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Canada's only national open-line radio program, broadcast live across Canada every Sunday afternoon on CBC Radio One. Each week broadcaster and writer Rex Murphy presides over a lively discussion on an issue of national interest or importance, and invites listeners to call in with their opinions and thoughts.

Canada's only national open-line radio program, broadcast live across Canada every Sunday afternoon on CBC Radio One. Each week broadcaster and writer Rex Murphy presides over a lively discussion on an issue of national interest or importance, and invites listeners to call in with their opinions and thoughts.
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Toronto, ON

Description:

Canada's only national open-line radio program, broadcast live across Canada every Sunday afternoon on CBC Radio One. Each week broadcaster and writer Rex Murphy presides over a lively discussion on an issue of national interest or importance, and invites listeners to call in with their opinions and thoughts.

Language:

English

Contact:

CBC Audience Relations P.O. Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada M5W 1E6 888-416-8333


Episodes

Mar. 17, 2019: What conversations are you having about the New Zealand mosque attacks?

3/17/2019
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New Zealand's prime minster called it one of the country's "darkest days." At least 50 worshippers were killed, and more than 40 others injured, after coordinated terrorist shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, N.Z As Muslim communities across the country reel from the attacks, and while the world is mourning for the loss of lives, many are also questioning where the end of gun massacres is.

Duration:01:53:08

Mar. 10, 2019 - Who do you trust in the SNC-Lavalin controversy?

3/10/2019
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Facing mounting criticisms from the opposition parties and declining poll numbers, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau finally held a press conference to address the recent SNC-Lavalin controversy on Thursday. He blamed "an erosion of trust" between his former advisor Gerald Butts and former Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould for the fallout.

Duration:01:53:17

Mar. 3, 2019 - What do you think about allegations of political interference in the SNC-Lavalin affair?

3/3/2019
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This week, former Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould spoke publicly - some would say forensically - about what brought about the chain of events. In a four-hour testimony to the House Justice Committee, she described what she said was the political pressure she and her staff came under from the PMO. But many questions have been raised by Wilson-Raybould's testimony about the direct involvement of the prime minister.

Duration:01:53:20

Feb. 24, 2019 - How are you coping with the rising rents in Canada?

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Approximately 30 per cent of Canadians - middle-class families, young adults, baby boomers, seniors, and new immigrants - are relying on rental housing. While some are renting by choice, many struggle to find innovative solutions to survive or escape the forever-rising rents. Meanwhile, others are living on the brink of homelessness.

Duration:01:50:33

Feb. 17, 2019 - Has Jody Wilson-Raybould's resignation shaken your confidence in the Trudeau government?

2/17/2019
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Unanswered questions linger after federal Liberal MP Jody Wilson-Raybould resigned from her cabinet position on Tuesday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he was surprised and disappointed by her decision. The resignation came just days after allegations emerged accusing the Prime Minister's Office of pressuring her to help SNC-Lavalin avoid criminal prosecution.

Duration:01:53:09

Feb. 10, 2019 - Do you need dating apps to find love?

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Finding love in the "swipe left" universe can be perplexing. The popularity of dating apps has redefined what love at first sight means - a charming picture and an appealing profile. Are you getting tired of relying on an algorithm to find your soul mate? Do you miss the old fashioned way of face-to-face interactions? Or, are you simply enjoying being single?

Duration:01:47:04

Feb. 3, 2019 - Can a guilty plea bring closure?

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"I forgive you," Christina Haugan said. The wife of Humboldt Broncos coach, Darcy Haugan, spoke directly to the semi-truck driver who was responsible for the death of her husband this week. Other family members were not as forgiving as Haugan. Over the course of the sentencing hearing, Canadians have heard gut-wrenching victim impact statements that filled with a sense of injustice, sadness and anger.

Duration:01:51:01

Jan. 27, 2019 - New food guide

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A major overhaul of the latest Canada's Food Guide. Healthy eating means a plate filled with fruits, veggies, grains and nuts but light on the meat and cheese. Will you embrace a plant-based diet?

Duration:01:51:37

Jan. 20, 2019 - Sleep Crisis

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Many of us know sleeplessness is bad for our health. However, for those who stay awake all night, having a good night sleep is a dream. How are you coping with a lack of sleep?

Duration:01:49:35

Political engagement: What motivates you to participate in this year's federal election?

1/13/2019
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The wheels of October's federal election are now in motion. What will determine how voters - especially youth and ethnic communities - cast their votes? The candidate, the party, or the leader?

Duration:01:53:15

Jan. 6, 2018 - Resolutions

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Guest host: Andrew Nichols This is the time of year you make promises to break a bad habit or improve your life. For many, that means making New Year's resolutions. Exercise more, save money, lose weight, stop smoking, drink less, start a digital detox - the list goes on and on. Making them is easy, but sticking to them? Well, as many of you know, it can be a challenge. In the first week of 2019, we are asking: How are you doing on your New Year's resolutions so far?

Duration:01:50:28

Dec. 30, 2018 - New Year Optimism

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Maybe it was ever thus, but right now, it feels like the world is in a precarious spot. Brexit has Europe on the brink of unpredictable change, nobody is sure which direction Donald Trump's U.S. is headed, trade wars and political uneasiness are making markets volatile and far-right politics is on the rise in many parts of the world. You could be forgiven for wanting to hide under the duvet. Instead, we want you to come out and tell us what gives you optimism as we go into 2019. Is it in...

Duration:01:53:09

Dec. 23, 2018 - Found family

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As the definition of family becomes harder to pin down, friends, neighbours and even random strangers can end up with a place in your life. Who is your chosen family this holiday season?

Duration:01:53:03

Dec. 16, 2018 - Racism in Canadian policing

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How can we tackle racism in Canadian policing?

Duration:01:52:13

Dec. 9, 2018 - Food security

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Food is going to get more expensive next year, according to Canada's Food Price Report 2019. Our question: How is the cost of food changing the way you eat?

Duration:01:52:40

Dec. 2, 2018 - Minimalism

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Some believe that 'less is more' is the way to happiness, while critics label minimalism as a cult. Meanwhile, brands and marketers are also jumping on the bandwagon, trying to capitalize on the trend. Our question: Does the minimalist lifestyle appeal to you?

Duration:01:52:48

November 25, 2018 - Hazing

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Again and again, hazing incidents keep happening to teenagers, college students, and young athletes. Why is hazing still a problem in Canada?

Duration:01:53:12

November 18, 2018 - Concussions

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Even though a lot more is known about concussions these days, they remain a growing concern for athletes, coaches and parents in both professional, and recreational sports. What concerns you most about concussions in sports?

Duration:01:52:38

November 11, 2018 - Remembrance Day

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Wearing a poppy is a personal choice. Some people embrace the symbol. Others don't. Meanwhile, there are other forms of poppies that carry different meanings. What does the remembrance poppy mean to you?

Duration:01:52:44

November 4, 2018 - Medically assisted dying

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What changes do you want to see to Canada's assisted dying laws?

Duration:01:52:07