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Now or Never

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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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United States

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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


Episodes

Family Traditions

2/16/2018
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What's the family tradition you're desperately trying to re-boot or keep alive?

Duration:00:54:41

What's making you go it alone?

2/10/2018
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A young woman who decided to stop dating for a year. A 12-year-old ballet dancer who left home to chase her dreams. A guy who stayed silent and alone with his thoughts for ten whole days. What does it take to strike out on your own?

Duration:00:54:32

What's making you go it alone?

2/8/2018
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A young woman who decided to stop dating for a year. A 12-year-old ballet dancer who left home to chase her dreams. A guy who stayed silent and alone with his thoughts for ten whole days. What does it take to strike out on your own?

Duration:00:54:32

'We need to talk': Parents and children have tough conversations

2/3/2018
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Do you remember the feeling of dread, knowing that your parents were about to start a conversation that you absolutely didn't want to have? On this Now or Never, families gather their courage and dive in to difficult conversations. A Mom answers her seven-year-old's questions about slavery. Fathers have conversations with their sons about harassment and sexism. A woman works to break the cycle of sexual abuse with her three-year-old daughter.

Duration:00:52:03

Fearlessly Funny: Women taking the stage right now

1/27/2018
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What's so funny? On this Now or Never, meet women who are storming the stand-up stage for the very first time. Sit in the audience for a performance that was 10 years in the making. Listen as a seasoned comic rediscovers her voice after transitioning. Meet a group of young women trying to transform the Iqaluit comedy scene. Plus, hear Ify Chiwetelu's attempt to connect with her comedy idol.

Duration:00:54:34

When your life changes in an instant

1/20/2018
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The blink of an eye: that's how fast life can be turned upside down. And there's no going back, no matter how much you may want to. You just have to figure out what comes next.

Duration:00:54:34

What's making you sing right now?

1/13/2018
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On this Now or Never, meet people who are singing for some very personal reasons... even if they don't all sound like Celine.

Duration:00:55:31

Out with the old!

1/6/2018
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Meet Canadians who are starting 2018 by lightening their load and getting rid of the things they don't need anymore - from a comic book collection to deep-seated shame.

Duration:00:54:34

What do you want to accomplish in 2018?

12/28/2017
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Whether it's donating bone marrow, mastering an endangered Indigenous language, or finally learning how to drive - meet Canadians who are on a personal mission in 2018.

Duration:00:55:29

How are you changing up the holidays?

12/23/2017
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From the Mom who decked out her entire house in purple decorations in honour of Prince to a retired oil executive who finally enrolled in Santa Claus School... this year, people are giving the heave-ho-ho-ho to holiday traditions.

Duration:00:51:42

How are you helping others?

12/16/2017
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It's the time of year when a lot of us are thinking of ways we can give back. So today on Now or Never, jump in with Canadians coming together to help each other out.

Duration:00:54:29

Get a pep talk from Now or Never live!

12/9/2017
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From an aspiring comedian who needs a confidence boost to a lifelong teacher on the cusp of retirement, listen along as Canadians get some encouragement to tackle their own Now or Never moments.

Duration:00:54:35

How boxing coach Savoy Howe pumps herself - and others - up

12/6/2017
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As head coach and owner of the Toronto Newsgirls Boxing Club, Savoy Howe is constantly motivating others. She shares some of the questions she asks people who are stuck in a rut, or at a personal crossroad.

Duration:00:05:18

Living with OCD

12/1/2017
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Trevor Dineen has been living with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - OCD - since he was 21 years old. It's a debilitating mental illness that almost took Trevor's life, and today he reveals his fight to overcome it.

Duration:00:54:49

'I really need a solid Burnsy pep talk': Reconnecting with the teacher who changed my life

11/29/2017
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When Arif Jaffer was in high school, Mr. Burns gave him some advice he never forgot. Now he's at another crossroads in his life, and could really use another Burnsy pep talk.

Duration:00:12:12

Who do you need to reconnect with?

11/25/2017
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Meet Canadians who took a risk and reconnected with somebody from their past. A young man gets a pep talk from his old high school teacher. Two brothers, ripped apart by war, reunite. A woman thanks the lifeguard who saved her from drowning.

Duration:00:56:12

Surviving and thriving in winter

11/18/2017
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Even though it comes every year, it's easy to feel unprepared for winter. But we're Canadians... and we're better than that. Meet people who are not just surviving winter, but thriving in it!

Duration:00:55:07

Keeping the memory of war alive

11/10/2017
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From a Syrian refugee working out his pain on a theatre stage in Antigonish to a 92-year-old Holocaust survivor sharing his experiences for the first time - meet Canadians who are keeping the memories of war alive.

Duration:00:54:45

Keeping the spark alive

11/4/2017
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Whether you're in a long-term relationship or on the prowl for a potential love interest, it can be hard to keep the romantic sparks flying. Host Trevor Dineen is the first to admit that he's in a romance rut - so he sought out some advice.

Duration:00:54:37

Turning the #MeToo movement into action

10/28/2017
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Lately it seems like everyone has been talking about women's safety. The Harvey Weinstein scandal led to the #MeToo social media campaign. But there have been hashtags before. So we wondered if this moment will lead to a true turning point.

Duration:00:54:45

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