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Top 10 Worldfocus Radio Shows of 2009

Worldfocus Best of 2009

Top 10 Worldfocus Radio Shows of 2009

Worldfocus presents highlights from our weekly radio show, which covers underreported stories. From entrepreneurship in Ethiopia and Sri Lanka's bloody civil war to reverse brain drain in China and Baha'is in modern Iran, listen to the shows that were most popular with listeners in 2009.

Posted: December 23, 2009 15:44   Comments: 0
Canada avoids bank bailout, but feels U.S. financial woes

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Canada avoids bank bailout, but feels U.S. financial woes

The prudent stewardship of Canadian banks in avoiding risky loans meant that they never required a government bailout. But the U.S.'s economic woes are spilling across the border and affecting Canadian big business. Canadians are blaming their own government and clamoring for help.

Posted: October 14, 2009 15:45   Comments: 3
Obama tackles drugs, flu and trade at Mexico summit

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Obama tackles drugs, flu and trade at Mexico summit

U.S. President Barack Obama joined his Canadian and Mexican counterparts as they completed a summit meeting in Mexico on Monday. Shannon O’Neil of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses the issues tackled, including trade, the H1N1 flu and the drug war.

Posted: August 10, 2009 15:20   Comments: 2
In Afghanistan’s small towns, Canada rebuilds

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In Afghanistan’s small towns, Canada rebuilds

Anup Kaphle is embedded in Afghanistan and describes how Canadian forces are helping with local reconstruction efforts in the country's small towns.

Posted: June 24, 2009 16:15   Comments: 0
With ping-pong and puns, soldiers stay sane in Afghanistan

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With ping-pong and puns, soldiers stay sane in Afghanistan

Anup Kaphle is embedded with British and Canadian forces in Afghanistan and describes how soldiers stay sane and find relief and entertainment on a military base in Kandahar.

Posted: June 23, 2009 13:10   Comments: 2
Tune in: Online radio show on polar politics

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Tune in: Online radio show on polar politics

Once considered a frigid wasteland, the Arctic is now hotly contested as it emerges as a region of vital economic and military importance. Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explored the politics of the poles. McKenzie Funk, Oran Young and Jessica Shadian joined the conversation. Listen now.

Posted: May 19, 2009 19:29   Comments: 6
My neighbor just lost three sons in Afghanistan

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My neighbor just lost three sons in Afghanistan

Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge was embedded in Afghanistan when Canadian troops arrived in 2002 and writes about Canada's sacrifices in the war there.

Posted: March 6, 2009 10:14   Comments: 1
Tune in: Online radio show on Canada’s role in Afghanistan

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Tune in: Online radio show on Canada’s role in Afghanistan

Worldfocus.org's radio show explores Canada's role in the war in Afghanistan, examining Canadian and Afghan public opinion. Canada's Ambassador to Afghanistan Ron Hoffman, aid expert Nipa Banerjee and journalist Terry Glavin join the conversation.

Posted: March 3, 2009 20:34   Comments: 2
Timeline: Canada in Afghanistan’s war zone

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Timeline: Canada in Afghanistan’s war zone

As Canada prepares to withdraw its combat forces from Afghanistan in 2011, explore a timeline of Canada's involvement in the war and view scenes from on the ground.

Posted: March 3, 2009 13:16   Comments: 5
Obama visits Canada amid alarm over U.S. protectionism

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Obama visits Canada amid alarm over U.S. protectionism

Alison Smith of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation discusses Barack Obama's trip to Canada, which was reportedly alarmed by the "Buy American" provision in the stimulus package that Obama signed this week.

Posted: February 19, 2009 15:17   Comments: 1

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