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CBC Radio’s The Sunday Magazine is a lively, wide-ranging mix of topical long-form conversations, engaging ideas and more. Each week, host Piya Chattopadhyay takes time for deep exploration, but also makes space for surprise, delight and fun.

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    • Society & Culture

CBC Radio’s The Sunday Magazine is a lively, wide-ranging mix of topical long-form conversations, engaging ideas and more. Each week, host Piya Chattopadhyay takes time for deep exploration, but also makes space for surprise, delight and fun.

    China's role on the world stage, Guy Vanderhaeghe looks to history in times of crisis, Alberta mayors on the province's COVID-19 surge, Former MPs on the election and life after politics, Clayton Thomas-Müller reads from his new memoir

    China's role on the world stage, Guy Vanderhaeghe looks to history in times of crisis, Alberta mayors on the province's COVID-19 surge, Former MPs on the election and life after politics, Clayton Thomas-Müller reads from his new memoir

    This week on The Sunday Magazine with host Piya Chattopadhyay:

    • Toronto Star journalist Joanna Chiu talks about the release of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor and what it means for Canada-China relations

    • Guy Vanderhaege on his latest historical fiction novel August into Winter

    • Alberta mayors Naheed Nenshi and Tara Veer dissect provincial politics and the pandemic crisis

    • An essay from Indigenous writer Clayton Thomas-Müller in the run-up to Canada's first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

    • Former MPs Megan Leslie, Jane Philpott and Lisa Raitt reflect on life after politics and women in Parliament

    Discover more at https://www.cbc.ca/sunday

    • 1 hr 35 min
    What this election campaign reveals about Canada, Beverly McLachlin returns to end-of-life issues through fiction, Canada's third dose conundrum, Why we call space travellers 'astronauts', How Colin Kaepernick changed the world by 'taking a knee'

    What this election campaign reveals about Canada, Beverly McLachlin returns to end-of-life issues through fiction, Canada's third dose conundrum, Why we call space travellers 'astronauts', How Colin Kaepernick changed the world by 'taking a knee'

    This week on The Sunday Magazine with host Piya Chattopadhyay:

    • Columnists Niigaan Sinclair, Susan Delacourt and Jason Markusoff on what the 44th election campaign reveals about Canada

    • Former Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin returns to end-of-life issues with her novel Denial

    • Dr. Madhukar Pai breaks down the efficacy and morality of third COVID-19 doses

    • ​Where in the world did the word 'astronaut' come from?

    • Sports writer Dave Zirin unpacks how NFLer Colin Kaepernick inspired a movement by 'taking a knee'

    Why not find more at https://www.cbc.ca/sunday

    • 1 hr 31 min
    AFN National Chief RoseAnne Archibald, Omar Mouallem on how Muslims shaped the Americas, Gander, N.L.'s legacy of kindness 20 years after 9/11, Word Processing: Canadian Election Edition, The NAC Orchestra returns

    AFN National Chief RoseAnne Archibald, Omar Mouallem on how Muslims shaped the Americas, Gander, N.L.'s legacy of kindness 20 years after 9/11, Word Processing: Canadian Election Edition, The NAC Orchestra returns

    This week on an all-new season of The Sunday Magazine with host Piya Chattopadhyay:

    • National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations RoseAnne Archibald

    • Distinctly-Canadian election language, explained

    • The National Arts Centre Orchestra returns to the stage

    • ​Writer Omar Mouallem explores how Muslims shaped the Americas

    • Reporter Jim DeFede on Gander, N.L.'s legacy of kindness 20 years after 9/11

    Find more at https://www.cbc.ca/sunday

    • 1 hr 35 min
    Journalist Ahmed Rashid on Afghanistan's future under a Taliban-formed government, Author Jeff VanderMeer on his climate thriller Hummingbird Salamander

    Journalist Ahmed Rashid on Afghanistan's future under a Taliban-formed government, Author Jeff VanderMeer on his climate thriller Hummingbird Salamander

    This week on The Sunday Magazine with guest host Nora Young:

    • Journalist Ahmed Rashid explores what Afghanistan's new government under the Taliban could mean for the country and the world

    • Author Jeff VanderMeer on his climate thriller Hummingbird Salamander

    Find more at https://www.cbc.ca/sunday

    • 44 min
    How psychology may be driving this federal election campaign, Arlo Parks on her pandemic-perfect debut album

    How psychology may be driving this federal election campaign, Arlo Parks on her pandemic-perfect debut album

    This week on The Sunday Magazine with guest host Nora Young:

    • Political psychologist Paul Nesbitt-Larking explores the psychology driving this federal election campaign

    • Rising British singer/songwriter Arlo Parks on her acclaimed debut record Collapsed in Sunbeams

    Find more at https://cbc.ca/sunday

    • 40 min
    The Kite Runner author Khaled Hosseini reflects on the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, Animal author Lisa Taddeo on female anti-heroes and the utility of rage

    The Kite Runner author Khaled Hosseini reflects on the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, Animal author Lisa Taddeo on female anti-heroes and the utility of rage

    This week on The Sunday Magazine with guest host Rachel Giese:

    • The Kite Runner author Khaled Hosseini reflects on the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and how decades of conflict have shaped the country and its people

    • Three Women author Lisa Taddeo on female anti-heroes, the utility of rage and her new novel Animal

    Find more at https://cbc.ca/sunday

    • 49 min

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