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Day 6 is a news magazine show that delivers a surprising take on the week.

Day 6 is a news magazine show that delivers a surprising take on the week.


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Day 6 is a news magazine show that delivers a surprising take on the week.






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Episode 545: Volunteers sourcing medicine in India, Bill Gates vs. global vaccine access, Rick Steves on vacation and more

A volunteer who's sourcing life-saving supplies in India; how Bill Gates helped block global access to COVID-19 vaccines; why Bill C-10 is making so many people angry; reviewing Resident Evil Village; what travel guru Rick Steves is doing during his pandemic-induced moratorium on vacationing and more.


Episode 544: India's COVID-19 crisis, Crocs are back, Netflix bets on anime, Epic vs. Apple, RIP Yahoo! Answers and more

An epidemiologist says India's COVID-19 crisis didn't have to happen; a northern Ontario restaurant owner stands up to an anti-lockdown campaign; Crocs are back, whether you like it or not; Yasuke signals Netflix's big bet on anime; Epic Games takes Apple to court over antitrust allegations; the makers of podcast My Brother, My Brother and Me bid a fond farewell to Yahoo! Answers; and more.


Episode 543: How the far right capitalizes on lockdowns, a Black-led police union, Wheatus remakes Teenage Dirtbag and more

Businesses assess the risks of staying open amid the pandemic's third wave, how the far right capitalizes on lockdowns; the story of the man who claimed to be the model for the Oscar statue, a Black-led police union tries to break down the Blue Wall, sprinter Myles Misener-Daley aims for the Olympics despite the pandemic, how Wheatus re-recorded Teenage Dirtbag after the band lost its masters and more.


Episode 542: Trouble with traffic stops, pandemic Ramadan take 2, St. Vincent's layered emergencies, Brittlestar & more

Why traffic stops in Canada are more dangerous for Black, Indigenous and people of colour; comedian Nour Hadidi on Ramadan under lockdown version 2.0; St. Vincent's layered emergencies; a Soviet-era take on the Lord of the Rings reemerges after 30 years; Stewart Reynolds, better known as the popular social media satirist Brittlestar, on navigating the pandemic with comedy; and more.


Episode 541: Mobile vaccine clinics, COVID-19 in Brazil, Queen's consorts, Hemingway's letters and more

How mobile clinics deliver vaccines to the most vulnerable; Brazil's COVID-19 crisis; How Prince Albert's death changed Queen Victoria's reign; Jordan Peterson as Marvel supervillain, Red Skull; Lil Nas X's new single as an act of revolution; Ernest Hemingway's letters to his former mother-in-law and more.


Episode 540: ICUs in crisis, beyond the Chauvin trial, unionizing Amazon, China's digital currency, Depresh Mode and more

An ICU nurse says Ontario's hospitals are in crisis, a minister in Minneapolis pushes for change to honour George Floyd, the strangest things washed ashore from shipping containers, a new book says Amazon is driving inequality in North America, why China is pushing a digital currency and payment system, John Moe's new podcast Depresh Mode presents a candid and funny look at mental health, and more.


Episode 539: AstraZeneca's vaccine mishaps, The Mighty Ducks' NHL history, Ryan McMahon, the Barbizon Hotel and more

Tracking AstraZeneca's many vaccine mishaps; how Disney turned The Mighty Ducks into a real NHL hockey team; a damning RCMP watchdog report highlights the need for reform; a school for asylum seeking children on the U.S.-Mexico border; Ryan McMahon on his new docuseries, Stories from the Land; the history of the Barbizon Hotel and more.


Episode 538: Anti-Asian discrimination, Game Boy Advance turns 20, Olympic comeback, Loretta Lynn's latest record and more

Toronto lawyer says action on anti-Asian racism in Canada is long overdue, how the Game Boy was a precursor to the smartphone, Olympic U.S gymnast Chellsie Memmel comes out of retirement, a review of Loretta Lynn's 50th studio album release, author Philippe Sands on his new book The Ratline and more.


Episode 537: A year of COVID-19, tattoos in Myanmar, touring Fukushima, Mary Walsh, Maritime Tartan Co. and more

Three recent graduates on launching their lives during a pandemic, Piers Morgan plays the villain again, tattooing as resistance in Myanmar, touring Fukushima 10 years later, Mary Walsh finds the funny in aging, the Maritime Tartan Company retools to make masks and more.


