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  • Stay-at-Home Animal Dads

    The Nature of Things Stay-at-Home Animal Dads

    There are some unsung heroes in the animal kingdom: fathers who fly solo after moms leave them behind with the kids. Why do these devoted dads raise the...

    Added on Aug. 15, 2019

  • Food for Thought

    The Nature of Things Food for Thought

    We’re fed a lot of advice about our diets and what we shouldn't eat, but half the calories we consume come from ultra-processed starch, sugar, salt, hydrogen...

    Added on Aug. 14, 2019

  • The Wonder of the Northern Lights

    The Nature of Things The Wonder of the Northern Lights

    The northern lights are one of the greatest natural wonders of our world. They have dazzled people for thousands of years and intrigued scientists for centur...

    Added on Aug. 14, 2019

  • The Power of Play

    The Nature of Things The Power of Play

    From youngsters fooling around to adults having a laugh, playing is a fact of human life. But new findings in animal behaviour show us that play is no laughi...

    Added on Aug. 14, 2019

  • The Nature of Invention

    The Nature of Things The Nature of Invention

    Behind every great invention is an inventor with a fascinating story. Broadcaster and author Britt Wray meets some of these creative minds to find out what i...

    Added on Aug. 14, 2019

  • Something in the Air

    The Nature of Things Something in the Air

    For a Canadian family living in Beijing, putting on face-masks to guard against smog is part of the morning routine. In China, air pollution causes more tha...

    Added on Aug. 13, 2019

  • Laughing and Crying

    The Nature of Things Laughing and Crying

    “Ha ha,” “hee hee,” “boo hoo,” “waaa, waaa”... the unmistakable sounds of laughing and crying are recognizable all over the world. They’re pillars of human c...

    Added on Aug. 13, 2019

  • Aging in the Wild

    The Nature of Things Aging in the Wild

    Are the keys to healthy aging hiding in the DNA of animals? Go on a journey around the globe to meet the world's animal elders and discover their secrets to ...

    Added on Aug. 13, 2019

  • Turtle Beach

    The Nature of Things Turtle Beach

    Every year hundreds of thousands of sea turtles come to lay eggs on a single beach in Costa Rica. Scientists are exploring the extraordinary mass nesting beh...

    Added on Aug. 13, 2019

  • Remarkable Rabbits

    The Nature of Things Remarkable Rabbits

    They are adorable and live on almost every continent, but they rarely get the respect they deserve. Rabbits and hares are far more fascinating than you ever ...

    Added on Aug. 12, 2019

Featured Collections

  • Privacy and data protection

    Privacy and data protection

    In 2018 Ottawa introduced new privacy rules designed to better safeguard the personal data of Canadians, but even security experts say they are far from perf...

  • Gumboot Kids Curriculum

    Gumboot Kids Curriculum

    "Children today spend less time outdoors than any generation in human history. Yet we know that a daily dose of nature makes kids smarter, more curious and c...

  • The Great Human Odyssey

    The Great Human Odyssey

    Take a journey around the world and back in time with anthropologist Dr. Niobe Thompson, and discover the miracle of our species.The three-part documentary s...

  • Canadian Parliamentary Democracy

    Canadian Parliamentary Democracy

    This collection presents an overview of Canada's parliamentary system. Students will gain insight into the role of Members of Parliament and the basic struct...

  • Beyond 94: Truth and Reconciliation in Canada

    Beyond 94: Truth and Reconciliation in Canada

    Winner of the Human Rights Reporting award from the Canadian Association of Journalists / Journalists for Human Rights, cbc.ca/beyond94 is an immersive ...

  • Love, Hate & Propaganda I: World War II for a New Generation

    Love, Hate & Propaganda I: World War II for a New Generation

    Why a series on WWII? Because it has shaped the lives of millions of Canadians born in the last half century who know little about what happened, or how its ...

  • Climate Change

    Climate Change

    According to a 2019 Environment and Climate Change Canada report, the country is experiencing warming at twice the rate of the rest of the world, with northe...

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