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Ottawa All In A Day

All In A Day is Ottawa's number one afternoon drive program. Alan Neal and the All In A Day team offer compelling local stories, as well as regional, national and international reports.

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The Best of All In a Day, Sep 20, 2018: "Film review of Predator"

Predator is back (minus Schwarzenegger of course) for a reboot. But did this alien need to return? We find out, from film reviewers Vladimir Jean-Gilles from Shifter Magazine and Tish Chambers, who cohosts the In the Movies podcast.

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The Best of All in a Day, Sept 19, 2018: "Le Farmhop"

On September 30th, a trio of farmers from La Pêche invite you to join them for a cornucopia of food, music and more. The farmers hopped into studio to give us the dirt on Le Farmhop.

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The Best of All in a Day, Sep 14, 2018: "Viva Mexico"

Forty dancers take the stage at Shenkman Arts Centre tomorrow to explore how Mexico's dance traditions have evolved over the years. In this hour, the artistic director of Viva Mexico tells us about his ambitious project.

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The Best of All in a Day, Sep 13, 2018: "David Byrne"

His American Utopia tour is said to be changing concert experience as we know it. David Byrne weaves together songs from his 40 year career into a stageshow like no other. He joins us in this episode.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jul 24, 2018: "Steve Earle performs at CityFolk"

Steve Earle and the Dukes celebrate the 30th anniversary of their Copperhead Road album at CityFolk tonight, but he dropped by the All in a Day studio first.

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The Best of All in a Day, Sep 11, 2018: "Jim Bryson"

Jim Bryson is back with a new album, TIRED OF WAITING, coming out this Friday, and on it he draws on characters both real and imagined. We hear about where the lines and characters in the album emerged from.

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The Best of All in a Day, Sep 10, 2018: "Miriam Toews"

Miriam Toews' brilliant new book WOMEN TALKING takes us inside the loft with eight women trying to make a decision that will change the rest of their lives, and explores the roles of faith, fear and the ability to start over. Miriam Toews tells us about her book before heading to Writersfest, tonight.

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The Best of All in a Day, Sep. 7, 2018: "Jack Pine"

Jack also known as Gareth Audet-Houle is part of the CityFolk 25th anniversary concerts, but he is also releasing a new video featuring his real-life partner, which was a casting decision that wasn't easy to make. He tells us why in this episode.

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The Best of All in a Day, Sep 6, 2018: "John Burge at the Prince Edward County Chamber Music Festival."

At the 2017 Junos, a quartet by Kingston composer John Burge was up for Classical Composition of the Year. He didn't win, but that put him in the same boat as another nominated composer of note who didn't win that year. Some guy named Leonard Cohen. Now, John Burge has written a new quartet inspired in part by Cohen. Before it premieres tomorrow, we'll hear how Leonard's Death gets new life.

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The Best of All in a Day, Sept 5, 2018 - "D is for Dinner: Lady Ashburn's pickles"

Gisele Paquette of Gingham Wisdom Workshops dropped by the studio with a recipe for mustard pickles that's been passed down in the Maritimes for generations.

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The Best of All in a Day, Aug 28, 2018: "Final round of Teen Reading Series"

The final round of our Teen Reading Series, "Off The Shelf", with Adeola Egbeyemi defending THE SCORPION RULES by Erin Bow, and Sarah Ham defending THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY by Oscar Wilde.

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The Best of All in a Day, Aug 27, 2018: "Starstruck #5"

We conclude our Starstruck summer astronomy series with Gary Boyle explaining why you don't need a $10-thousand dollar telescope to continue your exploration of the night sky!

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The Best of All in a Day, Aug 24, 2018: "Pride and the School Experience"

As teens are gearing up to go back to school, how welcoming are schools now for trans, gay, and bi youth?

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The Best of All in a Day, Aug 23, 2018: "Silent Cities"

A gigantic tiger that's half the size of the Peace Tower. It's one of the paintings of Sanjay Sundram's Silent Cities collection, where animals take over our town.

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The Best of All in a Day, Aug 21, 2018: "Teen Reading Series #7"

Our teen reading series, Off The Shelf, continues, with two books examining very different teen experiences: the Tulsa gangs of 1965, and romance of 2016 New York.

