Spark on CBC Radio One Nora Young helps you navigate your digital life by connecting you to fresh ideas in surprising ways.
IDEAS is a deep-dive into contemporary thought and intellectual history. No topic is off-limits. In the age of clickbait and superficial headlines, it's for people who like to think.
Take a trip around the world with CBC Radio's As It Happens. Hear from the people at the centre of the stories of the day — from the complex to the weird and wacky.
CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks covers the quirks of the expanding universe to the quarks within a single atom... and everything in between.
CBC Radio's Dr. Brian Goldman takes listeners through the swinging doors of hospitals and doctors' offices, behind the curtain where the gurney lies.
CBC Radio's The House takes you behind the scenes in the world of Canadian politics. Parliament may take a summer recess but the business of national politics never stops; nor does The House.
Because News is Canada's funniest news quiz. Host Gavin Crawford quizzes comedians and celebrities about the headlines. Subscribe to get Members Only bonus episodes every Wednesday.
The National's Rosemary Barton tackles the week's big political stories with Canada's leading political journalists, including Chantal Hébert and Andrew Coyne. A podcast that helps you understand the why behind the moves and decisions of your elected officials.
CBC Radio's The Current is a meeting place of perspectives with a fresh take on issues that affect Canadians today.
High-stakes storytelling at its most artful and human — radio documentary on the next level. Stories lived, stories told.
Get ready to meet the artists you're talking about, and the ones you'll soon love. Whatever you're into — be it music, TV, film, visual art, theatre or comedy — q is there. Expect deep insight, and big surprises. Because on q, arts and entertainment get personal.
Tapestry is your guide through the messy business of being human. You’ll hear surprising conversations and rediscover your connection to something larger than yourself. Tapestry: your time to pause and go deep.
CBC Radio's Laugh out Loud is Canada's home for comedy. Every week the show features the best and funniest comics in the business. Recorded at festivals and comedy clubs across the country, LOL is the ...
CBC Radio's Writers and Company offers an opportunity to explore in depth the lives, thoughts and works of remarkable writers from around the world. Hosted by Eleanor Wachtel.
Day 6 is a news magazine show that delivers a surprising take on the week.
If a joke's worth telling, it's worth repeating. Comedy Factory host Jane Testar collects our favourite skits, commentaries and funny bits that appeared on CBC Radio over the past week. It's an assembly line of humour, safety-tested and priced to move!
World Report is the first word on the day's top international and Canadian stories and reveals original work by CBC journalists. Join Nil Köksal weekdays and Marcia Young on the weekends on CBC Radio One.
Cross Country Checkup is Canada's only national phone-in show, broadcasting live from coast to coast to coast. Checkup is Canada's weekly town hall — a place for raw, honest perspectives on the most pressing issues of the week. For over 55 years, it's where Canadians gather to listen to each other every Sunday afternoon. Call us: 1-888-416-8333.
Fresh, new, provocative programs from the digital realm. Radio One's Podcast Playlist kicks it off on terrestrial with a sampling of some of the most intriguing of what the internet has to offer.
Under the Influence gives listeners a rare backstage pass into the hallways, boardrooms and recording studios of the ad industry. Join host and adman Terry O’Reilly for fascinating (and humorous) stories that connect the dots between pop culture, marketing and human nature.
CBC Radio's Shelagh Rogers travels the country, conversing with authors and readers of all kinds. A new episode every Saturday.
If you're talking about it, so is Judy Aldous on Alberta's only province wide open line. From strong opinions, to thoughtful arguments, to stories worth repeating - you never know what you'll hear nex ...
Ontario Morning tells you what's happening in your world - whether it's down the road or around the globe.Get the latest national and international news on World Report and local newscasts on the half-hour.
Unreserved is the radio space for Indigenous community, culture, and conversation. Host Falen Johnson takes you straight into Indigenous Canada, from Halifax to Haida Gwaii, from Shamattawa to Ottawa, introducing listeners to the storytellers, culture makers and community shakers from across the country.
Every weekday afternoon, Power & Politics host Vassy Kapelos guides Canadians through the country's political news, with a regular cast of political panellists and the continuously unfolding drama of the Canadian political scene.
The Cost of Living ♥s money — how it makes (or breaks) us. We untangle the economic forces at play and transform our understanding of how money shapes our lives. Discover how everyday decisions connect with the larger economy in ways big, small, good, bad, obvious and unseen on The Cost of Living.
CBC Radio's Information Morning kick starts the day on mainland Nova Scotia with news, survival information, compelling stories and opinions from all perspectives in the province.
CBC Radio's Metro Morning keeps listeners informed about what's going on in Toronto and offers listeners an optimistic, sometimes humorous view of the world, together with the day's more serious news.
CBC Radio's Morning North is a weekday news and current affairs program hosted by Markus Schwabe.
