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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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Rock moms and the stars they raised

Dave Grohl and his mother, Virginia, discuss her new book about rock moms.

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Feminism - 'stop blaming men'

Camille Paglia is never afraid to speak her mind — even when it rankles her fellow feminists.

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"God wasn't there"

William dedicated 22 years of his life to Mormonism, before he committed a serious sin.

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Mississauga mom fears for her son's safety at school prayers

A Mississauga mother says she fears for her eldest son's safety after a number of high-profile incidents targeting Muslim school prayers at the Peel District School Board.

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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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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 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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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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The Best of All in a Day Mar 24 2017 "Weekly Political Panel"

Julie van Dusen and Susan Delacourt on the federal budget, the approval of the Keystone XL, and whether or not a certain ringtone is danceable...

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The Best of All in a Day Mar 23 2017 "Magnetic North Theatre Festival cancelled"

This year's edition of Magnetic North is cancelled, due to financial pressure. The board's chair joined All in a Day to explain how finances got so dire.

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The Best of All in a Day Mar 22 2017 "D is for Dinner: Poke"

For its weekly food feature, D is for Dinner talks to restaurant Tomo about the art of the poke bowl -- recipe included.

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The Best of All in a Day Mar 21, 2017 "German Sens fan"

Tobias Höllerer is a diehard Sens fan from Germany who makes a pilgrimage to Canada every year to catch a few games. But he got blocked at the US border on the way to Boston today.

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The Best of All in a Day Mar 20 2017 "A call for a review of enhanced police gloves"

There are calls for audits of the use of "enhanced" or reinforced police gloves, after the death of a man during an altercation with police. The head of the Independent Police Review weighs in.

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The Best of All in a Day March 17, 2017 "Political Panel"

Senator Don Meredith has finally broken his silence. But, while he's admitted to a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl, he's refusing to resign. Our Political Panel gives their take on that and other developing stories.

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The Best of All in a Day Mar 15 2017 "Fred Eaglesmith"

Legendary roots singer-songwriter Fred Eaglesmith joins All in a Day for a chat, ahead of a show at the NAC.

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The Best of All in a Day Mar 14 2017 "Spirit of the Capital Youth Awards"

One wants to sell a low-cost smartphone. Another has persevered through a traumatic head injury. We meet 2 previous winners of the Spirit of the Capital Youth Awards, ahead of this year's nomination deadline.

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The Best of All in a Day "March 13, 2017" - Ottawa Jewish Bulletin goes digital

Since 1937, the Ottawa Jewish Bulletin has chronicled stories of the local Jewish community. Alan talks to the archivist behind putting 924 back issues online for all to flip through.

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Should gyms ditch the scale?

Carleton University's fitness centre has come under fire for removing its scale. Is it to acknowledge that weight isn't everything? Or is it an overreaction? Two fitness experts weigh in...

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The Best of All in a Day March 10, 2017 "Political panel"

Julie van Dusen and Susan Delacourt analyze the week in federal politics, including new health accords with several provinces, the genetic discrimination bill, and the fate of Sen. Don Meredith.

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The Best of All in a Day March 9, 2017 "Robert reviews Logan"

Film reviewer Robert Fontaine gives us his take on the latest in the Hugh-Jackman-as-Wolverine franchise, Logan.

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Lindy Vopnfjörd's Frozen In Time

Lindy Vopnfjörd joined Alan Neal to talk about his new album Frozen In Time.

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The Best of All in a Day Mar 6, 2017 "Police react to charges laid against constable in Abdirahman Abdi's death"

Ottawa's police chief and the president of the Ottawa Police Association talk with Alan Neal about the charges an Ottawa constable faces in relation to the death of Abdirahman Abdi.

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The Best of All In A Day Mar 3, 2017 Crashed Ice champ

We met the reigning Crashed Ice women's world champion as she prepared to defend her title at the finale in Ottawa.

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The Best of All In A Day Mar 2, 2017 Energy minister explains hydro plan

The Ontario government has been under pressure to reduce the cost of hydro, and today they announced a plan. Energy Minister Glenn Thibeault joined the show to discuss.

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The Best of All In A Day Mar 1, 2017 When did life on earth begin?

A new study with an Ottawa connection suggests that life on earth may have begun 100 million years earlier than previously thought.

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The Best of All In A Day Feb 28, 2017 Retro Photos for Canada's 150th

We meet the woman celebrating Canada's 150th with a photo caravan, which will hit the road full of costumes for old-fashioned portraits.

