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Day 6 from CBC Radio

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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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Canada, ON

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

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@CBCDay6

Language:

English

Contact:

CBC Audience Relations P.O. Box 500, Station A Toronto, ON Canada M5W 1E6 416-205-3700


Episodes

Episode 627: China protests, accessing health-care for kids, Fisherman's Friends, Taylor Swift dance parties and more

12/2/2022
As protests spread across China, citizens consider how far they can push Beijing; concerns of privatized health-care as a virtual pediatric care service shuts down; meet Jeremy Brown, one of the real-life Cornish fishermen who inspired the musical Fisherman's Friends; Dr. Nasser Mohamed, an exiled gay physician from Qatar, campaigns for LGBTQ rights; Canadian super-Swifties throw celebratory Taylor Swift dance parties; and more.

Duration:00:55:11

Episode 626: RSV among Inuit kids, winter in Ukraine, Wales fans at the World Cup, Good Night Oppy and more

11/25/2022
Why RSV cases are so high among Inuit children; Wales soccer fans confront their misgivings about Qatar at their first World Cup in 64 years; as Russia ramps up missile strikes, Ukrainians brace for a cold, dark winter; how a provincial billing change could reduce gender-affirming health-care in Ontario; and more.

Duration:00:55:17

Episode 625: Children's hospital crisis, migration to Mastodon, Crown Lands, Herb Carnegie's daughter, and more

11/18/2022
How parents of sick kids are coping with the children's hospital crisis; what Mastodon could teach Twitter users about 'netizenship'; Bernice Carnegie's call to action for hockey; Lindsay Lohan's Falling for Christmas; and more.

Duration:00:55:08

Episode 624: Corporations at COP27, Tweeting as Elon Musk, the labour movement takes a stand, Margaret Sullivan and more

11/11/2022
Corporate influence at COP27; cartoonist Jeph Jacques gets booted from Twitter for impersonating Elon Musk; Margaret Sullivan on how to cover Trump and Trumpism; what Ontario unions' victory over Bill 28 means for Canada's labour movement; graphic novelist Cecil Castelucci hopes Shifting Earth will be a path toward climate action; and more.

Duration:00:54:37

Episode 623: Israel's far right, Putin's Potemkin fixation, Cormac McCarthy's new novels, ending slavery in 2022 and more

11/4/2022
Itamar Ben-Gvir's journey from far-right extremist to political power-broker; why Vladimir Putin wanted bones of an 18th-century Russian leader; Becky Toyne reviews Pulitzer Prize winner Cormac McCarthy's first new novels in 16 years; Haiti's political and economic crisis fuels a public health disaster for women; five U.S. states get ready to vote on whether to close a loophole that allows for slavery in 2022; and more.

Duration:00:54:11

Episode 622: The risk of arming Ukraine, board game cafes in Iran, iconoclasm, Bayonetta 3, the Proud Boys and more

10/28/2022
How a multi-Billion dollar campaign to arm Ukraine might fuel the illicit arms trade; How Iran's board game cafes allowed young people to imagine a different future; Bayonetta 3 is out this week — should you play it?; a brief history of targeting art for political protest; author Andy Campbell says the era of political violence the Proud Boys helped usher in is here to stay; and more.

Duration:00:54:09

Episode 621: Danielle Smith and disinformation; scented candle reviews as COVID indicator; a surgeon in Tigray and more

10/21/2022
What Danielle Smith posted on her subscribers-only social media; how litter boxes in schools became a Republican talking point; Yankee scented candle reviews as COVID indicator; a surgeon struggles to care for patients through Ethiopia's civil war; Brent Bambury returns and more.

Duration:00:54:11

Episode 620: Attacks on Kyiv, the myth of rainbow fentanyl, the rise of AI art, the price of Alex Jones' lies and more

10/14/2022
Fear returns to Kyiv amidst renewed Russian attacks; Russia's new commander in Ukraine is known as 'General Armageddon' for his record in Syria; rainbow fentanyl is all the buzz on social media and so is the misinformation surrounding it; Alex Jones piles on trauma for parents of mass shooting victims; watching a Louis CK show as #MeToo marks its five-year anniversary; why creators are divided over rapid rise of AI-generated art; and more.

Duration:00:54:08

Episode 619: Baraye as Iran's protest anthem, The Right Stuff dating app, Derry Girls; The French Laundry's founder and more

10/8/2022
How Baraye became the unofficial anthem of the protests in Iran; former Trump administration staffers have created a dating site for conservatives; Talking Derry Girls podcast hosts get us ready for season three; a new documentary celebrates the unsung founder of California's famed French Laundry restaurant; Cree writer Kenneth T. Williams spins a tale of prophecy, purity and identity in his new play, The Herd; and more.

Duration:00:54:08

Episode 618: Iran protests, Kelly Clarkson's best covers, Iain Reid's new novel, The Linda Lindas and more

9/30/2022
How protests in Iran threaten the country's regime; Chinese police have set up outposts in Canada; Kelly Clarkson's best Kellyoke covers; Becky Toyne reviews Iain Reid's new thriller, We Spread; The Linda Lindas drop by for an after-school hangout and more.

