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Ottawa All In A Day

All In A Day is Ottawa's number one afternoon drive program. Alan Neal and the All In A Day team offer compelling local stories, as well as regional, national and international reports.

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How a little dog named Gobi changed an ultramarathoner's life

Dion Leonard was racing across the Chinese and Mongolian desert when a scruffy dog started running alongside him.

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The Ear Hustle

Hear the podcast creators talk about life inside San Quentin State Prison.

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The origin of Betty Boop

Mark Fleischer, CEO of Fleischer Studios, talks about the history of the Betty Boop character.

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Whipped cream canister kills Instagram star

Rebecca Burger died after a whipped cream canister struck her in the heart — and a French consumer watchdog group says they've warning about this product for years.

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The Best of All in a Day Jun 23 2017: "Political panel: the House and Senate rise"

As both the House and Senate rise for the summer, Julie van Dusen and Susan Delacourt wrap up the week in parliament business.

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The Best of All In A Day June 22, 2017 "Salvation Army has eye on Vanier for new home."

The Salvation Army hopes to move its shelter from a troubled location in the Byward Market to a 103-thousand square foot space in Vanier. We'll hear their case along with the concerns of the city councillor representing both areas.

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The Best of All in a Day Jun 21 2017: "Singer Shawnee embraces her Mohawk and two-spirited identities"

Mohawk singer Shawnee is garnering attention for her big voice and rock-pop songs these days. Ahead of a National Aboriginal Day performance, she talks about the long road to embracing her indigenous and two-spirited identities.

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The Best of All In A Day June 20, 2017: "Welcoming Ottawa Week Ambassador"

Small talk in an Uber car turned into a big job opportunity for Meysem Safari, a newcomer to Canada, thanks to Murilo Torres. Torres has been honoured with the title of WOW Ambassador.

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The Best of All in a Day Jun 19 2017: "Boxing death spurs criticism around match decisions"

The death of MMA fighter Tim Hague in a boxing match has people questioning whether the match should have happened in the first place. A local boxing coach weighs in.

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The Best of All in a Day Jun 16 2017: "Political panel talks Jordan decision, budget bill delays and more"

Julie van Dusen and Susan Delacourt discuss implications for government of the Supreme Court Cody decision, the senate hold-up of the budget bill, and the new US ambassador to Canada.

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The Best of All in a Day Jun 15 2017: "NAC's first-ever artistic director of indigenous theatre"

Today the National Arts Centre named its first-ever artistic director of indigenous theatre. We meet Kevin Loring.

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Best of All in a Day, June 14, 2017 "Café Daughter"

A play based on Saskatchewan Senator Lillian Eva Quan Dyck's life opens at the NAC this weekend. The senator and the actor who plays all the characters in the play dropped by the studio.

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The Best of All In A Day June 13, 2017 "Waiting for a wheelchair"

Alan tells the story of Elena Blain-Ely, who's struggling to cope with disability while also struggling to understand why she's being denied provincial money for a wheelchair.

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The Best of All in a Day Jun 12 2017: "Patti LaBoucane-Benson on the Outside Circle"

Patti LaBoucane-Benson's graphic novel The Outside Circle is part of the Ottawa Public Library's online book club. All in a Day speaks to the author about her tale of an indigenous boy's difficult life.

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The Best of All in a Day Jun 9 2017: "Scott Helman"

Rising pop songwriter Scott Helman joins All in a Day to talk his new album.

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The Best of All in a Day Jun 8 2017: "Sci-fi productions geek out Ottawa Fringe"

As Ottawa Fringe gets underway, three productions with sci-fi themes talk about everything from iphone-using raccoons to Dr. Who obsessions.

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The Best of All in a Day Jun 7 2017: "Children of God musical explores residential school reconciliation"

A new musical at the NAC looks at the story of one Oji-Cree family's experiences in the residential school system. Creator and director Corey Payette chats about the project.

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The Best of All in a Day Jun 6 2017: "Paramedic dispatch changes in Ontario"

The union representing local paramedics and dispatches responds to provincial changes to the emergency services systems, including concerns about firefighters treating some patients.

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The Best of All In a Day June 2, 2017 "Oh Susanna takes a trip back to the 80s"

We talk to Oh Susanna about her nostalgic new album, "A Girl In Teen City," ahead of her show at tonight's North Of Princess Studio showcase over at St Margaret's Hall on Wolfe Island.

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The Best of All In a Day June 1, 2017 "Monster Spectacular"

Big-wheeled destruction is the name of the game at the Monster Spectacular this weekend. We talk to a local A-T-V racer who'll be putting on a show for the crowd and a world champion monster truck driver from Maryland.

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The Best of All in a Day May 31 2017: "A social activist's perspective on minimum wage hike"

A 15 dollar-an-hour minimum wage has some local business owners worried...but a human rights activist says it's about time.

