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.
Thursday, October 16, 2014 9:00pmA rebroadcast of the highly-acclaimed award-winning CBC Radio series commemorating the outbreak of World War II. Children on the Canadian homefront tell of their fears and excitement.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 9:00pmTwo independent women find themselves in front of firing squads during WW1. Nurse Edith Cavell is heralded as a heroine and a saint. Exotic dancer and courtesan Mata Hari becomes a symbol of evil and the enemy within.
Monday, October 13, 2014 9:00pmWhat I.Q. was to the 20th century, self-regulation will be to the 21st. That's the prediction of psychologist and philosopher, Dr. Stuart Shanker. For decades he's been teaching kids how to self-regulate, so tantrums, meltdowns and lack of focus diminish.
Thursday, October 9, 2014 9:00pmA rebroadcast of the highly-acclaimed award-winning CBC Radio series commemorating the outbreak of World War II. In this hour we hear the remarkable testimony of courageous children who fought against the Nazis in occupied Europe.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 9:00pmIDEAS host Paul Kennedy continues to report on a coast-to-coast study about how travelling affects almost everything else in our lives, with a look at the lives of several truckers from Prince Edward Island.