Spark on CBC Radio One Nora Young helps you navigate your digital life by connecting you to fresh ideas in surprising ways.
CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks covers the quirks of the expanding universe to the quarks within a single atom... and everything in between.
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 Dr. Brian Goldman takes listeners through the swinging doors of hospitals and doctors' offices, behind the curtain where the gurney lies.
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 The Current is a meeting place of perspectives with a fresh take on issues that affect Canadians today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
High-stakes storytelling at its most artful and human — radio documentary on the next level. Stories lived, stories told.
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.
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.
Day 6 is a news magazine show that delivers a surprising take on the week.
CBC Radio's Shelagh Rogers travels the country, conversing with authors and readers of all kinds. A new episode every Monday.
The Eyeopener sets the agenda for the day, asking the questions that need to be answered and bringing compelling local stories to Calgarians
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.
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.
CBC Radio's Morning North is a weekday news and current affairs program hosted by Markus Schwabe.
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.
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.
CBC News correspondents take you behind the scenes as they cover the biggest events around the world. Personal stories from our reporters who were there while the story was breaking.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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'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.
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.
Information Morning from CBC Moncton is your essential source of news, weather, traffic and stories from your community. Join Jonna weekday mornings.
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!
Cross Talk's daily phone-in connects listeners from across Newfoundland and Labrador - and beyond.
CBC Radio's Labrador Morning keeps people informed about what's happening around them. Labradorians hear about it first on Labrador Morning. 434043
Science fiction author David Barr Kirtley talks geek culture with guests such as Neil Gaiman (#253), George R. R. Martin (#22), Richard Dawkins (#46), Wil Wheaton (#398), Bill Nye (#273), Margaret Atwood (#94), Neil deGrasse Tyson (#32), and Ursula K. Le Guin (#65). Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy has appeared on recommended podcast lists from NPR, The Guardian, The A.V. Club, BBC America, CBC Radio, WVXU, io9, Omni, The Strand, Library Journal, and Popular Mechanics. CBC Radio writes, "You may n ...
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 50 years, bringing Newfoundlanders and Labradorians stories from every nook, cranny and cove in the province.
On this week’s show: NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh breaks down his deal with the Liberals on paid sick leave, while Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister reacts to the throne speech. Then, as parts of the country experience a second wave of COVID-19, lawyer Kyla Lee shares what it was like to be a younger person with the illness. Plus: three Green leadership…
Thomas King on his novel Indians on Vacation, musician Jeremy Drury recommends reading Buffy Sainte-Marie by Andrea Warner, Danielle Murrell Cox on the board book My Hair, Canisia Lubrin on The Dyzgraphxst, Phyllis Webstad on inspiring Orange Shirt Day and Aparita Bhandari on diverse romance novels.
Oil sands tailings ponds are toxic. Canadian-made nanotech could help fix that. Male baboons make friends with females for just one reason: a longer life. Less than a teaspoon of dirt could hold the history of an entire landscape. Tickling rats to improve animal - and scientists’ - welfare. Five ways the universe might die - including one that coul…
The Pull of the Stars tells the story of three women — a nurse, a doctor and an activist — in war-ravaged Ireland during the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic. Emma Donoghue spoke with Dr. Brian Goldman, host of White Coat Black Art, about the inspiration for the novel. The book was written well before the outbreak of the coronavirus, and Donoghue was surp…
Cool Toronto stories: Black foodie week; books about 'funky-looking' Parkdale; volunteering at a friend's Korean resto; COC & Soulpepper fall seasons.
Martin MacDonald is a candidate for the job of conductor and music director of Symphony New Brunswick. We talk to him about his upcoming audition as he nears the end of his 14 day quarantine in Saint John.
Mourna Ballantyne of Child Care Now,looks at the prospects for the federal government carrying out its pledge from the Throne Speech to create a national public child care system; Kaitie Fraser. a reporter with CBC Windsor, brings us the story of 24-year-old Giaci Miceli who is on the autism spectrum. He's become a surprise star on Tik Tok because …
Doug Robertson is Brenda Robertson's son.
Paris Knife Attack, Simple Tax Return, Newfoundland Halloween Rules, Dream Incubation, Canadian Sailing Saga, Sparrow Song Study and more.
