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The Doc Project

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The Doc Project is a CBC summer radio series that celebrates documentaries and audio storytelling. Each episode showcases original Canadian documentaries and introduces listeners to the people on the other side of the microphone. It's a behind-the-scenes peek at the joys, frustrations and challenges of documentary production.

The Doc Project is a CBC summer radio series that celebrates documentaries and audio storytelling. Each episode showcases original Canadian documentaries and introduces listeners to the people on the other side of the microphone. It's a behind-the-scenes peek at the joys, frustrations and challenges of documentary production.
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Toronto, Ontario

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CBC

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The Doc Project is a CBC summer radio series that celebrates documentaries and audio storytelling. Each episode showcases original Canadian documentaries and introduces listeners to the people on the other side of the microphone. It's a behind-the-scenes peek at the joys, frustrations and challenges of documentary production.

Language:

English


Episodes

This barefoot busker has a mortgage

10/16/2017
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Playing on the streets wasn't what Ezra Azmon's life was supposed to look like, but busking has turned into his passion. Now, his family is trying to come to terms with it.

Duration: 00:28:06


These girls will stop at nothing to get their own hockey team

10/9/2017
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For the young players of Eabametoong First Nation's first-ever girls' hockey team, hockey is about a lot more than hockey. It’s about freedom. And friendship. Independence and optimism. At least, that’s where the story starts.

Duration: 00:29:12


Fighting to save your home from rising waters

10/3/2017
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Two stories of rising waters right here in Canada, and the homeowners who face a difficult choice: do they stay, or do they go?

Duration: 00:29:48


Fighting to save your home from rising waters

10/2/2017
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Two stories of rising waters and the homeowners who face a difficult choice: do they stay, or do they go?

Duration: 00:29:48


'Can I go ahead now, Jane?': One doctor's first medically assisted death

9/25/2017
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Caring for patients at the end of life was Dr. Joshua Wales' job as a palliative care physician. But how would he handle bringing about someone's death?

Duration: 00:11:12


The Day it Mattered I Was Human

9/25/2017
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With the threat of automation looming large for many of us in the workplace, we bring you three stories about that time only a human could have stepped up the plate and delivered.

Duration: 00:28:06


Finding your people

9/18/2017
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From a Halifax punk show to a Toronto coffee shop, two stories of identity and community.

Duration: 00:29:07


From Canoes to Caskets: When Family Bonding Gets Weird

9/11/2017
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Two stories of awkward, dangerous and beautiful family bonding - from the last time a family of five ever agrees to get in a canoe together to a mother and daughter who "bury themselves in their work" building a casket.

Duration: 00:29:41


"I was worried about science class. And now I'm getting married?"

9/5/2017
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Sadia Rafiquddin was a Grade 9 student in Mississauga when her mother said to her, "Your dad and I got a proposal from my sister. Would you agree to marrying her son?"

Duration: 00:30:14


"A Tsunami of Practicalities": making decisions in the face of death

8/29/2017
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Most women have nine months to prepare for motherhood. But for Mahalia Verna, it happened suddenly. PLUS, when he was 21, Graham Isador sat in a hospital room with his wheelchair-bound mother and comatose dad. That day his role as a son changed forever.

Duration: 00:33:29


[UNCENSORED] From men's prison to the beauty salon - Judy Thompson's quest to shake her demons

8/22/2017
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Judy Thompson spent over four decades behind bars... in a men's prison. Now, she's adjusting to a new life as the woman she feels she was all along. But will her past loosen its grip?

Duration: 00:28:42


[UNCENSORED] From men's prison to the beauty salon - one former inmate's quest to shake her demons

8/21/2017
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Judy Thompson spent over four decades behind bars... in a men's prison. Now, she's adjusting to a new life as the woman she feels she was all along. But will her past loosen its grip?

Duration: 00:28:55


Inside the first night of Trump's travel ban

8/15/2017
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Stanford student Nisrin Elamin Abdelrahman was in Sudan when she heard about President Trump's imminent travel ban. She decided to fly home to the US before the order could be signed. But she missed her flight, delaying her a crucial three hours...

Duration: 00:28:06


Inside the first night of Trump's travel ban

8/14/2017
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Stanford student Nisrin Elamin Abdelrahman was in Sudan when she heard about President Trump's imminent travel ban. She decided to fly home to the US before the order could be signed. But she missed her flight, delaying her a crucial three hours...

Duration: 00:28:06


Rape jokes are the worst - except when survivors tell them

8/7/2017
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Heather Jordan Ross is a comedian. After she reported her sexual assault, the first question she asked herself was, "Now how do I make this funny?" That question led to a national comedy tour featuring rape jokes told by survivors.

Duration: 00:28:09


There's something queer about Devine Lake (2017 remix)

7/31/2017
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Jennifer Warren grew up in small town Ontario, in the heart of cottage country, at the the height of the AIDS crisis. The epidemic seemed far away from country life — so when a lakeside resort opened for an LGBT clientele, it divided the town.

Duration: 00:28:09


Up Close: How Antoinette GreenOliph went from closeted and broke to living her dream up north

7/24/2017
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"At the age of 40, something happened where everything came to a head." Antoinette GreenOliph is now one of the best-loved restaurateurs in Whitehorse — but it meant leaving everything behind.

Duration: 00:28:05


Up Close: Amber Neumann on choosing between herself and her children; Kathy Grant on finishing her father's life's work

7/17/2017
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At the age of 28, Amber Neumann found herself trapped in an unhappy marriage with three kids and little hope for her future. That's when she moved to Cairo. Also, Kathy Grant on preserving and sharing the untold stories of Canada's black veterans.

Duration: 00:28:11


Up Close: Fabienne Colas on her very full Montreal house, post-Haitan earthquake; Olympian Karina Leblanc on perseverance

7/10/2017
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In episode three of our special series, hosted by Lyndie Greenwood, Montrealer Fabienne Colas tells the story of finding her family after the 2010 Haitian earthquake; and Olympic bronze medallist Karina Leblanc talks about her dad's tough love.

Duration: 00:28:11


Up Close: Nasra Adem and Tanara McLean break down privilege; Afua Cooper on coming of age in Jamaica

7/3/2017
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CBC Edmonton's Tanara McLean is black... and has no black female friends. Enter Nasra Adem, the city's youth poet laureate, for a heart-to-heart. Also: poet and scholar Afua Cooper on the old men talking politics who changed her life.

Duration: 00:28:41

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