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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 should Canada handle North Korea?

What do President Donald Trump's threats of "fire and fury" against North Korea mean for Canada?

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Music and Indigenous youth

Meet Indigenous youth who are finding deeper meaning in music — and finding their voices along the way.

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Black motherhood

Emily Bernard gives the history of black motherhood in North America.

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Geddy Lee, Rush and Le Studio

Geddy Lee looks back at the many albums Rush recorded at the famous Le Studio, which recently burned down in a fire.

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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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The Best of All in a Day, July 19, 2017 "Angela Hewitt's Bach Odyssey"

Back in 1997, Angela Hewitt recorded Six Partitas by Bach. And on July 20th she brings the Bach dance party back for Canada Scene at the NAC. The pianist dropped by the All in a Day studio.

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The Best of All In A Day July 18, 2017: "Diefenbunker film"

Artist Pixie Cram's stop-motion film "Emergency Broadcast" is filled with objects from the Diefenbunker - the very objects people would have had to work with in the event of a nuclear explosion.

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Odyssey Theatre's The Amorous Servant

Odyssey Theatre has paired up with a matchmaker for their production of The Amorous Servant. Alan finds out how the hook-ups in this 18th century play compare with finding love today.

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The Best of All in a Day Jul 14 2017: The might Miss Lavelle White

88-year old soul/blues singer Miss Lavelle White shares her secrets to staying strong ahead of an Ottawa Bluesfest performance.

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Kathak adaptation of Sleeping Beauty

It's Sleeping Beauty, with nary a kiss nor a spindle in sight. Alan meets the choreographer and the prince behind a new Kathak adaptation of the fairy tale.

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The Best of All in a Day Jul 11 2017: "Audiences help build Dance Machine"

Choreographer Lee Su-Feh invites audiences to help build a bamboo Dance Machine during participatory performances. On now in Ottawa as part of Canada Scene.

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The Best of All in a Day Jul 10 2017: "Increase in turtles hit by cars"

More injured turtles are coming into wildlife sanctuaries in Ontario this summer, and that includes in the Ottawa area. A Rideau Valley Wildlife Sanctuary supervisor explains why.

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The Best of All in a Day Jul 7 2017: "Cats take over Cornwall neighbourhood"

Cornwall is seeing a large number of feral and stray cats, and the SPCA has been called in to help.

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The Best of All in a Day Jul 6 2017: "The demise of the blockbuster?"

All in a Day film columnists Di Golding and Vlad Jean-Gilles

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The Best of All in a Day Jul 5 2017: "Foraging for chanterelles"

Mushroom farmer and forager Brodie Barrie shares a recipe for chanterelles pasta...And talks about his encounter with a bear.

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The Best of All In A Day July 4, 2017: "July book panel"

With Canada recovering from the July 1st party, and our American neighbours celebrating their Independence Day, our regular book panel discussed books on themes relevant to both.

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The Best of All in a Day Jun 30 2017: "Weekly political panel"

For their final political panel of the season, Julie van Dusen and Susan Delacourt talk indigenous political action & Trudeau's response, what the Liberals accomplished this session & more.

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The Best of All in a Day Jun 29 2017: "A check-in with flood victims"

Victims of the May floods in Cumberland and Constance Bay share how the cleanup is going, six weeks later.

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The Best of All in a Day Jun 28 2017: "National Arts Centre reveals its facelift"

The National Arts Centre has been opened up with a dramatic new glass facade. The architect, Donald Schmitt, explains the new vision for the Centre.

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Canada 150 Drumming Circle

All hands on drums this Canada Day! Alan meets two of the organizers of a drum circle happening across the country on July 1st.

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The Best of All in a Day Jun 26 2017: "The mighty Mavis Staples"

Soul/gospel signing legend Mavis Staples joins us in studio.

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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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