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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.
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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.

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Episodes

The Sunday Edition Podcast for July 22, 2018

7/20/2018
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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
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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
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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

The Sunday Edition Podcast for July 1, 2018

6/29/2018
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Children seeking asylum face extortion, rape and murder before they even arrive at the U.S. border? (0:37); Trees are essential infrastructure in our towns and cities, say urban foresters? (22:43); Doc: An unusual family finds joy, connection and love in a remote Inuit community (43:51); Nick Mount on how Canadian literature came to be CanLit (1:08:17); Robert Harris on everything you ever wanted to know but were afraid to ask about 'O Canada' (1:33:09); Doc: Newfoundland reunion (2:11:18).

Duration:02:19:49

The Sunday Edition Podcast for June 24, 2018

6/22/2018
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Michael's essay - What would Mr. Rogers say? (0:37); Meet Herménégilde Chiasson (5:58); Mail: Slow news (36:00); Doc: Just to Have Had You (43:27); Why Canada doesn't have a national pharmacare program (1:10:51); A wearable medical device that could help Canadians move again (1:32:17); Trinity Western University Supreme Court of Canada ruling (1:48:12); Mike Check (2:10:58).

Duration:02:16:08

The Sunday Edition Podcast for June 17, 2018

6/15/2018
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Michael's essay: News fatigue (00:37); The history of Canada-US tensions (4:59); My son's Facebook history might help me understand why he died. But Facebook won't let me see it.(29:13); Doc: Llandovery castle opera (37:11); Racism in Britain's middle class (1:14:51); Doc: My Own Private Twillingate (1:41:45); Mail: Fountain pens (2:01:03).

Duration:02:08:15

The Sunday Edition Podcast for June 10, 2018

6/11/2018
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Michael's essay: Public vulgarity is nothing new, and vulgar words aren't all created equal (00:38); Ontario election panel (5:25); Mail: Moot Court (36:40); Documentary: Co-housing update (43:29); Peter Fleming Pt. 2 - Changing the way we work to build a more livable society (59:39); Miriam's essay: Being bipolar is not the sum total of who I am, nor is it a life sentence (1:24:35); Mail: Deaf employment (1:32:30); Jessica Matthews on Iran/North Korea nuclear deal (1:38:53); Llandovery...

Duration:02:21:35

The Sunday Edition Podcast for June 3, 2018

6/1/2018
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Michael's essay (0:40); Peter Fleming (6:59); Essay: Smile, Girl, You're in Court (46:24); Doc: Down the Rabbit Hole (51:48); Mail: Gaza (1:07:51); Deaf employment (1:13:04); Declan Kiberd (1:34:04); Abortion Caravan (2:06:46)

Duration:02:15:30

Podcast extra: 50 years ago, the women of Canada's 'Abortion Caravan' stormed Parliament for reproductive rights

6/1/2018
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Last week's historic vote to overturn Ireland’s ban on abortion grabbed attention around the world. And it reminded us of a gem in our documentary vault. In 1970, a group of Canadian women set out on a cross-country trek to Ottawa in what became known as the Abortion Caravan. Hear Karin Wells's 2010 documentary, "The Women are Coming."

Duration:00:40:25

May 27, 2018 — The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright

5/28/2018
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Michael's Essay: Getting used to the threat of nuclear war again;Yair Rosenberg on truth and bias in Gaza; Sabreena Delhon's essay "Yuppie", Panel on homeless youth in Canada; Donald Schaffner on food safety and debunking the 5-second rule; Professor Robert Frank on luck's influence on gaining wealth; Jennifer Chrumka’s Sisters of St. Anne documentary.

Duration:02:24:55

The Sunday Edition Podcast for May 20, 2018

5/18/2018
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Michael's Essay: Racial profiling and stereotypes; Jagmeet Singh on dousing fires in his NDP caucus; Singing the Heavenly Music of 18th Century Quebec Nuns; Documentary: Table Stakes; late author Tom Wolfe on the foundation of fiction; scholar Cheryl Wall and writer Edwidge Danticat on the late author Zora Neale Hurston.

