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Front Burner
Front Burner is your essential daily news podcast, brought to you by CBC News & CBC Podcasts. Every weekday Front Burner takes you deep into the stories shaping Canada and the world.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.4 stars from 2,066 ratings
Love the show but you didn’t ask Dr Saxinger about herd immunity. The reality is that there will be pockets of Canada with continual outbreaks because of vaccine hesitancy. We needed to know those facts as it would affect our decisions.
lerheu via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 05/11/21
Keeps me up to date on the news
As a person who doesn’t get much opportunity to watch the news, this podcast lets me know what’s going on in the news so that I can be informed. The podcast is usually under an hour and makes it it the ideal podcast to follow to make it manageable to listen to during my commute or during my...Read full review »
Llegros via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 05/07/21
Favourite Canadian Podcast
Simply terrific topic selection and host.
rosstay via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 05/06/21
Recent Episodes
Gang violence is on the rise again in Metro Vancouver, fueling worries about recruitment in the region’s South Asian community. Today on Front Burner, host Jayme Poisson talks to two people working in anti-gang intervention, with a focus on South Asian youth and families.
Published 05/12/21
The Prime Minister’s most senior advisor has been called to task about who knew what when regarding allegations of sexual misconduct against the former head of the Canadian forces. CBC senior defense writer Murray Brewster shares his analysis.
Published 05/11/21
Canada's vaccine rollout is speeding up, raising the possibility of COVID-19 restrictions loosening in the next few months. Today on Front Burner, infectious disease epidemiologist Dr. Lynora Saxinger talks about the kind of summer we could expect to have.
Published 05/10/21
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