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Marketplace Superweed: What’s really in today’s marijuana?

As Canada prepares to legalize marijuana, the Marketplace team takes a closer look at today's weed. They test what's being sold right now, and find out that what's missing should alarm you. They also head to Colorado, where weed is legal, and hook up volunteers to EEG machines to find out what happens to your brain on drugs.
  • 2016
  • 00:22:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/18/2017

CBC Short Docs Babe, I Hate to Go

A migrant worker splits his time between farm work in Canada and his family back home in Top Hill, Jamaica. Sudden news of a terminal illness forces him to question his future and his ability to continue working. Facing mortality, he struggles to accept his condition and decides to protect his family from the knowledge of his diagnosis.
  • 2017
  • 00:18:28
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/15/2017

CBC Short Docs Thunder Blanket, Episode 5

Having recovered from her mastectomy and with only the final rounds of chemotherapy remaining, the end appears to be in sight for Roxann. But complications arise when she is rushed back to the hospital with a surgical infection that baffles her doctors. Despite these constant setbacks, Roxann eagerly awaits the festival premiere of her first short film. With her doctors ...
  • 2016
  • 00:15:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/22/2017

CBC Short Docs Thunder Blanket, Episode 4

Frustrated by the lack of answers from her doctors, and the apparent failure of chemotherapy, Roxann is persuaded to undergo a double mastectomy in hopes of removing the cancer from her body once and for all. The procedure quickly becomes a source of tremendous anxiety, confusion and humiliation for Roxann. More palpable solace comes from the traditional healers, who help ...
  • 2016
  • 00:14:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/22/2017

CBC Short Docs Thunder Blanket, Episode 3

Roxann and her family are overwhelmed by the outpouring of support from the people of Kahnawake, as well as from First Nations and cancer survivors across Canada. After the resounding success of a community-wide breakfast fundraiser held for her, Roxann finds herself conflicted between the demands of becoming a public spokesperson for cancer awareness and the more personal demands of ...
  • 2016
  • 00:14:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/22/2017

CBC Short Docs Thunder Blanket, Episode 2

Two months after being diagnosed with breast cancer, Roxann begins her first round of chemotherapy. Even after having expected the worst, the side effects of the supposed “cure” begin to take their toll in ways that nobody could have anticipated. Confined to her home for days at a time and confronted every day with signs of her deteriorating physical state, ...
  • 2016
  • 00:14:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/22/2017

CBC Short Docs Thunder Blanket, Episode 1

Thunder Blanket explores a young Aboriginal woman’s battle against breast cancer. In the first episode of this five-part series, we meet Roxann Karonhiarokwas Whitebean, a young Mohawk mother and independent filmmaker who struggles to cope with the shock of diagnosis, the continued demands of raising a household of four, and the anxiety towards the long recovery ahead. Faced with the loss ...
  • 2016
  • 00:15:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/22/2017

National Geographic Documentaries Inside LSD

LSD inventor Albert Hofman called it "medicine for the soul." The Beatles wrote songs about it. Secret military mind control experiments sought to exploit its hallucinogenic powers. Outlawed in 1966, LSD became a street drug and developed a reputation as the dangerous toy of the counterculture, capable of inspiring either moments of genius or a descent into madness. Now science ...
  • 2009
  • 00:47:11
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/05/2017

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The Fifth Estate Welcome Back, Big Tobacco

Popular in Canada, electronic cigarettes are promoted as a less harmful way to smoke, and big tobacco companies are hoping to cash in. The Fifth Estate's Mark Kelley takes a look at the industry and where it may be headed. He speaks to some who sing the praises of non-combustible tobacco use. Public Health England believes that nicotine-containing e-cigarettes will help ...
  • 2016
  • 00:45:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/26/2017

Keeping Canada Safe Keeping Canada Safe, Episode 4

The Kahnawà:ke Peacekeepers undertake surveillance and execute a dramatic drug bust in their mission to rid their community of trafficking. After a black bear has been wounded by a homeowner, conservation officers in Pitt Meadows, BC, track it through the urban wilderness. Halifax outreach workers and “violence interrupters” go on weekend patrol to try to defuse potentially deadly conflicts. And ...
  • 2017
  • 00:21:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/06/2017

