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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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Inventors who regret their inventions

Sometimes it's because the product ended up being harmful. In most cases, the creators simply lost control.

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Far-right group linked to vote

Did a far-right group meddle in a Quebec cemetery referendum?

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Zika testing in Canada

Canadian scientists are testing mosquitoes to see if they can transmit infections like the Zika virus.

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What's race got to do with it?

In many cases, drugs have been used to prop up mythologies around race and justify discriminatory policies against already struggling communities.

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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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Episode 330: London attacks, Trump and Russia, autism on Sesame Street, kids' climate change lawsuit and more

How ISIS is orchestrating so-called "lone wolf" attacks | A former NSA analyst on Trump's Russia ties | Autism on Sesame Street | Terry Gilliam's quest to make a Don Quixote film | why 21 kids are suing the U.S. government over climate change and more.

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Episode 329: Missing Richard Simmons, anti-Semitism and Rebel Media, Mosul's zoo, P.J. O'Rourke and more

Episode 329: The search for Richard Simmons | anti-Semitism and Rebel Media | the U.S. women's hockey team demand a living wage | inside Mosul's war-torn zoo | P.J. O'Rourke on the U.S. election and more.

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Episode 328: CIA secrets leaked, Phyllis Diller's gag file, virtual Indigenous history and more

Episode 328: How the CIA leaks reveal hidden threats to our devices | transcribing 52K Phyllis Diller jokes | smuggling Cuban baseball players | a UAE weightlifter on Nike's new sport hijab | an augmented reality app that tells Indigenous stories & more.

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Episode 327: Kellie Leitch goes viral, Milo Yiannopoulos' takedown, saving coral reefs and more

How Kellie Leitch's much-ridiculed viral video could help her campaign | how a 16-year-old Canadian took down Milo Yiannopoulos | an exhibit tackles the history of women | saving coral reefs with Google Street View for the ocean and more.

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Sanctuary cities, La La Land vs. jazz, Hollywood in China, Porn-o-nomics and more

How Canada's oldest sanctuary city isn't fulfilling its mission | why jazz critics can't stand La La Land | China's growing influence over Hollywood | Porn-o-nomics: How to start a successful porn production company | a serial killer algorithm and more.

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Episode 325: Trump vs. spies, being Bowie, Porn-o-nomics, Hollywood's Black List, Planet Earth 2 and more

A former CIA officer on the rift between Trump and the intelligence community | a year of being David Bowie | Porn-o-nomics Part Three: Who's watching you watch porn | the creator of Hollywood's Black List | behind the scenes of Planet Earth II and more.

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Episode 324: LGBT Iranian refugees, Porn-o-nomics, microdosing LSD, Hans Rosling and more

LGBT refugees from Iran ask why it's harder to get into Canada, Porn-o-nomics Part Two, Ayelet Waldman's memoir on microdosing LSD, poachers hacking scientific data to hunt the animals being studied,remembering Hans Rosling and more.

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Episode 323: Quebec's far right fringe, Super Bowl prop bets, Pornonomics: Episode One, #PresidentBannon, Should I Read It? and more.

Episode 323: Quebec's far right fringe | Pornonomics: Episode One | #PresidentBannon | Should I Read It? | and more.

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Episode 322: Refugee crisis at the Oscars, The Slants, cartoonists on Trump, the Museum of Transology and more

4.1 Miles gets a timely Oscar nomination | Asian-American band The Slants tell the U.S. Supreme Court their name isn't a slur | cartoonists sharpen their pencils for Trump | a U.S. town takes on Big Pharma, the Museum of Transology and more.

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