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Jessie & The Gumboot Kids Stars

Sparkle and shine! Jessie and the Gumboot Kids look up into the night sky to celebrate the bright, beautiful stars.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:10
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 12/04/2019

Jessie & The Gumboot Kids Winterful Day

Jessie, the Gumboot Kids, Scout and Daisy celebrate the winter—sledding, building snowmen and playing in the snow.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:26
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 12/04/2019

Jessie & The Gumboot Kids Echo

Jessie and the Gumboot Kids investigate the sound of an echo and Jessie sings about the power of kind words.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:29
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 12/04/2019

Documentary The Instrument Bank

The Instrument Bank follows the country’s most gifted violinists and cellists over the course of the 2009 Canada Council for the Arts’ Musical Instrument Bank Competition. The musicians compete to get their hands on the world’s greatest stringed instruments, valued at more than $27 million. The relationship between musician and instrument and the intense work ethic required to make one a ...
  • 2011
  • 00:47:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/04/2019

Studio K Everybody Sings a Thank You Song

Tony, Janaye, Victor, Gary, Cottonball and Mr Orlando sing about all the things they are thankful for.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:04
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 09/05/2019

Wave World Can a singer smash a glass using sound waves?

Jon Chase challenges young opera singers in Cardiff to smash glasses with their voices. After measuring the natural frequency of the glass, can the singers match it with enough power to smash it? The results are spectacular slowed down 300 times. Smashing things with sound waves isn’t just for fun. In medicine, sound waves can smash painful, hard growths inside ...
  • 2015
  • 00:05:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/04/2019

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Wave World What happens to sound waves when you record a song?

Jon Chase joins singer-songwriter Charlie-Anne Bradfield in the studio as she performs her song 'Butterfly'. As Charlie-Anne sings, Jon traces the path of the sound waves. He builds a large model to see how the sound waves travel through air. Jon's microphone made out of a plastic cup works just like the real one, turning sound into electrical waves. After ...
  • 2015
  • 00:05:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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The Secret Life of Canada Shout Out to Jackie Shane

Meet Jackie Shane, the singer and trailblazer who came to prominence during Toronto's bustling Yonge Street music scene during the '60s.View the Secret Life of Canada curriculum package
  • 2018
  • 00:03:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

Jessie & The Gumboot Kids To The Top

Jessie and the Gumboot Kids dance and play in the forest. Scout and Daisy make a pinecone animal nature craft.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:19
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/28/2019

Jessie & The Gumboot Kids Let's Go Outside

Jessie and the Gumboot Kids head into the forest to experience the fun of Fall. Scout rakes up the autumn leaves. Daisy makes a forest mandala.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:21
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/28/2019

Jessie & The Gumboot Kids Just in Time

Jessie and the Gumboot Kids have fun at the pumpkin patch. Scout displays his giant fruit at a farmers' market. Daisy dances to the music too.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:26
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/28/2019

Jessie & The Gumboot Kids Butterflies

Jessie sings about magical butterflies as the Gumboot Kids do a butterfly dance and check out some pretty, winged friends. Cameos from Scout and Daisy.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:08
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/27/2019

Jessie & The Gumboot Kids Come on and Shine

Jessie, Daisy, Scout and the Gumboot Kids find the simple joy in a sunflower garden.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:03
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/27/2019

News in Review - January 2019 Maya/Mathangi/M.I.A. – The Making of a Political Pop Star

Mathangi Maya Arulpragasam – known simply as M.I.A. – is an acclaimed British rapper and pop star of Sri Lankan Tamil origin. Always controversial, she is an outspoken activist who uses her fame as a platform to express her political views, particularly about the Tamil crisis in Sri Lanka. Film director Stephen Loveridge put together a documentary of the artist’s ...
  • 2019
  • 00:09:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/31/2019

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CBC Docs POV Band Geeks

Follow the Burlington Teen Tour Band as they prepare and step onto the world stage at the Rose Bowl. These teens are disciplined, motivated and talented. The stakes are high. They have one chance to get it right. There will be frustration and setbacks mixed with joy and excitement as they prepare for the biggest parade in their marching career. ...
  • 2018
  • 00:45:01
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 11/26/2018

Studio K Cottonball Learns How to Pow Wow

It's Cottonball's very first time at a Pow Wow. She visits the Manito Ahbee Pow Wow to learn everything there is to know from her new friends.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:18
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/05/2018

The National Career-ending injuries affect musicians too

Career-ending injuries aren't exclusive to athletes — severe back, neck or arm injuries can also have a serious impact on musicians. There is a solution though: a unique Canadian clinic helps make sure the world's best musicians don't have to play through the pain.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/03/2018

News in Review - December 2017 The Forgotten Soldier: Helping Veterans with PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be better understood these days, but those who have it often still suffer alone. Jim Lowther served in the Canadian Army, but when he left the service he found his nightmares still dogged him. His search for help brought him to others who were also suffering. So Lowther launched VETS Canada – a network of ...
  • 2017
  • 00:12:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/20/2017

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CBC Arts Gord Downie's Secret Path in Concert

“If this is the last thing I do, I'm very happy. This is what I want to do." This intimate concert film captures Canadian musician Gord Downie’s remarkable and emotional Secret Path performance in October 2016, interwoven with footage from the original animated film. This live tribute to Chanie Wenjack, an Anishinaabe boy who died trying to escape residential school, ...
  • 2017
  • 00:58:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/11/2017

CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas

An offbeat, irreverent documentary that tells the story of a group of Jewish songwriters, including Irving Berlin, Mel Tormé, Jay Livingston, Ray Evans, Gloria Shayne Baker and Johnny Marks, who wrote the soundtrack to the world’s most musical holiday. It’s an amazing look at the 20th century North American immigrant experience and the extraordinary outburst of musical energy from the ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/08/2017

#StandForCanada #StandForCanada Youth Challenge: K-8 students at Harriett Todd Public School

This video was created by K-8 students at Harriett Todd Public School in Orillia, Ontario, for our #StandForCanada Youth Challenge. Their Canada 150 celebration is truly a movement!
  • 2017
  • 00:04:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/05/2017

#StandForCanada #StandForCanada Youth Challenge: Grade 5 students at Pleasantville Public School

This video was created by Grade 5 students in Ms. Mangat's class at Pleasantville Public School in Richmond Hill, Ontario, for our #StandForCanada Youth Challenge. Led by Glenn Marais, the students sing a song they wrote about the power of respect and equal treatment for all.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:16
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/05/2017

#StandForCanada #StandForCanada Youth Challenge: Grade 3/4 students at Queen Mary Elementary School

This video was created by Grade 3/4 students in Mr. Weir's Songwriting Workshop (MrWeir.ca) at Queen Mary Elementary School in Vancouver, B.C., for our #StandForCanada Youth Challenge. It started with a simple statement: "Canada is 150 years old". But then one child raised his hand and said, "That doesn't sound right. There's gotta be more. What about the First Nations? ...
  • 2017
  • 00:02:09
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/05/2017

George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight Wab Kinew: Full Interview (Part 2 of 2)

Why are stereotypes of Indigenous people so prominent in Canada? Why is it so hard to get non-Native Canadians to pay attention to the experiences that Indigenous people have endured? Wab Kinew talks with George Stroumboulopoulos about some of the problems facing Canadian society and suggests some possible solutions. Part 1 of the interview is available here.
  • 2012
  • 00:02:57
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/25/2017

Dot. A Song for Everyone

Dot and her friends work together to write a song for the Winter Concert that will speak to the entire town, regardless of what holiday they celebrate, but their performance is threatened by a snow storm.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 09/08/2017