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The Takeaway

Frustrated with U.S., Amazon Tests Drone Delivery in Canada

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

It's a bird ... It's a plane ... It's an Amazon drone carrying a package weighing less than 55 lbs.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 420: TED-time Stories

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

StoryCorps founder Dave Isay is this year's TED Prize winner, and last week he gave a TED talk in Vancouver. In this episode, you'll hear part of that talk as well as the stories he shared with the audience.

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Studio 360

Sideshow Podcast: Tobias Jesso Jr. vs. the World

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

In 2012, Tobias Jesso Jr. got dumped, was hit by a car, and found out his mom had cancer. He went home, started writing songs, and everyone loved them, from Adele to Jimmy Fallon.
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The Takeaway

Newsstands See Rush For Charlie Hebdo

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Charlie Hebdo usually prints just 45,000 copies. But after the terrorist attack on the magazine, five million copies of this week's issue have headed to newsstands throughout the world.

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News

Crude Oil Could Come to New Jersey

Friday, December 12, 2014

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The highly volatile substance will pass through the nation's most densely populated state by rail. 

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The Takeaway

Canada Makes the Case for the Keystone XL

Monday, November 24, 2014

The Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. weighs in on the potential costs, gains and environmental impacts of the Keystone XL pipeline and the pursuit of energy independence.

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On The Media

Hijacked Narratives, Coates on Cosby, George Takei and More

Friday, November 21, 2014

How media narratives have irreversible effects, a prominent journalist describes his editorial regret regarding the Bill Cosby rape allegations, and a conversation with George Takei.

The Takeaway

Attack in Ottawa Leaves Canada Reeling

Thursday, October 23, 2014

A gunman killed a soldier at the Canadian National War Memorial in Ottawa and opened fire in Parliament before he was shot and killed.

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Soundcheck

Respiratory Rhythms Guide Richard Reed Parry's Minimalist Compositions

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

In his new solo project, Arcade Fire's multi-instrumentalist says he wanted his classical compositions to sound as human as possible. 

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Soundcheck

Jill Barber: A Fresh Take On The Songbook Sound

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Hear the Canadian vocalist perform music from her latest recording, Fool's Gold, in the Soundcheck studio.

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PRI's The World

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been diagnosed with cancer — so his brother is taking his place on the ballot

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has dropped out of the mayoral race after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. But that doesn't mean that there won't be a Ford on the ballot.

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PRI's The World

The Scottish independence movement learned from Quebec's failed votes for separation

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

For separatists in Quebec, a couple of failed tries at an independence referendum have led to what some there call "neverendum." The Scottish independence movement learned a few key lessons from Canada's experience. And now Quebec separatists might learn from Scotland if the "Yes" campaign wins on Thursday.

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PRI's The World

The wreck of a long-lost ship from the Franklin Expedition has been found in the Canadian Arctic

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

British explorer John Franklin departed England in 1845 to explore the Arctic — but he never returned. Now one of the two lost Franklin expedition ships has been found by the Royal Canadian Geological Society.

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BackStory

Together Apart

Friday, September 05, 2014

Together Apart

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PRI's The World

What if there were a 'black box' in every hospital operating room?

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

A Canadian doctor wants to record everything that happens when a patient goes under the knife.He says that an operating room 'black box' would save lives.

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PRI's The World

Canada opens up a new front against Russia — Twitter snark

Friday, August 29, 2014

Canada and Russia tangled on Twitter this week, each posting maps designed to tweak the other country's stance over Russian actions in Ukraine. But while the exchange was funny and popular online, it also showed how governments communicate in the social media era.

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PRI's The World

A tidier, more polite lobster roll ... courtesy of Canada

Friday, August 29, 2014

The lobster roll is a summertime favorite in New England. Fresh lobster, a little mayo, some dill and a splash of lemon juice. All mixed together, and then slapped on a hot dog bun. But up north in New Brunswick, you can find some delicious Canadian variations on the lobster roll. Leave it to Chicago-based food writer Steve Dolinsky to try them all.

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PRI's The World

Canadian doughnut chain Tim Hortons gets swallowed up by Burger King

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

As mom and apple pie are to America, so are Gordie Howe and Tim Hortons to Canada. But after being sold to Burger King, some Canadians are concerned the American company will bring unwelcome changes to the nation's favorite cup of joe.

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PRI's The World

A rising tennis star in Canada — Eugenie Bouchard is looking for a Grand Slam win at the US Open

Monday, August 25, 2014

Canada's rising tennis star Eugenie Bouchard is looking for her first Grand Slam win.

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Soundcheck

Alejandra Ribera: Sultry Polylingual Pop From North Of The Border

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Hear the Award-winning Canadian singer and songwriter plays selections from her latest album of "polylingual pop."

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