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CBC Radio's The Sunday Edition is a lively three-hour program of conversation, documentaries and music. Michael Enright, an accomplished journalist and broadcaster, is the host and tackles everything from politics to pop culture, in Canada and around the world.

CBC Radio's The Sunday Edition is a lively three-hour program of conversation, documentaries and music. Michael Enright, an accomplished journalist and broadcaster, is the host and tackles everything from politics to pop culture, in Canada and around the world.
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Toronto, ON

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CBC Radio's The Sunday Edition is a lively three-hour program of conversation, documentaries and music. Michael Enright, an accomplished journalist and broadcaster, is the host and tackles everything from politics to pop culture, in Canada and around the world.

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@cbcsunday

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Episodes

Air pollution around the world; documentary about Montessori school in the North; discussion about business subsidies; author Anakana Schofield; documentary about Crown Can strike

5/24/2019
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Air pollution kills more people than smoking or wars (0:38) Mail on portraits of elderly animals (30:27) How an Inuit-Montessori preschool hopes to reinvent education in the North (37:05) Government subsidies for business are greater than Canada's entire defence budget (59:38) Novelist Anakana Schofield on friendship, assisted death and the contradictions of being human (1:29:34) Mail on the Winnipeg General Strike; documentary about Crown Can strike (1:55:52)

Duration:02:22:49

Future of NRA; legacy of Winnipeg General Strike; Supreme Court and mental illness; documentary about disability rights; mail about school violence; author Erin Lee Carr; mail about "niceness"; essay on urban gardening

5/17/2019
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MICHAEL PODCAST LINKS 0:11 MICHAEL'S ESSAY 0:38 WINNIPEG GENERAL STRIKE 5:37 INTERVIEW: RICHARD JANDA 44:33 DOC: I GO FORWARD 59:28 MAILBAG: PRINCIPALS 1:25:06 INTERVIEW ERIN LEE CARR 1:31:28 MAILBAG: NICE 1:58:27 ESSAY: ALLOTMENT GARDEN 2:02:41

Duration:02:11:12

Too much niceness; principals on classroom violence; Jean Vanier tribute; Mother's Day essay on eldercare; dog therapy at the dentist's

5/10/2019
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MICHAEL'S ESSAY 0:38 PRINCIPALS PANEL 5:37 VANIER OBIT 44:14 ESSAY: LOLA'S CUP 1:14:57 MAILBAG: LEAF BLOWERS 1:21:37 DENTIST AND THE DACHSCHUND 1:27:09 MAIL BAG: OBAMA 1:35:18 DOC: PLACIDE 1:39:54

Duration:02:07:56

Enemy of the press; Old farm animals; From Quebec mosque to Boston marathon; Leaf-blowers; Speedcubing; Cryptocurrency 101; Why men shave

5/3/2019
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Barack Obama was a greater enemy of the free press than Donald Trump - Michael's essay (0:38) Portraits of elderly farm animals explore existential questions about animals, and about ourselves: (5:34) A second wind: Survivor of Quebec City mosque shooting laces up in the Boston Marathon (30:32) Why do we put up with the ear-splitting obnoxiousness of leaf blowers? (57:39) The Rubik's Cube is a 1970s toy perfectly suited to the 21st century (1:14:02) Everything you ever wanted to know about...

Duration:02:02:22

Lost art of handwritten letters; look-ahead to federal election; mail about Brexit; Newfoundland heart patients in Ottawa documentary; The Backlist: Sinclair Ross; essay on Helen Weinzweig; letters on recycling; FisherPoets gathering.

4/26/2019
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MICHAEL'S ESSAY 0:38 POLITICAL PANEL 5:19 MAIL BAG: Fintan O'Toole on Brexit 40:05 DOC: NFLD IS EVERYWHERE 46:31 THE BACKLIST: Chapter 5 1:08:01 ESSAY: ON HELEN WEINZWEIG 1:26:59 INTERVIEW: PAYAM AKHAVAN 1:34:09 MAIL BAG: RECYCLING 2:04:26 DOC: FISHER POETS 2:11:23

Duration:02:27:18

Notre-Dame fire; Fintan O'Toole on Brexit; poet Alexandra Oliver; Dianne Saxe on recycling; mail about school violence; Icelandic music

4/18/2019
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MICHAEL'S ESSAY 0:37 INTERVIEW: Fintan O'Toole (Brexit) 4:52 INTERVIEW: Poet Alexandra Oliver 39:35 INTERVIEW: Dianne Saxe 1:05:34 MAIL BAG: Violent Schools 1:31:24 INTERVIEW: Icelandic music 1:39:13

Duration:02:11:00

Religious headgear; Suing the Catholic Church for sexual assault; Nova Scotia's craft liquor industry; Inclusive education; Patrick DeWitt; Chronic coughing

4/12/2019
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Michael's essay on religious head coverings (0:37); record legal ruling for victim of Roman Catholic sexual abuse (5:10); Nova Scotia's booming craft liquor industry (44:11); parent fighting for inclusive education for her children (1:03:48); novelist Patrick deWitt (1:36:08); what can be done about unexplained chronic cough? (2:08:27)

Duration:02:27:07

N.S. bill on organ donations; children's rights in sentencing; Roméo Dallaire; Dionne quints novel; parents on classroom violence

4/5/2019
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Michael's essay about organ donation 0:37 Children's needs in sentencing parents 4:37 Roméo Dallaire on Rwandan genocide 32:10 Novel about Dionne Quints 1:24:54 Parents on school violence 1:54:29

