CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary A Day in the Life of Canada

All of the images you will see in this wonderful documentary were recorded on September 6, 2002. You will meet Canadians from all walks of life, in every province and territory. One day, 50 cameras and six time zones. The sights and sounds of the people, the landscape and the country. Viewers stalk a musk-ox in Canada's North, gather the ...
  • 2002
  • 00:53:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Arctic Meltdown: A Changing World (Part 1 of 3)

In Episode 1 of the Arctic Meltdown series, we see the changes that are upsetting the scientific predictions of the impact of climate change on the Arctic. Now, one sobering forecast is that the Arctic Ocean will be seasonally ice free by the summer of 2013. This possibility is what drives environmentalists to identify ways to minimize the changes affecting ...
  • 2009
  • 00:44:38
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Arctic Meltdown: Adapting to Change (Part 3 of 3)

Episode 3 of the Arctic Meltdown series from The Nature of Things tracks two different Arctics — one that is the storybook land of ice, snow and polar bears and the other that is covered with petroleum plants and pipelines carrying fossil fuels. Bylot Island is a national park and for 20 years a team of Canadian scientists have come ...
  • 2009
  • 00:44:26
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Arctic Meltdown: The Arctic Passages (Part 2 of 3)

Episode 2 of the Arctic Meltdown series explores the Northwest Passage and how these dangerous waters are suddenly becoming accessible to businesses and shipping. Ports like Churchill, Manitoba and Murmansk, Russia expect to see business grow in years to come. Until recently, only a few ships braved travel through these ice-strewn waters. More and more ships cross these seas each ...
  • 2009
  • 00:43:18
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - December 1991 Arctic Plane Crash: The Perilous North

This tragedy and story of heroism is the point of departure for an exploration of Canada's Far North.
  • 1991
  • 00:13:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1991

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News in Review - January 2013 B.C. Earthquake

On a quiet Saturday evening in the fall of 2012, the coast of British Columbia was rocked by a 7.7 magnitude earthquake. Though no lives were lost and little damage was reported, the quake did reveal weakness in Canada's emergency preparedness.
  • 2013
  • 00:16:08
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/15/2013

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The Nature of Things Billion Dollar Caribou

Everyone has seen a woodland caribou on a quarter but very few of us have ever seen one in the wild. They’re known as the grey ghosts of the boreal forest. They move around in small groups and are notoriously hard to find. It’s even more difficult since their numbers are declining across the country, especially in Alberta, where prime ...
  • 2013
  • 00:44:36
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/26/2013

News in Review - September 2013 Calgary: Summer of the Flood

June 2013, a low-pressure system got locked in over southern Alberta bringing days of heavy rain. The waters rose and the two rivers running through Calgary crested. The ensuing flood forced thousands from their homes, took four lives and caused billions of dollars in damage.
  • 2013
  • 00:16:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/25/2013

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The Nature of Things Canada's Amazon: A Boreal Forest Journey

Wrapped like a green cloak around the shoulders of Canada, from Newfoundland and Labrador to British Columbia and the Yukon, the boreal forest covers over 50% of Canada's land mass. The Canadian Boreal presents one of the last and best opportunities in the world to protect vast tracts of undisturbed wilderness. The film follows two canoe trips through the forest, ...
  • 2003
  • 00:44:57
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - November 2006 Canada's Famous Dinosaur Hunter

Dinosaur Provincial Park in southeast Alberta is a fossil hunter’s paradise. More than 300 first-quality dinosaur skeletons have been found there since digging began more than a century ago. It’s also one of the favourite hunting grounds of Canada’s world-famous palaeontologist Phil Currie. In this News in Review story we’ll travel to Dinosaur Park to meet Currie and show you why he ...
  • 2006
  • 00:12:35
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 11/15/2006

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