Out in the Open is an adventurous and wide-ranging weekly show about the nitty-gritty of real life. Host Piya Chattopadhyay and her team look at how one timely topic is affecting regular people, and invite listeners to join in on the conversations we need to have ... out in the open. 

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40. It's the age society says we should be established... then have a mid-life crisis... and then, well, consider ourselves half-way to death. But there's a whole lot more to the number than that.
You can't change the past. But can you ever leave it behind? This week, we bring you stories of criminal, familial, traumatic and famous pasts that some are struggling to let go, and others are trying to repair.
Being told you don't belong... sucks. This week on Out in the Open, Piya Chattopadhyay talks to people who've been forced to leave in all kinds of different ways and asks: What can you learn from being "pushed out"?
Last week, Out in the Open dove into things moms experience but don't feel like they can always express. In this second half of our two-part exploration of parenting stigmas, we give fathers the mic and ask: What can't dads say?
Motherhood can be joyous, beautiful and fulfilling. It can also be hard, tedious and full of judgement. In the first of two shows on parenthood, Out in the Open hears from some moms about their complicated relationship to motherhood.
From not holding the door, to entire histories of discrimination...we use the same word to try and make up for it all. This week, Piya puts those five letters Out in the Open and asks: What is 'sorry' worth?
In August 2016, a 22-year-old Indigenous man named Colten Boushie was shot and killed on a farm in rural Saskatchewan. Piya sits down for an exclusive interview with Boushie's family, and explores what the case says about all Canadians.
The media moves on, but the people don't. This week, we see where the biggest stories of 2016 have gone since leaving the front page, with the human beings behind them.
This year, Out in the Open has taken listeners inside pot shops, the police force, bathrooms, and the depths of pain. This week, producers join Piya on the air to share some of the challenges and surprises behind our stories.
The holidays can be uncomfortable, difficult and downright awkward. So Out in the Open's got your back with this hour all about how to survive the season... from dealing with family differences to reconciling who you are with holiday demands.