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The Fifth Estate The Deepfake

AI-manipulated video has become so sophisticated that words can literally be put into people's mouths...and it's virtually impossible to tell the difference. Mark Kelley explores how it's done and its profound implications. It's not all fun and games, however. The U.S. Defence Department is looking at how to protect itself against the "weaponization" of this creation.
  • 2018
  • 00:22:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/24/2020

Good People with Mark Sakamoto Waste

Ingersoll, ON fights a proposed landfill while Nanaimo, BC extends the life of theirs with a more circular economy.
  • 2019
  • 00:22:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/23/2020

Marketplace Fighting back against fast fashion

Marketplace journalist Charlsie Agro visits two schools trying to break the fast fashion cycle after they watched the Marketplace investigation in 2018. She interviews Ontario MPP Donna Skelly, who's calling on her government to implement a province-wide stewardship program.
  • 2019
  • 00:06:25
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/18/2020

Marketplace Clothing Waste: Fashion’s dirty secret

Marketplace investigates clothing recycling programs at fast fashion chains, and reveals the marketing may not live up to what it promises consumers and the planet. While you feel good about dropping off all those used clothes, you might not be doing as much good as you think. Watch host Charlsie Agro's journey as she follows the trail of your old ...
  • 2018
  • 00:22:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/18/2020

The Fifth Estate Unnecessary Risk: Why it took so long to get seatbelts in coaches

In part two of the investigation into bus safety, The Fifth Estate takes a look at coach buses. Years before the Humboldt tragedy, Transport Canada was warned that without seatbelts on coach buses, passengers were at unnecessary risk of serious injuries. The warnings were ignored.
  • 2018
  • 00:24:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/02/2020

The Fifth Estate Unbuckled: School Bus Safety

Why are there are no seat belts on school buses? The Fifth Estate asked that question and discovered a flawed Transport Canada report which argued against seat belts — a policy which studies show has led to injuries and deaths that might have been prevented. Bob McKeown investigates.
  • 2018
  • 00:25:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/02/2020

News in Review - February 2020 Killing Aspen: The Glyphosate Debate

Glyphosate is an herbicide which is marketed under the commercial name of Roundup. Originally created by the Monsanto Corporation, now owned by Bayer, it is the most widely used weed-killer in Canada. It’s sprayed on major food crops like corn, soy and wheat. It’s also widely used in forestry and land management, as it kills off undergrowth and larger trees ...
  • 2020
  • 00:11:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/28/2020

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The Nature of Things Reef Rescue

Over the past 30 years, roughly half of the planet’s coral has been lost. These vital underwater ecosystems are being damaged by pollution and overfishing. But rising water temperatures due to climate change are having the most catastrophic effect of all. There are glimmers of hope in the form of “super corals” that exist in small numbers in places like ...
  • 2020
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/21/2020

CBC Docs POV The Internet of Everything

The internet is now everywhere. It’s a part of how we drive our cars, flush our toilets and even keep an eye on our sleeping babies. We have wholeheartedly embraced the convenience of connected “smart” objects without fully understanding the potential consequences to our health, our communities and the planet.
  • 2020
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/21/2020

CBC Docs POV The Mill

When the government of Nova Scotia announced that the Boat Harbour Effluent Treatment Facility would close on January 31, 2020, it was a huge win for the members of Pictou Landing First Nation. In 2014, a spill of untreated wastewater headed to the facility took place near a Mi’kmaq burial ground, prompting residents to set up a protest blockade that ...
  • 2019
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/13/2020

The National Scientists develop an app that tracks how COVID-19 mutates person-to-person

Computer scientists at Toronto's Peter Munk Cardiac Centre have developed an app that can track how COVID-19 is mutating as it spreads from person-to-person, allowing for the potential to predict outbreaks and even design vaccines.
  • 2020
  • 00:01:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/02/2020

Jimmy's Food Price Hike Jimmy's Food Price Hike, Episode 2: Wheat, pork, chocolate

Jimmy examines our shrinking chocolate bars, reveals how extreme weather in America is affecting the cost of a loaf of bread and why the price of pork has gone up.
  • 2014
  • 00:48:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/02/2020

