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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 Harvey Weinstein weaponized the media

Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan says Harvey Weinstein used the media as "a bludgeon" to intimidate, humiliate and silence his accusers.

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Letting go of books

Broadcaster Candy Palmater speaks on the freedom that comes with letting go of books.

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Bill Murray

The actor and cellist Jan Vogler open up on the chance encounter that led to their new musical collaboration.

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'Concussions affect a life'

Former NHL goaltender Ken Dryden wants hockey rules changed to save players' lives.

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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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The Best of All in a Day Sept 14 2017: "Robert Fontaine's take on Rumble"

Film reviewer Robert Fontaine with his thoughts on two musical documentaries, Rumble and Bill Evans: Time Remembered.

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The Best of All in a Day, Sept 13, 2017 "Home from Hurricane Irma"

Hurricane Irma left one Ottawa woman and her family taking shelter under a mattress in a bathroom during the height of the storm. Ater 6 days, thanks to good samaratins, the family hitched a ride in a helicopter off the British Virgin Islands.

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The Best of All in a Day Sept 12, 2017: Ottawa cyclist 7th in Spanish Vuelta

Local professional cyclist Mike Woods finished an impressive seventh in the Spanish Vuelta grand tour. Alan Neal reached him in Spain.

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The Best of All in a Day Sept 11 2017: "Ottawa actress makes screen debut in Aronofsky film"

Ottawa teen actress Courtney Shannon Caines has landed her first film role -- in a Darren Aronofsky film starring Jennifer Lawrence. After seeing the film at TIFF, she talks about the experience.

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The Best of All in a Day Sept 7 2017: "First all-female firefighting team competes at FireFit"

Ottawa's first all-female crew will push themselves to the limit at the firefighting championships this week. But first the Sledge Sisters bust their way into our studio.

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The Best of All in a Day Sep 6, 2017: "Ontario curriculum and report card changes"

Ontario plans to refresh the school curriculum and revamp report cards starting next year. Alan Neal reached Education Minister Mitzie Hunter for more about what changes will mean for students and teachers.

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Remembering Jan Andrews

Masterful storyteller Jan Andrews has died, and we remember her with some archival tape of her own thoughts, plus the thoughts of her partner, Jennifer Cayley.

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The Best of All in a Day Aug 31: "Muslims celebrating eid without family"

A big part of Eid Al-Adha is eating big, delicious meals with as much of your family as possible. But some Muslims in Ottawa have had to create new traditions, without family. Three joins us to talk about that.

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One Question: Episode 1

What is a moment that changed your life? Participants answer Alan's question with stories that include an escape to Canada by boat, giving a child up for adoption, terrifying stomach surgery, and the end of a marriage.

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One Question: Episode 2

More tales of life-changing moments. This episode features a head-on confrontation with a moose, a stroke, and a connection to model Anna Nicole Smith.

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One Question: Episode 3

Hear life-altering moments that include a night in detox, a battle with Spiderman, and one politician's decision to go-public about her struggle with depression.

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One Question: Episode 4

This series of life-changing stories includes three about mothers: a journey with mom, a terrifying childhood memory, and saying goodbye to a mother at the end of her life.

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One Question: Episode 5

Answering the question, “What is a moment that changed your life?” participants share tales that include being struck by lightning, aortic valve surgery, escaping bullies, and a body torn apart on the train tracks.

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One Question: Episode 6

In some of this episode’s stories you’ll hear how an eviction notice, a fight with a passive-aggressive partner, and flesh-eating disease proved life-changing.

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One Question: Episode 7

Our bonus episode featuring the music performed at all our One Question recordings. Plus, Jenn Grant, The Acorn, The Split, Kimberly Sunstrum, Silla & Rise, and Malak share their own life-changing moments.

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The Best of All in a Day Aug 30 2017: "Ottawa family doctor reacts to new funding for opioid strategy"

The Ontario government is putting $222 million towards an opioids strategy, and one element is supporting family doctors whose patients may be dealing with addiction. One Ottawa doctor responds to the news.

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The Best of All in A Day Aug 29 2017: Ottawa before logging

Alan spoke with Sarah Fuller, who's using photographs, sound and video to explore what Ottawa-Gatineau looked like before the mass logging of the 1800s.

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The Best of All in a Day Aug 28: "Doctors calling on province to declare opioid emergency"

Some doctors and other experts want Ontario to declare a state of emergency over the opioid crisis. We hear from one of the doctors who met today with the premier.

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The Best of All in a Day Aug 24 2017: "The unsung heroes of the film industry"

Summer film columnists Di Golding and Vladimir Jean-Gilles discuss why stunt performers are so undervalued in film.

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The Best of All in a Day Aug 23, 2017: "Anti-racism rally response"

People gathered next to the American Embassy to rally against racism in solidarity with those harmed in Charlottesville. But anti-racism advocate Chelby Daigle says rallies like these can distract from addressing the roots of racism.

