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Day 6

 

Day 6

Host Brent Bambury gives listeners the tools they need to make brilliant dinner party conversation! This populist weekly magazine show blends the best of the worlds of news, current affairs, pop culture, the net, lifestyle and leisure. Playful and relevant! Day 6 gives listeners a fresh perspective on the week.

Updated: Saturdays
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Education system failing kids with special needs, say parents

A Hamilton, Ont., mother says she's finding she can't get the support her autistic son needs to succeed in his public school.

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An activist's plea for change

These days FrancesLee is fed up, and exhausted by the puritanical demands and strictures of fellow comrades.

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The future of work

Learn how to make a living in a digital future.

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Yankee Stadium girl hit by 170 km/h foul ball

A New York City councilman is renewing calls to extend the protective netting at Yankee Stadium after a young girl was hit in the face.

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Episode 356: Hurricanes and toxic waste, Netflix comedy overload, A.I. takes on Hollywood and more

When hurricanes hit toxic waste sites, Netflix comedy overload, 'Automate This!' A.I. takes on Hollywood, 'Alone: A Love Story', the pioneers who built Canada's first women's shelters and more.

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Episode 355: Robot surgeons, surviving the eye of Irma, The Disaster Artist, a homegrown TB crisis and more

Robots in the operating room, inside the eye of Hurricane Irma, the man behind 'The Disaster Artist', Canada's northern tuberculosis crisis, an opera inspired by Fugazi and more.

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Episode 354: Miami preps for Irma, automating your job, the safest NFL helmet, Che Guevara's brother and more

Miami readies for Hurricane Irma, 'Automate This:' How A.I. is changing jobs and politics, the safest NFL helmet yet, the family life of Che Guevara and John le Carré's new novel: Should you read it?

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Episode 353: Hurricane Harvey, Ethereum vs. Bitcoin, techno-tourism in Detroit, The Outsiders at 50 and more

Unheeded warnings in Houston, ethereum vs. bitcoin, techno-tourism for Detroit, saving lives in Yemen and S.E. Hinton on The Outsiders at 50.

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Episode 352: Pardoning Sheriff Joe, tossing Youppi!, sidelining Kaepernick, staying in Afghanistan and more

Episode 352: Pardoning Sheriff Joe | the weirdest Expos game ever, Colin Kaepernick gets sidelined, doubling down on Afghanistan's future, the Edinburgh Fringe's best gags, the secret apartments in New York City's public libraries and more.

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Episode 351: The Rebel's rough week, eclipse science, air guitar champions, American dreams and more

A rough ride for Rebel Media, what we learn from an eclipse, competitive air guitar, accessing the American dream and a husband and wife who came to love each other more as wife and wife.

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Episode 350: Media vs. North Korea, Netflix cash woes, B.C. wildfires, Norman Rockwell's grandson and more.

Why the headlines about the U.S. and North Korea may be overblown, why Netflix is still mired in debt, the case for letting backcountry wildfires burn, why Norman Rockwell's family is opposing a museum sale, the pop chart reign of "Despacito" and more.

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Venezuela's downward spiral — who in the world can help?

Venezuela is in a state of economic and political crisis. But what is the international community, particularly Venezuela's neighbours in Latin America, doing to help mediate the crisis in that country?

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Episode 349: Venezuelan crisis, Baroness von Sketch Show, horseshoe crabs at risk, Dylan Marron and more

What neighbouring countries can do to mediate the crisis in Venezuela, Baroness von Sketch Show breaks through in the U.S., why horseshoe crabs are at risk, Dylan Marron calls up his online haters, America's last true hermit and more.

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Episode 348: The week in Trump, marketing friendly A.I., NASA does origami, Inuit photography and more.

A tumultuous Week 27 in the Trump White House, the psychology behind our relationship with cute robots, why NASA is asking origami experts to help fold a giant space blanket, the museum of transology, an Inuit photography exhibit and more.

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Episode 347: Cindy Blackstock seeks justice, Man vs. Beast, Steve Jobs opera, women's rights in Saudi and more

Cindy Blackstock on the suicide crisis in Pikangikum and Ottawa's inaction, Michael Phelps races a shark, why Steve Jobs' life is perfect opera material, the fight for women's rights in Saudi Arabia and more.

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Episode 346: Fighting wildfires with technology, #Pizzagate returns, Impeach-O-Meter, Game of Thrones and more

Episode 346: An astrophysicist's plan to stop wildfires before they start, the Donald Trump Impeach-O-Meter, 'Game of Thrones is back, why energy companies just aren't that into Keystone XL, the return of the #Pizzagate trolls and more.

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Episode 345: North Korea's top anchor returns, Baby Driver's best stunts, finding Amelia Earhart and more

Episode 345: North Korea's top news anchor comes out of retirement, "Baby Driver" stunt driver shares secrets of the trade, researchers visit the island where Amelia Earhart is thought to have died, everything you need to know about Wimbledon and more.