Duration:02:08:44

Trump, Mueller and the media; High-tech help for insomnia; Sitting is NOT the new smoking; Anti-Semitism, the oldest hatred

3/29/2019
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Michael's essay on question period theatre (0:37) Jay Rosen on the media, Mueller, and 2020 coverage (4:44) Ira Basen documentary on sleep tech and the 'anxiety economy' (37:57) Rethinking standing desks (1:05:19) Photographing his mother's dementia made her feel alive again (1:14:41) Deborah Lipstadt on anti-Semitism (1:29:55)

Duration:01:59:49

Violence against elementary school teachers; Boat Harbour; Solace and community in the aftermath of an overdose; Mark Abley on his organist father

3/22/2019
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Michael's essay -- Why the Brits won the war: 0:38 Violence against elementary school teachers: 4:29 Boat Harbour: 41:23 Think again about breakfast: 1:14:36 Solace and community in the aftermath of an overdose: 1:25:40 Mark Abley on his organist father: 1:43:20

Duration:02:13:06

The Sunday Edition podcast for March 17, 2019

3/16/2019
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Michael's opening comments about the New Zealand mosque shooting :39; Discussion about what it's like to be Muslim in a time of growing hate 3:40 NZ author and professor Paul Spoonley on his research of right-wing extremism 44:34 NOTE: This is an abbreviated podcast because we are unable to include music interviews, due to copyright issues.

Duration:01:06:59

The Sunday Edition podcast for March 10, 2019

3/9/2019
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Michael's essay on driverless cars: 0:37 What is the moral authority to govern, and how does a government lose it? 4:51 Remembering Canadian writer Patrick Lane 36:42 Saving Ontario's trumpeter swans 44:42 Schadenfreude 1:05:49 The Blue Jays according to Jerry Howarth 1:33:52 More Ken Nordine and Word Jazz 2:13:04

Duration:02:29:47

The Sunday Edition podcast for March 3, 2019

3/1/2019
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Remembering journalism great Clark Davey (0:37) Transit cards and surveillance capitalism (6:45) Bill Richardson's journey from radio host to part-time dishwasher (43:49) The surprising history of vaccine skepticism in Canada (56:41) Quebec traditional music is reinventing itself (1:23:43) The Backlist, Ep. 4: The Watch That Ends the Night (1:23:43) Ken Nordine (2:04:19)

Duration:02:33:57

Podcast extra: "The Amazing and Astounding Invisible Women of Magic"

2/22/2019
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Sawing a woman in half, a hemicorporectomy, is a classic illusion. And a classic role for women in magic - the pretty helpmeet, assisting men as they dazzle and enchant their audiences. But women are busting out of the boxes. As part of a new project to unearth documentaries from The Sunday Edition vaults, we revisit Frank Faulk's documentary "The Amazing and Astounding Invisible Women of Magic."

Duration:00:26:13

The Sunday Edition Podcast for February 24, 2018

2/22/2019
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History of multiculturalism; response to documentary about violence in schools; Nanny Angels update; introducing a podcast extra, women of magic; Dutch historian Rutger Bregman confronts Tucker Carlson of Fox News; lawyer Deepa Mattoo on why she is creating a new way to assess risk faced by women in cases of domestic violence; what can be done to repair justice system for Indigenous Canadians.

Duration:02:11:10

The Sunday Edition Podcast for February 17, 2018

2/15/2019
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Michael's essay on U.S. democracy (:38); documentary by Alisa Siegel on violence in elementary schools (4:58); mail about train porters (34:57); Gary Sick, White House aide during Iranian Revolution on its legacy today (40:35); Joe Schlesinger obit (1:15:11); essay by Margaret Lynch on walking the Camino de Santiago (1:20:03); The Backlist: George Elliott Clark on Austin Clarke's "The Origin of Waves" (1:27:39); David Dunning on the Dunning-Kruger Effect (1:51:51)

Duration:02:21:48

The Sunday Edition podcast for February 10, 2019

2/8/2019
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Michael's essay on snow (0:38); The untold history of Canada's black train porters (6:07); Toronto club finds joy and poetry in solving math problems (32:24); A special one-hour broadcast on the 40th anniversary of the Iranian Revolution (41:13); Angela Merkel's complicated legacy (1:42:30); Preventing pedestrian deaths (2:06:26)

Duration:02:23:56

The Sunday Edition podcast for February 3, 2019

2/1/2019
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Michael's essay on pedestrian deaths (0:38); Michael Coren (4:24); How the 1969 protests at Sir George Williams University changed the conversation about racism in Canada (43:33); Becoming Mr. Wilson (1:13:51); The Backlist: Sarah Weinman on Helen Weinzweig (1:21:27); Why so many people are fleeing Central America (1:45:05)

Duration:02:18:00

The Sunday Edition Podcast for January 27, 2019

1/25/2019
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DOC: The Mamas and the Papas 0:36 MAIL: WATCHES 25:36 ESSAY: 64 AND UNEMPLOYED 32:32 INTERVIEW: CIVIL WARS 38:08 INTERVIEW: SARAH SMARSH 1:05:55 INTERVIEW: FIRST NATIONS LANGUAGE 1:41:57

Duration:01:59:11

The Sunday Edition Podcast for January 20, 2019

1/18/2019
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MICHAEL PODCAST LINKS 0:11 MICHAEL'S ESSAY 0:37 INTERVIEW: Alberta Anger 4:56 MAIL: OVERTOURISM 40:18 DOC:Wrist Wars 47:18 INTERVIEW: Sleepy Stories 1:22:09 MAIL: CARE GIVERS 1:37:02 DOC: Hana's Suitcase 1:42:01

Duration:02:13:06