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The Best of All in a Day, Aug 20 2018: Wartime sweethearts' postcards find their way to War Museum

A romance tale told through postcards, letters, and a whole lot of X's...the War Museum unearths the private correspondence between a private and his love.

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The Best of All in a Day, Aug 16, 2018: "Sirius Top Comic Prize: Kyle Brownrigg"

Kyle Brownrigg, one of the comic finalists gearing up to win $25,000 Sirius Top Comic Prize, tells us about his craft.

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The Best of All in a Day, Aug 15, 2018: "Shifter Magazine's Capital Essentials playlist"

The fine folks at Ottawa's Shifter Magazine have curated a playlist featuring local hip-hop and R&B artists music lovers ought to know about. Kevin Bourne from the magazine joined Alan Neal in studio to preview some of the tracks.

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The Best of All in a Day, Aug 13, 2018: "Teachers panel on elementary union's vow to back teachers over sex-ed curriculum"

The union that represents Ontario elementary public school teachers vowed to "vigorously defend" any educator who uses the modernized sex-ed curriculum in the classroom this school year in defiance of the province's decision to impose an outdated version. The All in a Day teacher's panel responds to the news.

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The Best of All in a Day, Aug 10, 2018: "Visit to Rohingya camps in Bangladesh"

More than half a million Rohingya refugees are still living in refugee camps in Bangladesh, one year after they fled violence in Myanmar. With the monsoon season underway in Bangladesh, what are the new concerns for Rohingya refugees? The executive director of Doctors Without Borders Canada shares what he saw during a recent visit to their camps.

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The Best of All in a Day, Aug 9, 2018: "Former Ambassador on Saudi-Canada Row"

It's a diplomatic crisis that all started with a tweet. As the temperature continues to rise in the row between Canada and Saudi Arabia, some are asking whether Twitter is the right place to carry out diplomacy. We put that question to Canada's former ambassador to the Middle Eastern kingdom.

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The Best of All in a Day, Aug 8, 2018: "Opera Couple"

A decade ago, she was singing on the streets. Now, Canadian soprano Simone Osborne is a rising star in the Opera world, along with her husband, bass-baritone Gordon Bintner. The opera power couple take the stage at Chamberfest tonight.

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The Best of All in a Day, Aug 7, 2018: "Ottawa's Song of the Summer"

"Believe in yourself," that' one of the messages Peter Joynt gives to students when the rapper visits schools. Little did he know those words would be enough to propel one 13-year- old girl into a new project. They tell us about the journey to making a song together.

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The Best of All In a Day, Aug 3, 2018 "Leslie Ting's Speculation"

Tonight's Chamberfringe performance is inspired by Leslie Ting's personal experience of watching her mother gradually lose her vision. She's woven sights and sounds into a concert that looks at sight, sound, and the absence of each, to explore the way our senses shape us.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jul 31, 2018: "Veterans Ombudsman's report card"

The Veterans Ombudsman says some former military personnel are waiting close to a year for bureaucrats to approve the therapy they need, leading some vets to go without treatment.

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The Best of All in a Day, July 30 - Zimbabweans head to polls in first post-Mugabe election

For the first time in 38 years, Zimbabweans voted in a presidential election that did not feature former president Robert Mugabe as a candidate. Giacomo spoke with Zimbabwean-Canadian Andriata Chironda about the milestone.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jul 27, 2018: "Raising Stanley / Life with Tulia"

If you've had questions about how guide dogs are raised and trained, or what it feels like to work with one, then there is a new show at the GCTC that can give you some insight. It uses a mix of storytelling, painting and video. Two of the show's creators tell us more in this episode.

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The Best of All in a Day, July 25 "D is for Dinner: Young jackfruit salad

Forget the pho. An Ottawa chef Cameron Stauch's new cookbook travels everywhere from temples to back alleys to learn the art of vegetarian Vietnamese cuisine.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jul 24, 2018: "2018 General election in Pakistan"

More than a hundred million Pakistanis are preparing to vote for their next prime minister. A Pakistani freelance writer tells us about the major players in the election and what is at stake for those running and voters.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jul 23, 2018: "Starstruck Series #2"

Our Starstruck series continues with backyard astronomer Garry Boyle telling us what stars really are.

