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CBC

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English


Episodes

Charting a course through life and death

2/19/2018
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In this episode, two men navigate the shifting tides of life and death. A Quebec coroner explains his poetic streak; and a California man with terminal cancer turns to the laws of the sea to decide when to die.

Duration:00:29:10

Nature and Nurture

2/12/2018
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A stoic trapper in rural Manitoba and an anxiety-prone writer in downtown Toronto tell "tails" of connecting with nature, from the debate around the contemporary fur trade to how to make a baby squirrel pee on command.

Duration:00:31:23

Operation Good Times

2/5/2018
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When Faraj Mohyeddin was admitted to the hospital with terminal cancer, his daughter Samira wouldn't settle for the regular visiting hours and care regime. She moved in, and turned the last days of his life into a non-stop party.

Duration:00:28:43

Surviving the shooting

1/29/2018
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A year after the mosque shooting, a survivor fights to rebuild his life in Quebec City. Meanwhile, in Yukon, a small community of Muslims are turning a trucking warehouse... into a mosque.

Duration:00:28:16

Weirdest trade ever

1/22/2018
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In 1999 two friends struck a strange deal: they traded stories. Each chose his favourite story about himself and told it to the other. From then on, they had to stop telling their own story, and could only tell each other's. 19 years later, we find out how the stories held up. Spoiler alert: the results are totally bizarre.

Duration:00:30:51

Weirdest trade ever

1/22/2018
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In 1999 two friends struck a strange deal: they traded stories. Each chose his favourite story about himself and told it to the other. From then on, they had to stop telling their own story, and could only tell each others'. 19 years later, we find out how the stories held up. Spoiler alert: the results are totally bizarre.

Duration:00:30:51

Sexy, strong, and sixty something

1/16/2018
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65-year-old neighbours Debbie Wight and Lulu Keating are slamming stereotypes as the newest (and oldest) members of the League of Lady Wrestlers.

Duration:00:28:37

Sexy, savage and sixty-something

1/15/2018
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65-year-old neighbours Debbie Wight and Lulu Keating are slamming stereotypes as the newest (and oldest) members of the League of Lady Wrestlers.

Duration:00:28:37

Finding family

1/8/2018
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Two stories of Canadians who broadened their family circles, whether by blood or choice, sheer luck or planned generosity.

Duration:00:28:16

The Quest for the Golden Spurtle

1/1/2018
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Held in a tiny Scottish village every year, the Golden Spurtle World Porridge Championships are a "grueling" business.

Duration:00:30:13

Hey Good Lookin'

12/26/2017
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When Josh Ruth was in Grade 8, he saw a classmate do something so bold, romantic, and downright embarrassing — that he has never forgotten it. Now, 20 years later, Josh has tracked that classmate down to ask him why he did it. (Originally aired June 2017)

Duration:00:28:49

Hey Good Lookin'

12/21/2017
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When Josh Ruth was in Grade 8, he saw a classmate do something so bold, romantic, and downright embarrassing — that he has never forgotten it. Now, 20 years later, Josh has tracked that classmate down to ask him why he did it. (Originally aired June 2017)

Duration:00:28:49

Big food, big feels

12/18/2017
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The holidays can be joyful, but they can also be tough — especially for those who've lost family members. And when those family members helmed the food side of the proceedings? It hits you right in the gut.

Duration:00:29:34

3 concussions gave Miranda Currie a (temporary) French accent, and a new outlook on life

12/11/2017
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When Miranda Currie woke up on the ice, she was confused. Her phone was ringing. It was her dad. "I don't know where I am," she told him... Miranda would fight for the next six years to get her life back.

Duration:00:30:10

The man who became Michael Jackson in an Edmonton homeless shelter

12/4/2017
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At 20, living on the streets with a drinking problem, Robert L'Hirondelle was spinning out of control. Until he moonwalked his way to becoming Edmonton's only Métis Michael Jackson tribute artist.

Duration:00:28:12

The things that made the trip

11/27/2017
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What's that thing you just can't leave behind? Objects that stay with us, and what they mean.

Duration:00:28:09

Podcast Exclusive: How three bags of chips almost ruined a documentary

11/24/2017
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A hilarious, behind-the-scenes chat between Acey Rowe and Pete Morey, maker of the doc "Dungeon Master For Hire". Hear about the scene that was almost ruined by chips, the surprising cost of hiring a Dungeon Master, and how Pete unearthed this story.

Duration:00:16:01

Gâteau à l'orange: The story of a recipe that survived the Holocaust

11/20/2017
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In the Ravensbruck women's concentration camp, Rebecca Teitelbaum risked her life to write down every recipe she could remember, on stolen paper. Now, her nephew is sharing them to keep her story alive.

Duration:00:28:06

Travel disasters

11/14/2017
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Two journeys gone wrong: a couple survive six natural disasters during their honeymoon, and a volunteer works to save the life of a migrating sparrow after a brutal collision.

Duration:00:28:06

Camp 33: A Remembrance Day special

11/11/2017
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During the Second World War, the RCMP rounded up close to 600 Canadian residents of Italian origin. One of them was Francesco Scappatura. He was interned at Camp 33, now CFB Petawawa.

Duration:00:30:06

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