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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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Viral video of emaciated polar bear may not be what it seems

'I wasn't totally surprised. These things happen,' the Nunavut polar bear monitor Leo Ikakhik told As It Happens host Carol Off.

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3 concussions later

After her concussions Miranda would fight for the next six years to get her life back.

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Alabama newspapers vs. Roy Moore

Alabama's biggest newspapers say Roy Moore is unfit for office.

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Going on your own terms

Will Pegg's knows he doesn't want to die from metastatic bone cancer. So he's chosen to go on his own terms, with a medically assisted death.

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The Best of All in a Day Dec 14 2017: "Algonquin College students bring fat biking to Iceland"

Students from Algonquin's outdoor adventure program are taking a look at how fat biking can perhaps help ease the stress of Iceland's crowded tourism industry on the fragile ecosystems there.

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The Best of All in a Day Dec 13 2017: "Glacial Gruit makes a beer from 26,000-year-old flavours"

A brewer and a botanist walk into a bar...And they come up with a beer based on the stomach contents from a horse frozen 26,000 years ago. That's the strange origin story of Beau's Glacial Gruit.

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The Best of All in a Day, Dec 12 2017 "ACT Foundation receives GG's Meritious Service Award

Sandra Clarke and Dr. Justin Maloney of the ACT Foundation were honoured by the GG today for showing almost four-million students and teachers how to save a life with their own two hands.

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The Best of All in a Day Dec 11 2017: "A life without plastic"

A Wakefield couple has penned a book on how to live life without ubiquitous plastic.

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The Best of All in a Day Dec 8: "Political panel on Trudeau's trip to China and more"

All in a Day's weekly political panel discusses the PM's trip to China, a minister's remark to thalidomide survivors, and a call for the MMIWG commissioner to resign.

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The Best of All in a Day Dec 7 2017: "Robert reviews a very odd donkey doc"

Two very different docs reviewed by Robert Fontaine today: first, a somewhat nonsensical film about donkeys. Then, a look at the scientific talents of '30s/'40s actress Hedy Lamarr.

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The Best of All in a Day Dec 6 2017: "Ontario's auditor general's annual report"

Ontario auditor general's Bonnie Lysyk's latest report covers schoolteacher sick leave, inappropriate expense claims by private Hydro generators, vacant government buildings, and more.

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The Best of All in a Day Dec 5 2017: "She Who Tells A Story photo exhibition"

Giacomo Panico talks with a photographer and curator involved in She Who Tells A Story, a new photo exhibition at the Canadian War Museum.

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Photographer Stephen Wilkes

He captured the celebration for his time-bending Day to Night photo series.

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The Best of All in a Day Nov 30 2017: "American photographer Stephen Wilkes captures Canada Day"

He's known for his Day-to-Night photos, layered images that show a time-lapse-esque and painterly scene. Now Stephen Wilkes is revealing a special photo of Canada 150.

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The Best of All in a Day Nov 28 2017: Ken Dryden talks about his book, Game Change

In his new book, Hall of fame goalie Ken Dryden highlights Steve Montador's story, about how the defenceman's NHL career was derailed by a series of concussions. In Game Change, he also urges the NHL to change its ways, to reduce head injuries

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The Best of All in a Day Nov 27 2017: "The demise of community newspapers"

Ottawa's losing several newspapers soon--including Metro Ottawa, after an exchange between Postmedia and Torstar Corporation. So how will this affect communities and journalists?

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The Best of All in a Day Nov 24 2017: "Political panel on the NFLD residential school apology"

Our weekly political panel discusses the prime minister's apology to residential school victims in NFLD & Labrador, plus the newly announced national housing plan.

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The Best of All in a Day Nov 23 2017: "New kids' book explores a girl training for the Olympics"

A 15-mountain bike racer juggles an intense training schedule with piano classes, school work and a boyfriend. Tanis Browning-Shelp joins us to talk about her young adult book, Crushed.

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The Best of All in a Day Nov 21 2017: "Overbrook in musical form"

The community of Overbrook has encapsulated their community in musical form -- 3 actors and the director join us to explain.

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The Best of All in a Day Nov 20 2017: "Winter predictions for Ottawa/Gatineau"

A Weather Network meteorologist gives predictions for a snowy winter in the capital region.

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The Best of All in a Day Nov 17 2017: "Political panel: promises promises promises"

Political news seemed to be focused on promises this week: the government grading its own election promises, peacekeeping promises and more. Elizabeth Thompson and Susan Delacourt discuss.

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The Best of All in a Day Nov 16 2017: "Global Pluralism Award - Alice Nderitu"

Peace mediator Alice Nderitu received the inaugural Global Pluralism Award in Ottawa last night. She dropped by the studio to tell Giacomo Panico more about her work.

