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North by Northwest from CBC Radio British Columbia (Highlights)

English, Arts, 1 season, 7 episodes, 4 hours, 30 minutes
CBC Radio host Sheryl MacKay meets creative people from all around the province. Hear about their passions and inspirations. You'll visit artists and in their studios, musicians and performers backstage, writers at their keyboards and chefs at the cooktop. There's great conversation and a lot of laughs too waiting for you every weekend on North by Northwest.
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Handy Candy: The Complete Series

Here are all ten parts of Grant Lawrence's series about a wonderfully driven, talented, and outspoken art school teacher from Tacoma, Washington, named Handy Candy Anderson, who calls Desolation Sound home in the warmer months.
1 hour, 38 minutes, 4 seconds
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Anny Scoones' complete cancer diaries

Here are all four parts of writer Anny Scoones' reflections on being diagnosed with cancer.
43 minutes, 19 seconds
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Dr. Corey Nislow on sending yeast and algae to space

Corey Nislow works in the field of genomics at UBC's Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences. His lab has sent samples of yeast and algae into space aboard the Artemis 1 mission that's currently heading to the moon and back. Sheryl talked with him about this mission, and his life in science generally.
23 minutes, 38 seconds
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Record Keeping with cellist Marina Hasselberg

Marina Hasselberg's debut album "RED" is a mix of new music by contemporary composers, and improvisations with icons of the Vancouver experimental music scene. Matthew Parsons talked with her about her musical origins, and some of the music that has shaped her life.
19 minutes, 31 seconds
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Environmental Scientist Ian Mauro

Ian Mauro is an environmental scientist and a filmmaker, and he's the new executive director of the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS).
19 minutes, 17 seconds
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Sheryl MacKay signs off

After 22 years as the host of North by Northwest, Sheryl MacKay is retiring. To finish off her last show, Sheryl allowed NXNW's associate producer Matthew Parsons the rare privilege of turning the tables and interviewing her.
20 minutes, 47 seconds
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David Sedaris from 2009

In 2009, the humourist David Sedaris visited CBC Vancouver as part of the NXNW book club, just after the publication of his bestselling collection of true stories "When You Are Engulfed In Flames." Here's the complete recording.
46 minutes, 22 seconds