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Hosts Ify Chiwetelu and Trevor Dineen leap into the action with Canadians who are making things happen. Sometimes things go right. Sometimes they go off the rails. Either way, Now or Never nudges you to make a change, big or small.

Hosts Ify Chiwetelu and Trevor Dineen leap into the action with Canadians who are making things happen. Sometimes things go right. Sometimes they go off the rails. Either way, Now or Never nudges you to make a change, big or small.
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CBC

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Hosts Ify Chiwetelu and Trevor Dineen leap into the action with Canadians who are making things happen. Sometimes things go right. Sometimes they go off the rails. Either way, Now or Never nudges you to make a change, big or small.

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English


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'Hard-core Churchillians will never give up': portrait of a town in uncertain times

10/21/2017
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Churchill, Manitoba is known as the polar bear capital of the world. But for the hundreds of people who live here, it's home. And their future has never been so uncertain.

Duration: 00:54:45


How to improve your neighbourhood

10/14/2017
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Meet dreamers and schemers who are coming up with creative ways to improve their communities.

Duration: 00:54:36


Starting a thank you revolution

10/7/2017
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Hosts Ify Chiwetelu and Trevor Dineen nudge Canadians to say thanks. They try to start a thank you revolution in Winnipeg, unpack Lido Pimienta's unforgettable Polaris Prize acceptance speech, and eavesdrop on some very intimate thanks along the way.

Duration: 00:54:29


Hustling to find a job - when the odds are against you

9/29/2017
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It's not easy pounding the pavement to find a job. It's even harder when something keeps getting in your way. Follow five different Canadians hustling to find employment, and how they're turning challenges into opportunities.

Duration: 00:54:36


I'm a kid again!

9/23/2017
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As we get older, we tend to trade things like sleepovers, swingsets and being silly for working late and worrying. So this week on Now or Never we're on a mission to re-awaken the eight-year-old in all of us.

Duration: 00:54:54


Making the leap to Canada

9/16/2017
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What's it like really like for people building a new life in Canada? Meet some of the thousands who have made the leap to come here. Now that they've crossed the border, they're finding themselves facing a whole new set of hurdles.

Duration: 00:54:38


What's on your 'Now or Never' list?

9/8/2017
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Most of us have a mental list of things we'd like to get done in the next year - and today Ify and Trevor push you to take that leap, whether it's reconnecting with an old friend or cannon-balling into a pool! (fully clothed)

Duration: 00:54:58


What money challenge are you facing?

9/2/2017
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Today we're asking people to open up their wallets, let us snoop around their personal finances and tell us about the biggest money challenge they're facing right now.

Duration: 00:54:28


Now or Never Live: The Big Reveal

8/26/2017
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What's your big reveal? Hear storytellers muster up the courage to reveal something on stage for the very first time - whether it's confessing a secret or making their drag queen debut. Plus, live music from Begonia!

Duration: 00:51:28


How do you start a difficult conversation?

8/19/2017
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Is there a challenging conversation you've been putting off? From confessions, to candid conversations about race and racism, we're getting personal and pointed with friends and family this week.

Duration: 00:54:34


The art of preserving memories before they disappear

8/12/2017
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Have you ever wished you had written something down, or recorded it to preserve a cherished memory of someone? It can take some planning, or spontaneous action, but it's well worth it in the end.

Duration: 00:54:34


Bridging the gap between prisoners and the outside world

8/5/2017
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Canadians are building bridges between two incredibly different spaces — the world of prison, and the outside world. It's not easy to navigate between the two. But a lot of determined people are finding ways to make those connections.

Duration: 00:51:28


Meet Canadians who are taking a leap for love

7/29/2017
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Whether you're screwing up the courage to call the one who got away, diving back in to the dating pool after the death of your partner, or applying to be a contestant on The Bachelor — the road to romance is seldom straight.

Duration: 00:52:32


Refugees helping refugees: how newcomers are empowering one another

7/22/2017
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This week, a Somali-Canadian refugee got a history-making job offer: Ahmed Hussen is going to be Canada's Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship. He's the first minister of Somali heritage, and came to Canada by himself as a refugee at 16.

Duration: 00:44:26


Breaking down barriers: Canadians who are redefining life with a disability

7/15/2017
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Today on Now or Never, you'll meet some tough-as-nails people who are smashing perceptions of what it's like to live with a disability — and who are fighting to shape the world around them.

Duration: 00:54:04


Why you should be learning a new language right now

7/8/2017
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Meet students who are racing to learn an endangered Indigenous language and a teenager who speaks a mind-boggling 16 languages - and thinks you can too.

Duration: 00:51:04


Being Canadian: Celebrating the country with some of its newest citizens

7/1/2017
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Today we're celebrating Canada Day by hearing what being Canadian means to some of its newest citizens.

Duration: 00:42:22


Have you been encouraged to take a leap?

6/24/2017
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All year, Now or Never has been bringing you stories of Canadians getting up the nerve to make a real change in their lives, no matter how risky or ridiculous it might seem.

Duration: 00:54:37


Getting vulnerable on stage

6/17/2017
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Jump in with ordinary Canadians taking a big risk and performing in public. Find out what drives one guy to strip down to his undies on stage, while another sets fire to a grand piano.

Duration: 00:58:11


What does reconciliation mean to you?

6/10/2017
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Reconciliation can be a hot topic, and it's not easy work. It takes sweat, tears, and some creativity. Which is why one Winnipeg teacher brought her teenage students into a sweat lodge for their very first time.

Duration: 00:55:58

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