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Episode 344: Tomson Highway, the hidden site of Canada's first Parliament, top albums for Canada 150 and more

Episode 344: Indigenous playwright and musician Tomson Highway, the site of Canada's first Parliament building, three musicians on the albums they think all Canadians should hear, sculptor Ruth Abernethy on casting Canadian icons in bronze and more.

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Episode 343: the iPhone's secret history, Prince's legacy, sustainable weed farming and more

The secret history of the iPhone, how "A League of Their Own" brought women to the forefront, breaking down the new Prince album, why it's important to farm weed sustainably, Ryan McMahon's guide to decolonization and more.

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Episode 342: Shaming advertisers, Midnight Sun baseball, rebirth of the Concorde, 'Ear Hustle' and more

Why shaming advertisers might backfire, the magic of Midnight Sun baseball, 'Ear Hustle' takes listeners inside San Quentin State Prison, Ryan McMahon's guide to decolonization, the rebirth of the Concorde, the ultimate summer reading giveaway and more.

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Episode 341: Comey's testimony, 'Things Arab Men Say,' The Moth at 20, 'Come From Away' at the Tonys and more

The fall-out from James Comey's testimony, a new Impeach-O-Meter reading, Ryan McMahon's guide to decolonizing Canada, The Moth celebrates 20 years, Come From Away writers gear up for the Tony Awards,'Things Arab Men Say' and more.

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Episode 340: Amphetamines in Syria, Stanley Cup bassist, Noriega's pen pal, subversive board games and more

How amphetamines are fuelling Syria's civil war, a Nashville musician who plays a Stanley Cup bass, Ryan McMahon's guide to decolonizing Canada pt. 2, Manuel Noriega's 10-year-old American pen pal, the subversive history of board games and more.

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Episode 339: Manchester's resilient teens, Thunder Bay racism, Conservative Party crashers, reggaeton and more

Teenage resilience after the Manchester attack, protecting Thunder Bay's Indigenous youth, Ryan McMahon on decolonizing Canada, Facebook wants to read your mind, 'party crashers' try to swing the Conservative leadership, reggaeton in western pop and more.

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Episode 338: Breweries get creative, Trump Impeach-O-Meter, Canada in cartoons, minefield penguins and more

Weird ingredients in your summer beers, the Day 6 Donald Trump Impeach-O-Meter, violence against journalists in Mexico, finding Canada in cartoons, penguins living in minefields and a role reversal for twentysomethings whose parents have Alzheimer's.

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Episode 337: Trump fires Comey, Eurovision vs. Brexit, Mama's Bail Out Day, Paula Hawkins' new book and more

Trump fires Comey, Brexit versus Eurovision, bailing out moms for Mother's Day, Paula Hawkins' Into The Water and Mike Stevens' life-changing stopover at Sheshatshui.

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Episode 336: Sidney Crosby's concussion, Awesome Mix Vol. 2, Marine Le Pen, Captain Canuck and more

Sidney Crosby's fourth concussion, the music that fuels Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Marine Le Pen takes the National Front mainstream, creating a Canadian comic book universe, whistleblowers reveal the cost of the U.S. drone program and more.

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Episode 335: 100 days of Sean Spicer, disappearing ice roads, Beatles live, retro-futurism at Expo 67 and more

The Sean Spicer show marks 100 days on the air, craft store sales surge after Trump, back to the future of Expo 67, the north's disappearing ice roads, hope and reality in Fort McMurray and The Beatles Live at The Hollywood Bowl.

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Episode 334: The Handmaid's Tale, Chechnya's anti-gay purge, Casablanca and refugees, The Outsiders and more

The Handmaid's Tale as a parable for the present, an anti-gay purge in Chechnya, gender-swapping in the U.S. Presidential debates, Casablanca and the refugee crisis, S.E. Hinton on The Outsiders at 50 and more.

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Episode 333: Legal pot, United Airlines, referendum in Turkey, music festivals, Wheelchair Man and more

Local economies pin their hopes on legal pot, United Airlines tries to be less awful, a subdued Easter for Coptic Christians, a play for power in Turkey, the behind-the-scenes politics of music festival posters, a superhero named Wheelchair Man and more.

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Episode 322: Airstrikes on Syria, Spain versus Assad, America's last true hermit and more

airstrikes on Syria | Spain versus the Assad regime | the true story of America's last hermit | how a husband and wife of 20 years came to love each other more as wife and wife and more.

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Episode 331: Barkley marathons, YouTube boycott, debit cards for famine aid, 2004 Red Sox champs and more

The backwoods Tennessee endurance race that most people can't even find | behind the YouTube ad boycott | massive famine sparks a new approach to aid | former Red Sox World Series champs' advice for the Chicago Cubs | racism in Thunder Bay and more.

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