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The Best of All in a Day, July 20, 2018 "Pop-up Bike Lanes in Bells Corners"

On Sunday, residents of Bells Corners will take road design into their own hands. At least temporarily. They'll be installing pop-up bike lanes on Moodie Drive. They'll even be adjusting the speed limit.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jul 19, 2018: "Summer fashion faux-pas in the workplace"

Belly buttons, armpits, or even cheeks. We take a look at summer fashion follies in the workplace with a Chief Etiquette Officer.

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The Best of All in a Day, July 18 - "Carlington Booch"

Jon Ruby of Carlington Booch dropped by the studio to explain how his social enterprise uses kombucha to help people in recovery from addictions.

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The Best of All in a Day, July 17: "Mirielle Asselin"

Mirielle Asselin is her former home town today to perform at the Music And Beyond Festival. She dropped by the studio to talk with Alan Neal about her new album Inspired By Canada.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jul 13, 2018: "Autism support got a mention in Ontario Throne Speech"

Parents of children with autism got a shout-out in yesterday's Ontario Throne Speech with a promise to increase supports to help these families. Two parents share their suggestions with us.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jul 12, 2018: "Lighthouse"

The big big sound of Lighthouse, heard 50 years ago on their debut album is back, and original members Paul Hoffert and Ralph Cole will be with the band at Bluesfest and in this episode.

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The Best of All in a Day, July 11: "Ayesha at Last."

Look out, Mr. Darcy, Uzma Jalaluddin's debut novel offers a Muslim-Canadian spin on a Jane Austen-style romance. She joined Alan Neal in the studio.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jul 09, 2018: "Bryan Adams"

A conversation with Bryan Adams, backstage at Bluesfest, on Thursday night where we compared those early days to his life and what changed over the last three decades of music, and what it's taken to survive.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jul 6, 2018: "A.J. Croce"

Who is A.J. Croce singing about when he talks about loved ones who betrayed him? He tells us in this episode and we delve into his album, Just Like Medicine.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jul 5, 2018: "Nick Lowe"

It's been 40 years since Nick Lowe released the album "Jesus Of Cool". But Lowe has become known for much more than that over his career, a career that is still going. We talk to the nearly 70-year-old Nick Lowe in this episode.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jul 4, 2018: "D is for 4th of July dish"

The independence day party is well underway for our neighbours across the border. An American and a Canadian share two 4th of July recipes with us.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jul 3, 2018: "New Ottawa Police Recruit"

From nursing to policing. Call it an uncommon career change, but one new recruit with the Ottawa Police Service did just that. She joins us with an explanation of that big career jump.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jun 29, 2019: "Arkells"

Arkells take the stage for the noon and nighttime show on Canada Day. Max Kerman talks about the ten-year journey of the Hamilton band to where they are today.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jun 28, 2018: "The National Portrait"

What does a group portrait of Canada look like? For novelist and artist Doug Coupland, it's a collection of one thousand 3D printed sculptures of Canadians who live across the country. He tells us more about that project before it is unveiled at the Ottawa Art Gallery.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jun 27, 2018: "Shoaling in Ottawa"

What happens when cyclists don't work well together? Our own cycling expert, Giacomo Panico, brings us into the scandalous world of shoaling.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jun 26, 2018: "The Ruinous Sweep"

At one point in Tim Wynne-Jones' new mystery, The Ruinous Sweep, the main character of Bee is reflecting on the death of someone close to her, and finds herself listening to CBC Radio Two, when Arvo Part's requiem for Benjamin Britten comes on. Her reaction and what happens next is one example of how sound is used in a fascinating book by Wynne-Jones, who talks about it in this episode.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jun 21, 2018: "Terrorism Recruitment in Canada."

After some years of delay, the terrorism trial of Awso Peshdary, an alleged ISIS recruiter and financier, started this week. A former senior intelligence analyst at CSIS gives us a rundown of the case behind the trial and tells us about the current situation with ISIS recruitment in Canada.

