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Day 6 is a news magazine show that delivers a surprising take on the week.

Day 6 is a news magazine show that delivers a surprising take on the week.


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Day 6 is a news magazine show that delivers a surprising take on the week.






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Episode 482: Blockade standoff, hockey stick shortage, Bernie impersonator, Bill Barr's next move, Malcolm X doc and more

What the Oka crisis reveals about this week's pipeline standoff, COVID-19 sparks fears of a hockey stick shortage, Bernie Sanders impersonator James Adomian, charting U.S. Attorney General William Barr's next move, why pop music works, revisiting the death of Malcolm X and more.


Episode 481: Pipeline protests, COVID-19, Sonic The Hedgehog, cheating Astros, suing Juul, Coachella meets Saudi and more

Why the Wet'suwet'en protests are about more than pipelines, how climate change could make viral outbreaks more common, the worst Sonic The Hedgehog games, why professional pianists fear moving their pianos, the fan who tracked every pitch in the Astros' sign-stealing scandal, a lawsuit alleges vaping giant Juul targeted kids, how Saudi Arabia is using the art world to project openness and more.


Episode 480: Oscar villains, Lynn Beyak, coronavirus hospitals, Weinstein's lawyer, the creator of Comic Sans and more

Predicting this year's biggest Oscar villains, a Métis comedian addresses Lynn Beyak, how China built two hospitals in two weeks in Wuhan, a profile of the woman defending Harvey Weinstein in court, Nigeria's burgeoning tech sector, the guy who created Comic Sans and more.


Episode 479: Searching for a coronavirus vaccine, the NFL's diversity problem, impeachment endgame, Michael Pollan & more

A Saskatchewan laboratory is working on a coronavirus vaccine, Michael Pollan on how caffeine rules our world, how to retrofit an '80s shopping mall, why the NFL hires so few black head coaches, the impeachment drama skids towards acquittal and more.


Episode 478: Coronavirus, impeachment then and now, Picard returns, fruits of the Goop lab, CBC logo designer and more

Why people in China are looking to World of Warcraft for lessons on containing the coronavirus, how politicians have changed their tunes on impeachment since Bill Clinton, Brannon Braga on the premier of Star Trek: Picard, Canadian Olympian Sarah Nurse on women's pro-level hockey, a writer's experience of living like a Goop fan, Burton Kramer on designing the 1974 CBC logo and more.


Episode 477: Misinformation over Australia's fires, royals in Canada, best stunt Oscar, Aaron Hernandez doc and more

Climate change misinformation amidst Australia's wildfires, why Meghan has a better case for permanent residency than Harry, the case for an Oscar for best movie stunts, Huawei's charm offensive, Killer Inside: a new Netflix documentary about Aaron Hernandez, and more.


Episode 476: Mourning Iran crash victims, former Weinstein aide Zelda Perkins, watching Cats while high, Design .20 & more

Mourning the victims of flight 752, how Canada can influence the investigation into the downed Ukrainian plane, Zelda Perkins on breaking her non-disclosure agreement with Harvey Weinstein, watching Cats while high, designing for dependence, and Teck Resources' proposed Frontier mine in the Alberta oilsands.


Episode 475: Rescuing koalas, transgender activist Aimee Stephens, Colin Mochrie, New Eden spoofs '70s cults and more

Rescuing koalas from Australia's wildfires, a comedian's take on Quebec's values test, transgender activist Aimee Stephens takes her fight to the U.S. Supreme Court, Colin Mochrie mixes improv with hypnosis, why straight-to-streaming movies aren't working well for musicians, New Eden's mockumentary take on 1970s cults and more.


Democracy Divided: Why Canadians are fed up with politics as usual, and what can be done about it

In 2019, citizens all over the world expressed sharp ambivalence about the democratic process and who benefits from it. Democracy Divided is a Day 6 deep dive into the state of Canadian democracy, what's causing the problems and what's to be done about it.


Episode 473: America after impeachment, scoring Star Wars, Hallmark Hanukkah movies, fruitcake, the music of 2019 and more

What's next after impeachment, why John Williams' Star Wars scores are so enduring, why Hallmark's Hanukkah movies miss the mark, why fruitcake is so divisive, the Day 6 music panel weighs in on the best of 2019 and more.


