By: Jennifer Kingsley
The Sunday Edition: CBC Radio One
The Whale’s Choice helped to kick off the New Year at the Sunday Edition. This program was originally broadcast in October...
Did you know that there are 1,500 volcanoes in the world and only about 100 volcano observatories? The eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano in 2010 left millions stranded and cost airlines an estimated €900 million.
CBC In Town and Out: Leonard Lee
Leonard Lee of Lee Valley Tools has many informal consultants from around the Ottawa Valley who offer product ideas. Some of these ideas end up in the Lee Valley catalogue. Meet some of Mr. Lee's creative inspirations in this story for CBC Ottawa's In Town and Out.
Irony, meet Christmas
Sometimes readings intersect in interesting ways, like George Monbiot on Christmas and Christy Wampole on irony. If giving trashy, funny gifts,...
In the Field: CBC Radio One
“The Whale’s Choice” is rebroadcast on In the Field. Tuesday, November 20 and Sunday, November 25, 2012.
up here: Father Joseph Buliard
Summer 2012: ‘He came and dwelt among us.’ Meet Father Joseph Buliard, a missionary whose arrival in the Garry Lake region...
CBC Living Out Loud: Almonte Clock Tower
May 18, 2012: In part one of this episode, Bells and Whistles, we hear from Ron Caron at Almonte's Clock Tower about how he restored the clock and what he hopes for its future. We also meet an apprentice who hopes, one day, to take the reins.
CBC Tapestry: Landon Coleman
This documentary style profile of singer-songwriter Landon Coleman is an exploration of faith and music. Landon Coleman may seem like another indie musician in a jean jacket, but he is bringing the good news to a bar near you.
In Town and Out: CBC Radio One
March 17, 2012: A tape talk with CBC’s Michael Bhardwaj about Almonte’s historic clock tower. Ron Caron has been looking after...
up here: What I Learned at Bush U
Teaching looks a lot like learning at Dechinta Bush University. This isn’t any old campus. The school is located at Blachford Lake Lodge, 25 minutes east of Yellowknife by float plane on the traditional territory of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.
Lake Journal: Back and Beyond
Five friends and I completed a 54-day canoe expedition on Nunavut's Back River in the summer of 2005. I was ready to be tested, but I never imagined the combination of grief, beauty and disaster that would push me to the limit and leave me with a new understanding of the wild. I wrote this essay at the Banff Centre's Literary Journalism program in 2005.
June 2010: Excavation Digging down through layers of northern experience. And going back in time. This essay pulls apart the strata...