Best CBC podcasts we could find (Updated September 2019)
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CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks covers the quirks of the expanding universe to the quarks within a single atom... and everything in between.
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.
CBC Radio's The Current is a meeting place of perspectives with a fresh take on issues that affect Canadians today.
Front Burner
Front Burner is your essential daily news podcast, brought to you by CBC News & CBC Podcasts. Every weekday, award-winning investigative journalist Jayme Poisson takes you deep into the stories shapin ...
Spark on CBC Radio One Nora Young helps you navigate your digital life by connecting you to fresh ideas in surprising ways.
The World at Six is your destination for coverage, context and analysis of the day's top stories. It's a showcase for the best in CBC journalism prepared by reporters in Canada and around the world.
CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks covers the quirks of the expanding universe to the quarks within a single atom... and everything in between.
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.
CBC polls analyst Éric Grenier takes a deep dive into the world of politics, elections and public opinion in conversations with journalists, decision makers and the pollsters tapping into what the country is thinking.
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 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.
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.
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.
The World This Weekend is a dynamic half-hour program that showcases first-rate journalism on the news of the day from Canada and around the world. We tell stories you won't hear anywhere else that connect you with remote places and people.
CBC Radio's Metro Morning with Matt Galloway 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.
Cross Country Checkup is Canada's only weekly national open-line radio program. It is broadcast live across Canada every Sunday afternoon on CBC Radio One and SiriusXM, and streamed live on the Internet. Each week Canadians from coast to coast join in a lively discussion on an issue of national interest that affects their daily lives.
Tai Asks Why
Tai Poole is trying to find answers to life’s biggest questions. What happens after we die? What is love? How can we fix climate change? He may not solve them all, but give him a break ... he’s only 1 ...
The Debaters
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.
Alone: A Love Story is an award-winning memoir by Michelle Parise. With candour and humour, Michelle delves into the deepest, darkest aspects of her divorce and her new life as a part-time parent, part-time partier.
CBC Radio's Tapestry is a weekly exploration of spirituality, religion and the search for meaning, hosted by Mary Hynes.
Player's Own Voice
Host Anastasia Bucsis, Two-time Canadian Olympic speedskater, brings her unique backstory to funny, friendly conversations with high performance athletes. No formulaic jock talk here ... these are bud ...
CBC Radio's The Sunday Edition is a lively three-hour program of conversation, documentaries and music. Michael Enright, an accomplished journalist and broadcaster, is the host and tackles everything ...
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.
Personal Best
Personal Best turns tiny goals into grand adventures. From CBC Original Podcasts.
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.
The Shadows
Kaitlin Prest, creator and host of the Prix-Italia winner The Heart, presents the first audio fiction from CBC Podcasts. The Shadows is a story about the anatomy of a relationship: a crush, a choice, ...
A battle is brewing in Edmonton's inner city. Neighbours are terrified. Fights, overdoses and crime spill out from problem houses, many owned by a small group of people connected by one notorious landlord. CBC’s Elizabeth Hames investigates.
CBC News At Issue
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.
Remembering the good, the bad, and the awkward parts of growing up
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.
The Eyeopener sets the agenda for the day, asking the questions that need to be answered and bringing compelling local stories to Calgarians
The Doc Project
High-stakes storytelling at its most artful and human — radio documentary on the next level. Stories lived, stories told.
The Secret Life of Canada is a history podcast about the country you know and the stories you don't.
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.
The Band Played On
This investigative series unravels a complicated web of five decades of historical sexual abuse involving dozens of teens–preyed upon by three teachers. Warnings were ignored, abuse continued, and the ...
Love Me
Love Me is a CBC original podcast about the messiness of human relationships.
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.
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 ...
P.E.I. Pulse
P.E.I. Pulse brings together the best audio from CBC P.E.I.'s airwaves. Host Mitch Cormier shares interesting stories about Islanders and the things that matter to P.E.I. every week. 434043
All in a Day
CBC Radio's All In A Day is Ottawa's number one afternoon drive program -- and covers all of Eastern Ontario and West Quebec. Join Alan Neal each weekday for a fresh take on the news you need to know, regular weather and traffic updates, an overview of the best cultural events the area has to offer, and insightful interviews with politicians, musicians, thinkers and more. Contact the show at or follow along on Twitter @cbcallinaday
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.
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.
CBC Radio's On The Go has now been on the air for 30 years, bringing Newfoundlanders and Labradorians stories from every nook, cranny and cove in the province.
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.
CBC Radio host Sheryl MacKay meets creative people from all around the province. Hear about their passions and inspirations. You'll visit artists and in their studios, musicians and performers backstage, writers at their keyboards and chefs at the cooktop. There's great conversation and a lot of laughs too waiting for you every weekend on North by Northwest.
CBC Radio's Morning North is a weekday news and current affairs program hosted by Markus Schwabe.
The Morning Edition on CBC Radio One is Regina’s number one morning show. Join Stefani for great conversations as the Morning Edition team taps into the spirit of the city. Get your news and see what’ ...
