No one turns the dial when the hero is hanging off the cliff. For 10 weeks you’ll hear extraordinary stories of survival – from the most extreme to the seemingly mundane, everyone has something they’re surviving. Hosted by Andrew Kaufman.
Dan Misener invites brave Canadians to read their childhood writing...out loud in front of an audience. Embarrassing, moving, hilarious – all captured live during a 10-city tour.
Head to Toe stops you on the street and peers into your closet to ask, “What are you wearing, and why?” Host JJ Lee finds threads of vulnerability and surprise in our clothing and, through history and social science, peels back the layers to give us a new understanding of what we put on.
You've got to be first, but you've got to be right. That's what drives the news business, and it’s what drives CBC Radio's new quiz show. Play along with host Adam Growe and guest contestants, and discover how much attention you really did pay to the world this week.
Project Money with host Anna Maria Tremonti is the best of The Current’s year-long series about money. From fraud and vengeance to charity and love: how money shapes our world and motivates our actions.
Those As It Happens interviews you just can't get out of your head. For 46 years, the show has been bringing listeners the hilarious, dramatic and downright strangest news of the day – straight from the people making it. Tune in each week to hear the show’s most compelling characters and their sagas all over again.
After last summer’s successful run, Josh Bloch and Sarah Treleaven are back with another helpful guide to things you hope you never need to know, like how to get rid of a body, how to survive the apocalypse and how to sell out.
Fifty years ago, CBC Radio devoted 17 hours to the voices and stories of the men who fought in World War One. This summer, to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the war, documentary producer Steve Wadhams and host Beza Seife bring those voices and stories back to life.
CBC Radio science columnist Torah Kachur starts from the premise that there is no such thing as waste, just wasted resources. As we try to clean up the mess we’ve made of the planet, Torah explores what can be done with everything from our leftover food to our nuclear detritus.
From PRX, our public radio partners in the U.S, true stories told live. In the words of the judges who awarded the program a Peabody: “Storytelling, likely the oldest art, is revered and reinvigorated by this hour for everyday raconteurs.”
A regular feature hosted by the celebrated literary and arts journalist Eleanor Wachtel. She is known for her revealing and illuminating conversations with authors on the award-winning Writers & Company. On Wachtel On The Arts, Wachtel conducts her trademark intimate, in-depth interviews with leading artists, architects, composers, filmmakers, theatre and opera directors and more, from Canada and around the world.