Duration:00:55:07

Episode 617: Navigating daily life in Russia; Italy's far-right; challenging colonialism in names; Georgie Stone and more

9/23/2022
How a YouTuber chronicling everyday Russian life adjusts to life during wartime; Italy seems poised to elect a Prime Minister with neo-fascist roots; how Canadians are challenging colonial naming conventions by changing their own names; The Dreamlife of Georgie Stone documents a transgender teen who challenged Australia's laws so she could affirm her gender; and more.

Duration:00:55:12

Episode 616: Royal money, the Ethereum merge, climate justice, Sacheen Littlefeather, abortion access in Canada and more

9/16/2022
Royal Family's finances stay shrouded in secrecy; Ethereum merge promises to eliminate cryptocurrency's carbon problem; lawyers from Pacific Island nations seek justice for climate change; Indigenous film and television producer on Academy's apology to Sacheen Littlefeather; how midwives could help improve abortion access in Canada; and more. In an earlier version of this broadcast, Michelle Turner, a registered midwife and a clinical assistant professor of midwifery at the University of...

Episode 615: Balmoral Estate, aftermath of a mass stabbing, the flood that saved Ukraine, the case for sad love and more

9/9/2022
What Balmoral Estate meant to Queen Elizabeth II; how James Smith Cree Nation might begin to recover from a mass stabbing attack; new British Prime Minister Liz Truss and the echoes of Margaret Thatcher; the flood that saved Ukraine and the wetlands it brought back; philosopher Carrie Jenkins makes the case for 'sad love'; and more.

Duration:00:53:48

Episode 614: The future costs of floods and drought, Rings of Power, El Salvador's experiment with crypto and more

9/2/2022
Engineering group says unprecedented floods and drought mean Canadians must re-evaluate their approach to water; fallout from El Salvador's experiment with making bitcoin legal tender; the legacy of Newfoundland's now-abandoned Trinity Loop amusement park; why Lord of The Rings endures; the pioneering women of stand-up comedy; and more

Duration:00:55:03

The troll farm targeting trans people, the language of House of the Dragon, Saints Row returns and more

8/26/2022
Online forum Kiwi Farms under scrutiny after attacks on a Canadian transgender activist; meet the man who invented the fictional languages in Game of Thrones and House of the Dragon; reviewing the first Saints Row video game in nearly a decade; conservative political organizer Leonard Leo receives what might be the largest political donation in U.S. history; and more.

Duration:00:55:14

Episode 612: Liz Cheney's loss, Canada's health-care crunch, Grand Theft Auto 6, Facebook disinformation in Brazil and more

8/19/2022
What Liz Cheney’s loss in Wyoming says about the direction of the American right; Canada’s health-care crunch — and one doctor’s tale from Fogo Island, N.L.; Facebook is failing to stop the spread of disinformation in Brazil election lead-up, says Global Witness; Grand Theft Auto 6 and the first female protagonist shaking things up; and more.

Duration:00:55:01

Episode 611: RCMP using spyware, Serena Williams' legacy, Days of Our Lives, real-life quidditch and more

8/12/2022
Cybersecurity expert says the 'mercenary spyware industry' poses a threat to all Canadians; Serena Williams' defining moments, on and off the court; former White House archivist had to reassemble documents ripped up by Trump; new dictionary aims to celebrate African American English; the relevance of soap operas as Days of Our Lives moves to streaming-only; real-life quidditch leagues consider a name change; and more.

Duration:00:55:10

Episode 610: Adding femicide to the Criminal Code, the NFL's sexual assault problem, returning the Elgin Marbles and more

8/5/2022
Advocates call for femicide to be added to the Criminal Code of Canada; Bluey and its place in the pantheon of children's TV; the Deshaun Watson suspension and the NFL's sexual assault problem; a high-tech proposal for returning the famed Elgin Marbles to Greece; Neil Gaiman on the Netflix adaptation of his celebrated comic The Sandman; and more.

Duration:00:55:36

Episode 609: Change in the Catholic Church, Tems' very good week, monkeypox and the LGBTQ community, Check My Ads and more

7/29/2022
Progressive Catholics see an opportunity to change the Catholic Church after Pope's visit; rising afrobeats star Tems and her very good week; how to contain monkeypox without stigmatizing the LGBTQ community; Check My Ads takes aim at disinformation on Fox News online; Chuck D's Songs That Shook the Planet; and more!

Duration:00:55:08

Episode 608: Hockey's culture problem, an Indigenous scholar's hopes for the Pope's visit, The Day the Music Died and more

7/22/2022
Hockey's enduring problem with sexism and misogyny; animal shelters are being overwhelmed with surrendered pandemic pets; an Indigenous scholar raised by generations of residential school survivors shares her hopes for the Pope's Canadian visit; the story behind American Pie, Don McLean's iconic 1970s rock anthem; an Oscar-winning film shines a light on the 'Queen of Basketball'; and more.

Duration:00:55:08