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CBC Radio’s The Sunday Magazine is a lively, wide-ranging mix of topical long-form conversations, engaging ideas and more. Each week, host Piya Chattopadhyay takes time for deep exploration, but also makes space for surprise, delight and fun.

CBC Radio’s The Sunday Magazine is a lively, wide-ranging mix of topical long-form conversations, engaging ideas and more. Each week, host Piya Chattopadhyay takes time for deep exploration, but also makes space for surprise, delight and fun.

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Canada, ON

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CBC Radio’s The Sunday Magazine is a lively, wide-ranging mix of topical long-form conversations, engaging ideas and more. Each week, host Piya Chattopadhyay takes time for deep exploration, but also makes space for surprise, delight and fun.

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@cbcsunday

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English

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


Episodes

Palestinian-Israeli violence, The human stories behind Wuhan’s COVID-19 outbreak, Ella Al-Shamahi on the return of handshakes, The secret lives of taxi drivers

5/16/2021
This week on The Sunday Magazine with Piya Chattopadhyay: • Gershon Baskin on the latest Israeli-Palestinian conflicts • Yung Chang on his documentary 'Wuhan Wuhan' • Ella Al-Shamahi on the return of handshakes • Marcello Di Cintio on the secret lives of taxi drivers

Duration:01:35:47

Pandemic highs and lows; Anna Sale talks about hard conversations; musician Beverly Glenn-Copeland discusses his late-career renaissance: Plus, odes to postal codes and to moms who've had pandemic babies

5/9/2021
This week on The Sunday Magazine with Piya Chattopadhyay: • Jonathon Torrens, Elamin Abdelmamoud and Jen Zoratti talk pandemic highs and lows • Anna Sale talks about hard conversations • 77-year-old Black, trans musician Beverly Glenn-Copeland discusses his late-career renaissance • Plus, odes to the postal code and to moms who've had pandemic babies.

Duration:01:30:08

India’s COVID crisis, Stacey Abrams on the power of storytelling, The delusion of crowds, The intersection of birding and social justice, How a viral birdsong makes new revelations about animal culture

5/2/2021
This week on The Sunday Magazine with Piya Chattopadhyay: • Dr. Madhukar Pai on COVID's brutal impact on India • Stacey Abrams on the power of storytelling • William J. Bernstein on the delusion of crowds • Jacqueline Scott on the intersection of birding and social justice • Ken Otter and Scott Ramsay on the revelations a viral birdsong makes about animal culture

Duration:01:33:15

The pandemic's heavy toll on mothers' mental health, Growing up Uyghur in Canada, The truth about chumbox ads, Neuroscientist and author Lisa Genova on the science of memory

4/25/2021
This week on The Sunday Magazine with Piya Chattopadhyay: • Sheri Madigan and Genesa Greening on mothers’ mental health during the pandemic • Babur Ilchi and Shalina Nurly on growing up Uyghur in Canada • The truth about chumbox ads • Lisa Genova on the science of memory

Duration:01:34:01

What to expect from the Liberal government’s upcoming budget, How Jenny Kierstead healed herself after the Portapique shooting, Jeff VanderMeer on Hummingbird Salamander, What Brood X cicadas are, The hunt for the lost art of Renaissance women

4/18/2021
This week on The Sunday Magazine with Piya Chattopadhyay: • Susan Delacourt and Jason Markusoff weigh in on the Liberal government's upcoming budget • Jenny Kierstead on building herself up after the Nova Scotia attacks • Jeff VanderMeer on Hummingbird Salamander and environmental activism in art • Gene Kritsky and Rory Egan on Brood X cicadas • Elizabeth Wicks on uncovering the lost works of female Renaissance artists

Duration:01:32:14

Naheed Nenshi after 11 years as Calgary’s mayor, Learning parenting from ancient cultures, Soon-Yin Lee celebrates Adam Litovitz's undying spirit, Lorna Crozier on love, loss and gardening, Megan Rapinoe on advocating for LGBTQ rights and racial justice.