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Jimmy's Food Price Hike Jimmy's Food Price Hike, Episode 3: Rice, salmon, beef

Jimmy looks at why the price of salmon, rice and beef have gone up in recent years.
  • 2014
  • 00:48:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/02/2020

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Jimmy's Food Price Hike Jimmy's Food Price Hike, Episode 1: Corn, egg, coffee

Jimmy Doherty uncovers why staple ingredients we take for granted are increasing in price, and why the era of cheap food may be over for good. In this episode Jimmy looks at the growing cost of breakfast and finds out why, in the future, the price of oil might drive up the price of your cornflakes, eggs, corn and coffee. ...
  • 2014
  • 00:48:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/30/2020

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Canadian Museum of Nature The Passenger Pigeon: A story of modern extinction

On September 1, 1914, the extinction of the passenger pigeon became official when the last of its species (a bird named Martha) died. Hear the story of how billions of birds became zero. Get a glimpse of a special exhibition in honour of the ill-fated passenger pigeon. See irreplaceable specimens from the Canadian Museum of Nature collection.
  • 2014
  • 00:03:08
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/23/2020

Canadian Museum of Nature Native mussels fight back

Find out how some native mussels are hanging on... despite the dire threat by invasive zebra mussels. Mussel expert André Martel takes us to the Rideau River in Smith Falls, Ontario.
  • 2016
  • 00:03:14
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/23/2020

Canadian Museum of Nature Searching for lichens in Nova Scotia

Kejimkujik National Park in Nova Scotia is rich in lichen biodiversity. Tag along with lichenologist Troy McMullin as he finds an assortment of these miniscule marvels that are new to this park. See impressive close-up photos of the lichens as well.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:07
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/23/2020

The National Manufacturing adapts to keep up with demand during pandemic

Ian Hanomansing goes behind the scenes in the production facilities of Lush Cosmetics and Que Pasa chips to see how they’ve had to adapt due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 2020
  • 00:03:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/17/2020

The National Tech companies stop selling facial recognition software to police

A third tech company has said it will stop selling facial recognition software to police forces because it fails to accurately recognize Black faces, especially those of Black women. Canadian police forces are also backing away.
  • 2020
  • 00:01:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/17/2020

The National Climate change, ticks and the moose population

With warmer winters bringing less snow cover, scientists are studying how winter ticks are thriving and the impact that could have on the moose population.
  • 2020
  • 00:03:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/26/2020

The National Teen climate activist calls it 'movement of her generation'

Rebecca Hamilton is a 16-year-old from Vancouver who's committed everything to fight climate change. And she has thousands of peers following her example. Rebecca's story is part of the CBC News climate change series "In Our Backyard."
  • 2019
  • 00:05:51
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/15/2020

My World Media Literacy Who decides?

Everything you see, read and hear on the news is based on decisions, because there simply isn't enough space to report everything happening in the world. Have you ever thought about who makes those decisions, and why? What roles do people play in the process – and how much do computer algorithms have to answer for?
  • 2020
  • 00:02:32
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/06/2020

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My World Media Literacy What about social media?

Social media is such a powerful source for today’s news. This video talks about social media, explores how to determine when it's ok to share news, and what makes a story go viral. Host Radzi will also take viewers through a technical exercise of how to spot deep fake news.
  • 2020
  • 00:06:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/06/2020

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CBC Kids News Deepfake videos explained

Did he really just say that? Probably not, if what we know about deepfake videos is true. Deepfake videos are videos that make it look like somebody is saying or doing something, when they never actually did. They’re usually made with a kind of artificial intelligence technology that makes it possible to turn a still photograph into a moving avatar. ...
  • 2019
  • 00:04:19
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/24/2020

CBC Kids News David Saint-Jacques unveils Canada’s best little inventors

Check out the best new inventions for space — by kids. It was an experience that was out of this world for Connor Brown and Amy Claerhout. Their unique inventions for space were chosen as the winners of the Canadian Space Agency’s contest called Little Inventors. They were announced by astronaut David Saint-Jacques from the International Space Station last week. ...
  • 2019
  • 00:02:28
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/20/2020