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The Best of All In A Day Feb 27, 2017 Jay Odjick

Graphic artist Jay Odjick was chosen to illustrate Blackflies, the latest book by beloved children's author Robert Munsch.

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The Best of All in a Day Feb 24, 2017 "Political Panel - Conservative leadership debate

It's deadline day for the Conservative leadership race, and the fourteen contenders have spent the last two hours facing off at the Manning Conference. Our political panel will give us their take on the race so far.

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The Best of All in a Day "Feb 23, 2017" Aboriginal Nurse Navigator

Every day at the Ottawa Hospital, big white vans marked "Larga Baffin" drop off Inuit patients for medical treatment. Susan Burgess meets the nurse who's helping them navigate the health care system and the new city that's their home away from home.

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The Best of All in a Day Feb 22, 2017 "Attorney General on limiting preliminary inquiries"

People accused of serious crimes are walking free without full trials because of court delays that violate their Charter rights. Ontario's Attorney-General wants the federal government to speed things up - by cutting back on a pre-trial process.

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The Best of All in a Day Feb 21, 2017 "OCH energy saving pilot project"

On cold days, many apartments in this city can be unbearably hot. Many renters don't have control over the heat in their units. But Ottawa Community Housing is changing that for some of its tenants -- and saving energy in the process.

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The Best of All in a Day Feb 16, 2017 "Kellylee Evans on recovery"

Gifted jazz/soul singer Kellylee Evans had a rising career, until a lightning strike and concussion left her bedridden. Now she's the songwriter in residence at Carleton U, and joined us for an update.

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Maria Doyle Kennedy back in town

Fans of the show Orphan Black know her as Mrs. S. But Maria Doyle Kennedy also has a new album coming out. Alan spoke with her and got a taste of the new album in advance of her show this weekend at the Black Sheep Inn on Saturday.

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The Best of All in a Day Feb 13, 2017 "Lisa Loeb"

Lisa Loeb, best known for her hit "Stay", is now singing for both kids AND adults. She chatted with us about that before a show at Centrepointe Theatre.

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

Julie van Dusen and Susan Delacourt discuss the week in politics, including fallout of Trudeau's broken election-reform promise and his upcoming trip to Washington.

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The Best of All in a Day Feb 9, 2017 "Jim Cuddy on new album"

Blue Rodeo's Jim Cuddy chats about the band's new record and its influences, ahead of concert dates in Kingston and Ottawa.

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The Best of All in a Day Feb 8, 2017 "D is for Dinner: Reuben sandwich"

Chef Steve Mitton changed Ottawa's restaurant scene with his focus on locally-reared meat and nose-to-tail eating. But when Murray Street closed its doors on New Year's Eve, it was time to move on to pastures new, or rather set sail for The Whalesbone.

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The Best of All In a Day February 7, 2017 "Why can't MPs pass a bill to protect sharks?"

At least three times, MPs have tried private members' bills to protect sharks - the dream of filmmaker Rob Stewart, who died recently in Florida. Alan spoke with two of them about why the bills failed.

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The Best of All in a Day Feb 6, 2017 "Midwinter book picks"

For All in a Day's monthly book club, Sean Wilson and Ann Archer are in with picks for cold February nights.

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The Best of All in a Day Feb 3, 2017 "The debut of a work for string quartet by Mike Dubue"

He's better known for his pop work in Hilotrons, but Ottawa's Mike Dubue has been crafting a piece for string quartet. Montreal's Warhol Dervish debut the piece in studio.

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The Best of All In a Day February 2, 2017 "TVO cancels over-the-air broadcasting"

We'll hear education minister Mitzie Hunter's comments from Queen's Park. And I'll speak with a telecom watcher about this trend in the TV industry.

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The Best of All In a Day February 1, 2017 "Erica Weibe and her mum"

As an uber-volunteer in wrestling and beyond. Tonight, they're both getting prizes at the Ottawa Sports Awards. I'll talk to them both just before five tonight.

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The Best of All In a Day January 31, 2017 "Ex-pats on Trump"

On U.S. election day, we spoke with three former Ottawans who were casting ballots in three different States. We'll hear their thoughts Donald Trump's first days in office.

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The Best of All In a Day January 27, 2017 "Hannah Georgas on taking it easy, or not"

Hannah Georgas' album For Evelyn features a lot of references to the easy path, a path she does not seem to take herself. She chats about the album and about a sold-out NAC show.

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