The Sunday Magazine

November 18, 2018 — The Sunday Edition

Listen to this week's episode with host Michael Enright.
Listen to this week's show with host Michael Enright. (Tamara Poppitt/HarperCollins Canada, Joe Raedle/Getty Images, AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images )

Michael Enright embarks on a program of personal transformation

When you can't change the world, change yourself. The Sunday Edition's host Michael Enright does exactly that by swapping out his hangers and growing a beard.

How artificial intelligence could change Canada's immigration and refugee system

A.I. could speed up decision-making in an immigration system plagued with backlogs. But human rights experts have grave concerns about using A.I. in decisions that can have life-or-death consequences.

How desegregation led this TSO trumpeter to the teacher who changed his life

In 1981, Andrew McCandless, 10, was bused from his white working-class community to an overwhelmingly black middle school, where he met Robert Jarrett. More than 30 years later, he honoured his mentor.

Paul Rogers on what it takes to avoid war

The current geopolitical order makes the hard work of peace more challenging still, says scholar Paul Rogers. He is an emeritus professor of Peace Studies at Bradford University in Britain. He's also the Global Security Consultant with the Oxford Research Group.

Esi Edugyan on Washington Black and the inescapable tendrils of slavery

The celebrated Canadian writer talks to Michael about growing up black in Calgary, the legacy of slavery, and what it's like to win (or be nominated for) so many literary prizes.

We need to rethink our obsession with being more productive

The gospel of productivity would have us believe that through better time management, we'll be able to accomplish more, and be happier and more successful as a result. Brad Aeon, who specializes in time management at Concordia University, says we should think again.