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The Best of All in a Day, June 20, 2018: "What happens when an artist and maker decide to build a canoe?"

Drew Mosley and Andrew Szeto are Ottawa-based artisans and makers. They've teamed up in the past, creating everything from t-shirts, pillows to jack knives. But their latest projec is a cedar canoe made by Szeto and painted by Mosley. They dropped by the studio.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jun 18, 2018: "Design Canada"

The CN logo, the CBC gem, and the federal watermark. They're all iconic logos that belong to Canadians -- but what do they say about us? We meet the director of a documentary about the golden era of Canadian graphic design.

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The Best of All In a Day, June 14, 2018 "Di and Vlad's Film Review"

Di and Vlad give us their takes on two very different films this week: Tag is an over-the-top buddy comedy, while the other film, Hereditary, is a chilling psychological thriller.

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The Best of All in a Day. Jun 12, 2018: "Mother-Daughter Graduates"

A mother and daughter are graduating together from the same program at Carleton University tomorrow. Both equally competitive, their school year, two years ago, started off tense and awkward. They tell us what it's like attend university with your mom.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jun 11, 2018: "Black Municipal Candidates"

With an Ottawa municipal election on the way this fall, a business group is hosting a meet-and-greet so voters can know, and get behind black candidates. We meet two of them in this episode.

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The Best of All in a Day, June 8, 2018: "Political Panel: G7 and what Ford Nation means for Trudeau"

Julie and Susan discuss tensions at the G7 in Charlevoix, Quebec -- plus, what Ontario's Progressive Conservative majority government will mean on the Hill.

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The Best of All in a Day, June 6, 2018 "Remembering Brian Browne"

Yesterday, jazz pianist and composer Brian Browne passed away at the age of 81. We spoke with Browne's close friend and musical collaborator Paul Novotny.

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The Best of All in a Day June 5 2018: Candidates from Nepean riding on post-secondary education

The NDP, Liberal and PC candidates for the Ontario riding of Nepean answer a constituent's question about tuition and education.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jun 4, 2018: "Ottawa Gig Posters Art Exhibition"

This evening, some old concert posters will have another chance at life, and Irene's Pub will be their home for the month. The illustrator who has created them tells us about the path that has led him to put on an exhibition of his gig posters.

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The Best of All in a Day, Jun 1, 2018: "Andrew Alexander"

Andrew Alexander, the man behind Second City Theatre, and SCTV, chats with us before he gets a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards.

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The Best of All in a Day, May 31, 2018: "Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Hot Spots Map"

We hear about how the Ottawa Hospital and Ottawa Victim Services mapped out which neighbourhoods have clusters of sexual and domestic assault cases.

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The Best of All in a Day, May 30, 2018: "Orpheus Theatre presents Mamma Mia"

A musical opens at Centrepointe Theatre this weekend. And the costumes include everything from speedos, wetsuits and even a wedding dress. We get a preview of Mamma Mia.

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The Best of All in a day, May 29, 2018: "French Life in the Capital Exhibition"

An online exhibition is telling some lesser known stories about French Canadian contribution to Ottawa's history. A University of Ottawa professor emeritus who led that project tells us about why it's significant.

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First time voters review final Ontario leaders debate

As we head into the home stretch of the Ontario election campaign, our first time weigh on how the party leaders performed in last night's televised debate.

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The Best of All in a Day, May 25, 2018: "Political Panel"

Donald Trump is threatening steep new tariffs on car and truck imports as a way to protect national security. Is this just a pressure tactic to get a better deal on NAFTA - or a real threat to Canada's auto sector? Our political panel weighs in.

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The Best of All in a Day, May 24, 2018: "CBC Street Talk - Kanata-Carleton"

Candidates running in Kanata-Carleton answer your concerns about hydro rates on 'CBC Street Talk' this afternoon.

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The Best of All in a Day, May 23, 2018: "Governor General's Innovation Award Winner."

A former IBM engineer received the Governor General's Innovation Award today for developing cutting edge technologies that let disabled kids communicate with their parents -- or play his Virtual Music Instrument.

