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October 16, 2015 Episode #1502

Shame Shock

When news broke that the cheaters website, Ashley Madison had been hacked exposing the names and data of over 37 million user accounts, panic ensued, and shame was felt across North America. Context investigates Shame and Shock culture.
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October 9, 2015 Episode #1503

When Life's At Stake

The polarizing issues around the beginning and end of life and why activists want you thinking about these issues at the polls.
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October 2, 2015 Episode #1501

Election 2015: Life, Justice, Neighbour

Election day is just weeks away. And the race is too close to call. But beyond the horserace to the finish line, lie a host of issues. And some of these have still not received the attention they deserve. We're talking issues... see more

September 18, 2015 Episode #1439

Prison: Dead End or New Beginning?

Lock 'em up and throw away the key is the old adage—bad guys are dangerous and a morally just society should protect its citizens, right?  But in a day and age where prison is glamourized in movies and tv—should we pause... see more
June 19, 2015 Episode #1429

Trapped in Iraq

Imagine being trapped in your own country. We've heard the stories: ISIS is mutilating its own people in Iraq—no torture is too heinous, no child slave too young, and no execution too gruesome for the group. At minimum,... see more

June 12, 2015 Episode #1432

Radical Youth

Stubbornness and rebellion—not exactly new to the teenage title. But battles with isolation and alienation are taking on new forms of spirituality, producing extreme teenagers, united online like never before. Radical ads are... see more
June 5, 2015 Episode #1438

Dream Chasers

We live demanding and hurried lives. Between preparing dinner, the 9 to 5 job and picking the kids up from school, there's often no room left to pursue life goals and dreams, leaving many feeling empty and unfulfilled in their personal... see more
May 29, 2015 Episode #1431

What do Canadians Believe?

Religion in Canada is changing. One snapshot: More Canadian teens identify as Muslims than Anglican, Baptist or United Church combined. Today on CONTEXT Lorna digs deep into a new national study on what Canadians believe. We'll survey this... see more
May 22, 2015 Episode #1420


The futurists were right. What humans have done for generations, robots are taking over. Robotics have dominated industry for years—from mining to manufacturing, but now they're moving in on our social lives. Today, robot 'friends'... see more
May 15, 2015 Episode #1426

The Faces of Comedy

Hey, did you hear the one about the guy who told jokes for a living? He said it was no laughing matter. Context looks at the faces of comedy with rising star Jim Gaffigan who puts the funny in food, fatherhood, and faith. Then we sit down... see more
May 8, 2015 Episode #1436

Extreme Motherhood

Mother's Day—a time to celebrate the woman who does it all. She wipes your nose, gives great advice, and cheers you on at all your games. Mom: The real life superwoman. And motherhood: the job that never ends. Today on Context, we're... see more
May 1, 2015 Episode #1428


Prayer: Children do it before bedtime and religions all over the world use it to speak to God -- but what exactly is prayer and is it practical in today's hectic world? For many, prayer offers us a chance to collect our thoughts and... see more

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