Episode 479: Searching for a coronavirus vaccine, the NFL's diversity problem, impeachment endgame, Michael Pollan & more Jan. 31, 2020
A Saskatchewan laboratory is working on a coronavirus vaccine, Michael Pollan on how caffeine rules our world, how to retrofit an '80s shopping mall, why the NFL hires so few black head coaches, the impeachment drama skids towards acquittal and more.
Episode 478: Coronavirus, impeachment then and now, Picard returns, fruits of the Goop lab, CBC logo designer and more Jan. 24, 2020
Why people in China are looking to World of Warcraft for lessons on containing the coronavirus, how politicians have changed their tunes on impeachment since Bill Clinton, Brannon Braga on the premier of Star Trek: Picard, Canadian Olympian Sarah Nurse on women's pro-level hockey, a writer's experience of living like …
Episode 477: Misinformation over Australia's fires, royals in Canada, best stunt Oscar, Aaron Hernandez doc and more Jan. 17, 2020
Climate change misinformation amidst Australia's wildfires, why Meghan has a better case for permanent residency than Harry, the case for an Oscar for best movie stunts, Huawei's charm offensive, Killer Inside: a new Netflix documentary about Aaron Hernandez, and more.
Episode 476: Mourning Iran crash victims, former Weinstein aide Zelda Perkins, watching Cats while high, Design .20 & more Jan. 10, 2020
Mourning the victims of flight 752, how Canada can influence the investigation into the downed Ukrainian plane, Zelda Perkins on breaking her non-disclosure agreement with Harvey Weinstein, watching Cats while high, designing for dependence, and Teck Resources' proposed Frontier mine in the Alberta oilsands.
Episode 475: Rescuing koalas, transgender activist Aimee Stephens, Colin Mochrie, New Eden spoofs '70s cults and more Jan. 3, 2020
Rescuing koalas from Australia's wildfires, a comedian's take on Quebec's values test, transgender activist Aimee Stephens takes her fight to the U.S. Supreme Court, Colin Mochrie mixes improv with hypnosis, why straight-to- streaming movies aren't working well for musicians, New Eden's mockumentary take on 1970s cults and more.
Democracy Divided: Why Canadians are fed up with politics as usual, and what can be done about it Dec. 27, 2019
In 2019, citizens all over the world expressed sharp ambivalence about the democratic process and who benefits from it. Democracy Divided is a Day 6 deep dive into the state of Canadian democracy, what's causing the problems and what's to be done about it.
Episode 473: America after impeachment, scoring Star Wars, Hallmark Hanukkah movies, fruitcake, the music of 2019 and more Dec. 20, 2019
What's next after impeachment, why John Williams' Star Wars scores are so enduring, why Hallmark's Hanukkah movies miss the mark, why fruitcake is so divisive, the Day 6 music panel weighs in on the best of 2019 and more.
Episode 472: Benefiting from Brexit, unboxing videos & kids toys, holiday book guide, Carmen Maria Machado and more Dec. 13, 2019
A customs broker prepares for a post-Brexit boom, why U.S. authorities are opening Canadian mail, how unboxing videos are shaping the toy industry, Becky Toyne's holiday guide to giving books, Carmen Maria Machado on her new memoir, In The Dream House, why children are still be separated from their families …
Episode 471: King tides, Impeach-O-Meter, Frosty at 50, Lindy West, K-pop deaths and mental health, Martha Gellhorn & more Dec. 6, 2019
How climate change is making king tides worse, the Impeach-O-Meter returns, the glorious weirdness of Rankin-Bass Christmas specials, Lindy West says the witches are coming, K-pop stars' deaths put a spotlight on South Korea's high suicide rates, trailblazing war correspondent Martha Gellhorn and more.
Episode 470: Amazon workplace injuries, enforcing privacy laws, photographing climate change, hockey in North Korea & more Nov. 29, 2019
Why injuries in Amazon warehouses are twice the U.S. national average, why Canadian privacy commissioners can't enforce their rulings, photographer Paul Nicklen brings climate change to your social media feeds, why Canada's ban on solitary confinement might not actually end it, a documentary maker who embedded with North Korea's national …
Episode 469: Impeachment fallout in Ukraine, StarMetro shuts down, new Pokémon, Neil Gaiman, remembering Mr. Rogers & more Nov. 22, 2019
How the U.S. impeachment hearings are playing out in Ukraine, the societal cost of StarMetro's demise, a father and daughter review Nintendo's Pokémon Sword and Shield, Neil Gaiman on adapting The Sandman for Netflix, the journalist who inspired A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood remembers Fred Rogers and more.
