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The Fifth Estate Drug Kickbacks: Caught on Camera

It’s illegal in Ontario and drives up the price of generic drugs across Canada. So why are pharmacists taking what are called rebates, which are like kickbacks, from some of the the largest drug suppliers in the world? We went undercover to find out. How much more are you paying for your generic prescription drugs than you should be?
  • 2019
  • 00:24:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/24/2020

Good People with Mark Sakamoto Opioids

Prince George, BC shows the bigger toll opioids have on smaller communities. Burlington, VT offers hope by getting more people in treatment through their "hub and spoke" approach.
  • 2019
  • 00:22:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/22/2020

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

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

Absolutely Canadian Plantify: Changing Rural Newfoundland's Diet One Veggie at a Time

Doctors Arjun and Shobha Rayapudi's radical plant-based food program is changing lives and health outcomes in an area of Newfoundland where diabetes and heart disease rates are some of the highest in the country (Burin Peninsula).
  • 2019
  • 00:44:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/24/2020

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 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

BBC Documentaries Teenage and Gay

Young gay people in the UK are increasingly discovering the self-awareness and confidence to come out while still in school. In recent years there has been a revolution in social acceptance, but coming out while still a teen is always fraught with difficulties and potential danger. This documentary follows five British teenagers as they come out, capturing intimate first-hand experiences, ...
  • 2015
  • 00:47:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/10/2020

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The National Luck and sound decisions helped B.C. avoid worst-case COVID-19 scenario

British Columbia avoided the worst-case scenario during the COVID-19 pandemic largely because of its well co-ordinated messaging, sound decisions and a little bit of luck.
  • 2020
  • 00:06:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/09/2020

CBC News Explainer: What's missing when we talk while wearing protective masks?

CBC News asked two experts what's lost from the human experience when one of our biggest tools of communication is eclipsed and muffled by cloth.
  • 2020
  • 00:05:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/07/2020

The National Report outlines racism's impact on COVID-19 outbreak in U.K.

A new report from the British Medical Association says racism could be partly to blame for the deadly impact of COVID-19 on Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. The report calls for more detailed data collection, culturally targeted education campaigns and better occupational risk assessments.
  • 2020
  • 00:01:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/30/2020

The National Second wave of COVID-19 a ‘statistical certainty’: infectious disease expert

World-renowned infectious disease expert Dr. Gabriel Leung was among the first to predict the scale of the COVID-19 pandemic in January and he says the worst is far from over.
  • 2020
  • 00:07:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/29/2020

The National Montreal's poorest and predominantly Black neighbourhoods hit hardest by COVID-19

Areas of Montreal with higher Black populations and more cramped housing conditions also report more cases of COVID-19, according to data analyzed by CBC News.
  • 2020
  • 00:01:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/17/2020

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 More young people test positive for coronavirus

The number of young people testing positive for coronavirus is on the rise in Ontario, particularly in Hamilton, where nearly half of new cases over the past 10 days have been people in their 20s.
  • 2020
  • 00:01:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/12/2020