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Editor's Choice from CBC Radio: Episodes

We start the final episode of the Edtior's Choice podcast with an interview from Newfoundland with Keith Piercey. He's the lead claimant in a class action suit against the Atlantic Lottery Corporation. Following his story, we'll head to Saskatchewan. The Olympic Torch passed through the province last ...
First up today, we'll hear about a documentary from The Passionate Eye entitled Badge of Pride. It's a new documentary that explores what it's like to be a gay police officer in Toronto, despite changing attitudes. After hearing about that, we'll hear from organist and Laurentian University music instructor ...
How to Achieve a Heaven on Earth: that's the title of a new collection of essays that looks at
how to make the world a better place. It features
thoughts from the likes of Barack Obama, Warren Buffet,
Tony Blair and Prince Edward Islander Darlene MacInnis. She'll tell us about her essay. After that, ...
Canadian adventure writers Colin and Julie Angus recently released a book entitled Rowed Trip: From Scotland to Syria by Oar. Those locations aren't random: Colin's family is from Scotland and one side of Julie's family hails from Syria. Host Sheryl MacKay of CBC British Columbia's North By Northwest ...
Mountain ski resorts across Canada can brag about their massive snowfalls all they want but can we really take any ski hill's marketing campaign at face value?Well, no, not according to a couple of economics professors at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. After hearing from one of them, we'll meet ...
Murray Angus is one of the founders of The Nunavut Sivuniksavut Program, developed to teach young Inuit about land claims. We'll hear his reaction to being named to the Order of Canada. Then, we'll meet Dr. Louise Laberge, the founder of Mission Africa Smiles and Daniel Borsuck, a plastic surgeon who'll ...
A recently released study says that Alzheimers disease could cripple the Canadian healthcare system in the coming years. We hear from the executive director with the Alzheimer's Society of Sudbury-Manitoulin and the daughter of a Sudbury woman with dementia for their perspectives. After that, we'll head ...
On yesterday's edition of the show, the CBC's Margot Brunelle started us on a journey at Stone Bear Retreat. The retreat is near the Bear River Reserve in Nova Scotia. That's where Frank Meuse was chief for many years. Today, he's a spiritual leader and nature guide. Frank took Margot on a tour of the ...
Last summer, close to 100 young immigrants hit the streets of Charlottetown with cameras. Their work is now on display and Maggie Brown set out to meet the activity's organizer (from the Newcomers Association) and a couple of the photographers. After her report, We'll hear Part One of a three-part series ...
First, we'll meet artist and paddler Stewart Marshall. Marshall once traveled for days in a hand-built kayak. He did it to paint some of British Columbia's most remote shorelines. After we hear his conversation with host Sheryl MacKay, host Terry MacLeod will introduce us to Ben Venderleye. He was homeless ...
Today, we'd like to present some of our favourite clips from the past year on the show. First we have a story from the Calgary Eyeopener about golfer Matt Barker, who attempted to play 12 rounds in one day back in June to raise money for the ALS Society of BC. Then, we'll enjoy a quick clip that came ...
This year, the Canadian Music Centre is recognizing 50 outstanding performers as ambassadors of new music in Canada. The CBC's Mack Furlong spoke with a Newfoundlander on that list, the General and Artistic Director of the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, Peter Gardner.
Edmontonian Shawna Pandya is passionate about space technology, medicine and humanitarian work. She'll tell us why she's taking a year away from medical school to work on a project in California. Then, Bill Mayberry of the Mayberry Fine Art Gallery in Winnipeg, MB will tell us how a rare painting worth ...
Jann Arden is a singer-songwriter from Alberta. She's been in the music business for about 20 years and she recently released her latest album. It's called "Free." Here's Jann Arden in conversation with host Russell Bowers on Daybreak Alberta.
First today, we'll hear from Tim Peters, a co-founder of The Canadian Hero Fund. The initiative works to support the families of Canadian soldiers who lost their lives to the war in Afghanistan. Following that, Phog Lounge owner Tom Lucier of Windsor, Ontario tells us about a local photographer whose ...
10-year-old Ronnie Theissen wants to buy a house for a homeless family. He's partnered with a Saskatoon charity to make his dream a reality. After we meet him and his mother, Shelley, we'll hear from Percy Sacobie of Fredericton, NB. The province has agreed to re-name Savage Island, which sits in the ...
Sponsor Winnipeg is a program targated at people, businesses and
organizations who are prepared to pay to have their name attached to a civic facility or program. Grant Norman is the councillor spearheading the program for the city. After we meet him, we'll hear about two Maritime scientists who've ...
Alberta'a iconic prairie sentinels are showcased in a new calendar. Jim Pearson began working on a project called Vanishing Sentinels back in 2002 to document the history of wooden grain elevators on the prairies. After we meet him, we'll hear an interview with teacher Ryan Dvorak of Port Alberni, BC. ...
Montreal, Quebec's Victoria Bridge has now been in use for 150 years. CBC Montreal's Loreen Pindera spoke with some locals to find out more about the bridge. After we hear what she found out, we'll meet Dr. Kathy McNally. She works in Charlottetown, PEI, but she was in Ontario this week to carry the ...
Jim Snow recently won a unique contest. The contest was inspired by the story of the last woman hanged in Newfoundland. In 1834, Catherine Snow was hanged in St. John's for the murder of her husband. She was pregnant when convicted and they waited until she gave birth before the sentence was carried ...
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