September 2012

John Major and British Music Hall; Sunday School (Hour 1)

My Old Man and Music Hall: Former British prime minister John Major talks about his...

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Glenn Gould Special (Hour 2)

Glenn Gould Special: In honour of what would have been his 80th birthday, Robert Harris...

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1971 Kingston Pen riot; Howard Sapers (Hour 3)

John Chipman's documentary, Four Days in April, about the riots at Kingston Pen in 1971.An...

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The Fallacy of Icons (and Mullets)

Sam Sniderman died this past week.He was 92 and he died in his sleep.From all...

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1971 Kingston Pen Riots

The words were like a thumb in the eye to the world. Under New Management....

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Help! How do I find my sunglasses?!

Michael is the first to admit he can be a little forgetful.Some weeks ago, he...

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Organ Donation; Tell Me Everything (Hr 1)

Organ donation: Canada has one of the worst records in the world when it...

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Kids & Philosophy; David Daubney (Hr 3)

WAXING PHILOSOPHIC: For millions of Canadian children, school is now back in session. Michael Enright...

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Michael's Essay: The Last of the Red Tories

Do coincidences come in threes?    Last week Peter Lougheed, one of the last of the...

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Tell Me Everything (documentary)

Documentary: All her life, Janet Mock had just wanted to blend in, to be another...

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Peter Lougheed; David Carr (Hour 1)

Peter Lougheed: A tribute to the man they called Mr. Alberta - former premier Peter...

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Danish Immigration; German Sunday School (Hour 2)

Danish Immigration: Karin Wells's documentary, Gatekeepers to the Promised Land, about the changing face of...

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CS Richardson; Andrew Hacker; Listener Mail on Digital Education (Hour 3)

Education Mail: We devoted an hour last week to an exploration of how the internet...

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A plague of cars and a dearth of benches

The Economist's recent index of the world's most livable cities puts Vancouver and Toronto among...

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Danish Immigration

Gatekeepers to the Promised Land An obscure anti-Muslim film made in the West throws a...

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Proper German Pronunciation

Sunday School has reconvened, and in this case, the teacher stepped up to volunteer her...

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How to Hold a Wine Glass

Drinking in the morning isn't usually recommended, but when a guest arrives with wine glasses,...

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The Art of Poetry

The first week of school has come to a close, but the school door has...

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Quebec: Cultural Differences and Political Cartoons; Poetic Terminology (Hour 1)

Charles Taylor: was one half of the Bouchard-Taylor Commission on Reasonable Accommodation of Cultural Differences...

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Universities in the Digital Age (Hour 2)

A virtual classroom with hundreds of thousands of participants who will never meet each other....

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Truth about Teaching; Sunday School; ESL (Hour 3)

Teaching 101: It's the never-ending debate ... Do teachers have it too good? Or are...

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The Folly of Never Failing (and Trying to be a Film Critic)

There was Miss Mahon, all dimples and jowls and sadly overweight, but she started every...

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Elliot Madore; Scott Thornley, John Lawrence Reynolds (Hour 1)

Elliott Madore and Glyndebourne opera The Sunday Edition Goes to The Beach -  Guest host...

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Barney Frank; John Ellison's Some Kind of Wonderful (Hour 2)

Barney Frank: With the U.S. convention season in full swing, we rerun Michael's interview with...

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Jan Wong; Quest University (Hour 3)

Jan Wong: was a well-respected reporter with The Globe and Mail for more than 20...

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The Some Kind of Wonderful Life of John Ellison

The Some Kind of Wonderful Life of John Ellison: Jean Dalrymple's documentary about the man behind...

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Elliot Madore and Glyndebourne opera

A rich man's eccentricity - the Glyndebourne opera house was built in the middle of...

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