Ideas is CBC Radio's premier program of contemporary thought, eclectic in form and content. We cover social issues, culture and the arts, the humanities, geopolitics, history, biography, science and technology. Most of our programs are documentaries in which thoughts are gathered and connections made.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 9:00pmJohn Borrows is an Anishinabe scholar and expert in Indigenous law. He presents a lecture on the connections between First Nations and human rights.
Monday, March 3, 2014 9:00pmEleanor Wachtel talks to American painter and photographer Chuck Close, renowned for his large-scale, photo-based portrait paintings.
Sunday, March 2, 2014 9:00pmOn this month's edition of The Enright Files, a look at the battles being waged by Canadian soldiers after they return home.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 9:00pmScent has been used for millennia to enhance sexual attraction and mask body odour. Cindy Bisaillon examines the psychology and neurology of smell and the fine line between scented sophistication and our own primal animal musk.
Monday, February 24, 2014 9:00pmJeff Wall's art exudes dramatic power. His large-scale photographic tableaux are in many of the world's most important art collections. Curator Ann Pollock explores with Jeff Wall the trajectory of his remarkable career.