Dragons' Den Dragons' Den, Season 9, Episode 4

A mystical mock-up makes the Dragons choose between fantasy and reality, plus a modest ask leaves the Dragons humbled. Pitches in this episode: Underworld LARP; The Rupture Seal; P.E.T. Card; icePad; GO Tool; Skirt Thing; Sibling Separator; BioSecrets.
  • 2014
  • 00:42:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/19/2015

CBC Books Canada Reads: Humble The Poet on the art of debate

Writer and rapper Humble The Poet talks about the importance of letting the other person know that you hear what they have to say, along with other debating tips. He championed the André Alexis novel Fifteen Dogs and emerged the winner on Canada Reads 2017.
  • 2018
  • 00:08:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/16/2018

Fortune Hunters, Season 1

Hosted by Dianne Buckner of Dragons’ Den, this fast-paced business series looks at “trends” — the powerful shifts in human behaviour and economic activity that define today’s world — through the lens of moneymaking. In each episode, meet entrepreneurs trying to cash in on popular trends. View full descriptions for each episode: Eco-preneurs: Business Goes Green Online Business Trends Runway ...
  • 2014
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/25/2014

Doc Zone Conspiracy Rising

Belief in conspiracy pervades our modern culture and proliferates in cyberspace with thousands of sites dedicated to theories behind the deaths of John F. Kennedy and Princess Diana, UFOs, Area 51 and 9/11. Conspiracy Rising uses the latest science and psychology to investigate the causes of conspiracy theories, why we are wired to believe them, and how as a society ...
  • 2011
  • 00:43:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC Books The First Page: Fonda Lee

Fonda Lee reads from the first page of Exo, her young adult sci-fi novel. She remarks that, when she starts a novel – particularly because she writes science fiction and fantasy – she thinks about presenting something familiar and presenting something strange; the idea being to make the reader feel comfortable while also giving them something to be curious about. She ...
  • 2019
  • 00:06:28
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 11/12/2019

Fortune Hunters Franchise Fantasies

There are over 76,000 franchised locations in Canada and the franchising industry provides over one million jobs in the Canadian economy. But just how easy is it to franchise your own business concept across the country? Ontario’s Glen Kowarsky wants to franchise his successful dog care concept. ‘Dogs at Camp’ is the perfect spot for pet owners who want their ...
  • 2008
  • 00:21:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC Books Canada Reads 2020: Eden Robinson on Son of a Trickster

In Son of a Trickster, celebrated Haisla and Heiltsuk author Eden Robinson tells the story of a 16-year-old named Jared who is known in his community for making the best weed cookies and for having a scary mom. Jared takes care of his struggling family the best he can and shrugs off the fact that the ravens are talking to ...
  • 2020
  • 00:07:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/28/2020