The documentary “No Going Back” tells the story of three LGBT refugees who fled persecution in their home countries and found support and acceptance at the Metropolitan Community Church in downtown Toronto. And lawyer Shermeen Khan describes how her experience of the pandemic has been helped and hindered by her blindness.…
Craig Lauzon, Jan Caruana and Tom Howell get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford
Government offices are empty. Toronto's downtown office towers are eerily silent. Open Text, headquartered in Waterloo, closed 50 percent of its offices around the world. We weigh the pros and cons for workers, employers and everyone else.
New owners one-up thieves, thwarting their efforts to make away with much money from their restaurant. Phone-in with gardening expert Marjorie Willison.
Canadian singer-songwriter Bruce Cockburn discusses his lyric-less instrumental album, Crowing Ignites. Audio engineer Susan Rogers breaks down some of the songs on Prince's album, Sign o' the Times, and shares what she felt he was trying to achieve at that moment in his career. Artists Simone Saunders and Tekikki Walker talk about finding common g…
On today's show, former students of Labrador's residential schools shared their stories. And now a new book is available to aid in the healing process. We talk with author Andrea Procter and James Igloliorte who provided the forward. The federal throne speech includes plans for something called an "Atlantic Loop". Sort of like an Atlantic Bubble, b…
The first episode in our special Guide to Civilization series, will look at how tech from the wheel to just-in-time delivery architecture (and many things in between) have changed the way humans have been able to move, expand their horizons and shrink their world — along with the costs and benefits. We take a special look at the impact and role of …
We check-in with our Cape Breton musicians' panel again, to find out how the summer went, and what the prospect looks like for the Fall ahead... with Colette Deveaux, Jordan Musycsyn, and Mairi Rankin.
Clyde Wray has been named the first artist in residence at the Saint John Theatre Company. He'll be telling the stories of historical figures from the Black community in Saint John in the new year as past of that new gig. He joins host Julia Wright to talk about the importance of this new position with the theatre company.…
City of Vancouver drug policy adviser Karen Ward and Abbotsford Police Department chief constable Mike Serr discuss the overdose crisis during the B.C. election. Minter Country Garden Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.
Acadian artist and activist Eric Dow grew up near Saulnierville. In a Commentary he reflects on the shared history of the Mi'kmaq and Acadians, in light of recent tensions between the two fisheries there.
Dave from North Bay is one of those people who always play along at home and always seems to know the answers to the questions in the Mystery Game. His kids pushed him to call in and play. He can hold his head high... he cleaned us out, winning all the available prizes in the vault. How many questions could you have answered correctly?…
Senior producer of Podcast Playlist and CBC Podcast Showcase Kate Evans joins us for the first half of the program with her podcast suggestions. In the second half, horticulturist Kath Smyth joins us to take your calls.
A former Kentucky judge says the Breonna Taylor grand jury should have done more, how video games could be the next frontier for political disinformation, the photographers documenting California's wildfires, Christa Couture on her new memoir How to Lose Everything, Indigenous actor Grace Dove on her starring role in Monkey Beach, how the COVID-19 …
Rosalie Francis, a lawyer from Sipekne’katik First Nation, gives CBC's Mainstreet a 'Treaties 101'. She explains why the British signed Peace and Friendship treaties with the Mi'kmaq and why that matters today.
With official details scarce, OTG speaks with Jean-Thomas Bernard, a visiting economics professor at the University of Ottawa.
On today's show: we talk to a Grade 12 student learning from home about problems with the Hub; why opioid deaths have spiked in Alberta since the start of COVID-19; the feds say they will bring in a national childcare program. What does that need to look like to help Calgary parents?; we get an update on the Ranchman's saddles story.…
Recorded at the YYC Comedy Festival, Calgarian Allyson June Smith reminisces about her teaching days and bullies, and Charlie Demers has fun with flags of the world. Do you know what the three most popular colours are?
No longer shall Canadians cower from the cold!Jane turns you into the robust, winter-friendly Canadian you were always meant to be.
The latest book from the bestselling author is an insightful and moving essay collection exploring ideas and questions prompted by this time of social isolation.
Justin Trudeau's Liberal government faces a critical moment this week, with a throne speech and ensuing confidence vote that could theoretically lead to a fall election. If an election were called, would you be willing to cast a ballot during a pandemic?