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The Best of All in a Day Nov 15, 2017 "Capital Game Hub"

A new space in Hintonburg is home to a collective of independent video game developers. Giacomo dropped by the Capital Game Hub for a tour.

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The Best of All in a Day Nov 14 2017: "Independent business reaction to Ontario's fall economic update"

Ontario's finance minister delivered his economic update this afternoon. Charles Sousa plans to cut taxes for small businesses by 1%, and give some employers money to hire more young people. Here's reaction from the CFIB.

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The Best of All in a Day Nov 13, 2017 "Indigenous adoptee mapping project"

Sixties Scoop survivor Colleen Cardinal is teaming up with fellow survivor Raven Sinclair to map the movement of the indigenous adoptee diaspora. Cardinal joined Giacomo Panico in the studio to explain the project.

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The Best of All in a Day Nov 10, 2017 "Political Panel"

The All in a Day Political Panel weighs in on top stories from Parliament Hill this week, including taxing pot, the Ethics Commissioner examines Bill Morneau and the PM's trip to Asia.

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The Best of All in a Day Nov 9 2017: "Photography school gets brand-new digs"

The School of Photographic Arts Ottawa is on the move. After 12 years in their Dalhousie location, the school that's produced incredible photographic artists in Ottawa is opening its new studio and gallery in Little Italy. We get a sneak peek.

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The Best of All in a Day Nov 8 2017: "Mayor Watson breaks down the draft Ottawa budget"

Ottawa mayor Jim Watson explains the highlights of the proposed 2018 budget.

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The Best of All in a Day Nov 7 2017: "Ombusdman for Victims of Crime"

The federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime had some advice for the Justice Minister on how to improve the criminal justice system. Sue O'Sullivan joined us with more details.

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The Best of All in a Day Nov 6 2017: "Hannibal the wrestler on making another bid for the big time"

Devon Nicholson, aka Hannibal when he's in the ring, hasn't had an easy past few years. But he's ready to film a fight this week, and spoke about making another bid for the WWE.

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The Best of All in a Day Nov 3 2017: "Weekly political panel: GG on science and religion"

In this roundup of the week in federal politics, Rob Russo & Susan Delacourt discuss controversy over the Governor-General's comments on science and faith, and whether cannabis could really be legalised in time for July 1 2018.

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The Best of All in a Day, Nov 2 "Some officers could be suspended without pay under Ontario's policing reforms"

Ontario tabled legislation today it says will make police in the province more open and accountable. Giacomo Panico gets reaction from Matt Skof of the Ottawa Police Association and Ottawa Police Chief Charles Bordeleau.

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The Best of All in a Day Nov 1, 2017: "Cody Coyote's new album Mamawi"

From the legacy of the Sixties Scoop to rocking out in braids and moccasins. Cody Coyote gets political and personal on his new album Mamawi. He dropped by the studio before his launch party.

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The Best of All in a Day Oct 31 2017: "A newcomer's view of Canadian Halloween"

When Masume Hoveyda arrived in Canada from Iran at the age of 6, on Oct 31, she had no idea why people were walking around with torn clothes, bloody faces and wild makeup...

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The Best of All in a Day Oct 30 2017: "New StatsCan research on sexual assault convictions"

New research from Statistics Canada says only about half of "substantiated" cases of sexual assault make it to trial, and about 12% result in conviction. A U of O researcher offers some analysis.

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The Best of All in a Day Oct 26 2017: What will it take to change a culture of harassment in Hollywood?

The Harvey Weinstein harassment and assault allegations have broke upon a dialogue about the culture of Hollywood. But what happens now? And how can film-goers contribute to a solution?

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The Best of All in a Day Oct 25: "Miss Emily's new album In Between

Kingston's Miss Emily is back with her new album In Between which she worked on with Rob Baker and Gord Sinclair from the Tragically Hip. Alan Neal gets a preview.

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The Best of All in a Day Oct 23: "New research on the benefits of an intermittent fasting diet"

A University of Ottawa Heart Institute researcher contributed to a new study on how intermittent fasting may help people lose weight. Dr Han Kim joined us with the details.

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The Best of All in a Day Oct 20 2017: "Doug Gilmour's untold stories of a life in hockey"

Hockey legend Doug Gilmour, on the occasion of his new book Killer, tells stories of early financial hardship, proving himself as a "small guy," and team pranks, both on and off ice.

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The Best of All in a Day Oct 19 2017: Alan Doyle on being a Newfoundlander in Canada

Great Big Sea founder Alan Doyle has a new book out, rich with hilarious stories of touring across Canada. He shares some of the best ones.

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The Best of All in a Day Oct 18, 2017: "Yum + Yummer cookbook"

Greta Podleski is back with a new cookbook featuring vegan, gluten and dairy-free recipes. She dropped by the All in a Day studio to share one of her go-to recipes.

