Station News & Events

4:08pm

Tue December 16, 2014
Station News & Events

A Documentary on The Lives of Five Professional Santa Clauses On Q for 12-16

  

Today's guest host is Wab Kinew. 

-- Filmmaker TOMMY AVALLONE on his new documentary, “I AM SANTA CLAUS.” The doc, produced by Morgan Spurlock, chronicles a year in the life of five men who professionally portray Santa Claus.

-- Anthropologist GABRIELLA COLEMAN, considered the foremost expert on Anonymous, on her new book, "Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous."

4:06pm

Tue December 16, 2014
Station News & Events

Charles Maynes Discusses the Woeful Russian Economy on The World for 12-16

Tragedy in Pakistan today.  A military school there came under attack from Taliban forces, leaving more than 120 dead, many of them students.

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12:56pm

Wed December 10, 2014
Station News & Events

Carey Newman on His Latest Project The Witness Blanket

-- ALLAN HAWCO reflects on the legacy of ‘Republic of Doyle’ as the popular CBC TV series comes to an end.

-- West coast artist CAREY NEWMAN on his latest project The Witness Blanket, a large scale art installation made of artifacts from across the country gathered from residential schools and related institutions.

12:54pm

Wed December 10, 2014
Station News & Events

Mark Bowden Visits The World to Discuss the CIA and Interrogation Techniques

Our newsroom has many questions following the release of yesterday's report on the CIA's interrogation techniques. We're sure you do too. And we'll try to answer some of them today.

One of our most pressing questions: if torture doesn't work, why did the CIA continue to use it? We'll speak with Mark Bowden, who has written extensively on the CIA's interrogation techniques.  This being The World, we'll also head outside the country to give you a sense of the global reaction to the report.

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3:31pm

Mon December 8, 2014
Station News & Events

The Chinese Government will Ban Puns on Radio and TV on Q for 12-8

Today's guest host is Wab Kinew.

-- The Chinese government announced it was banning puns on radio and television, and in advertising. Quartz writer NIKHIL SONNAD says the decision is about suppressing protesters who use puns to get around censors online.

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