The Sunday Edition (CBC)-logo

The Sunday Edition (CBC)

CBC

CBC Radio's The Sunday Edition is a lively three-hour program of conversation, documentaries and music. Michael Enright, an accomplished journalist and broadcaster, is the host and tackles everything from politics to pop culture, in Canada and around the world.

CBC Radio's The Sunday Edition is a lively three-hour program of conversation, documentaries and music. Michael Enright, an accomplished journalist and broadcaster, is the host and tackles everything from politics to pop culture, in Canada and around the world.
More Information

Location:

Toronto, ON

Networks:

CBC

Description:

CBC Radio's The Sunday Edition is a lively three-hour program of conversation, documentaries and music. Michael Enright, an accomplished journalist and broadcaster, is the host and tackles everything from politics to pop culture, in Canada and around the world.

Twitter:

@cbcsunday

Language:

English

Contact:

CBC Audience Relations P.O. Box 500, Station A Toronto, ON M5W 1E6 416-205-3311


Episodes

The Sunday Edition Podcast for November 18, 2018

11/16/2018
More
Michael Enright embarks on a program of personal transformation 0:39 How artificial intelligence could change Canada's immigration and refugee system 5:44 How desegregation led this TSO trumpeter to the teacher who changed his life 27:52 Paul Rogers on what it takes to avoid war 45:25 Esi Edugyan on Washington Black and the inescapable tendrils of slavery 1:32:49 We need to re-think our obsession with being more productive 2:00:45

Duration:02:20:51

The Sunday Edition podcast for November 11, 2018

11/9/2018
More
Michael's essay: Sean Hannity is only doing his job - to be a salesman for Trump 0:38 If the midterms were a battle for America's soul, who won? 4:32 A little-known story of heroic Canadian nurses killed in WW I atrocity told through opera 36:20 'The World Remembers' art project honours the dead of WW I 1:13:54 How the battle of Beaumont-Hamel devastated Newfoundland 1:32:19 Dr. Mohamed-Iqbal Ravalia's journey from Zimbabwe to Newfoundland to the Canadian Senate 2:00:02

Duration:02:19:53

The Sunday Edition podcast for November 4, 2018

11/2/2018
More
The election of Jair Bolsonaro and how right-wing populism is returning to its fascist roots 0:37 BC government sues drug companies over addictive opioids 21:18 What a crucial battleground district in rust-belt Wisconsin tells us about the midterm elections 43:19 Canadian airmen were key to the WWII Dam Busters 1:19:56 A unique refugee program pairs Canadian Border Services with volunteers who want to help 1:48:26

Duration:02:21:06

The Sunday Edition Podcast for October 28, 2018

10/26/2018
More
Michael's essay: Censoring Steve Bannon is not good for democracy (0:39) Rebecca Traister on women's anger and the U.S. midterm elections (4:26) What role should victim impact statements play in Canadian courts? (42:06) Stephen Marche on the possibility of a second Civil War in the U.S. (1:12:12)

Duration:01:30:29

The Sunday Edition Podcast for October 21, 2018

10/19/2018
More
Michael's essay: The media have gone gaga over the legalization of pot 0:39 Andrew Scheer on how Canada would be different if he were prime minister 5:30 How 98-year-old photographer Thelma Pepper captured the extraordinary in the 'ordinary women' of Saskatchewan 43:46 'Beirut is still a place to mourn': Rawi Hage sets new novel in his old hometown 1:08:57 Donald Trump lacks the character traits of great presidents, says presidential historian 1:31:02

Duration:02:12:31

The Sunday Edition Podcast for October 14, 2018

10/12/2018
More
Canada is unprepared for the demographic time-bomb hurtling at us 0:38 Canada's population needs to be 100 million by 2100 30:32 Aren't you too old for that? The late life plunge into the PhD 40:30 Mail: Baby Names 1:16:33

Duration:01:22:53

October 7, 2018 - The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright

10/5/2018
More
Michael's essay: Why would anyone ever risk taking any of the drugs advertised on TV? 0:39 We should hold identity with 'a lighter touch,' says philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah 4:19 Why aren't most women represented in the last names of their children? 42:31 Political philosopher Joseph Heath on the role emotion plays in politics 1:03:11 The goal of 10,000 steps a day is not based in science, says expert in walking behaviour 1:29:17 POV: Seventy is not the new sixty. Just ask my body 1:41:00

Duration:01:47:05

The Sunday Edition Podcast for September 30, 2018

9/28/2018
More
Michael's essay: How the Republican Party sees women? 0:39 'For them, it was just politics and it was a game': Anita Hill 5:23 Seeking comfort and community at the dog park 33:32 Ontario man with dementia on crusade to plan his own death 39:56 Political twists mean the Quebec election is now too close to call 1:10:09 Novelist Kate Atkinson on why she writes wartime fiction 1:28:09

Duration:01:55:14

The Sunday Edition Podcast for September 23, 2018

9/21/2018
More
Michael's essay: Technology is changing faster than our ability to control it 0:39 PANEL: How are Canadian attitudes towards immigration changing? 4:13 DOC: Sixth-graders in a nursing home - an unlikely but 'life-changing' school year 42:41 We can come out of the Trump era a better America, says professor 102:41 ESSAY: A lament for the end of Greyhound buses in western Canada 1:29:34 MAIL: The facts on gun ownership and gun crime in Canada 1:36:11

Duration:01:58:57

The Sunday Edition Podcast for September 16, 2018

9/14/2018
More
Michael's essay: Canadians love nothing more than a good old-fashioned constitutional crisis 0:39 A Canadian gun rights lobbyist says banning firearms won't stop gun violence 4:56 Personal essay: When your 'to-do' list is taking over your life, try a 'to-don't' list 36:34 You can't stop checking your phone because Silicon Valley designed it that way 43:25 Romance fiction is so much more than swashbuckling bodice-rippers, say authors 125:43 Think cloth bags are better for the environment?...

