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  • Imprisoned in Iran: Homa Hoodfar’s Fight for Freedom

    Imprisoned in Iran: Homa Hoodfar’s Fight for Freedom

    She is a highly regarded anthropologist and academic and an expert on the role of the veil in Muslim societies. Yet at 65 years of ...

    News in Review / Nov. 23, 2016
  • The Torture Files: Canada’s Involvement in Acts of Rendition

    The Torture Files: Canada’s Involvement in Acts of Rendition

    Canadians tortured abroad — sent by their own government and national police force: many would consider it unthinkable. Yet, after 9-11 both Canada’s spy agency ...

    News in Review / Nov. 23, 2016
  • Flying High: Hoverboard Inventor Develops Dreams

    Flying High: Hoverboard Inventor Develops Dreams

    In May 2015, Montreal inventor Catalin Alexandru Duru was recognized as having broken the world record for the longest hoverboard flight. He flew up to ...

    News in Review / Nov. 23, 2016
  • Norse of the North: Vikings in Canada

    Norse of the North: Vikings in Canada

    A thousand years ago, Vikings were renowned as a great seafaring nation and known to have travelled far and wide in their long ships. Back ...

    News in Review / Nov. 23, 2016
  • Stopping the Cycle of Violence in Indigenous Communities

    Stopping the Cycle of Violence in Indigenous Communities

    This report follows Krista Shore and Lani Elliott, two Indigenous women who have survived great trauma. Now they're trying to make a difference for the ...

    The National / Nov. 16, 2016
  • CBC Arts Road to Reconciliation Panel Discussion

    CBC Arts Road to Reconciliation Panel Discussion

    How can Chanie Wenjack's story make a difference? Following The Secret Path broadcast, CBC live-streamed The Road to Reconciliation, a special one-hour panel conversation hosted by Melanie Nepinak ...

    CBC Arts / Nov. 16, 2016
  • Every Living Thing: Experiencing a Bioblitz

    Every Living Thing: Experiencing a Bioblitz

    In this the United Nations Decade of Biodiversity (2011-2020), Every Living Thing follows a 20-year biodiversity research project to identify and catalogue as many species as possible ...

    Absolutely Maritimes / Nov. 15, 2016
  • Exhibitionists, Season 1, Episode 4

    Exhibitionists, Season 1, Episode 4

    The theme for Episode 4 is wanderlust. David Trevelyan talks about his mask-making and sculpture in Bali; House of Venus founder Michael Venus discusses his ...

    Exhibitionists / Nov. 14, 2016
  • Art and reconciliation

    Art and reconciliation

    The Secret Path is a powerful film about an Indigenous boy who dies escaping a residential school. Does art — films, books and music — offer ...

    Cross Country Checkup / Nov. 10, 2016
  • The Secret Path

    The Secret Path

    This powerful animated film tells the story of Chanie Wenjack, a 12-year-old Ojibwa boy who died of exposure in 1966 while running away from Cecilia ...

    CBC Arts / Nov. 9, 2016

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  • Firsthand

    Firsthand

    CBC’s premiere point-of-view documentary series gets to the heart of issues that matter to Canadians. Celebrating the great Canadian tradition of documentary, Canada’s best filmmakers ...

  • Scout & The Gumboot Kids

    Scout & The Gumboot Kids

    Scout & the Gumboot Kids invites children to experience the wonders of nature. In each episode, Scout, an eccentric mouse, devises a nature mystery for ...

  • The Nature of Things

    The Nature of Things

    The Nature of Things is one of the most successful series in the history of Canadian television. Hosted by the world-renowned geneticist and environmentalist David Suzuki, ...

  • Keeping Canada Alive

    Keeping Canada Alive

    Beloved, maligned and hotly debated, Canada's health care system is a source of national pride, collective frustration and mounting concern, as the demands we place ...

  • Mia (Eng)

    Mia (Eng)

    Mia is a very grown up six year old mouse! Curious, adventurous and even a little impetuous at times – she wants to see, do ...

  • Dragons' Den

    Dragons' Den

    Launching a business is no small task. No matter how big an idea you think you have, it still takes a lot of work and ...

  • The Fifth Estate

    The Fifth Estate

    For almost four decades, the fifth estate has been Canada's premier investigative documentary program, acquainting viewers with a dazzling parade of political leaders, shady characters and ordinary ...

  • Marketplace

    Marketplace

    Marketplace is Canada's consumer watchdog, and #1 current-affairs show. Whether it is a slick scam, misleading marketing claim, a product that could put your health at ...

  • Doc Zone

    Doc Zone

    CBC's flagship documentary series explores and expands on the major issues of our time. Around the corner, around the world, our cameras bring viewers to ...

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NIR-16-11 - Imprisoned in Iran: Homa Hoodfar’s Fight for Freedom

NIR-16-11 - Imprisoned in Iran: Homa Hoodfar’s Fight for Freedom

NIR-16-11 - Flying High: Hoverboard Inventor Develops Dreams

NIR-16-11 - Flying High: Hoverboard Inventor Develops Dreams

NIR-16-11 - Norse of the North: Vikings in Canada

NIR-16-11 - Norse of the North: Vikings in Canada

NIR-16-11 - The Torture Files: Canada’s Involvement in Acts of Rendition

NIR-16-11 - The Torture Files: Canada’s Involvement in Acts of Rendition