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Arthur's Story

After twelve years of rough living in Vancouver, Arthur is moving into an apartment in a new supportive housing project. But moving inside from a life outside isn't as easy as you might think.

Best Documentary: Honorable Mention2014 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition

2014 / Steve Wadhams / Suzanne Ahearne / CBC Radio, CA

After twelve years of rough living in Vancouver, Arthur is moving into an apartment in a new supportive housing project. But moving inside from a life outside isn't as easy as you might think.

As Arthur tries to write a new story for himself, his old memories keep rising up and demanding to be heard.

Arthur's Story won a Best Documentary: Honorable Mention award at the 2014 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. It was told by Arthur Langille, and produced by Suzanne Ahearne and Steve Wadhams for CBC Radio.

Listen to all twelve winners of the 2014 TC/RHDF Competition, and check out the EXTRA section below for a few related links.


produced by

Steve Wadhams

Born in England, Steve Wadhams was a producer at the BBC before moving to Canada in 1974 to join the CBC program As it Happens.

Suzanne Ahearne

Suzanne Ahearne (@SuzanneAhearne) is a journalist working with words, pictures and sound.


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