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Sook-Yin Lee brings together three complete strangers for 24 hours to talk about what’s difficult and try to make it better.

Native Child and the Full Moon Ep 4: Jordan

Childhood struggles helped build Jordan Lonechild-Levalley's strong character. Now he wants to be a social worker but can be quick to snap at people. How can he curb his temper and excel professionally?

Native Child and the Full Moon Ep 3: Tegan

Tegan Smallwood, 15, isn’t sure which nation she's from because her mom was adopted during the Sixties Scoop. A few years ago, her family went through a rough patch. Now, she wants to unpack it. How can she approach this difficult conversation?

Native Child and the Full Moon Ep 2: Caterina

Caterina Sinclair spent six difficult years in foster care. She’s grounded, smart, resilient, and committed to living healthy. So how can she maintain her friendships and stay on her own path?

Native Child and the Full Moon Ep 1: The Search

Forget hotel rooms, Sook-Yin Lee wants to sleepover in an institution. But will anyone let her in?

Get ready for a brand new Sleepover

This time, the 'where' is just as important as the 'who'.

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Jagmeet's Disarming Style

Punjabi-Canadian Jagmeet Singh is a politician and martial artist, who loves serving his constituents. He wears brightly colored turbans to disarm racism, but worries that his stylish reputation is taking center stage.

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'Sleepover Live' debuts at Toronto's Hot Docs Podcast Festival

Sleepover's first-ever live show strips away the hotel room privacy and gets on stage at the inaugural Hot Docs Podcast Fest in Toronto! Find out how to witness this weird social experiment.
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Perfect Strangers Return to an Imperfect World

Perfect strangers sequester themselves for 24 hours to help each other. But what happens when they return to an imperfect world? Sook-Yin checks in with guests from Toronto and Peterborough to find out.

Sleepover Check-In 2: Perfect Strangers Return to an Imperfect World

Perfect strangers sequester themselves for 24 hours to help each other. But what happens when they return to an imperfect world? Sook-Yin checks in with guests from Toronto and Peterborough to find out.

Sleepover with Sook-Yin Lee is back on CBC Radio One!

Starting June 27, catch your favourite 'weird social experiment' every week, twice a week on CBC Radio One and SiriusXM.
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Can strangers solve Trudy's sibling rivalry?

Deep in the Canadian wilderness arrives Trudy Wilson— realtor, long distance swimmer, and devoted mom. Family is important to Trudy, but since her mom’s death, she’s been battling with her big brother. Can strangers solve Trudy’s sibling rivalry?

Peterborough II: Orville Needs Out

Orville Thertell is a typical affable Canadian. He might be too nice. Orville’s being taken advantage of, but can’t put his foot down. Sequestered in a boathouse in the woods, can tough talk from a city guy and a realtor help him stick up for himself?

Peterborough III: Oseko's Secret Life

Oseko Ogega is a working class hero with a gift of the gab. He leads a double life, and it’s got him at a crossroads: should he be a working stiff or follow his passion? A rap battle in the wilderness helps unlock the secret of his struggle.

Resolving a sibling rivalry

Deep in the Canadian wilderness arrives Trudy Wilson— realtor, long distance swimmer, and devoted mom. Family is important to Trudy, but since her mom’s death, she’s been battling with her big brother. Can strangers solve Trudy’s sibling rivalry?

Toronto Coach House III: Eryn Faye and the Fire Down Below

As a “passion coach”, Eryn Faye Frans helps confused Christians with sex and intimacy. But for all of her expertise, Erin Faye is struggling with her own problem: after being diagnosed with colon cancer, Erin Faye is trying to get her passion back.

Toronto Coach House I: Davinder's Decision

Davinder Mahli, 18, is passionate about theatre, and has written award-winning plays. Davinder’s parents worked hard to send him to theatre school, but he’s losing inspiration. Does he stick it out, or does tell his parents he’s switching majors?

Toronto Coach House II: Walter's Wall

Walter Callaghan is a former medic with the Canadian forces. Walter was given a medical release just months shy of his full pension. Despite leaving the military over a decade ago, he still struggles with ghosts of the past.

Sleepover Live: Hot Docs Power Nap Edition

In the Sleepover Live Power Nap Edition, three mystery guests meet for the first time in a king-sized bed on stage with Sook-Yin Lee to share their deepest dilemmas.

Sleepover Check-In: What becomes of your problems?

Sook-Yin Lee checks in with guests from Vancouver, Salt Spring Island, and Toronto after they’ve checked out. The big question remains: Once you return to the world post-sleepover, what happens to your problems?

Toronto Skyscraper III: Kai-Cheng Unplugs

Kai Cheng is a social worker, poet, and workaholic. Her experiences growing up trans inspires her to help. She’s always there for others, but it’s exhausting. She needs to set boundaries, and focus on herself. Can she learn to say ‘no’?

Toronto Skyscraper II: Ben Wants Friends

Ben Goodes, 13, loves eating junk food and playing with his dog and best friend, Maya. Ben is looking for human friends, but has social anxiety related to his autism. People confound him, but he’s braved a sleepover to learn the secret to making buds.