Mansbridge One on One Nadine Caron: Canada's first female Indigenous surgeon

Nadine Caron is Canada's first female Indigenous general surgeon. As she explains to in her conversation with Peter Mansbridge, that hasn't shielded her from encountering racism in Canada's health-care system.
  • 2016
  • 00:22:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/03/2017

Firsthand Unstoppable: The Fentanyl Epidemic

A new wave of synthetic drugs is set to flood into Canada, the first version having already killed thousands of Canadians. This potent documentary looks at the problem through the eyes of people whose lives have been significantly changed by fentanyl, including a drug cop, a street nurse, an underground chemist and drug-world insider — not to mention the families ...
  • 2016
  • 00:43:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/26/2017

Marketplace Best before: How supermarkets sell you old food

We rely on best before dates to make sure food is fresh and we don’t get sick. But how reliable are they? Supermarket insiders tell all and share common tricks some grocery stores use to give your favourite foods a second life.
  • 2015
  • 00:22:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/19/2017

Marketplace Flight safety: Are you prepared for an emergency?

Your chances of surviving an airline emergency are better than you may think. Think you know what to do to keep safe? In a unique simulation, the Marketplace team puts airline safety to the test. What they have to reveal could save your life.
  • 2016
  • 00:22:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/18/2017

The Nature of Things Vital Bonds

Take a fascinating journey inside the evolving science of transplants, where breakthrough discoveries are tackling the organ shortage and transforming the future of medicine. We’ve all heard about the crisis in organ donation. In Canada, for example, one in four on the lung waitlist die waiting. But there is hope: transplant medicine is in the midst of a quiet revolution. ...
  • 2016
  • 00:44:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/18/2017

The National Carfentanil's Deadly Impact

The death toll is mounting from a powerful new drug making its way across Canada. Carfentanil sounds a lot like fentanyl, a related drug that has spread its own wave of lethal overdoses. But the bottom line on carfentanil is that it is far more noxious — to a degree that strains belief.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/12/2017

The Moblees Bing Boing Bounce

When it's time for a visiting baby Bing-Boing Bird to go back to its nest the Moblees need some big time bouncing help to get the job done.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/10/2017

The Moblees Sylvio's Strutting Socks

Sylvio’s new strutting socks get out of control and strut away — with Sylvio in them! The other Moblees need to rescue him and find out why the socks are acting so strange.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/10/2017

The Moblees Clapping UP a Storm

A Wonderstorm is coming to Terra Mova today, but it's going to take a whole lot of Moblee Motion to get it to rain its wonderful shower of sparkles.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/10/2017

The Moblees Bedtime for Twirlies

Bailey is babysitting the Twirly Triplets, and It’s time for their nap, but when Bailey tries to put the Twirly-Whirlies to bed, she finds out it’s easier said than done.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/10/2017

The Moblees The Mighty Moblee Dashalaugh

When a strange creature known as a Lazylout makes some of the Moblees lazy, it's up to Dasha, Sylvio and the Moblees at home to help the others regain their energy and put an end to being lazy.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/10/2017

The Moblees Dasha Shakes it Up

It’s Shaky-Shake Season on Terra Mova and Dasha and her friends have to solve to clues to a Scavenger hunt to get Terra Mova to shake them to the next place.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/10/2017

The Moblees Sylvio's Seashell Crawl

When Sylvio discovers a sea shell while crawling, he and the rest of the Moblees decide to return it to the Bubble Bath Sea, where it came from.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/10/2017

The Moblees Zig Zag Surprize

Carlin puts together a special picnic with a surprise present for Bailey to thank her for being such a super sister, but in order to get to the picnic and open the gift, they'll need to use some zig-zag moves.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/10/2017

The Moblees Glidey Slide

Bailey and the other Moblees take an extra special Snowflake to Glacier Glade by gliding all the way.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/03/2017