April 12, 2017 4:01 pm
Updated: April 25, 2017 6:33 pm

Global News Off Script on News Talk 770

WATCH from Feb. 16: Global News reporter Jill Croteau and photographer Nathan Luit join Global Calgary with details on their new podcast Off Script, which explores relevant news stories of the month.

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At times, stories about Calgary and its people beg for depth, context and understanding. Global News Off Script endeavours to do just that.

Reporter Jill Croteau and photographer Nate Luit refashion stories first broadcast on Global News in Calgary, customizing their storytelling for News Talk 770 radio.

Jill and Nate strive to delve into the issues of today, drawing the listener in for stories that matter and highlighting the people that make a difference in our community.

Episode 1: Dying Alone

The moment you discover you or someone you love is diagnosed with cancer, life is forever changed. At the crossroads of life and death, a spiritual care coordinator is there as a guide to help you cope. But the Tom Baker Cancer Centre has decided to remove the role. We look at the fallout and uncover the reasons why.

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Episode 2: A Boy Named Paul

One homeless man’s death defied societal barriers. His funeral was filled with an extraordinarily diverse collection of people. For one hour in one Calgary church, there was proof that lines can be blurred between privilege and poverty.

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Episode 3: The Rosebud Project

It’s a play that’s become one of the most produced in the world – and it hit the stage in small town Alberta. The production exposes some touchy subjects that don’t typically get discussed in rural communities. On this episode of Off Script, Jill Croteau and Nate Luit take an in-depth look at why this play about gay rights and intolerance came to the Christian community of Rosebud, Alberta.

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