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The Best of All in a Day May 30 2017: "Ontario's new minimum wage"

Ontario has just announced that minimum wage will rise to $15 by 2019. Bridgehead coffee shops president/CEO Tracey Clark speaks about the impact on small businesses.

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The Best of All in a Day May 29 2017: "Vincent de Haitre fundraises for Olympic journey"

Cumberland long-track speedskater Vincent de Haitre, coming off a season where he broke a Cdn record, now has to focus on both training and fundraising for the Olympics.

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The Best of All in a Day May 26 2017: "Weekly political panel - Conservative vote"

All in a Day's political panel, Julie van Dusen and Kristy Kirkup, analyze the week in politics, including this weekend's Conservative leadership vote.

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The Best of All in a Day May 25 2017: "Young Conservative voters on the leadership convention"

How are young Conservative voting in this weekend's leadership election? We spoke to 3 voters supporting Raitt, Bernier and Leitch.

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The Best of All in a Day May 24 2017: "Student-grown basil for food centre benefit"

They've turned their classroom into a greenhouse... AND a business incubator. Student entrepreneurs at Fisher Park/Summit Alternative School have been growing basil to turn into pesto... all to support the Parkdale Food Centre. And they've got a recipe.

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The Best of All In A Day May 23 2017: "Legal aid for refugees"

Legal Aid Ontario is considering drastic cuts to refugee and immigration services as demand balloons. We got reaction from law professor Jamie Liew.

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The Best of All In A Day May 19, 2017: "Trash artist"

A Tofino artist makes art of the plastic debris that washes up on beaches, and he's built a new piece here in Ottawa.

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How has religion shaped the country we live in today...

An Ottawa event this week looks at religion and its impact on Canada throughout its history.

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The Best of All In A Day May 18 2017: "The Cellar Door Project"

A unique theatre company digs up the stories of the places they perform, and turns those stories into plays. Co-founder Mariah Horner told us about their new show In The Room.

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The Best of All in a Day May 16 2017: "Kobo Town"

Trinidad-born, Ottawa-raised Drew Gonsalves makes modern Calypso music in Kobo Town. He chats about the band's new album and upcoming tour.

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How the flooding is affecting landlords

Landlords are not generally covered by insurance OR government relief funding after flooding. And that puts a burden on people like Yann Jodoin, whose rental property sustained great damage this month.

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The Best of All in a Day May 12 2017: "Weekly political panel: response to flooding and more"

Julie van Dusen and Susan Delacourt break down the week in federal politics including: response to floods in the area, the resignation of Don Meredith, the PM's non-responses in Question Period, and more.

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The Best of All in a Day May 10 2017: "Gatineau chef nabs job at best restaurant in the world

Chef Dominique Roy went knocking at the door of Eleven Madison, the renowned NYC restaurant, and he's worked his way up to sous-chef. On a break home in Gatineau, he shares a recipe for scallop butter and bread.

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The Best of All in a Day May 9 2017: "Gates McFadden at Comiccon"

Gates McFadden delighted viewers as Dr. Beverly Crusher on Star Trek: The Next Generation. Among them, an Ottawa fan who got a surprise chance to connect with her courtesy of All In A Day.

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The Best of All in a Day May 8 2017: "Could cities better plan for floods?"

Many victims of the flood will be hoping for help from provincial governments to cover their losses. We'll hear from an expert who argues that system leads to poor planning by cities.

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The Best of All in a Day May 5 2017: "Weekly political panel - flooding and more"

All in a Day's weekly political panel talks federal response to flooding in Ottawa-Gatineau, Liberal fundraising, and more.

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The Best of All in a Day May 3 2017: "RIP Zaphod's"

Ottawa is losing the long-time and well-loved music venue Zaphod Beeblebrox. What does it mean for the local music community? A panel discussion.

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The Best of All in a Day May 2 2017: "What's the real deal with saturated fat?"

New studies suggest that saturated fat is not as artery-clogging as scientists once though. So how much of it can you really eat? We ask a dietician.

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The Best of All in a Day May 1 2017: "Cycling in the Rain"

It's a rather awful start to Bike to Work Month...Should you bother cycling when it's pouring? One bike expert offers some tips.

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The Best of All in a Day Apr 28 2017: "Weekly political panel on NAFTA and O'Leary"

Julie van Dusen and Susan Delacourt discuss Trump's NAFTA turnaround, and Kevin O'Leary dropping out of the Conservative leadership race.

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The Best of All in a Day Apr 27 2017 "7th-grade activist Raiyah Patel"

Raiyah Patel has been giving speeches about the rights of indigenous kids since she was in grade 2. Now, a few years later, she's a well-known activist and speaker. Raiyah chats with All in a Day ahead of an appearance at the Ottawa Writers Festival.

