This Is Why

24 EpisodesProduced by Global News / Curiouscast

“This Is Why” is a weekly Global News original podcast that delves into Canada’s biggest news stories with a young and curious audience in mind. Complemented by original reporting, expert interviews, social reaction, and unique storytelling, this podcast is for anyone interested in going beyond the… read more

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Why Christians are divided over Trump

November 9th, 2018

25:42
Donald Trump's actions have many evangelicals questioning whether he exemplifies true Christian values. Despite his adulterous affairs, multiple …

Why I met my rapist (Part 2/2)

November 2nd, 2018

19:12

John Horace Oughton is believed to have sexually assaulted more than 100 women and children across Vancouver's Lower Mainland in the 1980s. He is …

Why I met my rapist (Part 1/2)

October 26th, 2018

18:52

John Horace Oughton is believed to have sexually assaulted more than 100 women and children across Vancouver's Lower Mainland in the 1980s. He is …

Why Canada changed its mind on cannabis

October 19th, 2018

19:35

As people line up for their chance to buy legal marijuana, it marks the end of the criminalization of this drug. But how did pot end up being illegal in the first place? When did this happen and why have attitudes …

Russian trolls vs. Canada's democracy

October 12th, 2018

21:48

Following Russia's involvement in a recent flurry of high-profile cyber attacks, Global News' European bureau chief Jeff Semple travelled to Moscow …

Canada's Trump Supporters

October 5th, 2018

22:21

Canadians overwhelmingly describe Donald Trump as arrogant, a bully, dishonest, a misogynist and corrupt, according to a recent Angus Reid survey. …

Canadians are unhealthier than ever

September 28th, 2018

23:27

Canada’s obesity rate has doubled since the 1970s. Around 9.3 per cent of Canadians have diabetes, according to the Canadian Diabetes Association. And about one in 12 Canadians lives with heart disease, according to the …

Canadian veterans feel betrayed by their country

September 21st, 2018

21:36

Why many Canadians are boycotting U.S. products

September 14th, 2018

22:49

Many Canadian consumers are retaliating against U.S. President Donald Trump's trade threats and some are considering focusing their spending within …

Canada and the Catholic Church [Part 2/2]

September 7th, 2018

24:13

This is Why: Welcome

June 1st, 2018

1:54

Hey, I’m Niki Reitmayer, host of a brand new podcast called, “This Is Why.”

Each week we will go beyond the headlines. It’s a podcast for those who …

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