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Out In The Open with Piya Chattopadhyay

Out in the Open is an adventurous and wide-ranging weekly show about the nitty-gritty of real life. Host Piya Chattopadhyay and her team look at how one timely topic is affecting regular people, and invite listeners to join in on the conversations we need to have ... out in the open.

  • 54:57
    In the second part of a two-episode edition of Out in the Open, Piya explores what happens in the aftermath of mass tragedy through the lens of the Toronto van attack that rocked the city and country on April 23, 2018. She speaks with a man who witnessed it, a former mayor who's tasked with distributing charitable donations to victims and their families, and Toronto Mayor John Tory.
    Sep 22, 2018
  • 54:57
    On April 23, 2018 a man in a van barreled into pedestrians in north Toronto, killing 10 and injuring 16. The attack rocked the city and reverberated across the country. In the first part of a two-episode edition of Out in the Open -- Piya explores what happens in the aftermath of mass tragedy with a survivor of the attack, and the family of one of the victims.
    Sep 15, 2018
  • 23:27
    Carmela, Rocco and Nick D'Amico sit down with Piya to discuss their daughter and sister Anne Marie, the first publicly-identified victim of the Toronto van attack.
    Sep 14, 2018
  • 19:32
    Beverly Smith's legs were amputated after she was struck in the Toronto van attack. Piya visits her at a rehab centre, where she's preparing to return home.
    Sep 14, 2018
  • 29:52
    Rob Greco, a witness to the Toronto van attack, and his girlfriend Branka Donnelly, tell Piya how the mass tragedy has affected his mental health.
    Sep 14, 2018
  • 11:17
    Toronto Mayor John Tory speaks with Piya about balancing his personal shock with his professional role in the aftermath of the Toronto van attack.
    Sep 14, 2018
  • 07:13
    Former Toronto mayor Barbara Hall speaks with Piya about how she's determining who gets what out of the $3.5 million donated to the Toronto Strong Fund.
    Sep 14, 2018
  • 54:57
    Once a rising Indigenous leader with a Senate seat at 34, Patrick Brazeau says he hit 'rock bottom' after facing a string of charges for breach of trust, fraud, assault, sexual assault, drug possession and more. In a candid conversation, Brazeau opens up about his roller coaster life and career, and why he thinks he deserves a second chance in public life.
    Sep 8, 2018
  • 54:57
    When we imagine old age, we tend to picture - and fear - mental decline, physical breakdown, and loss of independence. This week, Piya speaks with people facing additional challenges in the process of getting older... just because of who they are.
    Sep 1, 2018
  • 54:57
    When we imagine old age, we tend to picture - and fear - mental decline, physical breakdown, and loss of independence. This week, Piya speaks with people facing additional challenges in the process of getting older... just because of who they are.
    Sep 1, 2018
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