As It Happens Teen Develops App to Prevent Child Hot Car Deaths

Every year, dozens of small children are forgotten in cars. Sometimes a parent remembers and rushes back to the car, but sometimes they don't get there in time to prevent the child suffering harm. Seventeen-year-old Alissa Chavez has designed a car-seat alarm system and app to alert parents when they've left their child in the car. She's been working on ...
  • 2014
  • 00:05:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/08/2014

We are the Best The Bayview Malpèque Oyster New

One hundred and seventeen years ago, P.E.I.'s Malpeque was named the world's best oyster. Here's why. Join chef Ricardo Larrivée as he as explores one of Eastern Canada's most famous treats.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/28/2017

The National The Benefits of Buying Canadian

What if you were to shop a little closer to home? Say pick a product made in Canada? Well, your purchase could make a big difference, not only to that special someone who receives it, but to those who are involved in making it. The National’s senior business correspondent, Amanda Lang, follows one Canadian product to examine the impact of purchasing ...
  • 2010
  • 00:06:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

We are the Best The Cold Snap Pear from the Niagara Valley New

Thanks to a group of researchers and producers from Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., Canadians can now enjoy local pears all year round. Dr. Amy Bowen heads up the research on the Cold Snap pear at Vineland Growers' Co-operative. In this episode of We Are The Best, she explains to chef Ricardo Larrivée how this Canadian invention was developed, and makes her pitch for ...
  • 2017
  • 00:03:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/03/2017

Venture The Elevator Pitch

You've got a great idea but no one to pitch it to. You suddenly find yourself in an elevator with the top venture capitalists in the world. Can you sell your idea in the time it takes to ride 10 floors? Videojournalist Tracie Tighe was a fly on an elevator wall in the Silicon Valley, at the biggest elevator pitch ...
  • 2000
  • 00:14:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - November 2001 The Farm Diary

Farming as a way of life in Canada and agriculture as a prime industry are the focal points for this case study of a Canadian farm family. All have been changed over the years, most recently as a result of adverse climatic conditions, political disagreement over the role of government subsidies and a changing global marketplace. These are some of ...
  • 2001
  • 00:13:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2001

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Venture The Gospel According to Jimmy Pattison

Jimmy Pattison has created the largest private empire in Canada owned by one person, an empire worth $3.4 billion. And at age 68, he's not stopping. Venture follows Pattison on the hunt for even more acquisitions.
  • 1998
  • 00:11:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone The Great Food Revolution: 24 Hours, 24 Million Meals (Part 3 of 4)

In Episode 3 of The Great Food Revolution, see how New York feeds 24 million people in one 24-hour slice. The same choreographed dance of supply and demand (and clean up!) happens in urban areas all over the world, every day. Meet dockworkers, fishmongers, chefs, shoppers, Wall Street tycoons and street vendors, all trying to grab their share of the daily ...
  • 2009
  • 00:42:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone The Great Food Revolution: Battle to Get on Your Plate (Part 2 of 4)

In Episode 2 of The Great Food Revolution, follow the fierce competition in the food industry. Last year alone, a staggering 18,000 new products were developed for our supermarket shelves. Food manufacturers are in a battle to win consumer loyalty like never before. Exotic, organic and fair-trade are on everyone’s lips. Large grocers must stay atop trends to compete with ...
  • 2009
  • 00:42:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone The Great Food Revolution: Great Food Revolution (Part 1 of 4)

In Episode 1 of the The Great Food Revolution, find out how in just 30 years North American diners have gone from “Yuk! I’m not eating that!” to “Guess what I ate last night!” Our penchant for the exotic has buoyed a booming global food trade and a modern food-processing industry. Yet despite all this passion for food, fewer and ...
  • 2009
  • 00:42:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013