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As Canada's most trusted audio newscast, THE WORLD THIS HOUR brings you a Canadian perspective on what's happening here, and around the world right now... wherever and whenever you want it. Every hour, every day, we are there with the best of CBC journalism, so you can hear and feel the world change, and know why it matters to you.
 
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A politics show for people who hate politics.
 
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.
 
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The World This Weekend keeps you up to date with what's happening in Canada and around the world.
 
Each year, the Empire Club Foundation publishes each speech that season in The Red Book, a yearbook which is distributed free of charge to 4000 university, secondary, and elementary school libraries in Canada, as well as Canadian embassies and consulates worldwide.
 
Weekly current affairs roundtable focusing on Indigenous issues and events. Hosted by Rick Harp.
 
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10/3 is Postmedia's Canadian current affairs podcast, featuring expert perspective on the week’s top stories from a national team of award winning reporters. The name of the show represents Canada’s provinces and territories, and each episode host Dave Breakenridge will bring you a closer look at some of the biggest stories in the country.
 
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“This Is Why” is a weekly Global News original podcast that delves into Canada’s biggest news stories with a young and curious audience in mind. Complemented by original reporting, expert interviews, social reaction, and unique storytelling, this podcast is for anyone interested in going beyond the headlines to learn more about complicated stories.CKNW Radio Producers John O’Dowd and Niki Reitmayer strive to answer difficult and sometimes controversial questions, giving their listeners uniqu ...
 
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Explain Like I'm Five is a new podcast from The 2020 Network hosted by @effinbirds’ Aaron Reynolds. ELI5 asks participants to take a weighty and complex topic and “explain it like I’m five.” From cryptocurrencies, to gun law in Canada, to machine learning, to pharmacare and more, ELI5 is fun, informative show for a Canadian audience.
 
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There's a lot to learn from what politicians and journalists can and can't tell us, their lowly constituents and readers. We read between the lines of the news coverage of the SNC-Lavalin scandal with BuzzFeed News' Paul McLeod. Then, Macleans columnist Anne Kingston helps translate politicians' passive-aggressive, condescending, or coded messa ...…
 
The week on The House, the SNC-Lavalin crisis takes centre stage. We talk with Minister Carla Qualtrough about the resignation of Jody Wilson-Raybould and the challenge ahead for the government. Kukpi7 Judy Wilson of the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs discusses a letter they wrote to the Prime Minister that condemned what they called r ...…
 
Jody Wilson-Raybould’s cabinet resignation seemingly blindsided the prime minister. Her high-profile departure tests the government’s resiliency in an election year.In this episode: House of Commons justice committee chair Anthony Housefather and HuffPost Canada senior politics editor Ryan Maloney. Hosted by Althia Raj.Detailed show notes:(3:41 ...…
 
Justin Trudeau made a stop in Sudbury during what has been a tumultuous week for him. Northeastern Hubs reporter Claude Sharma briefs Jeyan Jeganathan on the visit. Then, he takes a look at the legacy of Canada's first Black mayor, Dr. Saint-Firmin Monestime, who made a lasting impact on the small Ontario town of Mattawa. And, as people celebra ...…
 
Femicide in Ontario, Canada's food system, the world's shrinking population, the future of senior care, Eric Kaufmann on the white shift, and a new season on TVO's "Political Blind Date." The Agenda reviews its week of programming.
 
Stanley Grizzle was a union organizer and Black civil rights leader in Canada, but his name isn't spoken in the same breath as U.S. leaders such as Martin Luther King, or A. Philip Randolph. Author Cecil Foster hopes to change that by chronicling Grizzle's work and the fight against discrimination in his new book, "They Call Me George: The Unto ...…
 
When Audrey Parker, 57, was diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer, she decided to turn to Canada’s assisted-dying law, but soon realized there was a catch: the law dictated that people approved for medically-assisted death had to be conscious and mentally sound at the moment they gave their final consent. Fearing she would be denied her wish if ...…
 
Canada and the World, Ep. 28: Talking “shit” in politicsA new podcast series from OpenCanada.org and the Balsillie School of International Affairs.After the use by US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib of the word “motherfucker” — against US President Donald Trump — earlier this year, podcast host Bessma Momani asks her guests to leave their politenes ...…
 
Months before a federal election, the Liberal government is embroiled in a potentially damaging scandal. This one surrounds a major Canadian company, SNC Lavalin, that is facing charges related to business dealings in Libya, and whether the Prime Minister’s office applied political pressure on then Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould to order ...…
 
Back from our brief hiatus, this week's show speaks frankly about why the Liberal government's proposed Indigenous Languages Act is mostly notable for what it doesn't say. Joining us this week is special return guest Lorena Fontaine, Indigenous academic lead and associate professor of Indigenous Studies at the University of Winnipeg. // Our the ...…
 
The Agenda welcomes Eric Kaufmann, an immigration expert, politics professor at London's Birkbeck College, and author of the controversial new book, "Whiteshift," which explores how demographical change has given rise to populism. In an age marked by cultural wars and ethnic divisions, Kaufmann says, "We need to talk about white identity." He w ...…
 
Politics is a tough business. But when does partisan competition become needlessly nasty? Tonight TVO's acclaimed series, "Political Blind Date," begins another season of trying to make rival politicians see eye-to-eye. Current and former politicians join The Agenda to discuss making a connection across the aisle.…
 
The SNC-Lavalin/Jody Wilson-Raybould clusterfark that has the Trudeau government on the ropes.By cdnpolitique@gmail.com (Canadian Politique Studios).
 
