Now or Never

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Hosts Ify Chiwetelu and Trevor Dineen leap into the action with Canadians who are making things happen. Sometimes things go right. Sometimes they go off the rails. Either way, Now or Never nudges you to make a change, big or small.

Since the United Nations released a shocking climate change report in October, 2018, a lot of people have been moved to take action. The report is truly life-or-death - it says we have only 12 years to make drastic changes to limit global warming or face devastating consequence like droughts, …
In any given year, 1 in 5 people in Canada will personally experience a mental health problem or illness. If that's not you, it's definitely someone you know. There are few things as troubling as not understanding what's going on with your mind - or having any idea of how …
Studies have shown that there are benefits to connecting, meaningfully, with the land. People tend to feel happier when they're surrounded by nature. But the majority of people in Canada feel it's easier to just spend time indoors. So on this Now or Never we're strapping on snowshoes, digging in …
Preparing for a good death isn't easy, because the first step is addressing the fact that one day you're going to die - and that is not a fun thing to consider. Here's the thing... you can try to ignore it all you want, but death is a fact of …
For many people, the path to becoming a parent is a winding and difficult one. Whether it's deciphering ovulation charts or visiting a sperm bank, finding a surrogate or planning for adoption - the journey to parenthood can be filled with unexpected surprises and crushing disappointments. On this Now or …
There is so much more to a library than just the reading material inside. Whether in a small town or a big city, libraries can be a place to build community, connect to resources, or spend time when you have nowhere else to go. From people polishing up their resumes …
Grab your dance shoes, wiggle those hips, and hit the dance floor with Canadians who have deeply personal reasons for getting their groove on. Like a 15-year old who's reinventing the traditional hoop dance - and has big plans to share it with the world. And a group of senior …
At this moment, 4,600 Canadians are living in limbo as they wait for a life- saving organ transplant. The vast majority of Canadians say they support the idea of organ donation, but less than 25 per cent have registered to do it. Nova Scotia is on track to become the …
Back in the saddle Oct. 27, 2018
If you've been needing extra motivation to get back into the swing of things after a period of time away - or a major life change - your friends at Now or Never are telling you that today is that day. Today's episode is all about getting back on the …
90% of Canadians say they support organ donation, yet only 20% of us have made plans to register. So every year, thousands of Canadians are forced to live in limbo as they wait for a life-saving organ transplant. Today on Now or Never, we take you into the lives of …
Across Canada, there are millions of people living in small communities. They know that with small town life even the tiniest changes can have huge repercussions. From tight-knit farming families, to racial tensions and LGBT experiences - on this Now or Never we're hitting the road and visiting small town …
Jump in with Canadians going above and beyond to save something that really matters to them - from neighbourhood gardens to dinosaur bones to a cherished family summer camp.
You Got This! Sept. 28, 2018
You know those days when you're feeling a little unsure, insecure, or overwhelmed? Now or Never is starting a "You Got This!" movement, by jumping in with different Canadians who are facing a big change - and surprising them with an unexpected boost.
For many, September is a time to focus on learning - to hit the books, learn new skills, and soak up some knowledge. On this Now or Never, we break out of the classroom and into the world with people who are learning something new right now. The friends of …
We all have things in our lives that are weighing us down - projects we abandoned, conversations we're putting off, home renos we never got around to completing. Today on Now or Never, meet people who are done with excuses and guilt, and finally finishing what they started. A Winnipeg …
You've told us about the personal unsolved mysteries that haunt your dreams, changed your family forever, or altered the course of your life. And on this episode we are getting to the bottom of it all.
You've told us about the personal unsolved mysteries that haunt your dreams, changed your family forever, or altered the course of your life. And on this episode we are getting to the bottom of it all.
Do you have a challenge that you don't feel quite up to facing? On this live episode of Now or Never, get the pep talk you need. Hosts Trevor Dineen and Ify Chiwetelu, along with some very special guests - and team of literal cheerleaders - are here to pep …
Teen takeover Aug. 25, 2018
For better and for worse, teenagers today are growing up with the world at their fingertips. They're able to connect with their friends - and their bullies - 24/7 on social media. And they are more vocal and politically active than ever before. Earlier this year, thousands of students across …
Fearlessly funny women Aug. 18, 2018
What's so funny? On this Now or Never, meet women who are storming the stand- up stage for the very first time. Sit in the audience for a performance that was 10 years in the making. Listen as a seasoned comic rediscovers her voice after transitioning. Meet a group of …