Episode 468: Don Cherry divides hockey, the Impeach-O-Meter, Hong Kong cartoonist Zunzi, Disney Plus, Smokey Bear and more Nov. 15, 2019
Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabi Edition wants to show hockey can still unite us, the Impeach-O-Meter returns, Hong Kong political cartoonist Zunzi sketches a crisis in real time, how Disney Plus could hurt independent theatres, wildfire experts want to give Smokey Bear a makeover, the man behind the real- life …
Episode 467: Saudi Aramco's IPO, Trump nicknames, secret consumer scores, Sesame Street turns 50, EV batteries and more Nov. 8, 2019
What Saudi Aramco's IPO says about the future of fossil fuels, the strategy behind Donald Trump's use of nicknames, lifting the curtain on secret consumer scores, Sesame Street's 50th anniversary, the second life of used electric car batteries, following the route of the Central American migrant caravan and more.
Introducing Hunting Warhead Nov. 5, 2019
A new investigative series from CBC Podcasts and the Norwegian newspaper VG. Hunting Warhead follows an international team of police officers as they attempt to track down the people behind a massive child-abuse site on the dark web. Listen at hyperurl.co/huntingwarhead
Episode 466: California wildfires, Impeach-O-Meter, Sarah Connor, Hallmark movies, Canada's time signal turns 80 and more Nov. 1, 2019
California wildfires create a troubling new normal for state residents, the Day Impeach-O-Meter cranks out its highest reading yet, why Terminator's Sarah Connor is a feminist icon, the surprising appeal of Hallmark holiday movies, Canada's time signal turns 80, Mike Sloan on navigating social media with a terminal illness and …
Episode 465: Engineers take on climate change, U.S. nukes in Turkey, Raptors Uprising, spider web art, IRL witches and more Oct. 25, 2019
Engineers in Australia say they'll turn down work that doesn't consider the climate, a farmer in Vermont makes spider web art, what to do with the 50 U.S. nukes in Turkey, the women in war exhibit at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the Raptors Uprising and how to get …
Episode 464: Mandatory voting, Canada's weediversary, fighting alongside the Kurds, Atwood archives, Dolly Parton & more Oct. 18, 2019
How Australia made mandatory voting easy and even fun, how year one of legal weed has played out across Canada, why a U.S. Army veteran volunteered to fight alongside the Kurds, touring the University of Toronto's Margaret Atwood archives, Jad Abumrad on his new Dolly Parton podcast and more.
Episode 463: Election signs, NBA fan protest, Impeach-O-Meter, Breaking Bad donuts, Mashrou' Leila and more Oct. 11, 2019
How political lawn signs help predict election results, why an NBA fan took pro-Hong Kong signs to a 76ers game, the Day 6 Impeach-O-Meter, an Albuquerque donut shop celebrates Breaking Bad, Lebanese rockers Mashrou' Leila tour Canada, why middle-aged women are taking up hockey and more.
Episode 462: Trump's odds for re-election, house hippos are back, Empire Strikes Door, Bahamas tourism after Dorian & more Oct. 4, 2019
Why impeachment would sink Trump's bid for re-election, the North American house hippo returns, Empire Strikes Door seeks the Stormtrooper who hit his head on the Death Star door, Bahamas needs tourists to recover from Hurricane Dorian, how film distributor A24 punches above its weight, Ugandan LGBTQ rights activist Pepe …
Episode 461: Climate strikes, Impeach-O-Meter, fixing democracy, spoofing Downton Abbey, NXIVM whistleblower & more Sept. 27, 2019
The campaign to make ecocide a crime against humanity, the Impeach-O-Meter returns, how to fix Canadian democracy, a visit to Downton Alley, an art heist documentary 17 years in the making, NXIVM whistleblower Sarah Edmonson and more.