How did the Canadian press cover the biggest scandal yet to hit the Trudeau government? Will the SNC-Lavalin affair blow over? With this level of potential corruption, will anyone care or remember at election time? Ali Taghva co-hosts.
 
Dire predictions about an impending overpopulation crisis have loomed large in the human imagination for centuries. Darrel Bricker and John Ibbitson co-authors of, "Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline," say these predictions have been greatly exaggerated. In fact, the global population is on the decline. They join The Agenda to ...…
 
People are living longer than ever before. In Canada, life expectancy now hovers around age 80 for men, and 84 for women. The Agenda discusses how well Canada is supporting people to make the most of their later years.
 
A week after news broke about the scandal that cost Justin Trudeau one of his most prominent female cabinet ministers, members of the Justice Committee convened for an emergency meeting to discuss whether to accept an opposition motion to have a number of government officials testify. What did the committee accomplish? The Chair of the Justice ...…
 
Host Aaron Reynolds gets a behind the scenes look at what goes into a poll from veteran Canadian pollster and Chair of Nanos Research, Nik Nanos. The two discuss how polling data is gathered, its accuracy, how it's changing in a tech-based world, and predictions for 2019.
 
It used to be that Canada's food guide listed meat, poultry, and fish as the main sources of protein. That's shifted in the past few decades. And now, according to a recent report, more than 6 million Canadians limit the amount of meat they eat, and a growing number have gone off meat altogether. The Agenda welcomes Sylvain Charlebois, the lead ...…
 
From farm to table, Canada's food system is a complex network of competing priorities. It can lead to endless and sometimes baffling choices for families, policymakers and everyone in between. The Agenda discusses whether Canada needs a more comprehensive national approach.
 
When it comes to disrupting major organized crime activities, getting drugs off the streets is the easy part. For officers who are tasked with following the money, getting charges laid and getting convictions to stick is a big problem. Dave and Vancouver Sun investigative reporter Gordon Hoekstra look at how big a problem money laundering is, h ...…
 
It was not a good week for the main political parties in Canada. From the SNC-Lavalin affair, to the Conservative Google Ad, to the NDP's confused position on Venezuela, here's a dive into the morass.
 
While technology is supposed to make lives easier, some people are abusing it to stalk and harass unsuspecting women through smart-home systems, location trackers, and spyware. This technologically-facilitated form of harassment is referred to as smart abuse, according to tech journalist Takara Small. Toronto lawyer Kate Robertson joins her and ...…
 
A woman or girl is killed every 2.5 days in Canada, according to the recently-released "Call It Femicide" report. Sixty-five of the 148 female deaths recorded across the country last year happened in Ontario. Joining Nam Kiwanuka to explain the unique challenges faced by certain communities are: Dawn Lavell-Harvard, Farrah Khan, JoAnne Brooks, ...…
 
In English media, there are whole organizations and departments devoted to debunking fake news. But in Quebec, a lot of the work falls to one guy: Jeff Yates. He talks to guest host Brigitte Noël about the unique challenges of combatting fake news in French and why he thinks it's time to destigmatize sharing bogus stories.…
 
This week on The House, Justice Minister David Lametti joins us to discuss a new report that suggests his predecessor was pressured by the Prime Minister's Office to intervene in the criminal case against SNC-Lavalin, as well as the extradition case of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou. Also New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs discusses why he doesn't agr ...…
 
Haley Lewis, the new Indigenous reporter for Ontario Hubs, talks to Jeyan Jeganathan about her background, and the kinds of stories she'll cover from across the province.
 
Retirement savings advice doesn't always work for everyone, especially those living on low incomes. The Agenda discusses the reality of retirement for Ontario's low-income earners.
 
The Ontario government's review of auto insurance, how the PC government communicates its message, Canada's fraying relationship with China, Canada's innovation progress, an interview with an MD/astronaut, and the rise of anti-Semitism. The Agenda reviews its week of programming.
 
