Q and A with Sonja Boon

1. How do you define life writing? What a great question! As someone who researches in the area of life writing, I understand it from two perspectives. First of all,…

Q and A with Kansala

Can you tell us a little about yourself? I’m originally from Northern Ontario and spent a good deal of time with my Nana Bea, (who was French Canadian). My dad…

Tuning in to Spring Theme

“During the past few weeks on Open Line, we have discussed the hellholes in the Middle East, victims of sexual abuse, teenage abortions, the inadequacies of the justice system, a…

Cod Collapse

Jenn Thornhill Verma examines lessons, legacy in Cod Collapse   Where did the inspiration for this book come from? Cod Collapse is about one of the greatest collective traumas in…

The CBC and the SoE

During the January 17 blizzard and throughout the subsequent State of Emergency, radio was a lifeline: updating, connecting, advising, informing, and just darn reassuring. The hosts and crew at CBC…