Duration:02:21:04

The Sunday Edition Podcast for May 13, 2018

5/11/2018
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Michael’s Essay: Ford turns its back on the family sedan (38 secs); MSNBC's Ali Velshi on the Canadian perspective of Trump (5:32); Promo for Zora Neale Hurston (36:32); Documentary: Her Mother’s Threads (43:37); Dr. Iris Gorfinkel on price of prescription drugs (1:08:05); Ken Whyte on publishing (1:22:17); Essay: Life Lessons (1:50:31).

Duration:01:58:44

The Sunday Edition Podcast for May 6, 2018

5/4/2018
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Journalist Mary Beth Pfeiffer on the emerging lyme disease epidemic; Henk Ovink on flooding; Curtis Barlow’s essay on artist Sylvie Barcelo; Clemantine Wamariya on escaping Rwanda’s genocide in her new book; Tania and Martina Halik embark on a 2300 kilometre mountain hike in new documentary; Lawyer Paula Mallea on reducing Canada’s prison system.

Duration:02:19:24

The Sunday Edition Podcast for April 29, 2018

4/27/2018
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Intro (11 secs); Michael's essay: The horror of mass murder by vehicle comes to Toronto (39 secs); A primer on the Kinder Morgan pipeline (6:24); Mail: handkerchiefs (37:08); Documentary: Women Behind the Wheel (45:09); How “post-truth” entered the political mainstream (1:06:12); Beverley McLachlin’s journey from top judge to crime novelist (1:34:20); Dirge Without Music (2:00:39).

Duration:02:03:54

The Sunday Edition Podcast for April 22, 2018

4/27/2018
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Intro (11 secs); Michael's essay: The horror of mass murder by vehicle comes to Toronto (39 secs); A primer on the Kinder Morgan pipeline (6:24); Mail: handkerchiefs (37:08); Documentary: Women Behind the Wheel (45:09); How “post-truth” entered the political mainstream (1:06:12); Beverley McLachlin’s journey from top judge to crime novelist (1:34:20); Dirge Without Music (2:00:39).

Duration:02:03:54

The Sunday Edition Podcast for April 22, 2018

4/20/2018
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Michael’s essay: Re-thinking our relationship with animals (30 secs); Jennifer Robson on micro-data (5:22); Essay on handkerchiefs (33:36); Doc: From the roof to table (40:11); Listener mail on libraries (58:38); Sister Nora Nash on corporations (1:06:09); Author David Grossman (1:26:59)

Duration:02:19:21

The Sunday Edition Podcast for April 15, 2018

4/14/2018
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Michael’s essay: In praise of librarians (39 secs); Paul Rogers on Syria (4:58); Listener mail on Indigenous business (31:17); Doc: Drug Court (37:20); Listener mail on PhDs quitting academia (1:10:59); Yascha Mounk on liberal democracy (1:21:49); Doc: Thomas D'Arcy McGee (1:53:04)

Duration:02:04:58

The Sunday Edition Podcast for April 15, 2018

4/13/2018
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Michael’s essay: In praise of librarians (39 secs); Paul Rogers on Syria (4:58); Listener mail on Indigenous business (30:11); Doc: Drug Court (36:13); Listener mail on PhDs quitting academia (1:09:52); Yascha Mounk on liberal democracy (1:20:42); Doc: Thomas D'Arcy McGee (1:51:57)

Duration:02:03:52

The Sunday Edition Podcast for April 8, 2018

4/6/2018
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Michael’s essay (39 secs); Indigenous business (4:50); Essay: 'The Train, Re-Taken' (36:03); Doc: PhDs who quit (42:28); Reaction to our April Fools' interview (1:14:52); Jo Fox on rumours (1:27:14); Joanne Lipman on 'unconscious bias' (1:54:12)

Duration:02:04:14

The Sunday Edition Podcast for April 1, 2018

3/30/2018
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Michael's essay (39 secs); Pino Coluccio (5:14); Essay: Women's friendships (27:00); John Cacioppo on loneliness (34:36); Gender-bending Shakespeare (53:23)

Duration:01:31:07