Duration:02:06:10

The Sunday Edition Podcast for September 9, 2018

9/7/2018
More
Michael's essay: Canada's so-called 'refugee crisis' is not real 0:38 The Catholic Church's legacy of covering up the sexual abuse of children 5:47 A Korean-Canadian opera singer rediscovers her voice in small-town Saskatchewan? 40:47 The Swamp, Part 1: The enduring power of Trumpism 59:10 The forgotten real-life story behind Lolita 1:26:30 Newfoundland writers Joel Thomas Hynes, Wayne Johnston and Bridget Canning onstage at the Winterset literary festival 1:51:20

Duration:02:11:13

The Sunday Edition Podcast for August 26, 2018

8/31/2018
More
The trials and tribulations of a hockey mom (0:28); How to rescue baseball from the glacial pace of play (21:17); Doc: Big Brother meets Big Data, in an office near you (42:54); What ads for escaped slaves tell us about slavery in Canada (1:18:04); What are smartphones doing to young people? (1:32:13); A feature interview with Canadian poet Dennis Lee (1:58:14).

Duration:02:22:19

The Sunday Edition Podcast for August 26, 2018

8/24/2018
More
Doc: How depression cost Gerald Le Dain his Supreme Court post (0:39); Convinced that Canadian beer is better than American beer? Think again! (31:34); "The ghost rapes of Bolivia" (44:58); Doc: A bluffer's guide to the very latest "tech talk." (1:08:29); Essay: A fateful thirty-year-old choice, re-imagined and lived anew (1:28:37); A scathing indictment of Canada's prisons, after 30 years working "down inside" (1:35:04); 'Unbuttoned: A History of Mackenzie King's Secret Life' (1:57:08).

Duration:02:21:11

The Sunday Edition Podcast for August 19, 2018

8/17/2018
More
Meet Cowboy Smithx, the young Blackfoot filmmaker (0:39); Remembering Mary Pratt, renowned Canadian painter (19:50); Doc: Women at the Wheel (41:43); Why so many people practice 'denialism' (1:02:41); There is no such thing as the 'white race' - or any other race, says historian (1:28:07); Peter Herrndorf on his illustrious career in the arts (1:52:00).

Duration:02:19:40

August 12, 2018 - The Sunday Edition with guest host David Gray

8/10/2018
More
The campaign to bring Corky the orca home after nearly 5 decades in captivity (0:39); Life inside a travelling school bus powered by vegetable oil (27:55); Sara Angelucci weaves garment factory stories into art (42:54); Poetry is a sugar cube in the bitter coffee of everyday life, says Pino Coluccio (1:06:59); A message from the world's oldest tree saves a man from his mid-life crisis (1:28:38); Two of the young, talented musicians from the piano quartet, "Ensemble Made In Canada" (1:35:31);...

Duration:02:26:58

August 5, 2018 - The Sunday Edition with guest host Laura Lynch

8/3/2018
More
Writer Elif Shafak on Turkish politics and embracing confusion in an age of tribalism and rigid thinking (0:39); A woman grapples with her husband's Alzheimer's disease (29:10); How online shipping is changing the environment, the design of cities, who we work for and even where we live (40:50); The anti-democratic reign of Facebook, Apple, Google and Amazon (1:10:44); Lyme disease: The first epidemic of climate change (1:27:11); The 'Men's Shed' movement helps older men stave off loneliness...

Duration:02:19:35

The Sunday Edition Podcast for July 29, 2018

7/27/2018
More
Writer Olivia Laing on turning our chaotic age into fiction (0:37); Anglo-Saxon parable inspires a young woman with a visual impairment (26:30); Montreal's graphic novel publisher Drawn & Quarterly (34:30); Irish-Canadian scholar of Inuktitut (37:45); ACLU Legal Director (1:15:00); Quebec music superstar La Bolduc is making a comeback (1:26:00); a prescription for Canadian healthcare from Henry Mintzberg (1:50:25)

Duration:02:19:03

The Sunday Edition Podcast for July 22, 2018

7/20/2018
More
Can we rewrite the 1951 Refugee Convention for the 21st century? (0:40); The "great divide" in women's friendships (36:00); Mail pack (43:40); "Life is a whole lot more than a PhD" (47:50); One man's quest to spread cribbage around the world (1:20:30); Canadians are not as open to immigration as we like to think (1:31:55); Novelist Sarah Perry on faith, fear and our fascination with monsters (1:56:50).

Duration:02:19:15

The Sunday Edition Podcast for July 15, 2018

7/13/2018
More
On this week's episode with guest host Nahlah Ayed: U.S. diplomat questions Trump's belief in the free world on eve of meeting Putin (0:39); Doc: Why one school board believes studying music is essential for all (26:00); "Abandoned by my country," Former hostage in Syria says Canada let him down (44:20); Think the "5-second rule" means it's okay to eat food you dropped on the floor? Think Again! (01:12:00); A mother's heart melts when a puppy penetrates a 'no pets' family (01:20:33); Doc:...

Duration:02:17:45

The Sunday Edition Podcast for July 8, 2018

7/6/2018
More
On this week's episode with guest host Gillian Findlay: This searing novel about domestic violence is a damning exposé of India's big problem (0:40); 'Excommunicate me from the church of social justice': an activist's plea for change (33:18); Documentary: 'Time is the great editor': Brian Brett chooses his literary executor (42:10); Donald Trump is the logical outcome of America's fascination with irrationality (01:01:16); What rumours reveal about our deepest hopes and fears (01:26:10).

Duration:01:50:55