4/11/2021
This week on The Sunday Magazine with guest host David Common: • Naheed Nenshi reflects on 11 years as Calgary's mayor — and what's next for him • NPR Science reporter Michaeleen Doucleff on learning parenting from ancient cultures • Sook-Yin Lee on Adam Litovitz's undying spirit • Canadian poet Lorna Crozier on love, loss and gardening • Soccer star Megan Rapinoe on advocating for LGBTQ rights, equal pay and racial justice Find more at www.cbc.ca/sunday

Duration:01:38:48

The politics of vaccines, Sarah Jaffe on work and fulfillment, Larry Olmstead on the power of sports beyond the stadium, An artist's view on anti-Asian racism, Celebrating "guilty pleasures" with musician Chilly Gonzales.

4/4/2021
This week on The Sunday Magazine with host Piya Chattopadhyay: • Vaccine expert Dr. Peter Hotez on the politics of ending the COVID-19 pandemic • Journalist Sarah Jaffe on why your work won't love you back • Larry Olmsted on why sports fandom is good for you, and society • Artist Karen Tam reflects on anti-Asian racism • Musician Chilly Gonzales on "guilty pleasures" Find more at www.cbc.ca/sunday

Duration:01:38:21

Bruce Jones on tensions between North America and China, Kevin Roose on A.I., Peter Lovatt on dancing as a human need, Jessica Pierce on the pandemic pet boom, Ben Zimmer on the history of "nod-crafty"

3/28/2021
This week on The Sunday Magazine with host Piya Chattopadhyay: • Is there a new Cold War brewing? • How to 'futureproof' your job, life and all you hold dear • Humans are hardwired to dance with others, says psychologist • What's next for all those pandemic pets? • Word Processing: The meaning of "nod-crafty" and why it's making a comeback Find more at www.cbc.ca/sunday

Duration:01:29:41

Kids and COVID-19 vaccines, Canada's MAID law and mental illness, Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor on trial, Elizabeth Kolbert on the nature of the future, How our indoor spaces shape us

3/21/2021
This week on The Sunday Magazine with host Piya Chattopadhyay: • A reality check on COVID-19 vaccines and kids • Psychiatrists divided over Canada's new medical assistance in dying law • World Nature Photography Awards Grand Prize winner Thomas Vijayan • What the snap trials of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor could mean • Elizabeth Kolbert on tech being used and talked about to fix messes we've made in the natural world • What our indoor spaces are doing to our health and well-being Find...

Duration:01:25:16

What the pandemic is doing to our brains, Economist Noreena Hertz on "The Lonely Century", Rising British singer/songwriter Arlo Parks, What hedgehogs can teach us about empathy

3/14/2021
This week on The Sunday Magazine with host Piya Chattopadhyay: • What a year of pandemic life is doing to our brains • Economist Noreena Hertz on how we got so lonely – and what we can do about it • Rising British singer/songwriter Arlo Parks on her debut album "Collapsed in Sunbeams" • What the hedgehog can teach us about empathy and care for our natural world • Listeners share the art and hobbies that are getting them through the pandemic

Duration:01:29:38

How the pandemic has affected Canadian federalism, Outgoing Washington Post editor Marty Baron, Michael Moss on food addiction, Zoom fatigue, Understanding 'she-anderthals'

3/7/2021
This week on The Sunday Magazine with host Piya Chattopadhyay: • How the pandemic has affected Canadian federalism • "Hooked" author Michael Moss on food addiction • Marty Baron retires from The Washington Post • Zoom fatigue, explained • The underappreciated 'she-anderthal'

Duration:01:30:46

Olympic boycotts, MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq on burnout, Charles M. Blow's case to reverse the Great Migration, Kim Echlin on the legacy of the Bosnian war

2/28/2021
This week on The Sunday Magazine with host Piya Chattopadhyay: • Should Canada boycott the Beijing Winter Games? • NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq on burnout and self-love • Charles M. Blow's case to reverse the Great Migration • Kim Echlin on "Speak, Silence" and the legacy of the Bosnian war • A brief history of scandals orbiting the Golden Globes

Duration:01:33:44

Buffy Sainte-Marie turns 80, Funerals during a pandemic, Evolution of email language, An anatomy of pain

