On this special edition, we learn about monuments large and small, antisemitism old and new, lives left on principle, lies told to recruit Indigenous soldiers, and long dead names who have faces once again. Much more, too.
Stories this week on recognizing residential schools as genocide, the impacts of mining abroad, ways to find balance and mental peace, magic mushroom stores popping up, and selling retro tech for a good cause — plus much more!
Our time slot on Oct. 26 fell during Carleton University’s Fall Break, so we filled it with a special show of great stories from earlier this fall … while we caught up on studies, work and sleep!
Hockey, housing, hurricanes, havens, Halloween and a whole heck of a lot of other topics on this edition of Midweek, including sea shanties, dodging deer, and nostalgic piercings.
This week took us into a municipal election race, rescuing dogs from the Caribbean, views on booster shots, a local church still trying to tend to the needy after a fire, food banks dealing with inflation, ice cream’s future as winter comes, an expat Thanksgiving in Scotland, and much more!
This week sees us on Parliament Hill speaking with Indigenous youth (and a national party leader) about reconciliation through truth, looking at the local impacts of turmoil in Iran over women’s rights (and much more), weighing progress towards a liveable minimum wage, pausing for a cold one and a piano sonata, looking downward seeking fungus (not as gross as it sounds) and upwards seeking stars…