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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

News in Review - March 2020 Ryan's Recovery: Bringing Hope to Paralysis

In 2018 Ryan Straschnitzki, a Humboldt Bronco hockey player, was left paralyzed after a tragic bus accident that injured 13 of his teammates. Another 16 were killed. Since then Ryan has worked tirelessly to regain mobility in his lower body. In November 2019, he flew to Thailand to have a stimulator implanted in his spine. It’s a surgical procedure that ...
  • 2020
  • 00:10:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/16/2020

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You Can't Ask That Facial Difference

For many with facial difference, life can be very hard. Often with no other disability, they still face discrimination and prejudice because of the way they look.
  • 2019
  • 00:22:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/31/2020

You Can't Ask That Down Syndrome

A genetic disorder causes Down syndrome. The Canadians we meet in this episode give us a heart-warming and candid view into the lives of people with Down syndrome.
  • 2019
  • 00:22:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/31/2020

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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News in Review - February 2020 Measles Resurgence: The Vaccination Controversy

For most of this century health officials thought they had measles under control. The development of a vaccine back in 1963 enabled mass immunization and much of the western world was declared measles-free. But in 2019 the disease made a big comeback in much of the world, including Canada. Measles is a highly contagious infectious disease that is spread through ...
  • 2020
  • 00:14:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/28/2020

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You Can't Ask That Visual Impairment

From all walks of life, the visually impaired we meet in this episode answer questions about what it is like to navigate the world without sight and the answers are very enlightening.
  • 2019
  • 00:22:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/28/2020

You Can't Ask That Tourette Syndrome

Often mocked and stigmatized for their disability, our participants with Tourette syndrome answer questions about what life is like living with what is often mistakenly called "the swearing disease."
  • 2019
  • 00:22:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/28/2020

You Can't Ask That Wheelchair Users

With different reasons for using a wheelchair, Canadians from all across the country tell us about what it's like to be a wheelchair user.
  • 2019
  • 00:22:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/28/2020

You Can't Ask That Little People

Little People are a highly visible group who face a great deal of social stigma and curiosity. In this episode, they explain what it's like to live in a world that sees them as "disabled."
  • 2019
  • 00:22:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/27/2020

You Can't Ask That Limb Differences

Through accident, illness or genetics, people with limb differences learn to adapt and be resilient. Because their disability is so visible, they receive a lot of attention.
  • 2019
  • 00:22:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/27/2020

You Can't Ask That Autism

People with high-functioning autism face stigma and judgement, often because their disability is "invisible" — showing no outward signs. Participants honestly answer questions about what it feels like to live with autism.
  • 2019
  • 00:22:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/26/2020

The Nature of Things A Bee's Diary

We see a beehive as a collective, even a super-organism. But each one is filled with thousands of small but bold, six-legged individuals. What if we looked at just one? Scientists are learning that each bee in a hive is an individual with its own personality and this diversity allows the collective to respond and adapt quickly to their environment. ...
  • 2020
  • 00:44:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/21/2020

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

The Nature of Things Aging Well Suzuki Style

“Aging is not a disease... it’s just a natural part of life.” In this documentary from The Nature of Things, 83-year-old host David Suzuki takes viewers along on his journey to discover how to live better and improve one's "health span." How do we keep our balance, coordination, hearing, memory and other markers that can decline with age?
  • 2020
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/20/2020

The Nature of Things Accidental Wilderness: The Leslie Street Spit

In the middle of Canada’s largest city, a natural wilderness is thriving in the unlikeliest of places. This documentary tells the surprising story of the Leslie Street Spit — a remarkably rich wilderness located a few short kilometres from the heart of Toronto. “The Spit,” or Tommy Thompson Park as it’s officially called, was initially conceived of as a breakwater ...
  • 2020
  • 00:44:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/19/2020

The Nature of Things Kingdom of the Tide

From the untamed Pacific to the wild Bay of Fundy, Dr. Sarika Cullis-Suzuki embarks on a coast-to-coast adventure to discover the survival secrets of the creatures that inhabit Canada’s intertidal zones. Despite its beauty, this is one of the toughest environments on earth. Cullis-Suzuki reveals why the health of the world’s oceans is closely linked to the health of these intertidal ...
  • 2020
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/18/2020

The Nature of Things Nature's Cleanup Crew

To us, it’s garbage. To them, it’s dinner. There are some busy scavengers who live among us — vultures, ants, foxes, opossums and others. Meet the unsung animal heroes who share our urban spaces and clean up our mess. Debunking some myths along the way, this documentary helps us learn what adaptations they have evolved for this “messy” job, what ...
  • 2020
  • 00:44:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/17/2020

The Nature of Things Pass the Salt

Some health experts say salt is dangerous — even deadly — while others say that it’s an essential nutrient. We know that we can have too much salt, but what about too little? What is the "sweet spot" when it comes to salt consumption?
  • 2020
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/14/2020

The Nature of Things Dinosaur Cold Case

"It looks so close to being freshly dead, I could almost hear in breathing." The accidental discovery in Alberta of one of the best-preserved dinosaurs ever opens a prehistoric cold case to uncover the secrets of its mysterious death.
  • 2020
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/14/2020

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 Nature of Things Seals of Sable

Sable Island, Nova Scotia, in the northwest Atlantic is home to the largest breeding colony of grey seals in the world. The grey seal population was once hunted to near extinction but is thriving today. Every winter more than 400,000 grey seals come to the island's shores to give birth and breed, giving researchers a rare opportunity to learn more ...
  • 2019
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/13/2020

The Nature of Things Takaya: Lone Wolf

For seven years, a solitary wolf lived on some tiny islands off the coast of Victoria, B.C. One photographer followed his journey and discovered how he survived, all alone. Takaya: Lone Wolf recounts the inspirational story of one animal’s resilience and adaptation, and reveals that humans can coexist with apex predators that are often perceived as a lethal threat.
  • 2019
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/12/2020