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Haiti in the wake of the 'quake | The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright | CBC Radio

Haiti is at a crossroads. It has been more than four-and-a-half years since an earthquake hit the poverty-stricken country, destroying much of the country’s fragile infrastructure and buildings. 102 more words

Haiti

Dear Diary

When I was 12 years old, my sister, Shirley, gave me my first diary.  It had a lock and key and I could write whatever I wanted in it and keep it safely locked away from my brother’s eyes.   111 more words

Inspiration

Saturday Night Blues

I’m a big fan of CBC radio.  Saturday eve means blues with Holger Peterson.

I don’t have enough in my collection, it would be a huge undertaking to build a respectable catalogue. 24 more words

Music

Day Six: Coffee, Contemplation, and a picnic...

I kept yesterday’s promise: an earlier start and a real Americano from Atlantis Coffee in Regina. Set my first complete solo day off perfectly.

Then, one great silly moment with two Manitobians (again). 414 more words

Personal

on language

Thank you, CBC, for sharing 2 great ideas for decentring dominant cultural ways of communicating. These inspire me to wonder about ways for Inuit and non-Inuit to look together about how language helps and hinders our efforts to understand each other and work well together. 614 more words

Jonathan Goldstein: Whither the whistlers? On what it means to lose a useless skill

Sunday. 10:42 a.m. It was a mistake to have ordered the “lumberjack breakfast,” a meal consisting of pancakes, eggs, and three different kinds of pork. Rather than lumberjacking, I feel like lying down on the curb and napping. 547 more words

Life

Day 6 for July 26: The half-dozen most interesting facts and figures Brent Bambury found this week

Each week, CBC Radio’s Brent Bambury collects six of the oddest and most interesting news items for you to peruse. This week: The world’s largest rubber duck on the loose, a fire department that swears by its wooden ladders and mosquito-sniffing dogs. 204 more words

Life