Episode 472: Benefiting from Brexit, unboxing videos & kids toys, holiday book guide, Carmen Maria Machado and more

A customs broker prepares for a post-Brexit boom, why U.S. authorities are opening Canadian mail, how unboxing videos are shaping the toy industry, Becky Toyne's holiday guide to giving books, Carmen Maria Machado on her new memoir, In The Dream House, why children are still be separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border and more.


Episode 471: King tides, Impeach-O-Meter, Frosty at 50, Lindy West, K-pop deaths and mental health, Martha Gellhorn & more

How climate change is making king tides worse, the Impeach-O-Meter returns, the glorious weirdness of Rankin-Bass Christmas specials, Lindy West says the witches are coming, K-pop stars' deaths put a spotlight on South Korea's high suicide rates, trailblazing war correspondent Martha Gellhorn and more.


Episode 470: Amazon workplace injuries, enforcing privacy laws, photographing climate change, hockey in North Korea & more

Why injuries in Amazon warehouses are twice the U.S. national average, why Canadian privacy commissioners can't enforce their rulings, photographer Paul Nicklen brings climate change to your social media feeds, why Canada's ban on solitary confinement might not actually end it, a documentary maker who embedded with North Korea's national men's hockey team and more.


Episode 469: Impeachment fallout in Ukraine, StarMetro shuts down, new Pokémon, Neil Gaiman, remembering Mr. Rogers & more

How the U.S. impeachment hearings are playing out in Ukraine, the societal cost of StarMetro's demise, a father and daughter review Nintendo's Pokémon Sword and Shield, Neil Gaiman on adapting The Sandman for Netflix, the journalist who inspired A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood remembers Fred Rogers and more.


Episode 468: Don Cherry divides hockey, the Impeach-O-Meter, Hong Kong cartoonist Zunzi, Disney Plus, Smokey Bear and more

Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabi Edition wants to show hockey can still unite us, the Impeach-O-Meter returns, Hong Kong political cartoonist Zunzi sketches a crisis in real time, how Disney Plus could hurt independent theatres, wildfire experts want to give Smokey Bear a makeover, the man behind the real-life report into the CIA's use of torture and more.


Episode 467: Saudi Aramco's IPO, Trump nicknames, secret consumer scores, Sesame Street turns 50, EV batteries and more

What Saudi Aramco's IPO says about the future of fossil fuels, the strategy behind Donald Trump's use of nicknames, lifting the curtain on secret consumer scores, Sesame Street's 50th anniversary, the second life of used electric car batteries, following the route of the Central American migrant caravan and more.


Introducing Hunting Warhead

A new investigative series from CBC Podcasts and the Norwegian newspaper VG. Hunting Warhead follows an international team of police officers as they attempt to track down the people behind a massive child-abuse site on the dark web. Listen at


Episode 466: California wildfires, Impeach-O-Meter, Sarah Connor, Hallmark movies, Canada's time signal turns 80 and more

California wildfires create a troubling new normal for state residents, the Day Impeach-O-Meter cranks out its highest reading yet, why Terminator's Sarah Connor is a feminist icon, the surprising appeal of Hallmark holiday movies, Canada's time signal turns 80, Mike Sloan on navigating social media with a terminal illness and more.


Episode 465: Engineers take on climate change, U.S. nukes in Turkey, Raptors Uprising, spider web art, IRL witches and more

Engineers in Australia say they'll turn down work that doesn't consider the climate, a farmer in Vermont makes spider web art, what to do with the 50 U.S. nukes in Turkey, the women in war exhibit at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the Raptors Uprising and how to get a paying job in the NBA's video game league, a real life witch says more women are being drawn to witchcraft and more.


Episode 464: Mandatory voting, Canada's weediversary, fighting alongside the Kurds, Atwood archives, Dolly Parton & more

How Australia made mandatory voting easy and even fun, how year one of legal weed has played out across Canada, why a U.S. Army veteran volunteered to fight alongside the Kurds, touring the University of Toronto's Margaret Atwood archives, Jad Abumrad on his new Dolly Parton podcast and more.