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The Best of All in a Day, May 22, 2018: "Artificial Intelligence and Agriculture in Canada"

Artificial intelligence is set to change the world. But how is it impacting Canadian agriculture? We hear from a University of Ottawa professor who has been studying controversial technology in that sector for the past decade.

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The Best of All in a Day, May 18, 2018: "Claude Munson's Second Album"

Ottawa singer-songwriter, Claude Munson, is releasing his long-awaited second album with a show at the National Arts Centre's Fourth Stage tomorrow. He chats and plays some of the tunes in The Silence Came After.

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The Best of All in a Day, May 17, 2018: "Glass Fashion Show"

Fragile and floating are two apt words to describe the spectacle an Eastern Ontario artist is planning to pull off in Murano, Italy this weekend. We get the details about her Glass Fashion Show.

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The Best of All in a Day, May 16, 2018: "Ottawa Champions pick up pace with new game rules"

The Can-Am baseball league has made changes to the game to pick up the pace. The commissioner of the league joins us ahead of the Ottawa Champions' season opener.

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The Best of All in a Day, May 14, 2018: "CBC Street Talk - Ottawa Centre"

What would you do to improve child care in Ontario? Candidates running in Ottawa-Centre take on that CBC Street Talk question this afternoon.

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The Best of All in a Day May 11 2018: Political panel on Christine Moore & more

Julie van Dusen and Susan Delacourt look at harrassment on the Hill -- from the NDP's Christine Moore facing allegations of sexual harrasment, to the Green Party's Elizabeth May being cleared of criminal workplace harassment.

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The Best of All in a Day May 10 2018: Di and Vlad take on two very different motherhood films

Both Life of the Party and Tully tackle issues of motherhood -- but in very different ways. Ahead of Mother's Day, film columnists Di and Vlad reveal which one is worth your time.

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The Best of All in a Day, May 9 "Kingston waygu beef farmer"

This weekend a unique beef farm will be showcased at the Eat Drink Spring event at the Agriculture Museum. Otter Creek Farms in Kingston specializes in wagyu beef and is run by neurosurgeon Dr. DJ Cook.

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The Best of All in a Day May 8 2018: Students win youth award for creating smudge room

Spirit of the Capital Youth Awards will be handed out to young people who have made a difference in their communities. Among them -- three teens from Gloucester High, who helped to build an Indigenous cultural lodge at their school.

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The Best of All In a Day May 7, 2018 "Doug Jones"

Doug Jones went from the McDonald's "Mac Tonight" ad to Guillermo del Toro with roles in Hellboy, Pan's Labyrinth, and the Oscar-winning The Shape Of Water. He'll be at Ottawa Comic Con this weekend.

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The Best of All In a Day, Friday May 4 2018 "Political panel"

A senate committee wants the government to put off legalizing cannabis by up to a year, but the PM says he's sticking with the summer timeline. Our political panel has thoughts.

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The Best of All In a Day, May 3 2018 "Justin Brake"

Reporter Justin Brake is the winner of this year's national award for press freedom for his coverage of the controversial Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project.

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The Best of All in a Day, May 2 "Remembering Local MP Gord Brown"

This morning, local MP Gord Brown died suddenly after having a heart attack in his Parliament Hill office. His friend and colleague Tony Clement shared memories of the member for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes.

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The Best of All in a Day May 1 2018: Retired Supreme Court Justice's debut novel

It's been brewing for years...But Beverly McLachlin had to set aside her crime novel for a good reason: her career as a Supreme Court Justice. Now retired, her book Full Disclosure is out.

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The Best of All in a Day, Apr 30 2018: "Problems with city-run long term care homes"

The City of Ottawa's long-term care homes were under the microscope today, with three separate reports on the table calling for everything from better medication management to hiring more nurse and personal support workers. We get some of the details from the City of Ottawa's Auditor General, and the General Manager for Community and Social Services.

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The Best of All in a Day, Apr 25: "Making music with artificial intelligence"

Pablo Samuel Castro's research helps musicians write lyrics with the help of artificial intelligence. He dropped by the All in a Day studio ahead of the AI Revolution Event at the Canadian Science and Technology Museum tonight.

