Episode #1305
July 26, 2014

Dying a Good Death »

Is dying a 'right'?  With euthanasia back in the headlines, we'll seek insights from Dr. Balfour Mount, father of palliative care in Canada.  Then hear powerful voices in the latest chapter of this life and death debate.  
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Episode #1323
July 18, 2014

Fit for Fidelity »

With extramarital affairs making news- and an explosion of new 'cheating' websites- we pose the question: are humans fit for fidelity? Meet an author who argues that- despite the trends- humans are actually hard-wired for monogamy.
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Episode #1331
July 11, 2014

The Face of News »

And exactly what kind of life *has* it been? For Lloyd Robertson, it's been a life serving as the face of news in Canada. In a moment, Lloyd discusses career highlights, and reflects on a half century of change in the news business.... see more
Episode #1330
July 4, 2014

Corruption »

When exactly did "entitlement" trump "accountability?" And "do the right thing" give way to "don't get caught?"
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Episode #1329
June 27, 2014

Drugged to Death »

Meet the MP who's teenage daughter's sudden death inspired him to champion "Vanessa's Law"- clamping down on dangerous, even deadly, pharmaceuticals. And a leading pharmacologist in the hidden dangers of the medicines some take for... see more
Episode #1304
June 19, 2014

High River »

CONTEXT takes a look back one year later at the flood of the century. Following a flood of biblical proportions, discover how High River, Alberta began the long process of returning to fighting form, and meet some of the determined... see more
Episode #1339
June 13, 2014

Celebrities As Moral Leaders »

Society that once looked to politicians, clergy, and captains of industry for moral leadership- now looks to celebrities, who leverage their fame in the name of a 'cause.'  We'll examine this shift, and the spiritual underpinnings.
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Episode #1320
June 5, 2014

Child Poverty »

A quarter century after parliament voted to end child poverty - one in seven Canadian children live below the poverty line. Is the goal realistic? And what does it take to end child poverty?
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Episode #1335
May 30, 2014

Screen Time »

Canadians spend as much as 90% of their free time staring at screens.  Guest-host Eternia is joined by Raffi - the kids' entertainer-turned author - on a book about kids and social media. Then, tech guru Marc Saltzman offers his two... see more
Episode #1336
May 23, 2014

Disabilities »

For people with disabilities the 21st century world can be a forbidding place. Ontario's Lieutenant Governor David Onley explains how perceptions have changed in his lifetime- what barriers remain- and how best to help change attitudes.
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