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Have you been sold a lie about recycling?

Have you been sold a lie about recycling?

You're a good citizen, so you probably toss your plastic into the recycling bin. Especially if it has those little recycling arrows on it. Why wouldn't you? Public service campaigns have been telling you to do this forever.
B.C. is going to the polls during a pandemic. Why?

B.C. is going to the polls during a pandemic. Why?

September was a month for rising COVID-19 case counts in British Columbia. October will be a month for an election. Why now? That depends on who you ask. The NDP claim they need a mandate to govern more responsively during a pandemic.
On the front lines as COVID-19 surges in Ontario

On the front lines as COVID-19 surges in Ontario

Cases are increasing exponentially. Hospital admissions are beginning to follow them. The doctors who oversee ICUs are nervous. And the public is looking for clear rules they can follow—only those seem to vary by public health unit. - Dr.
In a strange year for sports, the Toronto Blue Jays had the strangest year of all

In a strange year for sports, the Toronto Blue Jays had the strangest year of all

They played zero games in Toronto. They spent the first three weeks on the road. They lost their best hitter for half the year. Their ace welcomed a baby during a pandemic. They were written off as young but not ready. They ended up in the playoffs,
How are kids coping with Covid-19 and school?

How are kids coping with Covid-19 and school?

If you think that parents are nervous about Back To School, imagine how the kids are feeling. You’re going back to school, or maybe trying to learn from home. You’re not allowed to hang out with your friends except with masks and at a distance,
Is there really life on Venus? How do we find out?

Is there really life on Venus? How do we find out?

Last week, an unlikely research project made a startling discovery: Phosphine gas in the atmosphere of Venus. That's something that, as far as we know, is created by living organisms. Our efforts to find signs of life on other worlds,
Savour your morning coffee now…

Savour your morning coffee now…

Because the coffee bean is in danger. A rapidly spreading fungus is threatening both the plants themselves and the farmers who make a living from them.
How conspiracy theories exploded in Quebec

How conspiracy theories exploded in Quebec

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Quebec police estimate threats made against public officials are up about 400 percent. Most of the people arrested for making those threats show evidence of believing in conspiracy theories. In fact,
This model predicted the collapse of America

This model predicted the collapse of America

It’s not Donald Trump’s fault. He’s just an accelerant. America has been churning towards a crisis of democracy for decades. Our guest today created a model that predicted the 2020s would be the ultimate test for the future of America.
A look inside Canadians’ lives during a pandemic

A look inside Canadians’ lives during a pandemic

On this show, we usually talk to experts—and that means during Covid-19 we've been speaking with doctors and infectious disease specialists, researchers and scientists, pundits and journalists, but not very often with average Canadians. Fortunately,
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