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The Best of All in a Day, April 18 "Hot chicken trend lands in Ottawa"

Nashville Hot Chicken has a well-earned reputation of leaving a trail of singed tastebuds in its wake. The trouble is it's hard to find in Ottawa. Chef Holly Laham is on a one-woman mission to perfect her own hot chicken recipe.

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The Best of All in a Day Apr 17 2018: Benjamin Woo examines geek culture in new book

How geeks socialize and their love of the superheroic, speculative and slayer is the focus of Carleton prof Benjamin Woo's new book. He talks to us about Getting a Life.

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The Best of All in a Day April 16 2018: Senator calls for mandatory minimum sentencing change

The Liberal government has long promised to end mandatory minimum sentencing, but it hasn't happened yet. And so independent senator Kim Pate is introducing a bill to make it happen.

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The Best of All in a Day Apr 13 2018: Keeping your information safe on social media

With all this talk about privacy concerns and user data collection on places such as Facebook, we've invited an expert on the show to help you navigate your social media use and possibly even reboot it.

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The Best of All in a Day, Apr 11 - "Bulgogi chicken wings and coconut cilantro sticky rice recipe"

Marc Behiels from Marc Kitchen serves us a recipe for bulgogi chicken wings and coconut cilantro sticky rice.

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The Best of All in a Day Apr 10 2018: 3 filmmakers racing to the Digi60 finish line

We talk to 3 filmmakers racing against the clock to finish short films, for the Digi60 film festival challenge.

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The Best of All In A Day April 9, 2018: Video Games Live

Video Games Live is an immersive concert featuring music from the most popular video games ever made. Alan spoke with creator Tommy Tallarico, and a surprise musical guest, about the event.

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The Best of All In A Day April 6, 2018: Flying Horses

Since the release of Jade Bergeron's debut album as Flying Horses, she's moved back to Ottawa from Iceland, and re-examined her life and her relationships. Alan spoke with her about how that affected her new album, in advance of her show on Friday at the National Arts Centre.

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The Best of All In A Day April 5, 2018: Jim Cuddy

Jim Cuddy is at the National Arts Centre tonight. Before his show, he dropped by the All In A Day studio to talk about his new album Constellation.

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The Best of All In A Day - April 4, 2018 "Driverless pods"

A British company that makes driverless electric vehicles is opening an office in Ottawa. Alan spoke with David Keene, the CEO of Aurrigo, who was in town for a summit on autonomous vehicles.

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The Best of All In A Day - April 3, 2018

The superhero Cable hasn't had the same prominence as other Marvel superheroes. But he'll be played by Josh Brolin in the upcoming sequel to Deadpool, and he's also getting a reboot in the comic book series. Ottawa native Lonnie Nadler co-wrote the latest issues and he joined Alan Neal to talk about it.

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The Best of All in a Day, Mar 28 2018: "South African Storyteller Gcina Mhlophe"

A South African storyteller is using the gift of gab to keep history alive through her own personal stories and fairytales. She speak with us before performing in Ottawa tonight.

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The Best of All in a Day, Mar 26 2018: "Fatty Legs"

An Inuk grandmother's life has inspired a best-selling series of books about residential schools. Authors Margaret Pokiak-Fenton and Christy Jordan-Fenton discuss their books, residential school history and Inuvialuit culture.

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The Best of All in a Day, Mar 26 2018: "The Effective Citizen".

If you're looking to get into the mind of a politician, then you may want to pick up Graham Steele's book, The Effective Citizen: How to Make Politicians Work for You. He shares some tips, tricks, and stories from a 15-year career in Nova Scotia's politics.

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The Best of All in a Day, Mar 23 2018: "Don Ross Goes Celtic"

You know him as the finger-style guitarist that has created some of the finest tunes of his generation. Don Ross tells us why and how he will be going Celtic in Ottawa this weekend.

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The Best of All in a Day, Mar 22 2018: "Vivian Fung on Earworms."

Composer Vivian Fung tells us about the surprising tunes that inspired her latest composition.

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The Best of All in a Day, Mar 21 2018: "Infant Bereavement"

One in four Canadian women lose pregnancies or infants right after birth. We hear from two women working to ensure that people know where they can turn to when they experience that loss.