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The Best of All in a Day Oct 17, 2017: "Sarah Slean gets Metaphysical"

Sarah Slean has a two-night stand at the NAC this week. She dropped by the studio to talk about her new album Metaphysical.

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The Best of All in a Day Oct 13 2017: "Two conductors collaborate for Ideas of North"

Finland's John Storgards is teaming up with the National Arts Centre Orchestra's Alexander Shelley for an evening of Finnish music as part of the Ideas of North festival. They both chat about their own ideas of the north.

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The Best of All in a Day Oct 12 2017: "New Pornographers' Carl Newman on Whiteout Conditions"

Carl Newman, frontman behind the 20-years-strong New Pornographers band, talks about the new album, and his stream-of-consciousness lyrics.

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The Best of All in a Day, Oct 11 2017 "Fresh Meat Theatre Festival - Folie show"

Alan takes a look behind the curtain of a Fresh Meat theatre festival play that takes place behind the curtain. He meets two performers behind Folie.

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The Best of All in a Day Oct 10, 2017 "Canadian Whisky book"

Local author and whisky-lover, Davin de Kergommeaux updated his book Canadian Whisky: The New Portable Expert. He dropped by the studio with a taste of some of the trends he'll be talking about at the Whisky Ottawa Festival this weekend.

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The Best of All In A Day Oct 6, 2017: "Debt across generations"

Attitudes about money and debt shift a lot in four decades. As part of CBC Ottawa's series The Big Owe, we spoke with people from their 20s to their 80s about their attitudes around money.

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The Best of All in a Day Oct 5, 2017: "Basketmouth's comedy"

Nigerian comedian Basketmouth is in Ottawa to perform at a Nigerian Independence Day gala. He dropped by our studio first.

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The Best of All in a Day, Oct 4, 2017 "The Big Owe: Mortgage interest rates"

After nearly a decade of record low interest rates -- the tide has started to turn -- and homeowners are feeling the pinch. As part of our series, The Big Owe, we're looking at what recent interest rate hikes mean for your mortgage

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The Best of All in a Day Oct 3: "A long list of reform for Ontario's jails"

Howard Sapers, tasked with offering advice on reforming Ontario's corrections facilities, details his final report to the province, covering everything from family visits to strip searches.

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The Best of All in a Day Oct 2: "The Big Owe Pt 1: A credit counsellor's advice"

In this first of a 5-part series on debt, a credit counsellor talks about the kinds of people she helps, and gives tips on getting out of credit card debt.

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The Best of All in a Day Sept 29 2017: "Political panel: more on NAFTA negotiations and tax reforms"

Kady O'Malley and Julie van Dusen discuss the week in federal politics, including blowback on proposed tax reforms and the Bombardier problem with NAFTA negotiations.

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The Best of All in a Day Sept 28 2017: "A look ahead to Blade Runner 2049"

Monthly film columnists Vladimir Jean-Gilles and Di Golding remind us of the context of the original Blade Runner, before next week's release of the sequel.

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The Best of All in a Day Sep 27, 2017: "Joanne Proulx's We All Love The Beautiful Girls"

Joanne Proulx's new novel, We All Love The Beautiful Girls, is set here in Ottawa, tying together a family who ends up doing pretty terrible things to themselves and each other. She dropped by the studio.

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The Best of All in a Day Sept 26, 2017: "Strangers with Memories"

John Stewart has written a book about his two decades working inside the American Embassy here in Ottawa. He dropped by the studio to talk about Strangers with Memories: The United States and Canada from Free Trade to Baghdad.

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The Best of All in a Day Sept 25 2017: "Art Engine illuminates as part of Architecture Week"

Art Engine is illuminating public spaces in creative ways as part of Ottawa Architecture Week. Artists Andrew O'Malley and Ryan Stec explain how the installations are participant-driven.

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The Best of All in a Day Sept 22 2017: "Actor Peter Shinkoda on the whitewashing of Hollywood"

Montreal-raised actor Peter Shinkoda went into acting because he wanted to see more Asian people like him on screen. And he says, years later, there's still more work to be done.

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The Best of All in a Day Sept 20, 2017 "Money for organic farming study"

The federal government is funding a Canadian Organic Growers study looking into the challenges and risks of the industry. Alan gets reaction from local growers.

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Joseph, a trio of sisters, on harmonising both together and apart

Joseph is an American band of 3 sisters getting lots of buzz for their beautiful harmonies. They joined us for a chat about the importance of space and togetherness.

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The Best of All in a Day Sept 18 2017: "Comic artist Von Allan on re-visiting his art for documentary on mental illness"

I Am Still Your Child tells the story of people who have parents with mental illness. Ottawa artist Von Allan wrote a graphic novel about such an experience, and he's revisiting it now for the documentary.

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