Kathleen Petty sits down with politicians, pundits, and other thoughtful westerners for conversations about the priorities, preoccupations and politics of Albertans and others who are West of Centre.
The Debaters is the hit show where comedians go toe-to-toe in a battle of laughs and logic. Hosted by award-winning funnyman Steve Patterson, the program is a combustible combination of sharply crafted comedic rants and hilarious ad libs. The engaging format is part stand-up, part quiz show and part comedy competition, with the live audience picking the winners.
CBC Radio's Information Morning Cape Breton helps listeners better understand and explore the challenges in our island's future, remember their past and celebrate their neighbours' accomplishments.
Unscripted and honest radio debates. Ontario Today is never shy. The host, studio guests and callers dive right into the contentious issues of the day. CBC Radio One from 12 to 1 ET. Call-in 1-888-817-8995.
There are a lot of questions, ideas and emotions about climate change. Whether you feel scared, curious or overwhelmed, What On Earth hears you. Laura Lynch explores your experiences, grapples with the challenges, and examines the potential solutions.
A vibrant blend of top news stories, local weather, traffic reports, comedy, local music, and interviews about politics, science and culture. Tune into Mainstreet on weekdays from 3 to 6 p.m. Add your voice by calling us at 1-888-686-MAIN (6246) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
CBC Radio’s The Sunday Magazine is a lively, wide-ranging mix of topical long-form conversations, engaging ideas and more. Each week, host Piya Chattopadhyay takes time for deep exploration, but also makes space for surprise, delight and fun.
The Eyeopener sets the agenda for the day, asking the questions that need to be answered and bringing compelling local stories to Calgarians
Cross Talk's daily phone-in connects listeners from across Newfoundland and Labrador - and beyond.
BC Today is where British Columbians connect on issues facing their lives and their community. Every week day at noon PT and 1pm MT, BC Today host Michelle Eliot delves into the top story for the province.
Whether you live in Clarenville, Port Aux Basques, southern Labrador or any point in between...CBC Newfoundland Morning is for you. It's an upbeat, friendly start to your day. Bernice and Martin have the information you need, want and can't do without!
Information Morning from CBC Moncton is your essential source of news, weather, traffic and stories from your community. Join Jonna weekday mornings.
Maritime Noon is a one-hour program devoted to delivering informative reports and interviews which explore issues that are of interest to Maritimers. Join host Bob Murphy weekdays from noon to 1 p.m.
Daybreak Alberta connects the province through music, chat and weekend culture. From the arts to the news, retail therapy to health tips, music to chat, leave the workweek behind.
CBC Radio's Labrador Morning keeps people informed about what's happening around them. Labradorians hear about it first on Labrador Morning.
Information Morning Fredericton is your window on the community every weekday morning, from 5:55 to 8:37 on CBC Radio One, the news and stories of our lives in your city and around the province; keeping you informed and engaged.
CBC Radio New Brunswick's Information Morning in Saint John brings you all the news and information you need to start your day. We'll get you connected to your community, your country and the world. Without us, you won't know what's going on.
Weekend AM is CBC Radio One's province-wide, Saturday and Sunday morning show across Newfoundland and Labrador. You'll meet creative people up to all sorts of things that keep life in Newfoundland and Labrador interesting.
For this week's healthcare hack, Mary Jane Hampton says it's time for family caregivers, who have experienced high stress during the pandemic, to hit reset on their own health and self-care.
Krista Conners and her husband live near the House of Nazareth homeless shelter. Anne Poirier Basque is the Executive Director of Downtown Moncton Centre-ville Inc. John Wishart is the CEO of The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Moncton.
SFU Canada Research Chair in global health governance Kelley Lee discusses the federal government's announcement that fully vaccinated Canadians and permanent residents will no longer be required to quarantine upon returning to the country. On National Indigenous Peoples Day, CBC journalist Wawmeesh Hamilton and First Peoples' Cultural Council lang…
Last week, the federal government announced that Indigenous people can now apply to reclaim traditional names on passports and government ID. Today, we ask you about reclaiming your name - and how your name relates to your identity. Brooks Arcand-Paul and Priscilla Ki Sun Wang join us to take your calls.…
On today's show: a look at what Canadians plan to do with the extra money they managed to save during the pandemic; when masks are no longer mandatory, will you still wear one? We hear what some Calgarians are planning; we speak with Calgary's mayor about when the city might lift its mandatory mask bylaw, now that Alberta fully reopens on July 1st;…
Inviting Indigenous and non-indigenous people to learn and celebrate First Nations' language, food and music.
Ojibway poet Duke Redbird reads a poem he wrote to honour the victims of residential schools. Blackfoot and Sámi filmmaker Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers discusses a collection of films she curated for the Toronto International Film Festival in honour of National Indigenous History Month. Cree author David A. Robertson opens up about his first memoir, Bla…
Residential School Vigil Organizer, Treaty 11 Replica Jacket, Border Opening July 5, Scotland Sex Tour, Yosemite Highline Walk and more.