Episode 536: WTF are NFTs?, Donald Harrison on Notorious B.I.G., F.C. Barcelona, Rinaldo Walcott and more

How NFTs are transforming digital collectibles, why the far-right is panicking over informants, Donald Harrison remembers Notorious B.I.G., FC Barcelona's collapse, Rinaldo Walcott on defunding police and abolishing property and more.


Episode 535: Allen v. Farrow, the 1959 vaccine heist, how koselig makes winter great, the Daft Punk Tribute band and more

Filmmaker Amy Ziering reframes the media's coverage of Woody Allen in Allen v. Farrow; a 1959 vaccine heist offers a cautionary tale for COVID-19; a deaf writer who says Zoom has been her pandemic silver lining; why Alek Minassian's autism defence worries people with autism; how the Norwegian concept of koselig can help get you through winter; a Daft Punk Tribute band confronts a future without its namesake and more.


Episode 534: Mars rover landing, Rush Limbaugh's legacy, soccer star Pelé, Zelda at 35, disrupting opera and more

Why landing a rover on Mars is so difficult, how Rush Limbaugh transformed AM radio, filmmakers explore the life of soccer legend Pelé, The Legend of Zelda soundtrack turns 35, meet the Canadian Opera Company's first disruptor-in-residence and more.


Episode 533: How Australia is tackling the pandemic, #FreeBritney, science fairs during COVID, B.C.'s Black pioneers & more

How Australia's lockdowns are beating back the pandemic, the #FreeBritney movement gets a boost from a new documentary, how high school students are handling science fairs during COVID, the Great Canadian Baking Show returns for season four, the hidden history of British Columbia's Black pioneers, and more.


Episode 532: Putin's palace, vaccine skepticism in marginalized communities, Superbowl Ads, Biden & China, and more

How Alexei Navaly's team found what they say is Vladimir Putin's $1.3 billion secret palace; what it's like to work in an auto plant during a pandemic; why suspicion of the medical system among Black, Indigenous and people of colour is a barrier to defeating COVID-19; how the pandemic threatens post-secondary institutions in Canada; why big companies aren't buying this year's Superbowl ads; how Biden will engage with China, and more.


Episode 531: The meaning of GameStop, teaching Grade 1 online, watching Groundhog Day in 2021, Gandhi's assassin & more

How a subreddit of amateur day traders punked Wall Street by pumping up GameStop; a teacher shares how she manages 18 elementary students on a daily, four-hour video call; how the pandemic turned Groundhog Day from a classic comedy into a horror movie with life lessons; fixing long-term care in Canada; magic marks 100 years of sawing women in half; why Gandhi's assassin is now more popular than ever in India and more.


Episode 530: Payette resigns, Trump's legal worries, TikTok sea shanties, Hamilton's musical director and more

In defense of constitutional monarchies in spite of Julie Payette, Stan Rogers' brother and son on TikTok sea shanties, Donald Trump's post-presidential legal worries, the trouble with vaccine passports, Hamilton's musical director Alex Lacamoire and more.


Episode 529: mRNA after COVID-19, blowing up Trump Plaza, crokicurl, History of Swear Words and more

How the mRNA technology that drives COVID-19 vaccines could revolutionize medicine, Atlantic City's plan to blow up the Trump Plaza and Hotel, how the Seven Mountain Mandate connects conservative Christians to Trump, crokicurl is Canada's newest winter sport, History of Swear Words is here for 2021 and more.


Episode 528: Riot at the U.S. Capitol, vaccine hesitancy, Google gets a union, Tomson Highway and more

Charlie Sykes on where the Republican Party will go after Trump, what the lack of police action during the Capitol Hill riot reveals about race and privilege, an infectious disease expert tackles people's vaccine questions one Zoom call at a time, Google workers get a union, what a glimpse at Peter Jackson's new Beatles documentary tells us about the final days of the Fab Four, Tomson Highway on his pandemic work-from-home life and more.


Episode 527: Bryan Fogel's new documentary The Dissident, Black is Beautiful, Bruce Springsteen's first manager and more

Bryan Fogel takes on Jamal Khashoggi’s killing in his new documentary, why the Black is Beautiful movement still resonates today, Bruce Springsteen’s original manager on the song that launched his career and more.


Episode 526: COVID-19 dreams, play-by-play catfights, Fraggle Rock, long-term care visits, Choir! Choir! Choir! and more

How the pandemic messed with our dreams, professional sports announcers calling people’s catfight videos, Fraggle Rock gets a reboot, how zookeepers coped with the pandemic, Choir! Choir! Choir!’s physically-distanced sing-alongs and more.