Brent Bambury

Brent Bambury has had a deep connection to radio since he launched his career at CBC as a teenager, working in Saint John, Halifax and Montreal. Brent hosts Day 6, a show that blends journalism, current affairs, comedy and opinion together on the radio. He thinks radio should be kinetic, full of life, fun, outrageous and thoughtful all at the same time.

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1 minute to midnight: Brent Bambury reflects on the 35th anniversary of Brave New Waves

Brave New Waves premiered on CBC Stereo Feb. 6, 1984 and continued until March 2007. Brent Bambury was host of the overnight alternative music show from 1985 until 1995.

Salman Rushdie on Day 6

A new interview with Salman Rushdie about his book "Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights" is coming your way next week. In the meantime, check out his last interview on Day 6.

Enter our "Baking Bad" contest

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Brent Bambury: The legality of blood and gore websites

If you follow exclusively mainstream media, the shocking story of a gruesome killing in Montreal began with the delivery of a severed limb. But consumers of a different kind of media may have witnessed the horror days earlier, on a Canadian website called Best Gore.
Analysis

Are we over-diagnosing autism? The psychiatric debate

The American Psychiatric Association is considering a report that would narrow the mental health definition of autism and potentially exclude up to three-quarters of current cases.

To catch an art thief

Day 6 host Brent Bambury talks with crime expert Dick Ellis about the recent Greek heist and the economics of art theft.
Analysis

Brent Bambury: Is WikiLeaks a spent force?

It is running out of money, stalwarts are leaving and leader Julian Assange is facing extradition. Is WikiLeaks on its last legs? Brent Bambury asks.

How music therapy soothed the bullet-damaged brain

Few thought U.S. congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords would live, let along speak again, after she was shot in the head at a political rally in Tuscon 10 months ago. But as Brent Bambury explains, music played a key part in restarting the brain.
Analysis

Gadhafi's gold-plated excesses outlive him

Ousted Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi's gilded excesses outlive him, revealing a spectacle in the waste laid to a country and its people.
Analysis

Can the Occupy Wall Streeters set up camp in Canada?

The Occupy Wall Street protest is entering its fourth week in the U.S. Next weekend it is supposed to come to Canada.