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The Best of All in a Day Aug 22 2017: "Cyrville LRT station to be adorned with steel trees"

As part of a series of interviews with local artists who received commissions to make art for the new LRT stations, All in a Day talks to Don Maynard, whose steel birch trees will be installed at Cyrville Station.

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The Best of All in a Day Aug 21 2017: U of O law dept's first elder-in-residence

The Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa has appointed its first-ever elder-in-residence. Claudette Commanda explains what she hopes the role will do for the department, and for indigenous reconciliation.

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The Best of All in a Day Aug 18 2017: "British-Punjabi superstar Jaz Dhami"

Jaz Dhami, British-born Punjabi singer, is famous for straddling the worlds of Bollywood music and folkhop songs. He chatted before his show at the South Asian Music Festival.

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The Best of All in a Day Aug 16, 2017: "Sierra Leone Mudslides"

Crews continue to extract bodies from parts of Freetown that are buried in mud. Alan Neal finds out how some members of the local Sierra Leone community are trying to lend a hand from here.

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The Best of All in a Day Aug 15: "Local writer wins big Science Fiction literary prize"

Amal El-Mohtar has just walked away with a Hugo Award for a short story -- a major science fiction literary prize. She talks about the win, fresh from the awards ceremony.

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Chinese Canadian Collective

Amy Yee and Amy Zhou started the Chinese Canadian Collective to stare down stereotypes and explore what it means to be Chinese-Canadian in the Capital. They dropped by the studio after their first meeting.

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The Best of All in a Day, Aug 11, 2017 "Docs call for more transparency on drug company payments"

Some big names in Canadian medicine are calling on the government to legally compel pharmaceutical companies to disclose their payments to doctors. Dr. Chris Simpson explains why.

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The Best of All in a Day, August 10, 2017 "Drunk driving data"

The federal justice minister is considering lowering the criminal limit for how much alcohol in the bloodstream while driving. Alistair gets the latest data on alcohol impaired driving from the CEO of the Traffic Injury Research Foundation.

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The Best of All in a Day Aug 9 2017: "How a protein could help heal a heart"

Ottawa researchers have discovered that a particular protein, Cardiotrophin 1, can trick the heart into behaving as if it was receiving regular exercise. And that could lead to healing from heart failure.

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The Best of All in a Day Aug 8: "August book panel"

Sean Wilson and Ann Archer share their picks for summer reading.

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The Best of All In a Day August 4, 2017 "Salsa Convention"

The second Ottawa Salsa Convention begins this evening. Two dancers from Russia and Nigeria tell us about their different approaches to salsa.

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The Best of All in a Day Aug 2 2017: "How Netflix is changing the movie industry"

Summer film columnists Di Golding and Vlad Jean-Gilles discuss the controversy over Netflix getting into the feature film business.

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The Best of All in a Day Aug 1 2017: "Are the butterflies coming back?"

It could turn out to be a good year for Monarch butterflies, compared to the past few years of decline. Ottawa biologist Jeremy Kerr explains why.

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The Best of All in a Day Jul 28 2017: "A review of La Machine"

Artists Marc Adornato and Kristina Watt share their perspectives on the monster spectacular La Machine.

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The Best of All in a Day Jul 27 2017: "Unemployment and under-employment issues for trans people"

The United States' banning of trans people from the military has grabbed headlines, but what struggles do these people face in other job fields too? A professor studying the issue weighs in.

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The Best of All in a Day, July 26 "Health Canada gives green light to Sandy Hill supervised injection site"

Ottawa's first supervised injection site could be coming to Sandy Hill as early as October. Health Canada gave permission just today. More details this hour.

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The Best of All In A Day July 25, 2017: "Motown musical"

Berry Gordy founded Motown Records in 1959, and is the focus of a new musical at the NAC. Alan spoke with the actor who plays Gordy, as well as the show's only Canadian cast member.

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The Best of All in a Day Jul 24 2017: Polar Initiative head visits Ottawa

The Woodrow Wilson Center's Polar Initiative is a new program meant to explore the future of the Arctic, given the effects of climate change. Its head, Mike Sfraga, is visiting Ottawa.

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The Best of All in a Day July 23, 2017 "Aziz and Company family says goodbye with chai."

After 52 years in business, the family that runs Aziz and Company is calling it quits. Alan dropped by the store to talk to the mother- daughter duo of Zubi Ujjainwala and Sheena Zain.

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The Best of All in a Day Jul 20 2017: "Iva combines Inuit throatsinging and Celtic fiddle"

Nunvanut-born musician Iva blends her two heritages in her music: Celtic and Inuit. She chats with All in a Day ahead of a performance at the Museum of Nature.

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