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The coalition conundrum06/26/15
Canada's political culture has been resistant to coalition governments.
Complicated Grief Disorder
Essay by Emelia Symington Fedy.
No More Silence
A panel discussion about Canada's missing and murdered aboriginal women.
Stalin's Daughter, the Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life...
A biography by Rosemary Sullivan
Why the Senate will never be abolished - Michael's essay
The problems with the Senate have more to do with the people appointed to it than with the institution.
Why is Canada in Iraq?
Canada's Defence Minister Jason Kenney says the West's military strategy against ISIS is working. Andrew Bacevich, a retired Colonel in the United States Army, disagrees.
"I Want My Own Room" - an Alisa Siegel documentary
Sophie and Faye, two sisters, 7 and 9, share a bedroom. They both want out, and they've launched a campaign to make it happen.
Listener's mail for June 21, 2015
Listeners react to Michael's essay from last week about the culture of sexual abuse in Canada's military and the RCMP, and our documentary on Margot Bentley,who has advanced Alzheimer's and is being kept alive - despite her wish to die.
The Sunday Edition, June 21, 2015
Abolishing the Senate; Canada's Iraq mission; Their Own Room; Jealousy; Mail; Inuit children discover their heritage.
Michael's essay - The culture of sexual abuse in the RCMP...
To the military leadership of the armed forces and the officer corps of the RCMP, sexual abuse, including sexual assault, seems to constitute a public relations problem.
Listener mail for June 14, 2015
Listeners sent in their own grammar pet peeves following last week's interview with New Yorker copy editor Mary Norris, author of "Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen".
Pinchas Zukerman and Amanda Forsyth
Michael talks to Pinchas Zukerman and Amanda Forsyth of the NAC Orchestra about what it's like to work in the same place as your spouse, and about the music they make together.
"In the Presence of a Spoon" - A Karin Wells documentary
Margot Bentley was a nurse in BC who made her end of life wishes crystal clear and on paper. Now, 17 years into dementia and many court cases later, she is being kept alive - all because she opens her mouth in the presence of a spoon.
New Yorker copy editor Mary Norris on joys and perils of...
For more than three decades, Mary Norris has been scouring the pages of The New Yorker magazine long before each issue is published.
Smashing history - the impact of ISIS attacks on biblical...
ISIS has been destroying ancient ruins and statues in museums. Eleanor Robson, Chair of the Council at the British Institute for the Study of Iraq, says the damage is not just to precious old stones.
A child of the "Death Railway"
Tasmanian writer Richard Flanagan's latest novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North tells a tale of savagery and survival on the Thailand-Burma "Death railway".
Money and politics part 1 - Henry Mintzberg
Henry Mintzberg on rebalancing society.
Money and politics part 2 - The United States of ALEC
A look at one of the most influential political organizations in the U.S. - ALEC (the American Legislative Exchange Council.)
Michael's Essay - Should animals have rights similar to...
Michael looks at the legal arguments over giving human rights to animals.
This Was Her Time
CBC producer Jaela Bernstien brings us the story of two sisters whose love for each other carried them through an agonizing experience.
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