Day 6 from CBC Radio

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Day 6 is a news magazine show that delivers a surprising take on the week.

The case for rapid COVID-19 antigen tests; Indigenous activist Cindy Blackstock says the harm Canada must account for is ongoing; the new cystic fibrosis drug that's changing lives; why the education system needs to become more climate literate; Dave Bidini's letter to a young Toronto Maple Leafs fan; and more.
An Alberta Reddit moderator says the pandemic has brought a wave of online misinformation at the worst possible time; internet sleuths are driving attention to the Gabby Petito case, for good and bad; Thomas King's new graphic novel explores Indigenous nationhood; legendary drummer Chris Frantz on keeping the beat for …
Political scientist says forced party unity muzzles MPs and hurts democracy; sexual assault allegations leave Western University students angry and fearful; Becky Toyne's review of Sally Rooney's Beautiful World, Where Are You; How the Taliban could use the former Afghan government's personnel databases to target its opponents; meet the upstart …
Leylah Fernandez's impressive run at the U.S. Open; Canadian Muslims say the Islamophobia sparked by 9/11 still lingers; meet the doctors walking the streets of Hamilton offering COVID-19 vaccines to anyone who wants one; Paul Schrader is one of the most acclaimed filmmakers of the last half-century and there's a …
Unpacking the anger behind anti-Justin Trudeau protests; before you watch Shang-Chi, meet the Green Turtle — the world's first Asian-American superhero; why political activists are using dating apps to match with prospective voters; how an eccentric Spanish soccer TV show won the summer player transfer window; Anishinaabe musician Raven Kanatakta …
Time is running out for ethnic Hazaras hoping to escape the Taliban; Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine has a new brand name and people are confused; poppers are an open secret in LGBTQ circles, even amid government restrictions; the world's oldest social housing complex is a walled-off medieval village where the rent …
What Afghan women stand to lose as the Taliban retakes Kabul; an image consultant decodes Erin O'Toole's latest campaign image; the Maldives' former president reflects on the climate crisis; meet the sound designers trying to make hospital noise less harmful; and more.
The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has issued a new report that warns Earth hasn't been this hot in 125,000 years, why one political consultant is actually excited about the prospect of a fall election, Reservation Dogs uses humour to break down Indigenous stereotypes, how global rescue efforts are …
What's at stake for the gaming industry in the wake of new sexual harassment charges, a U.S. Supreme Court decision rolls back the clock for Black voters in America, exploring the allure and dark side of West Virginia's National Radio Quiet Zone, Hamilton's Alex Lacamoire on changing the face of …
How Joseph Mercola built an empire out of anti-vaccine propaganda; what COVID-19 can teach journalists about covering climate change; the cost- effective drug-testing kit that turns smartphones into overdose prevention tools; Roger Bennett's love letter to America, his chosen home; New York's female-only hotel, the Barbizon, gave women freedom to …
After a year of pandemic closures, B.C. tourism operators are facing wildfires and evacuations; Why advances in running spikes mean sprint records could fall in Tokyo; Tennessee's top vaccine official says she was fired for advocating vaccines; stand-up comedy is back on stage at Just For Laughs; remembering Jerry Granelli, …
60 years after NASA shut down the Mercury 13, pioneering female pilot Wally Funk is going to space; a former Afghan interpreter says Canada needs to protect the ones left behind; the voice actor who plays Bugs Bunny looks back on the legacy of Space Jam; as the climate warms, …
The Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan signs agreement with federal government over child welfare service; how Black Widow finally recontextualizes one of Marvel's most notable female characters; rapper Cadence Weapon shares his experience of exploitation by a record label; Claire Nelson recounts her experience waiting for rescue in the desert …
Wildfire devastates the community of Lytton, B.C.; UNESCO declares the Great Barrier Reef should be reclassified as a World Heritage Site in danger; a Canadiens fan on how her admiration for the team helped her understand Canadian culture; writer Sylvia Olsen traces the history of Cowichan sweaters and more.
Canadian musicians Terra Lightfoot, Zaki Ibrahim and Tami Neilson honour Joni Mitchell's celebrated album Blue by covering their favourite songs; why there are more ticks in more places than there used to be; Drew Hayden Taylor says it's time for Canada to replace the beaver with the otter as our …
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 …
Community leader Wael Haddara says Canadian politicians leverage anti-Muslim sentiments to their advantage; the anatomy of an office apple abandoned for 14 months during the pandemic; B.C.'s Sea to Sky gondola reopens amid a lingering mystery over who cut the cables; film critic Jose Solis says the women are the …
A Métis archeologist searching for burial sites at former residential schools; Dave Bidini's letter to a young Toronto Maple Leafs' fan; Jeff Lemire's graphic novel series Sweet Tooth gets reinvented for Netflix; LGBTQ students push back as some Ontario Catholic School boards ban the Pride flag; Friday Night Thunder showcases …
Why scientists are reconsidering the COVID-19 lab leak theory; B.C.'s old- growth forest strategy has activists going back to the barricades; comedian Vong Show says it's time for a(nother) LGBTQ governor general; the case for reparations for the Tulsa massacre; why Garrett Fisher is on a mission to photograph the …
Cause for hope as Canada approaches a 50 per cent first-dose COVID-19 vaccination rate; after 11 days of attacks, Gaza's medical system is struggling; a mother-daughter duo join the citizen science investigation into Brood X cicadas; how Shrek challenged Disney and changed animated movies forever; what libraries are doing to …