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The Best of All in a Day Mar 20 2019: "Reflections on Syria"

The catastrophe in Syria is rolling into its eighth year. Two Syrians in Ottawa share reflections on their country, and the civil war that has changed it.

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The Best of All in a Day, March 16 2018: Speaking Irish on Paddy's Day

Gaeilge, or the Irish language, is not widely known. But there are passionate speakers of it in the Ottawa area -- we meet two of them, just ahead of St Patrick's Day.

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The Best of All in a Day, Mar 15 2018: "Godspell"

Godspell, a show that was first performed on Broadway almost 50 years ago, is in Ottawa. The artistic director of the 9th Hour Theatre tells us about their fresh adaptation of the musical, and why they've incorporated headlines and the news in it.

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The Best of All in a Day, Mar 14 2018: "D is for Seaweed"

Ottawa chef and nutritionist, Amy Longard, shares a seaweed-inspired recipe, and tells us all the reasons we should include it in our diet.

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The Best of All in a Day, Mar 13, 2018: "Bill Teron's death"

The man known as the "Father of Kanata" has died. Developer Bill Teron led the development of much of the community, stretching back to the sixties. Kanata North Councillor Marianne Wilkinson reflects on his legacy.

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The Best of All in a Day Mar 7 2018: "Why a research chair in conjuring arts is necessary"

We're so fascinated by the world of magic that Carleton University is creating a Chair for the Study of the Conjuring Arts. A magic professor tells us about this growing academic field.

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The Best of All in a Day, Mar 6 2018: "Free Speech on Campus Follow"

Across the country, students have been vocal about speech they don't want to hear on their campus. We speak with a student who's trying to ensure that offensive and hateful speech don't get a free pass on her campus.

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The Best of All in a Day, Mar 5 2018" "Free Speech on University Campuses"

A controversial professor was at Queen's University this evening, and hundreds of students showed up to protest at his event. But when does free speech go too far on the university campuses?

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The Best of All in a Day, Mar 2 2018: Living with Schizophrenia

The Royal Ottawa will honour people who have inspired awareness about mental health at their annual Inspiration Awards Gala. One award winner tells us what it's like to live with Schizophrenia.

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The Best of All in a Day Mar 1 2018: Is the federal budget's nod to women in the trades enough?

This week's federal budget includes grants to help women get into the trades. But what happens once they get to the job site? We find out from a woman who works in and teaches construction at Algonquin College.

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The Best of All in a Day, Wed, Feb 28: "Arnprior Para Snowboarder en route to Pyeongchang Paralympics"

All in a Day catches up with John Leslie in Whistler, BC as he prepares to make his second appearance at the Paralympics.

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The Best of All in a Day Feb 26 2018: How gene therapy is targeting blood cancers

Most forms of cancer treatment involve drugs, surgery and radiation therapy. But if we could modify and improve a person's own immune system to fight off cancer cells? We speak to a leading oncologist who's in Ottawa to talk about the latest advances in treating cancer using gene therapy.

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The Best of All in a Day Feb 23 2018: Why is Norway so darn good at the winter Olympics?

We invite the Norwegian Ambassador to Canada into our studio, to hopefully pry from her the secret of why a country of 5 million people can claim top spot in the medal standings.

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The Best of All in a Day Feb 21 2018: Brown is in

The PC nomination committee is allowing former leader Patrick Brown to run to get his job back. Is this the right decision? Conservative strategist Tim Powers weighs in.

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The Best of All in a Day Feb 14 2018: A tour with the singing Valentines

You may have seen them out and about today, serenading people for Valentine's Day. We tag along with a barbershop quartet singing messages of love.

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The Best of All in a Day Feb 13 2018: Mohamed Fahmy calls for more assistance for Canadians imprisoned abroad

Canadian-Egyptian journalist Mohamed Fahmy was imprisoned in Egypt in 2013. Now, he's appearing at a parliamentary committee with Amnesty International, to convince the government that more consular assistance is needed for Canadians in trouble abroad.

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The Best of All in a Day Feb 8 2018: Native North America Vol 1, Live

The acclaimed compilation Native North America Vol 1 collected the songs of nearly-forgotten indigenous songwriters. Now, some of them are touring. Before an Ottawa concert, we check in with Willie Thrasher, Duke Redbird, and curator/producer Kevin Howes.

