Hosted by Matt Galloway, Disrupting Design celebrates innovations in Canadian industrial, urban and graphic design.

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Can architecture heal? This Toronto centre sees design as essential to well-being

After opening their new building, the length of stay for Bridgepoint Active Healthcare patients is down by 30%. People are getting better faster.

'Putting the soul into' Toronto's Pan Am Aquatic Sports Centre with graphic design

Explore the aqueous design which summons emotion and engages athletes.

Transforming the unused area under Toronto's Gardiner Expressway into a public art space

The disregarded space under the Gardiner Expressway will become a park, now known as The Bentway — or maybe it's not quite right to call it a park.

How a cozy cave brought people together to fend off winter on a frozen beach

Last winter, a secret fur-lined room inside an imposing sphere appeared on Toronto's east-end beach as an 'invitation to be with strangers' and persevere through winter.

Walls that change colour to your touch: Fighting technological disconnection with more technology

Architecture students Robyn Thomson and Jessica Chen think that even though technology has made our lives easier, we've lost connection in the process.

Could drones eventually get so small you could build with them like Lego? What would you create?

Dr. Vertegaal pictures a future where virtual reality lives in the real world without screens — and according to him, we're closer than you might think.

Design to benefit the world: This solar-powered backpack improves health and education

Many children without electricity need kerosene lamps to study — but kerosene is toxic. Now, Kenyan entrepreneur Salima Visram is using design to change lives.

This retired physics teacher wanted the most sustainable house possible — and it looks great too

"Imagine a world where we don't have to clear-cut forests just to create our housing." Rammed earth shows that sustainability can be beautiful.

The garden, the beach, the sky: Ryerson University's downtown Toronto architectural oasis

The Ryerson Student Learning Centre breaks the routine rhythms and movements of daily student life and empowers students to take full ownership of their space.

Crafty cardboard design activism for special needs children

Ryerson professor Jason Nolan wants to build a world where children with special needs can play and learn in an environment that helps them be more independent.

This Ottawa development shows affordable housing can be enviornmentally sustainable too

Anthony Leaning, leading architect for CSV Architects in Ottawa, showcases the Salus Clementine Passive House, a 42-unit, 4-storey energy efficient apartment building, that sets new efficiency standards for housing and commercial construction in Western Culture.

This Toronto designer wants to revolutionize getting around with his tiny fold-up electric bicycle

Henry Chong thinks people should stop "looking upwards" for big transportation companies to provide solutions for people in congested cities.
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Kitbag Theatre's Tuesdays and Sundays

Kitbag Theatre's production of the Island story Tuesdays and Sundays is set to travel the region. We talk with members of the group about that and about preparations and precautions of touring during COVID.
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Gord Deppe and new Spoons tribute album

Old Emotions, Romantic Traffic, Nova Heart - The Spoons is one of the definitive Canadian bands of the 80s but they're still making music and marking their 40th anniversary with a new fundraising tribute album. Gord Deppe of the band is back on PEI and joins us to talk about his new projects.
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Championship Figure Skating on CBC: Skate America

The 2021 Grand Prix Series opens with Skate America in Las Vegas, NV. Watch as some of the world's premier figure skaters vie for a coveted podium finish.
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2021 Canadian National Squash Championships on CBC: Quarter-finals - Session 2

Watch as Canada's best squash players get back into the swing of things and take to the courts after being sidelined since March 2020.
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2021 Canadian National Squash Championships on CBC: Quarter-finals - Session 1

Watch as Canada's best squash players get back into the swing of things and take to the courts after being sidelined since March 2020.
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FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships on CBC: Men's All Round Final

It's back to Japan, where the world's best artistic gymnasts compete in Kitakyushu, Japan.
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2021 Canadian National Squash Championships on CBC: Round of 16

Watch as Canada's best squash players get back into the swing of things and take to the courts after being sidelined since March 2020.
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FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships on CBC: Women's All Round Final

It's back to Japan, where the world's best artistic gymnasts compete in Kitakyushu, Japan.
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Q&A on COVID-19 with a clinical microbiologist

We're teaming up with CBC Radio One's Blue Sky once again to bring you another live Q & A with Saskatoon clinical microbiologist Dr. Joseph Blondeau.
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Daily House of Commons question period

Follow along as opposition parties question the Liberal government in the House of Commons.
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Could Montreal’s Chinatown disappear?

Advocates warn that the historic neighbourhood is nearing a tipping point, where it may not be able to persevere in the face of encroaching development and looming gentrification.
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I'm not an anti-vaxxer but: Ontarians share unique vaccine stories

One is fully vaccinated yet worried to vaccinate her child, another remains in limbo with the Sinopharm vaccine in Thailand — some Ontarians say they're not anti-vaxxers but a minority with legitimate concerns.

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