Ed Lawrence is seeing trees stripped bare by caterpillars. Plus hear his advice on growing a pumpkin patch, planting crocus and much more.
Sixty years ago someone took a microphone into the church in Membertou and recorded the community's chief, Ben Christmas, talking and singing in Mi'kmaw. Linguist Bernie Francis helps us understand what we're hearing as we mark National Indigenous Peoples Day. There's more Chief Christmas on the Membertou Heritage Park website -- bit.ly/2SgfXas…
CBU Assistant Professor of Mi'kmaw Studies and Lawyer Tuma Young became the first Indigenous person to take on the role of President of the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society.
As restaurants and businesses reopen, concerts and festivals gear up and travel agents begin booking future getaways, Canadians are testing their limits as pandemic restrictions begin to ease. Are you ready to go back? Our question this week: What are your summer limits? What's your vacation plan?
The Canadian-born American novelist's talks about magic and science and her new book about the real-life witch trial of the mother of 17th century astronomer Johannes Kepler.
On this week’s show: Public Safety Minister Bill Blair discusses the continued restrictions at the border. The Conservatives' foreign affairs critic Michael Chong talks about fighting the government over document disclosure. An expert panel analyzes the controversies and challenges facing the Green Party and its leader, Annamie Paul. Plus: a look a…
The Next Chapter Mystery Panel gears up for summer, Pop singer Olivia Penalva on her favourite book of poetry and TNC columnist Heather Greenwood-Davis on her top three post pandemic perspective changing books, and more.
Danny Stewart was on his way to meet his partner for dinner when he happened upon a baby, bundled in a sweatshirt and abandoned at a New York subway station. That started him on a path to parenthood. Later, a Concordia professor explains why the world's biggest problems can't be solved by personal boycotts.…
Fish out of water get a brain boost; A large star that pulled a disappearing act may be a new kind of ‘blinking giant’; Echidnas have a unique 4-headed penis but only use half at a time; They're not speedy, but these seafloor sponges are on the move; Sick legacy — how DDT exposure from the past can affect many generations to come.…
Investigative journalist Justin Ling says there's no justification for Canada to ban sexually-active gay men from donating blood; as a David Bowie painting surfaces in Canada, his former collaborator Beezy Bailey says painting with Bowie was a blast; Tupac's legacy endures on what would have been his 50th birthday; our books columnist Becky Toyne d…
We get sun safety tips from Dr. Daniel Radin a dermatologist from Tecumseh, near Windsor; Earlier this week Minister of Seniors Deb Schulte announced that they would launch consultations on the term elder abuse. Establishing criteria will help the government design programs and policies to protect seniors.We have reaction from Samir Sinha the Direc…
Alice Moran, Jan Caruana and Candy Palmater get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford
From vaccine passports to overtourism, the technical and ethical challenges of post-pandemic travel and tourism.
How a late-night visit to the ER led to the creation of a new app that allows people to report experiences of racism in healthcare. Brothers and app founders, Dr. Kamea Lafontaine and Dr. Alika Lafontaine tell the story.
Shawn from North Bay tries his hand at this week's Mystery Game on Morning North. Listen along and see if you can beat his score!
Reporter, Carolyn Ray, brings us an update on the story of 14 year-old Matthew Gordon who has been collecting used clothing for men for five years in memory of his Dad. We hear about hot schools and buses on PEI. And on the phone-in: Dr. Christine Chambers speaks about children's health.
New Brunswick drives for green, and one of its neighbours says they would have preferred a more coordinated reopening. The Covid cabinet committee joined us to talk about that, and vaccine passports. Premier Blaine Higgs, Interim leader of the Official Opposition Roger Melanson, Green Party leader David Coon, and Kris Austin, leader of the People's…
There were no injuries reported after a landslide in Nain but officials are still asking Nain residents to be careful while boating. We speak to Ron Webb, the person who first reported it. As we mark National Indigenous History Month we go back to the archives to hear from Ella Jacque of Rigolet, who weaves wild grass into beautiful and practical h…
The pandemic silenced a lot of activities, including live music. And while not exactly back in pre-pandemic style live, local entertainment is returning to the boardwalk for the summer, starting this afternoon. Julia Wright speaks with Corey McGill, one of the organizers to get the details.
Recorded at Hecklers Bar and Grill pre-COVID, Ali presents comedians Chelsea Lou, who takes us on a very special journey across space and time, and Shane Priestly who gives us tips on how to connect with your ailing grandpa!
This week, the best new and notable (and all-Canadian!) podcasts to kick off your summer. Featuring: Life Jolt, Do You Know Mordechai?, Inappropriate Questions, PLUS interviews with two of this week's featured hosts.
Tasty frozen treats will get us through this, right?