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

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.


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

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.


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

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.


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

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.


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

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.


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

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.


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

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.


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

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.


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

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.


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

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.


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

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.


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

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

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.


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

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


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

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.


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

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.


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

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.


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

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.


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

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!


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

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.