CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary #bullyPROOF, Classroom Confidential

A high-school rite-of-passage or an experience that scars victims for life? The issue of bullying and its often tragic consequences are dominating headlines. But what really goes on in our high schools? Mark Kelley goes back to high school to find out. One in three Canadian students from grade 7 to 12 are victims of bullying. Internationally, Canada ranks a dismal ...
  • 2012
  • 01:09:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/24/2014

North by Northwest A Callanish Christmas: When Grief Comes for the Holidays

Tragedy and loss, unfortunately, do not take holidays. Christmas can be a difficult and emotional time of year for those dealing with the death of a loved one or many other kinds of loss. What can we do when grief is taking up space at Christmas time? This CBC Radio documentary by Vancouver journalist Pamela Post introduces us to Callanish, ...
  • 2012
  • 00:16:34
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/09/2013

News in Review - October 2006 A Gunman Attacks Students in Montreal

On September 14, 2006, a gunman walked into Dawson College in Montreal and opened fire. One student was killed and 19 others were injured. The gunman killed himself. In this News in Review story we'll retrace the events of that tragic day. We'll look at who the gunman was and what might have led him to commit such a senseless ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2006

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Enjeux A Lesson in Discrimination Classroom Favourites

Since the dawn of time, humans have tended to form clans... thereby excluding strangers, enemies and anyone who is different. We may not exactly encourage them, but such attitudes become entrenched at a very early age. Radio-Canada followed an experiment in a primary school that shows just how quickly our young people can assimilate discrimination and all its dangerous repercussions. A ...
  • 2006
  • 00:43:35
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/25/2013

Enjeux A Lesson in Discrimination (Japanese version with English subtitles)

Since the dawn of time, humans have tended to form clans... thereby excluding strangers, enemies and anyone who is different. We may not exactly encourage them, but such attitudes become entrenched at a very early age. Radio-Canada followed an experiment in a primary school that shows just how quickly our young people can assimilate discrimination and all its dangerous repercussions. A ...
  • 2006
  • 00:43:45
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/01/2014

Enquête A Lesson in Discrimination: 10 Years Later Classroom Favourites

In 2006, a Grade 3 teacher in Quebec resorted to a drastic strategy to solve a persistent problem in her class. She subjected her 26 students to a “lesson in discrimination,” in the hope that experiencing it would help them understand the distress of students who are ostracized because they are different. The resulting documentary stunned television viewers in Canada ...
  • 2016
  • 00:40:57
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/14/2016

News in Review - December 2010 A New Campaign to Fight Bullying

Bullying is a serious issue in many Canadian schools. In recent years, cyberbullying has only made the situation worse. This month, News in Review examines the scale of the problem in Canada. We’ll also explore a new viral campaign to reassure bullied kids that it does get better.
  • 2010
  • 00:15:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2010

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Documentary A Skill for Life (with English subtitles)

In our societies, stress has become a scourge. It was long believed, and some still believe, that children are not affected by stress. In 1988 in Edmundston, New Brunswick, nurse Renée Guimond Plourde noted that her 6-year-old son, who was just starting school, was suffering from symptoms related to stress. In the absence of literature on the subject, parents, in ...
  • 2015
  • 00:45:42
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/21/2016

The Fifth Estate Above Suspicion: The Shocking Case of Colonel Russell Williams

He piloted prime ministers and royalty and later commanded our country's largest air force base in Trenton, Ont. Today, Colonel Russell Williams sits segregated in a prison cell convicted of murder, sexual assault and dozens of break and enters. This unbelievable story has captured the country's attention and left people asking the same simple questions: What really happened? Who is ...
  • 2010
  • 00:41:37
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/25/2013

My Brilliant Brain Accidental Genius

George Widener patiently writes down the dates for every Monday in the next 500 years – all 26,000 of them. An autistic savant, George possesses an ‘island of genius’ that enables him to do things an ordinary person would find impossible. To help unlock this enigma, George volunteers to undergo a brain scan – something most savants are too disabled ...
  • 2007
  • 00:47:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/27/2016

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