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CBC Radio's All In A Day is Ottawa's number one afternoon drive program -- and covers all of Eastern Ontario and West Quebec. Join Alan Neal each weekday for a fresh take on the news you need to know, regular weather and traffic updates, an overview of the best cultural events the area has to offer, and insightful interviews with politicians, musicians, thinkers and more. Contact the show at allinaday@cbc.ca or follow along on Twitter @cbcallinaday

CBC Radio's All In A Day is Ottawa's number one afternoon drive program -- and covers all of Eastern Ontario and West Quebec. Join Alan Neal each weekday for a fresh take on the news you need to know, regular weather and traffic updates, an overview of the best cultural events the area has to offer, and insightful interviews with politicians, musicians, thinkers and more. Contact the show at allinaday@cbc.ca or follow along on Twitter @cbcallinaday

Location:

Ottawa, ON

Description:

CBC Radio's All In A Day is Ottawa's number one afternoon drive program -- and covers all of Eastern Ontario and West Quebec. Join Alan Neal each weekday for a fresh take on the news you need to know, regular weather and traffic updates, an overview of the best cultural events the area has to offer, and insightful interviews with politicians, musicians, thinkers and more. Contact the show at allinaday@cbc.ca or follow along on Twitter @cbcallinaday

Language:

English

Contact:

All in a Day P.O. Box 3220, Station C Ottawa, ON K1Y 1E4 613-288-6519


Episodes

Why the Toronto van attack case cause trauma for people with autism (The Best of All in a Day, Mar 3 2021)

3/3/2021
The man responsible for a deadly van attack in Toronto was found guilty of murder today -- after a judge rejected the argument that he was not criminally responsible because of his autism disorder. Two autism advocates tell us what they make of the ruling.

Duration:00:13:35

How two ex-Ottawans are coping with the extreme weather in Texas (The Best of All in a Day, Feb 16/21)

2/16/2021
A snowstorm with low temperatures may not be a big deal to Ottawans, but if you live in Texas, it's a dangerous situation. We check in with two Ottawans-turned-Texans about coping with power outages, ice and more.

Duration:00:12:49

Why it may be too soon to reopen Ontario (The Best of All in a Day, Feb 9/21)

2/9/2021
Epidemiologist Raywat Deonandan on the province's gradual reopening plan, and why it might be too soon to think about reopening in the first place.

Duration:00:09:59

Why expanding the e-scooter program is a problem for people with disabilities (The Best of All in a Day, Feb 2/21)

2/2/2021
The City of Ottawa is recommending an expansion of the e-scooter program this spring. We hear from the city's chair of the accessibility advisory committee about why that might not be a good idea.

Duration:00:13:08

Ottawa winner of provincial anti-racism award

1/25/2021
An Ottawan was one of the young leaders recently recognized by the Ontario government for doing work to fight racism and promote equity in her high school. We talk to Halimo-Kafia Mohamed Fourreh about her Lincoln M. Alexander award.

Duration:00:10:37

How to get people to listen to pandemic orders

1/13/2021
For the past week or so, we've heard variations of "stay at home and wear a mask" from public health and government officials Ten months into the pandemic -- why are some still not following COVID-19 rules, and how could public health authorities and government officials encourage them to do so? We talk to a behavioural scientist about that.

Duration:00:11:52

How education assistants, admin & support workers are faring during school shutdowns (The Best of All in a Day, Mon Jan 11/21)

1/11/2021
The provincial government announced an extension to virtual learning for elementary school students in southern Ontario, leaving education workers scrambling to find childcare - we hear about that from CUPE and other concerns

Duration:00:11:32

Political Panel: The attack on the Capitol, and why Canada isn't immune (The Best of All in a Day, Fri Jan 8/21)

1/8/2021
Our weekly political panelists, Susan Delacourt and Hannah Thibedeau, talk about the mob attack in Washington, the pace of COVID-19 vaccination in Ottawa, and the ethics vacations at this time.

Duration:00:17:04

How Quebec's homeless will be affected by the new curfew (The Best of All in a Day, Thu Jan 7/21)

1/7/2021
The Premier of Quebec has ordered a 8pm - 5am curfew to tamp down rising COVID-19 numbers. How will it affect the homeless population? We hear one advocate's concerns.

Duration:00:11:36

Element of Surprise: Californium (The Best of All in a Day, Dec 8/20)

12/8/2020
In our ongoing exploration of the Periodic Table of Elements, we dive into the world of Californium.

Duration:00:12:51

Conservation authorities push back against proposed changes to Act

12/3/2020
The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority talks about their concerns around changes slipped into the provincial omnibus budget bill.

Duration:00:10:58

Anti-racism protest in Ottawa: What's next? (The Best of All in a Day, Nov 23/20)

11/23/2020
Ottawa police chief Peter Sloly addressed the arrest of protesters in the early hours of Saturday morning. Planned talks with the police services board were called off after the arrests. We speak with community members about what they want to see happen now.

Duration:00:12:03

How one composer turned WWII paintings into music

11/10/2020
Kingston composer Dean Burry arranged an orchestral piece based on four of Alex Colville’s paintings. Ahead of Remembrance Day, the Kingston Symphony has released an excerpt from the Nijmegen Bridge, 1944 movement on YouTube.

Duration:00:08:29

Stitching code into knitted art (The Best of All in a Day, Oct 16/20)

10/16/2020
Artist Greta Grip is wrapping up a residency at the Diefenbunker, and she tells us about how he's knitted code into her woolly works of art.

Duration:00:16:07

Ottawa's Katherine Takpannie wins national photography prize

10/14/2020
Local Inuk artist Katherine Takpannie has been named one of this year's winners of the 2020 New Generation Photography Award. We hear her remarkable story, and about her hopes to use her photographs to educate more Canadians about Inuit issues.

Duration:00:10:34

How a bar weighs the decision whether to shut down (The Best of All in a Day, Sept 29/20)

9/29/2020
A few downtown bars in Ottawa have recently discovered patrons or staff have tested positive for COVID-19. We spoke to one such bar about how they weigh the risks of whether a full shutdown is necessary.

Duration:00:10:34

Checking in with the Mission after 1 million hours of service (The Best of All in a Day, Sept 22/20)

9/22/2020
One million hours. That's how long it's been since the Ottawa Mission got its start, back in 1906. Today, the shelter is marking that milestone with a major report into its work over the past year. The Mission's CEO joins us to talk about it.

Duration:00:12:14

What to make of Canada's rising COVID-19 cases

9/16/2020
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute's Dr. Doug Manuel sifts through the coronavirus numbers worldwide, discusses who's doing well and who's not, and lays out what Canada needs to do to puncture the rising trend.

Duration:00:10:57

Should you mask up during sex? (The Best of All in a Day, Thu Sep 3/20)

9/3/2020
Canada's chief medical officer of health says masks during sex, between new or casual partners, could reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19. But how likely are people to follow that advice, and what does dating look like during this pandemic anyway?

Duration:00:11:09

The silence after WWII ended, 75 years later... (The Best of All in a Day, Wed Sept 2/20)

9/2/2020
On this day, 75 years ago, the Second World War officially came to an end. But as this country tried to heal from the atrocities experienced in battle -- it seemed Canadians were eager to move on. And not many conversations really happened about the legacy of the Second World War. This afternoon, we're reflecting on that silence and struggle with historian and author Tim Cook , who has a new book on the subject.

Duration:00:11:32