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Today on the podcast: Our Unconventional Panel debates whether Kaillie Humphries should be allowed to compete for the U.S. bobsleigh team, political strategist Zain Velji explains why we still get election calls in the modern world, the AMA explains its new "failgating" campaign urging drivers to back off, and two Alberta butchers are heading t ...…
Loved ones and friends of victims are advocating for traffic safety; Toronto hospital to build affordable housing, as component of patient care.
B.C. Lung Association's Dr. Menn Biagtan and University of British Columbia's Dr. Chris Carlsten discuss vaping and related illness. Radio-Canada's Mugoli Samba and diversity and inclusion consultant Cicely Blain discuss racism in B.C. schools.
Kurt Browning and Ron MacLean talk about lacing up their skates for the return of Battle of the Blades. Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on a new book to check out: Turbulence by David Szalay. Actor Hong Chau talks about putting a new spin on the Patty Hearst story in her new film American Woman.…
Research shows high-level chess players can burn hundreds of calories while competing. We talk to grandmaster Maurice Ashley about why the game needs brains, and brawn.
So said Robert Eggers, the director of "The Lighthouse" which was shot in the Yarmouth area. Host Jeff Douglas speaks with a Nova Scotia producer involved in making that movie, Mike Volpe. "The Lighthouse" will close out the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival.
Some councillors from the Cape Breton Regional Municipality want to revisit an earlier decision to remove advertising signs from utility poles and municipal road signs. Starting August first, staff began removing the signs... ALL signs. But, after complaints, signage from community groups and non-profit organizations will be addressed.…
Author Alexandra Fuller grew up in the violence and racism of the bloody bush war in Rhodesia, the country that would become Zimbabwe. She tells us about her childhood, and why she sees shadows of Rhodesian racism in Donald Trump's America.
Jonathan Sheppard at Keji, Feedback on cancellation of the Pumpkin Regatta, Friends on Facebook
Hear from people working to make safer communities and callers from violent neighbourhoods.
In some communities firefighters are the first to respond when a medical emergency comes in. They often show up before the paramedics. The CBC's David Burke tells us the impact that's having on rural stations.
NL Security Consultant Joseph Dawson questions Porter Airlines paperwork policy.
Alberta@Noon for Tuesday, September 17, 2019:What does the attack on Saudi oil facilities mean for the global oil industry?
Jay Rosenthal, from the Business of Cannabis, explains why the Ontario Cannabis Store reported losses but explained why a turnaround can be expected; Rob Hailman of Trent Radio provides reaction to the news that 97% of students opted out of contributing to the station's operation; The CBC's Dave Seglins explains how asbestos from General Electr ...…
Jonny Harris is the host and producer of Still Standing, season 5 starts tonight on CBC TV.
Spy Arrest, Zimbabwe Doctor Strike, Jerry Maguire Tape Collector, Election News Coverage, Colorado Trail Fight, Dairy Bar Digby and more
The artist and author talks to Eleanor Wachtel about her evocative new work, Guestbook: Ghost Stories, and how the stuff of everyday life inspires her uniquely creative vision.
Comedian Rick Mercer takes your calls on Cross Country Checkup.
On this Sunday edition of the Pollcast, host Éric Grenier and Elise von Scheel take a look at the early polls in this campaign — and chat about the undecided and the fence-sitter voters.
This week on The House: How do the parties deal with crisis during the campaign? And why do candidates with questionable pasts often slip past vetters? We ask strategists from the parties. We examine the broken promise of electoral reform and hear from our In House panel about the federal leaders' debate.…
Please note: We are discontinuing our segmented podcast feed. Please subscribe to the whole show feed.Rocks recovered from ground zero reveal how the dinosaurs died; Archaeology from space - discovering history from a few hundred kilometres up; A jumbo jet lost an engine over Greenland — these researchers found it; The toes of foot painters are ...…
Dr. Marc Agronin on his new book "The End of Old Age," and how to preserve the memory of a loved one with a chatbot.
A new show at the ACT Gallery in Maple Ridge is a collaboration between two Metis artists who only recently discovered they were cousins. Lisa Shepherd is a bead artist, and one half of that collaboration.
Each week, CBC's political panel gets together to talk about the week in politics. This week, they discuss the fact that no byelection will be called after former Sask Party MLAs Warren Steinley and Corey Tochor resigned to run in the federal election.
Friday the 13th was NOT unlucky for this week's contestant in our Friday quiz show on Morning North.
A look inside the black boxes of two of the hidden systems we rely on every day. Inside the complex world of weather forecasting, and a deep, deep dive to the bottom of the ocean to explore the dizzying array of undersea cables that make up the backbone of the internet.
The federal leaders squared off in the first debate of the election campaign...minus Justin Trudeau. Why did the Liberal leader choose to skip this one? And how did the other leaders do? Chantal Hébert, Andrew Coyne and Althia Raj join Rosemary Barton for a post-debate analysis.
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