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Hosted by Leah-Simone Bowen, Podcast Playlist's podcast obsessed producers help you find the best podcasts out there. Each week we curate fresh, exciting and thoughtful stories to help you unearth new podcasts to add to your rotation. From true crime to comedy, from current affairs to audio fiction and everything in between. Each week we take you on a journey with lots of discoveries along the way.
 
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.
 
Unreserved is the radio space for Indigenous voices – our cousins, our aunties, our elders, our heroes. Rosanna Deerchild guides us on the path to better understand our shared story. Together, we learn and unlearn, laugh and become gentler in all our relations.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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Two recent deaths of homeless people in Saint John and Moncton have sparked outrage and a call for the province to combat homelessness. Host Julia Wright speaks with executive director of Fresh Start, Melanie Vautour, says so much more needs to be done to support the homeless population in the city.
 
Lebanese German writer Pierre Jarawan made a stunning debut with his compelling novel, The Storyteller. Hailed as "a love letter to Lebanon," it became an international bestseller and earned him the title "Literature Star of the Year." His latest novel, Song for the Missing, is also set in Lebanon. Haunting and poetic, moving through different deca…
 
The 2022 FIFA World Cup is well underway, with Canada’s men’s team making its first appearance in the tournament since 1986. Qatar, the host country, continues to face global scrutiny for its criminalization of homosexuality and treatment of migrant workers. Are you concerned about Qatar's human rights record?…
 
On this week’s show: The Prime Minister appeared at the Emergencies Act inquiry – journalists Tonda MacCharles and Paul Wells discuss his testimony. Then, the mayor of a town devastated by floods reacts to the new National Adaptation Strategy. Plus — Elizabeth May and Jonathan Pedneault explain how they’ll co-lead the Greens, The House looks into A…
 
Big Tech aims to solve large social issues, from housing to urban transportation. We discuss tech solutionism with Paris Marx, host of Tech Won't Save Us podcast, author of Road to Nowhere: What Silicon Valley Gets Wrong About the Future of Transportation. And, with massive layoffs happening all over Silicon Valley, and the sale of Twitter throwing…
 
Saskatchewan has lost so many of its family care doctors in the last year that 200,000 "orphaned" patients are relying on walk-in clinics to get medical attention. Legends Medical Clinic in Warman is in the middle of the crisis, trying to meet the needs of all who seek their walk-in services but patients often wait for hours to see a doctor.…
 
On today: the province says Alberta schools must maintain in-person learning and cannot force students to wear masks; we hear more on a rally for Afghan women's rights happening in downtown Calgary this weekend; and what a new national strategy for climate change adaptation means here in Alberta.
 
Should schools have the power to set mask mandates? They no longer do in Alberta. Effective immediately, no schools or pre-kindergarten classes can require students to wear masks. The new rules also ban almost every school from moving classes entirely online. Premier Danielle Smith says this is about respecting personal family choices and ensuring …
 
Degrassi co-creator Linda Schuyler discusses her new memoir, The Mother Of All Degrassi, which details how she went from being a Toronto high school teacher to an award-winning television producer. Composer Kris Bowers, the musical mastermind behind the scores for Green Book, When They See Us and Bridgerton, talks about self-doubt and his new short…
 
Researchers spy on turtles to see how they survive winter under the ice; Myco-computing – scientists substitute fungus for circuit boards in electronics; Airplane passengers are getting extra doses of radiation — and now we know its source; Basic black looks good on wolves exposed to disease; A record-setting hailstorm in Alberta was a bonanza for …
 
Starting next Monday, city workers in Burlington will be required to wear masks in the workplace for the next 6 weeks.....Meanwhile, medical authorities from Sick Kids's Hospital CEO to emergency room doctors to local medical officers of health, are joining the call to bring back the mask mandate. Canada's men's national soccer team is not the only…
 
Why RSV cases are so high among Inuit children; Wales soccer fans confront their misgivings about Qatar at their first World Cup in 64 years; as Russia ramps up missile strikes, Ukrainians brace for a cold, dark winter; how a provincial billing change could reduce gender-affirming health-care in Ontario; and more.…
 
Louise Comeau, who's the director of climate change solutions with the Conservation Council of NB shares her views on the federal government's new Climate Adaptation Strategy and what will need to happen now. We hear from farmer, Mary Robinson, from PEI, about her trip to COP27 in Egypt. And on the phone-in: Jim White has painting & staining tips.…
 
You've probably experienced it. Fitting room frustration. Trying on clothes that should be your size, but the fit is all over the map. A CBC Marketplace investigation looks at some popular brands of jeans that might be using retail tricks around sizing to get you to buy. (0:39)How climate change affects how the Inuit live and harvest on the land. (…
 
The podcast Unladylike explores how being a woman impacts every aspect of lived experience – from career, to choosing birth control, to medical care, to which beauty standards to buy into. This week, Unladylike creator and host Cristen Conger opens up. She shares how she accidentally found herself in podcasting, how she approaches intersectionality…
 
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