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The World this Weekend with Martina Fitzgerald

CBC Radio's The World This Weekend is a comprehensive half-hour news and information program. The program aims to bring Canadians the most up-to-date developments on the key stories of the day. To that end, The World This Weekend offers listeners a comprehensive news package followed by a showcase of documentaries produced by the best journalists in Canada and around the world.

  • 30:00
    The World This Weekend keeps you up to date with what's happening in Canada and around the world.
    Oct 14, 2018
  • 03:45
    Europe has seen a number of separatist movements flourish. Usually, in regions that have a strong national identity. But then there's Brittany. It's seeing a resurgence of Breton culture, but not the same push for independence. So far.
    Jan 12, 2018
  • 03:58
    In the capital of the world's newest country, South Sudan, a crop of young designers and fashionistas are building a nascent fashion industry, against all odds. That story by Tanya Birkbeck, an International Women's Media Foundation South Sudan Fellow.
    Sep 1, 2017
  • 04:46
    Women in France once made beach-side toplessness trendy, but now, research shows that ditching the bikini top is losing its appeal. John Laurenson reports.
    Sep 1, 2017
  • 05:15
    Usain Bolt has run his last solo 100 metre race. Former Olympian and CBC Sports analyst, Anson Henry, helps us get inside his head.
    Aug 5, 2017
  • 02:41
    There's a rule we try to adhere to in radio: "The microphone is always on." There are signs it could be good advice for doctors too.
    Jul 31, 2017
  • 03:00
    Iraqi government troops have killed thousands of ISIS militants in Mosul. What to do with the families of those militants is the next big challenge.
    Jul 15, 2017
  • 02:28
    Pickle Lake, Ontario is believed to be home to the province's northern-most farm. The people who run it want to bring fresh food to the surrounding communities. But they'll have to contend with an unforgiving climate and the rugged Canadian Shield.
    Oct 28, 2016
  • 03:44
    In central France, modern builders are constructing a medieval castle -- using medieval methods. The site has become a training ground for people wanting to apply 13th century techniques -- to their 21st century lives.
    Oct 28, 2016
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