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CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada's national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. With 28 services offered on radio, television, the internet, satellite radio, digital audio, as well as through its record and music distribution service and wireless WAP and SMS messaging services, CBC/Radio-Canada is available how, where, and when Canadians want.


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In November 1967 Martin Luther King Jr. delivered the Massey lectures on CBC Radio. The Masseys are a prestigious annual broadcast in which a noted Canadian or international scholar gives a weeklong series of lectures on a political, cultural or philisophical topic. King's title was "Conscience for Change." In the lectures, he talked about race relations, the war in Vietnam, youth and social action and non-violence as a tactic for social change.

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​PERSONAL BEST is a humorous podcast that celebrates small ambitions, half-wins and the quiet satisfaction of getting less bad at things.

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Canada's weekly national science program

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ReCivilization is a five-part series that examines some of the the biggest challenges facing our world. It charts a path to the future enabled by the revolutions underway in communications, innovation and learning in this new, post-industrial, digital age.

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Acclaimed journalist Sally Armstrong argues gender inequality comes at too high a cost for all of us.

Caption: Feb. 12, 2009 plane crash near Clarence, N.Y., as photographed by citizen journalist "Traceur Zero" for CNN's iReport, Credit: Courtesy CNN
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For more than a hundred years, the tools of journalistic production – the ability to report, photograph and record events and distribute that material to a mass audience – have resided in the hands of a small group of people who, by convention and by law, have been called journalists. There is much to celebrate about this democratization of the media, but there are also reasons to be concerned about the loss of an independent, professional journalistic filter at a time when everyone can be their own media. Can online communities of "citizen journalists" be counted on to help us make informed choices as citizens and consumers? What's lost, and what's gained when "News 1.0" gives way to "News 2.0?"

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Taking a look at the How and Why of music, the team that brought you the Peabody-Award winning series The Wire: the Impact of Electricity on Music brings you a new six-part series, The Nerve: Music & the Human Experience.

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The Secret Life of Canada is a history podcast about the country you know and the stories you don't.

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Welcome to the Signature Series. Personality profiles of the key signatures of music. Key signatures of music like G Major or F Sharp-minor, are kind of like the signs of the zodiac. And if you take all the music that's been composed in a specific 'key' over the centuries, you'll encounter certain characteristics. Characteristics that are very much like personalities. Which key are you? Find out by listening to The Signature Series (12 distinct five minute segments).

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The impact of electricity on music.

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According to 15 year old Marybeth Whalen, her younger brother has turned her life and the life of her family upside down.

Bought by KXOT Public Radio and WBEZ

  • Added: May 10, 2005
  • Length: 13:30
  • Purchases: 2
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The harsh realities of America's globalized economy, as seen by the country's neighbor to the north.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KUOW, WKSU, Vermont Public Radio, North Country Public Radio and more

  • Added: Apr 12, 2005
  • Length: 58:51
  • Purchases: 18
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Are the courts increasingly taking over the lawmaking role of the legislature?

  • Added: Sep 18, 2003
  • Length: 51:52