Hosts Ify Chiwetelu and Trevor Dineen leap into the action with Canadians who are making things happen. Sometimes things go right. Sometimes they go off the rails. Either way, Now or Never nudges you to make a change, big or small.
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Playing an instrument can keep you company when you're lonely, help you grieve, keep your mind sharp - and bring joy at a time of increased isolation. Meet Canadians who are learning a new instrument and making some surprising discoveries along the way.
Proving you're never too old to learn a new instrument, Lawrence McKnight started playing the clarinet at the age of 79. What started as a way to keep his mind sharp evolved into a poignant way for him to connect with his late wife, Blanche.
As an ultra-Orthodox Jewish teenager, Danny Fonfeder accidently heard a guitar riff by Aerosmith on the radio. How that one moment turned his whole world upside down.
13-year-old Keisha Giesbrecht tells us how love of her violin and K-pop is helping her through isolation.
When the Metis community of Stanley Mission, SK experienced a string of losses, they decided to think outside the box to help them grieve. Caroline Merasty and a group of elementary school kids are learning to play the fiddle - and hope to revive the rollicking fiddling nights that used to dominate this community.
When Kat Estacio immigrated to Canada from the Philippines, she struggled with feelings of belonging. But then one day she walked into a university talent show, and saw a band rocking out on the kulintang - a traditional Filipino instrument. And that moment changed her life forever.