extinct occupations (00:00:31) University teaching in 21st century (00:05:22) World’s best bassoon maker (00:51:15) Redrawing map of Middle East (01:01:27)

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Ghomeshi and presumption of innocence; Walter Robinson of Spotlight; The Beaver Hall Group; Listener reaction: Mail about David Frum, Donald Trump, and "Facebook: What's Not To Like?"; Retraction Watch

Ghomeshi and presumption of innocence: (00:00:31) Walter Robinson of Spotlight: (00:04:38) The Beaver Hall Group: (00:43:49) Listener mail: David Frum, Donald Trump, and "Facebook: What's Not To Like?": (01:11:39) Retraction Watch: (01:15:34)

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Surviving a tough interview; Revolutionary presidential candidates; Listener mail - Piano lessons; Facebook's rise to global domination

Surviving a tough interview: (00:00:32) Revolutionary presidential candidates: (00:05:05) Listener mail - Piano lessons: (00:35:56) Facebook's rise to global domination: (00:43:20)

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The police and the public; 100 Days of Trudeau; Small green island; Listener mail - Universities; Robert's Rules of the Piano

The police and the public - Michael's essay: (00:00:31) 100 Days of Trudeau: (00:04:24) Small green island: (00:33:56) Listener mail - Universities: (00:53:46) Robert's Rules of the Piano: (01:00:02)

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Journalism's bad week; University presidents on funding; Accordions get respect; Listener mail - Noise; The annotated "Mein Kampf"

Journalism's bad week - Michael's essay: (00:00:31) University presidents on funding: (00:05:21) Accordions get respect: (00:04:46) Listener mail - Noise: (01:04:46) The annotated "Mein Kampf": (01:12:40)

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Palliative care; Cutting out the noise; Listener mail - Universities; Canadian women get the vote; Reuniting families; Listener mail - Frog marching

Palliative care - Michael's essay: (00:00:31) Cutting out the noise: (00:04:47) Listener mail - Universities: (00:29:04) Canadian women get the vote: (00:36:08) Reuniting families: (00:57:01) Listener mail - Frog marching: (01:24:17)

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The media and ISIS propaganda; The trouble with universities; Listener mail - 39; The Frog March; Listener mail - Rosenbaum; Svetlana's letters

The media and ISIS propaganda: (00:00:31) The trouble with universities: (00:05:31) Listener mail - 39: (00:38:28) The Frog March: (00:45:56) Listener mail - Rosenbaum: (01:06:01) Svetlana's letters: (01:12:55)

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Justice or vengeance?, Presidential hopefuls at the starting line; Listener mail - "Shut Up, I'm Thinking!"; Women turning 39; Listener mail - Unwanted expressions; Israel may not survive

Justice or vengeance? - Michael's essay: (00:00:31) Presidential hopefuls at the starting line: (00:06:35) Listener mail - (00:36:16) Women turning 39: (00:44:14) Listener mail: (01:09:35) Israel may not survive: (01:16:10)

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The upside of apathy; Jim Wallis on Donald Trump; Listener mail - Naomi Baron; Shut Up I'm Thinking!; Auld Lang Syne

The upside of apathy - Michael's essay: (00:00:31) Jim Wallis on Donald Trump: (00:04:55) Listener mail - Naomi Baron: (00:31:52) Shut Up I'm Thinking!: (00:37:34) Auld Lang Syne: (01:26:00)

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Meditation doesn't work; Glasgow cop cuts crime; Listener mail; Shoes make the woman; Salem witch trials; Teaching refugee kids

Meditation doesn't work - Michael's essay: (00:00:31) Glasgow cop cuts crime: (00:05:08) Listener mail: (00:28:46) Shoes make the woman: (00:3:21) Salem witch trials: (00:39:11) Teaching refugee kids: (01:07:18)

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Year-end pot pourri - Michael's essay; The fate of reading; Christmas memory; Listener mail

Year-end pot pourri: (00:00:31) The fate of reading: (00:06:04) Christmas memory: (00:35:40) Listener mail - Watson/Christmas concert: (00:49:31)

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A Christmas concert; Cancer myths; Talking turkey; Nordic noir; The truth about Africa; Listener mail - Trigger Happy

A Christmas concert: (00:00:32) Cancer myths: (00:06:21) Talking turkey: (00:33:44) Nordic noir: (00:33:44) The truth about Africa: (00:58:27) Listener mail - Trigger Happy: (01:16:54)

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George Grant was right; The bright side of capitalism; Best female Irish writers; Listener mail - Trigger Happy

George Grant was right - Michael's essay: (00:00:31) The bright side of capitalism: (00:00:59) Best female Irish writers: (00:33:24) Listener mail - Trigger Happy: (00:51:50)

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