2/21/2021
This week on The Sunday Magazine with host Piya Chattopadhyay: • Funerals in the age of COVID-19 • Word Processing: Email bugaboos • Buffy Sainte-Marie at 80 • An Anatomy of Pain

Duration:01:30:35

The value of human touch, COVID-19 surges in Newfoundland, Brantt Myhres on life lessons from the ice, William Prince talks the power of gospel

2/14/2021
This week on The Sunday Magazine with host Piya Chattopadhyay: • Dr. Brian Goldman on COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador • The value of touch, social encounters... and what happens when we're deprived of them • Former NHLer Brantt Myhres on addiction, recovery and life lessons from the ice • William Prince and the power of gospel (reprise) Find more at www.cbc.ca/1.5908376

Duration:01:29:31

Social media and democracy, Indigenous economies, Travelling While Black, the magic and mystery of the human voice

2/7/2021
This week on The Sunday Magazine with host Piya Chattopadhyay: • How social media is threatening democracy • Entrepreneur Ron Derrickson on the key to building robust Indigenous economies • Nanjala Nyabola on "Travelling While Black" • John Colapinto on the power and mystery of the human voice Find more at www.cbc.ca/1.5899081

Duration:01:35:14

Challenges of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Harriet Alida Lye on Natural Killers, Lulu Miller on Why Fish Don't Exist, Andrew Burke on Hinterland Who's Who

1/31/2021
This week on The Sunday Magazine with host Piya Chattopadhyay: • The challenges of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout • Lulu Miller on the value of chaos, the meaning of order and "Why Fish Don't Exist" • Author Harriet Alida Lye on her memoir "Natural Killer" • Andrew Burke on the legacy of "Hinterland Who's Who" Find more at www.cbc.ca/1.5891503

Duration:01:34:11

COVID-19 investigation, creators struggling to survive, an outsized role in masculinity, recreational skating rinks, stories about murder and mayhem

1/24/2021
This week on The Sunday Magazine with guest host David Common: • The lab leak hypothesis • The death of the artist • Life lessons from the animal penis • The social life of the skating rink • Crime fiction comfort Find more at www.cbc.ca/1.5881992

Duration:01:23:20

Joe Biden and 'build back better,' James Nestor on breath, Dan Holohan on steam radiators, Postcards from frontline healthcare workers

1/17/2021
This week on The Sunday Magazine with Piya Chattopadhyay: • Joe Biden's monumental task to 'build back better' • The lost science and art of breathing rediscovered • How the 1918 Flu Pandemic gave rise to radiator rage • Postcards from frontline healthcare workers

Duration:01:31:17

The future of U.S. democracy with Tom Ginsburg, Ashley Audrain on motherhood and her debut novel 'The Push', Remembering the downing of Flight PS752, Listeners share their COVID-19 objects

1/10/2021
This week on The Sunday Magazine with Piya Chattopadhyay: • Tom Ginsburg on the future of U.S. democracy after this week's attack on the Capitol • Author Ashley Audrain on her debut novel "The Push" and the overlooked dark sides of motherhood • Remembering the downing of Flight PS752 with Javad Soleimani, Payam Akhavan and Golsa Golestaneh • Listeners share which objects they'll preserve to remember the COVID-19 pandemic Find more at cbc.ca/sunday

Duration:01:34:26

Curator Alexandra Lord on collecting COVID-19 stories, Kennedy Wong on migration to and from Hong Kong, Writer Eula Biss on immunity, Beatriz Colomina on why beds have also become workspaces

1/3/2021
This week on The Sunday Magazine with guest host David Common: • Smithsonian Institution curator Alexandra Lord on collecting COVID-19 stories • Stephanie Elliott on her Very 2020 year • Kennedy Wong on migration to and from Hong Kong Plus, we revisit conversations from 2020 with regular host Piya Chattopadhyay: • Writer Eula Biss on immunity and vaccination skepticism • Beatriz Colomina on why beds have also become workspaces Find more at cbc.ca/Sunday

Duration:01:28:20