With an ice storm hitting parts of southern Ontario this week, where Canada and the World is recorded, host Bessma Momani brings together two guests by phone to discuss a mish-mash of topics, from the foreign affairs elements of Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, to the political aspects of films nominated for this year’s Academy Awards ...…
 
Bruce McArthur, a 67-year-old, self-employed gardener, pleaded guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder. Most of the killings, which happened between 2010 and 2017, were described as “sexual in nature” and there were many instances cited where there was evidence of ligatures being used. In this episode of the Global News podcast This is Wh ...…
 
Admitted Toronto serial killer Bruce McArthur was addicted to killing, says Toronto Sun columnist Joe Warmington. McArthur is expected to spend the rest of his life in prison for the brutal murder of eight men from Toronto's gay community. Warmington joins Dave to discuss the fallout from the case for police.…
 
Making auto insurance rates cheaper for Ontarians would be a big political win for the new Progressive Conservative government. Public consultations are now underway online - and in fact close out tomorrow. The Agenda welcomes Doug Downey, the parliamentary assistant to the minister of finance, to discuss the government's plans.…
 
The Ontario government is concluding a public consultation on auto insurance. Previous provincial governments have reformed car insurance and many Ontarians remain dissatisfied with their plans. The Agenda discusses what can be done to improve options.
 
Is Netflix threatening Canadian culture through neo-imperialism? Never mind the copyright infringement, was the Conservative Party's Heritage Minute any good? And did the new Indigenous Languages Act accomplish anything? Jesse Wente guest hosts and Garvia Bailey co-hosts.
 
The Agenda welcomes Dave Williams, a former astronaut and ER doctor, to discuss his book, "Defying Limits: Lessons from the Edge of the Universe." Aside from bringing his medical expertise to the space program, Williams has experienced the medical system from the patient's point of view during his cancer treatment.…
 
At the end of the day, politics is really about two things: making decisions, and then communicating those decisions effectively to the public. The Ontario PC government has made plenty of decisions and at lightning speed. But how well have they communicated those decisions to gain the public's buy-in? The Agenda talks to some communications pr ...…
 
More than 500,000 Canadians live with dementia - and, according to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, that number is expected to double in the next 15 years. Now, by harnessing the power of artificial intelligence and the human voice, one Toronto-based startup is trying to change the way medical professionals screen for the disease. Field produce ...…
 
This week on The House midweek podcast, we talk to the CEO of the Canadian-American Business Council Maryscott Greenwood about Donald Trump's mention of Canada and trade in his State of the Union address - and what that means for the bi-lateral relationship. We also pay tribute to former MP Paul Dewar, who died on Wednesday.…
 
Ann Hui, author of "Chop Suey Nation," speaks with Nam Kiwanuka about whether Canadian Chinese food should be viewed as "fake." And, as the Year of the Pig begins, they discuss the role of food in Chinese New Year's celebrations.
 
The Agenda takes stock of the eroding Chinese-Canadian relationship in the midst of a diplomatic crisis involving the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver, and the security concerns that continue to surround her Chinese telecommunications company.
 
You practically can’t go a day without stumbling along a mocking story about an industry or trend being killed by Millennials. But despite taking a lot of flack from Gen-Xers and Baby Boomers, things aren’t so peachy for those born from the early ‘80s to the late ‘90s. We look how Millennials are falling behind compared those who came before th ...…
 
Tens of thousands of dollars in suits, luggage, magazines and mustard. An epic booze heist from the legislature. An undercover legislator exposing corruption. And a wood-splitter that’s transfixed a province. Just another day in the wild world of B.C. politics. Featured in this episode: Andrew MacLeod (The Tyee) To learn more: “Speaker Report A ...…
 
Technological innovation at the outset of this millennium has been nothing short of revolutionary. And it shows no signs of slowing down. Jim Balsillie, the former co-CEO of Research In Motion, says Canada is not keeping up. Worse, that policymakers and businesses still don't seem to fully appreciate the scope of the change underway. He's now c ...…
 
It didn't take the terrible events of last year at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, where a gunman killed 11 people, to remind Deborah Lipstadt that anti-Semitism still exists. She has confronted it head-on during her distinguished career writing and studying how and why anti-Semitism endures. She joins The Agenda to discuss her new book, "Antisemiti ...…
 
“Russia Rising” is a new investigative podcast series hosted by Jeff Semple, the former Europe Bureau Chief for Global News. This series hopes to unravel the giant mystery behind Putin’s Russia with the help of those who know her best - Russian Trolls, Hackers, Putin Supporters, and even a former Russian K.G.B. agent. Join Jeff on the journey t ...…
 
Paula Simons did something that makes a lot of journalists cringe. She went into politics. The former Edmonton Journal columnist is now an independent senator. She speaks about crossing over, using social media to pull back the curtain on Canadian politics... and about the Senate's secret snack machine.…
 
How will the government's plan to fight fake news ensure the 2019 election is free from interference? The Minister of Democratic Institutions Karina Gould is here, then disinformation specialist Marcus Kolga shares his analysis of the strategy. Plus: as British Columbia shapes up to be a battleground in 2019, we look at the federal implications ...…
 
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