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Inside China (Episode 1815)

Tensions continue to mount between Canada and China over Huawei CFO, Meng Wanzhou's extradition to the U.S. Wanzhou has been under house arrest in Vancouver …

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Running from Religion (Episode 1814)

THIS WEEK ON CONTEXT - RUNNING FROM RELIGION   Saudi teenager, Rahaf Mohammed fled from her country - and her religion - claiming she faced certai…

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Season in review (Episode 1810)

Tonight on Context - a look back at the stories that resonated with us this season. From how Canada's faith communities felt about the legalization of cannabis,…

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Opioids: Parents speak out (Episode 1807)

Sheila’s son was found in a Tim Horton’s washroom. He was dragged outside onto a snowbank where a good samaritan saved his life. Sheila’s son lived. But many…

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Inside the Rohingya Crisis (Episode 1802)

Molly Thomas goes to the largest refugee camp in the world. Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh is where over one million Rohingya Muslims have fled after facing unspeaka…

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The social media pulpit (Ep. 1732)

There's a complex, high tech tug of war going on for our attention. How do we go about searching where the right voices are in the hundreds of social media pulp…

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Context: The new space race (Ep. 1719)

Following the Space X launch of Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy rocket launch, Context goes beyond the headlines to find the deeper meaning of space exploration an…

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Context: Treaty people pain (Ep. 1718)

A jury of his peers declared a 'not guilty' verdict for Saskatchewan farmer Gerald Stanley. The 56 year old Mr Stanley said his pistol fired accidentally killin…

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Context: #METOO (Ep. 1715)

A paradigm shift, a tipping point - a modern day phenomenon as millions of women and men march together to dismantle the imbalance of power. The #METTOO movemen…

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Context: Relics and Saints (Ep. 1714)

The mystery of Icons and Relics - symbols that bring us closer to the power they invoke... why do they inspire us?  Today on Context … The hand and forearm o…

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Context: Prison Watch (Ep. 1711)

Experts, and a new report say Canada’s prison system is in disarray. Close to 40 thousand families are affected by someone in prison. There is trouble brewing i…

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Context: Income Inequality (Ep. 1708)

Nowhere to Call Home is a photographic journey led by 17-year-old Leah Denbok and her dad, Tim Denbok who have sparked international attention through their ret…

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Context:  Guns and God (Ep.1707)

This week: Molly Thomas brings us stories from Sutherland Springs, Texas where a massacre took place inside a small-town church. Sheldon Neil visits a gun s…

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C-Shift: The Power of Story

C-Shift is a new, half-hour program that travels back in time through the news archives of Context – with host and broadcast journalist Lorna Dueck.  Each w…

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C-Shift: Artificial Intelligence

C-Shift is a new, half-hour program that travels back in time through the news archives of Context – with host and broadcast journalist Lorna Dueck.  Each w…

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C-Shift: Burning Man

C-Shift is a new, half-hour program that travels back in time through the news archives of Context – with host and broadcast journalist Lorna Dueck.  Each wee…

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C-Shift: Bullying And The Bystanders

C-Shift is a new, half-hour program that travels back in time through the news archives of Context – with host and broadcast journalist Lorna Dueck.  Each w…

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C-Shift: The Trauma of PTSD

C-Shift is a new, half-hour program that travels back in time through the news archives of Context – with host and broadcast journalist Lorna Dueck.  Each w…

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C-Shift: Prostitution

This week we look at prostitution and what has shifted in the oldest profession that has made it possible for women to speak out about victimization, for po…

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C-Shift: Heroes

Superheroes abound in popular culture! Their archetypes thrill us, keeping us on the edge of our seats as Hollywood spends billions of dollars a year showca…

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C-Shift: Environment

THIS WEEK we take a look at the ENVIRONMENT and talk with experts past and present. From Margaret Atwood on her book, Year of the Flood, which is the second b…

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Context: Behaving Badly (Ep. 1617)

A David versus Goliath story - How a Canadian columnist took on Fox powerhouse host Bill O'Reilly.  Is bad behaviour increasingly being called to the carpet…

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Context: Age of Anxiety (Ep. 1610)

Is the news making us anxious? What about giving up the news for lent? Is it better for the soul to learn less about the world around you? We discuss news n…

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Episode 1606: Concussions in Sports

Context TV brings you an in-depth look at the impact of concussions in sport – beginning the conversation with a panel from Boston featuring, Tim Fleiszer, fo…