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The Best of All in a Day, Apr 26, 2017 "Astronaut candidate Jason Leuschen"

Alan Neal talks to the military helicopter pilot from Kanata with his sights set on outer space.

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Matt Ouimet and David Burns find out Friday night if they win a Daytime Creative Arts Award for their music for the Nickleodeon cartoon Pig Goat Banana Cricket

Before the two head off to LA for the Emmys, I stopped by to talk to them about their lives as cartoon composers... and what it's like to head off to the awards to hobnob with television's elite...

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The Best of All In A Day Apr 25 2017: "Bob Layton on Iron Man"

Bob Layton's work on the Iron Man character in the 70s and 80s was considered revolutionary, as it probed the character's alcoholism and other demons. Alan spoke to him before his appearance at Ottawa Comiccon.

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The Best of All in a Day Apr 24 2017: "Update on surge in suspected overdoses"

Ottawa Public Health is reporting a recent suspected surge in drug overdose cases. The agency provides an update on what people need to know.

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The Best of All in a Day Apr 22, 2017: Trump, marijuana & the French election

The CBC's Julie Van Dusen and The Globe's Robert Fife drop by the studio to talk Trump, marijuana and the French election.

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The Best of All in a Day Apr 20 2017: "Legalizing pot and the U.S. border"

As Canada gets ready to legalize pot, what will it mean for recreational users and industry workers when they cross the U.S. border for work or leisure? An immigration lawyer weighs in.

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The Best of All in a Day Apr 19 2017: "Parents of fraud victim speak out"

A young man with autism had his bank account drained by a fraudster at the Rideau Centre. Now police are looking for the public's help to locate a person of interest. We hear from the victim's parents.

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The Best of All in a Day Apr 18, 2017: "Griffin Prize finalist"

It's the biggest poetry prize in the English-speaking world and Ottawa's own Sandra Ridley is one of the finalists.

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The Best of All In A Day Apr 13, 2017: "Marijuana legislation"

Alan spoke with the co-founder of Hydropothecary, a Quebec producer of medical marijuana, about moving into the recreational marijuana market.

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The Best of All In A Day Apr 12, 2017: "Meeting Malala"

Ottawa teens Samrah Asif and Aminah Alwarfilee were on Parliament Hill with teacher Nimao Ali for the visit by Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai.

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The Best of All In A Day Apr 11 2017: "Can violent men be good fathers?"

That was the title of a panel discussion at the University of Ottawa today. Giacomo Panico spoke with panellist Patrick Ladouceur, who shared his own experience of abuse and the relationship fallout.

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The Best of All in a Day Apr 10 2017: "Greenhouse Cookbook"

In 2013 they worked overnight to cold-press juice, and sold out in an hr. Now, they've got a dozen locations and a new cookbook. We talked to Greenhouse Juice Company.

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The Best of All In A Day Apr 7, 2017 "Syrian airstrikes"

Alan spoke with a Syrian-Canadian living here in Ottawa, for his thoughts on the U.S. missile strikes in Syria in response to a chemical weapons attack earlier this week.

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The Best of All In A Day, April 6 "Police oversight recommendations"

A sweeping report on police oversight bodies led by an Ontario judge produced more than 100 recommendations for change. Alan spoke with Danielle Robitaille, a senior counsel member with the review.

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The Best of All in a Day, April 5: Louise Pitre From Paris to Broadway via the NAC``

Louise Pitre, star of Les Miz, Piaf and Mamma Mia, brings her fine sense of musical drama to the NAC April 6-8 for the show From Paris To Broadway. She dropped by our studio.

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The Best of All in a Day Apr 4 2017 "Virtual reality sculpting"

Alan paid a visit to Brinx Software at the Bayview Yards Innovation Centre, to see an Ottawa company's foray into virtual reality.

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The Best of All in a Day Apr 3 2017 "April book panel"

Monthly book picks from All in a Day's Ann Archer and Sean Wilson.

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The Best of All in a Day Mar 30 2017 "Juno nominated countertenor Daniel Taylor"

Ottawa's Daniel Taylor is up for a choral/classical Juno Award. He talks about the Trinity Choir project that led to the nomination.

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The Best of All in a Day Mar 30, 2017 "Education Minister on rural school closures"

There's anger across the province at the shuttering of rural schools - and what it means for the future. Alan talks to Ontario's minister of education.

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The Best of All In A Day March 28, 2017 Inmate suicides

Families of two inmates who died by suicide in the Ottawa jail are calling for an immediate joint inquest. We heard from the mother of one inmate and from the families' lawyer, Paul Champ

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The Best of All in a Day Mar 27 2017 "The Bearded Cop on PTSD"

Constable Jon Hall, better known on Twitter as The Bearded Cop, talks about his struggles with mental health.

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