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.

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The Doppelgänger

Julia struggles flirting over text messages and it’s hampering her love life. But she also struggles with all text messages.

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9-1-1

When a flashlight bomb killed Wayne Greavette in 1996, it also destroyed his family. David Ridgin searches for answers.

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Discovering you`re a psychopath

James Fallon is determined to overcome his worst instincts.

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Native Child and the Full Moon

Tegan Smallwood, 15, isn’t sure which nation she's from because her mom was adopted during the Sixties Scoop.

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for June 24, 2018

Michael's essay - What would Mr. Rogers say? (0:37); Meet Herménégilde Chiasson (5:58); Mail: Slow news (36:00); Doc: Just to Have Had You (43:27); Why Canada doesn't have a national pharmacare program (1:10:51); A wearable medical device that could help Canadians move again (1:32:17); Trinity Western University Supreme Court of Canada ruling (1:48:12); Mike Check (2:10:58).

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for June 17, 2018

Michael's essay: News fatigue (00:37); The history of Canada-US tensions (4:59); My son's Facebook history might help me understand why he died. But Facebook won't let me see it.(29:13); Doc: Llandovery castle opera (37:11); Racism in Britain's middle class (1:14:51); Doc: My Own Private Twillingate (1:41:45); Mail: Fountain pens (2:01:03).

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for June 10, 2018

Michael's essay: Public vulgarity is nothing new, and vulgar words aren't all created equal (00:38); Ontario election panel (5:25); Mail: Moot Court (36:40); Documentary: Co-housing update (43:29); Peter Fleming Pt. 2 - Changing the way we work to build a more livable society (59:39); Miriam's essay: Being bipolar is not the sum total of who I am, nor is it a life sentence (1:24:35); Mail: Deaf employment (1:32:30); Jessica Matthews on Iran/North Korea nuclear deal (1:38:53); Llandovery Castle promo (2:05:13); Documentary: Meet the first black woman to ski to the North Pole: Barbara Hillary (2:09:11)

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for June 3, 2018

Michael's essay (0:40); Peter Fleming (6:59); Essay: Smile, Girl, You're in Court (46:24); Doc: Down the Rabbit Hole (51:48); Mail: Gaza (1:07:51); Deaf employment (1:13:04); Declan Kiberd (1:34:04); Abortion Caravan (2:06:46)

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Podcast extra: 50 years ago, the women of Canada's 'Abortion Caravan' stormed Parliament for reproductive rights

Last week's historic vote to overturn Ireland’s ban on abortion grabbed attention around the world. And it reminded us of a gem in our documentary vault. In 1970, a group of Canadian women set out on a cross-country trek to Ottawa in what became known as the Abortion Caravan. Hear Karin Wells's 2010 documentary, "The Women are Coming."

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May 27, 2018 — The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright

Michael's Essay: Getting used to the threat of nuclear war again;Yair Rosenberg on truth and bias in Gaza; Sabreena Delhon's essay "Yuppie", Panel on homeless youth in Canada; Donald Schaffner on food safety and debunking the 5-second rule; Professor Robert Frank on luck's influence on gaining wealth; Jennifer Chrumka’s Sisters of St. Anne documentary.

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for May 20, 2018

Michael's Essay: Racial profiling and stereotypes; Jagmeet Singh on dousing fires in his NDP caucus; Singing the Heavenly Music of 18th Century Quebec Nuns; Documentary: Table Stakes; late author Tom Wolfe on the foundation of fiction; scholar Cheryl Wall and writer Edwidge Danticat on the late author Zora Neale Hurston.

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for May 13, 2018

Michael’s Essay: Ford turns its back on the family sedan (38 secs); MSNBC's Ali Velshi on the Canadian perspective of Trump (5:32); Promo for Zora Neale Hurston (36:32); Documentary: Her Mother’s Threads (43:37); Dr. Iris Gorfinkel on price of prescription drugs (1:08:05); Ken Whyte on publishing (1:22:17); Essay: Life Lessons (1:50:31).

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for May 6, 2018

Journalist Mary Beth Pfeiffer on the emerging lyme disease epidemic; Henk Ovink on flooding; Curtis Barlow’s essay on artist Sylvie Barcelo; Clemantine Wamariya on escaping Rwanda’s genocide in her new book; Tania and Martina Halik embark on a 2300 kilometre mountain hike in new documentary; Lawyer Paula Mallea on reducing Canada’s prison system.

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for April 29, 2018

Intro (11 secs); Michael's essay: The horror of mass murder by vehicle comes to Toronto (39 secs); A primer on the Kinder Morgan pipeline (6:24); Mail: handkerchiefs (37:08); Documentary: Women Behind the Wheel (45:09); How “post-truth” entered the political mainstream (1:06:12); Beverley McLachlin’s journey from top judge to crime novelist (1:34:20); Dirge Without Music (2:00:39).

