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Voices of The Walrus

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Let us take you into the pages of the Walrus as a chorus of vibrant voices bring to life essays, fiction, poetry, illustrations and photography from some of Canada’s best writers and artists.

Let us take you into the pages of the Walrus as a chorus of vibrant voices bring to life essays, fiction, poetry, illustrations and photography from some of Canada’s best writers and artists.

Location:

Canada

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Let us take you into the pages of the Walrus as a chorus of vibrant voices bring to life essays, fiction, poetry, illustrations and photography from some of Canada’s best writers and artists.

Twitter:

@AMIaudio

Language:

English

Contact:

1 800 567 6755


Episodes

The Ruthless Math of Political Campaigns: Is Big Data bad for Democracy?

11/28/2021
As the fate of elections is increasingly tied to analytics, we could end up with voters nobody will bother trying to persuade.

Duration:00:19:41

To Catch a Turtle Thief

11/28/2021
How Canadian and US officials blew the lid off an international turtle smuggling operation.

Duration:00:27:01

Ask a Real Estate Expert

11/28/2021
What's next for the housing market?

Duration:00:06:09

For the Love of Peat

11/21/2021
Preserving Canada's Wetlands may be our best defence against floods, wildfires, and a changing climate.

Duration:00:12:47

Three Stories to make your Head Feel Different

11/21/2021
Douglas Coupland's newest fiction on pandemic isolation, bored border guards and , getting grandkids.

Duration:00:19:33

My Day in Zoom Court

11/21/2021
Tradition dictates that perpetrators and victims of sexual assault must meet in court. Covid-19 showed there may be a better way.

Duration:00:18:12

Ask a DNA Expert

11/14/2021
Can we bring extinct species like dinosaurs back to life?

Duration:00:06:12

The Mission

11/14/2021
Two residential school survivors set out to confront one of the men responsible for their nightmarish childhoods

Duration:00:30:16

Freedom Verse

11/14/2021
Once relegated to the literary fringes, dub poet Lillian Allen has inspired countless CAnadian writers. A new book shows why.

Duration:00:14:44

Pigeon Power

11/8/2021
The sport of pigeon racing depends on the birds finding their way home - but nobody knows how they do it.

Duration:00:11:43

Long Story Short

11/8/2021
Brief, provocative nonfiction once expanded the political imagination. One publisher is betting that pamphleteering can rise again.

Duration:00:17:40

Doctors on Call

11/8/2021
Thousands of Canadians have consulted physicians via phone and video conferencing during the pandemic. Is it adequate health care?

Duration:00:24:52

Ask a Hockey Expert

10/31/2021
Will a Canadian team ever win the Stanley Cup again

Duration:00:06:10

Neighbourhood Watch

10/31/2021
How porch cameras and Facebook Groups are turning residential streets into surveillance states.

Duration:00:15:56

New Brunswick's Medical Mystery

10/31/2021
Experts are accusing the provincial government of blocking the investigation into what appears to be a severe brain disease.

Duration:00:30:02

The RCMP Revisited

10/25/2021
Over a century and a half, the Mounties have become part of Canada's national identity. They've also been embroiled in scandal after scandal.

Duration:00:56:32

The Art of the Poster

10/18/2021
For 16 years, the album illustrations commissioned for the Polaris Prize have equalled the beauty of the music itself.

Duration:00:08:54

Is it Time for Unions to Seize the Moment?

10/18/2021
The last year has seen workers' rights and safety continue to erode. Collective action may be the answer.

Duration:00:14:48

Citizen of Nowhere

10/18/2021
Deepan Budlakoti was Canadian one day, stateless the next. Who is responsible for someone no country wants to claim?

Duration:00:31:00

The Campus Mental Health Crisis

10/4/2021
Canada's colleages and universities are offering more wellness programming than ever before, yet rates of student mental illness continue to rise.

Duration:00:47:24