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.

Meet students who are racing to learn an endangered Indigenous language and a teenager who speaks a mind-boggling 16 languages - and thinks you can too.
Today we're celebrating Canada Day by hearing what being Canadian means to some of its newest citizens.
All year, Now or Never has been bringing you stories of Canadians getting up the nerve to make a real change in their lives, no matter how risky or ridiculous it might seem.
Jump in with ordinary Canadians taking a big risk and performing in public. Find out what drives one guy to strip down to his undies on stage, while another sets fire to a grand piano.
Reconciliation can be a hot topic, and it's not easy work. It takes sweat, tears, and some creativity. Which is why one Winnipeg teacher brought her teenage students into a sweat lodge for their very first time.
Trevor Dineen reveals that he's been living with obsessive compulsive disorder - or OCD - since he was 21 years old. It's a debilitating mental illness that almost took his life. Today, for the first time ever, he'll talk about his fight to overcome it.
Going to the dogs May 27, 2017
Jump into the action with all kinds of people who are in the midst of Now or Never moments... with their dogs.
Today we're on a mission to drag people away from their phones, tablets and TVs and into the great outdoors.
What do these three Canadians have in common? They're all tackling life- changing moments right now.
This week Now or Never talks to Canadians in the middle of a child care crunch, doing whatever it takes to find child care for their kids.
Today we're asking people to open up their wallets, let us snoop around their personal finances and tell us about the biggest money challenge they're facing right now.
This week you'll hear from people who aren't just thinking - or talking - about making a physical transformation. They're in the middle of changing their bodies right now - and they're choosing to do it for deeply personal reasons.
What's your big reveal? Hear storytellers muster up the courage to reveal something on stage for the very first time - whether it's confessing a secret or making their drag queen debut. Plus, live music from Begonia!
Is there a challenging conversation you've been putting off? This week on Now or Never we'll help you find your voice and urge you to have that chat right now.
Have you ever wished you had written something down, or recorded it to preserve a cherished memory of someone? It can take some planning, or spontaneous action, but it's well worth it in the end.
Chances are, you have a mental bucket list of of things you'd like to do before it's too late. Today on Now or Never, hear from people busting their butts to turn their bucket lists into reality.
Canadians from all walks of life are taking their food into their own hands. Some are growing vegetables in their apartments or greenhouses, some are bringing new recipes and dishes to Canada, others are getting creative about cutting down on food waste.
Meet Calgarians from all walks of life, who took a personal hit when the economy tanked. They're rethinking their plans, re-inventing themselves, and doing whatever it takes to keep going.
Job hunting in Calgary March 3, 2017
Meet Calgarians from all walks of life,who took a personal hit when the economy tanked. They're rethinking their plans, re-inventing themselves, and doing whatever it takes to keep going.
When was the last time you expressed yourself through art? Whether it's a lack of time, confidence, or opportunity — many people keep their inner artist locked away. So this week, Now or Never is on a mission to find the key and let that artist out!