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.

This week is all about the brushes with fame we experience trying to get close to celebs. So grab your autograph book and cozy up to all kinds of tales of awkward, surprising, and funny celebrity encounters. (Originally aired Sept. 13, 2014)
Bicycles get us to work, they take us home again, and can carry us all around the world - with nothing but the power of our pedalling. So from training wheels to trail races: where did your bicycle take you? [Originally aired September 6, 2014]
We've caught World Cup fever, so we're doing a show all about soccer! We'll stretch the play over about an hour, with everything from inspiring tales to moments of madness.
This week we're handing the mic over to some of our favourite Aboriginal storytellers and musicians for a show that's 100 per cent indigenous. Settle in for dramatic, compassionate and funny tales about identity, family and speaking out.
Whether it's about the tiny goldfish or the 75-pound lake trout or the wee biting ones... everyone's got a fish story. This week, we reel some in.
Have you ever joked that someone needs an intervention? Sometimes, getting involved can be really simple. Other times, inserting yourself into a conflict can have serious implications...
Knock knock! Who's there? DNTO! DNTO who? DNTO'nt you know this week's show is all about what makes us laugh? (But probably not that joke. Sorry.)
This week, DNTO explores the creepy crawly world of bugs. Some freak us out. Some fascinate us. Others are even tasty! One thing's for sure: We all react in different ways when we get up close and personal with insects.
Travel has the ability to transport you beyond a specific place. It can take you into a part of yourself you didn't even know existed. This week, we're travelling to some interesting places as we find out where those travels really took you...
Motherhood is a tough job that comes with its share of wonderful and worrying moments. So, in honour of Mother's Day, we're asking: how did you navigate the challenges of motherhood?
Breathing keeps us alive. It can calm us down when we're stressed or it can speed up when we're anxious. The average person takes 672,768,000 breaths in their lifetime. Yet we don't often think about the breaths we take. So this week, DNTO does!
This week, guest host Candy Palmater takes a look at a topic she's passionate about: body art! Because from piercings to tattoos to body mods - every piece of body art has an intimate story behind it.
They say home is where the heart is - but is that really true? This week, DNTO shares incredible stories of people rethinking what "home" really means.
Nothing is more awkward than seeing somebody you know... only to realize that it isn't the person you thought! On this week's DNTO, we hear from all kinds of people who find that cases of mistaken identity can reveal a lot about who you truly are.
Over the past few years, DNTO has spoken with some amazing young people. So this week, we're revisiting some of our favourite stories about - and by - the kids.
Sook-Yin Lee, the DNTO team, and a bunch of amazing local storytellers share stories about inspiring objects LIVE from Vancouver's York Theatre.
Whether it's the voicemail you just can't bring yourself to delete, the pretend radio show you hosted as a kid, or the long-lost voice of a loved one that's passed on - our lives are full of audio treasures.
In honour of March 14th, also known as Pi Day, we're turning our attention to something that surrounds us but that we seldom think about: math! Because really, we're all constantly calculating...
Social media like Facebook and Twitter have incredible power to bring people together... or create divides. This week, DNTO explores the wild world of social media.
Musical instruments can have a life of their own. They can help us find our own beat, bridge the distance between us, and revive us in our toughest moments.