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for April 22, 2018

Michael’s essay: Re-thinking our relationship with animals (30 secs); Jennifer Robson on micro-data (5:22); Essay on handkerchiefs (33:36); Doc: From the roof to table (40:11); Listener mail on libraries (58:38); Sister Nora Nash on corporations (1:06:09); Author David Grossman (1:26:59)

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for April 15, 2018

Michael’s essay: In praise of librarians (39 secs); Paul Rogers on Syria (4:58); Listener mail on Indigenous business (31:17); Doc: Drug Court (37:20); Listener mail on PhDs quitting academia (1:10:59); Yascha Mounk on liberal democracy (1:21:49); Doc: Thomas D'Arcy McGee (1:53:04)

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for April 8, 2018

Michael’s essay (39 secs); Indigenous business (4:50); Essay: 'The Train, Re-Taken' (36:03); Doc: PhDs who quit (42:28); Reaction to our April Fools' interview (1:14:52); Jo Fox on rumours (1:27:14); Joanne Lipman on 'unconscious bias' (1:54:12)

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for April 1, 2018

Michael's essay (39 secs); Pino Coluccio (5:14); Essay: Women's friendships (27:00); John Cacioppo on loneliness (34:36); Gender-bending Shakespeare (53:23)

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for March 25, 2018

Michael's essay: 'Testilying' (37 secs); Mexican repatriation (4:51); Listener mail (33:00); Doc: The Last Hare (37:28); Listener mail (57:42); Self-represented litigants (1:04:59); Maggie O'Farrell (1:30:07); Doc: Young Philosophers (2:02:24)

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for March 18, 2018

Michael's essay (39 secs); Catherine McKenna (4:11); How to generate unique, strong passwords (37:54); Doc: Just Notes and Rhythms (45:28); Convict criminology (1:03:37); Think Again: Origin of hockey (1:32:47); Listener mail (1:45:30); New Indigenous law program (1:53:29)

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for March 11, 2018

Michael's essay (33 secs); Gordon Ritchie (4:58); Sarah Polley and #MeToo (34:01); Doc: 'Just Watch Me' (39:38); Listener mail (1:14:30); Lessons from the Spanish Flu (1:22:15); Marty Baron (1:44:15)

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for March 4, 2018

Michael's essay on the NRA (36 secs); Peter Herrndorf (5:00); Listener mail on curling (42:43); Political panel on Ontario PCs (48:02); Doc: 'The Call of the Yodel' (1:14:14); Bob Rae on the Rohingya crisis (1:36:02); Canadian Blood Services CEO (2:00:53)

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for February 25, 2018

Michael's essay (39 secs); Left and right politics (4:53); Trump vs. FBI (42:13); Listener mail (1:14:47); Doc: 'Life Lessons' (1:21:03); Paying Canadians for plasma (1:40:27); Appalachian folk singer (2:08:43)

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for February 18, 2018

Michael's essay (39 secs); Panel on juries (5:25); Doc: 'Guilty Pleasure' (35:57); Colum McCann (59:01); Migrant workers and #MeToo (1:24:09); Doc: 'On this rock' (1:51:24)

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for February 11, 2018

Michael's essay on 'menial' work (37 secs); Canada's first female Indigenous psychiatrist (5:19); Listener mail: childhood bereavement (33:12); Doc: 'Just to have had you' (39:42); Malcolm Harris on millennials (1:06:11); New production about Claude Vivier (1:30:31); Think again: Canadian vs. American beer (1:55:31)

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for February 4, 2018

Michael's essay: Bread price-fixing scandal (38 secs); Henry Mintzberg on Canadian healthcare (5:16); Personal essay on heroin overdose (33:53); Doc: 'Like-minded' (41:33); Mail: 'Jews and Jazz' (52:45); When to bail on books (55:55); Childhood bereavement (1:22:01); Essay: 'Dark curriculum' (1:49:31); Mini-doc: Tobogganing (1:56:50)

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for January 28, 2018

Michael's essay on anti-Semitism (36 secs); Mary Beard (5:17); Mail: Gould (34:48); Doc: Safe Harbour (43:10); Axworthy on global refugee crisis (1:06:29); Organ donation and assisted death (1:28:43); Obit: Ursula Le Guin (1:56:01); Mini doc: Homeless Post Office (2:06:00)

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The Sunday Edition Podcast for January 21, 2018

Kamila Shamsie novel on ISIS recruits (39 secs); Doc: 'Men's Sheds' (28:47); Le Dain epilogue (39:43); Tim Wu on net neutrality (1:00:26); Life after gangs (1:26:31); Doc: Backyard ice rinks (1:51:56)

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January 14, 2018 — The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright

Michael's essay on journalism movies (39 sec); How depression cost Gerald Le Dain his post on the Supreme Court of Canada (5:35); Mail: Marijuana (36:30); Hassan Diab's release (43:55); Novelist Sharon Bala (58:57); Adam Gopnik on Trump's 1st yr (1:22:48)

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January 7, 2018 — The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright

Michael's essay: Who's coming to the wedding? (38 secs); The rush to legalise marijuana (5:04); Doc: The brave women of White Pony Lodge (40:35); Essay: Marguerite (1:15:25); The macho Hemingway legend (1:21:49)

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December 31, 2017 — The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright

Michael on radio’s impact (3:51); interview highlights (8:18); Icelandic corner (44:04); more invus (48:35); documentary highlights (1:05:57); interviews with writers (1:21:23); music interviews (1:42:36); more documentary highlights (2:16:30)

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