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The Best of All in a Day Feb 7 2018: New research could develop a suicide prevention blood test

The new Chair of Suicide Prevention at the Royal is studying a particular gene, and its affect on suicide risk. Dr Zachary Kaminsky explains.

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The Best of All in a Day - Tues Feb 6, 2018 "Harassment in the Senate"

An independent senator is offering free legal counsel to staffers harassed by members of the Red Chamber. Senator Marilou McPhedran joined Giacomo Panico in studio with the details.

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The Best of All in a Day Feb 5 2018: Ottawa/Kingston author's book headed to Netflix

Iain Reid's debut novel I'm Thinking of Ending Things earned much praise in 2017 for its eerie atmosphere and thrilling twist. Now the book's being made into a movie for Netflix, with screenwriter Charlie Kaufman doing the adaptation. Iain chats with us about having his words turned into images.

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The Best of All in a Day Feb 2 2018: Political panel on yet more harassment allegations

Harassment and sexual misconduct is still the big story on the Hill this week. Julie van Dusen and Susan Delacourt talk about that, plus how the PM handled himself at a fiery open house in B.C.

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The Best of All in a Day Jan 31 2018: Cake in a Cup from a new Algonquin business

For D is for Dinner this week, we visit a new business from Algonquin College's School of Hospitality and Tourism. Honour Roll brings tasty treats to a cafe, including what we focussed on: the cup in a cake.

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The Best of All in a Day - 30 Jan 2018 "South Korea send-off party for Team Homan"

Fans of the Canadian Women's Olympic curling team will hurry hard over the Ottawa Curling Club tonight. Giacomo gets a preview of the Send-off to South Korea Party from two of the Team Homan's biggest supporters.

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The Best of All in a Day Jan 29 2018: "Remembering Royal Galipeau"

Former Conservative MP and Gloucester city councillor Royal Galipeau has died from cancer. His former campaign manager remembers a politician dedicated to his constituents.

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The best of All in a Day Jan 26 2018: "Guillaume Cote reflects on Nijinsky"

National Ballet of Canada principal dancer Guillaume Cote is playing the lead role of Nijinksy, which reflects the life of a brilliant but tortured dancer. Cote talks about channelling Nijinksy, and what he and other dancers bring to the role.

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The Best of All in a Day Jan 25, 2018 - Angela Hewitt carries on with the show after falling down stairs

Pianist Angela Hewitt took a tumble down a flight of stairs before her concert in Oxford last night, twisting her ankle. But she still managed to carry on with the show. Giacomo Panico reached her in England for the rest of the story.

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The Best of All in a Day Jan 24 2018: A burrata dish from the new restaurant Orto Trattoria

Top Chef Canada winner Rene Rodriguez is well known in Ottawa for his Spanish/Mexican restaurant Navarro, which closed last year. Now he's back with Italian cuisine, at Orto Trattoria, and we tasted his burrata appetizer.

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The Best of All in a Day Jan 23 2018: Snow plows as an instrument of gender equity

Can a city's snow clearing policy be sexist? We speak to the vice-mayor of Stockholm, where sidewalks, bus stops and areas near daycares get cleared before roads, because they're more often used by women.

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The Best of All in a Day Jan 22 2018: Gatineau's Olivier Rochon aerials his way to the Olympics

It's official: after missing the Canadian team the last two times around, Gatineau's aerial skiier Olivier Rochon has made the cut for the Winter Games in Pyeongchang. He shares his excitement.

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The Best of All in a Day Jan 18 2018: Getting more women in politics workshop

During the last three Ottawa elections, the number of women on council has dwindled from seven to four. We'll meet a councillor and a school trustee who'll be carrying banners calling for more females at the political table during tomorrow's women's march.

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The Best of All in a Day Jan 17 2018: Canada's forgotten nightingale

She was a famed opera singer in the early 1900s, from small-town Ontario, who was feted in Poland and Russia. But almost no one these days knows her name. Ottawa author Jane Cooper introduces us to Bertha Crawford.

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