Earthquakes: The Horror and The Science

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  • 2010
  • Added on: 04/15/2010

Auschwitz: Remembering The Horror

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  • 2005
  • Added on: 03/15/2005

The Horror and Fear of Honour Killing

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  • 2012
  • Added on: 02/15/2012

School Horror: Hundreds Die in Russia

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  • 2004
  • Added on: 10/15/2004

News in Review - October 2004 School Horror: Hundreds Die in Russia

In early September 2004, the world looked on in horror as a mass hostage-taking at a Russian school ended in bloody chaos. More than 300 people, about half of them young children, were killed. More than 700 others were injured. The hostage-takers were demanding that Russian troops withdraw from Chechnya. In this News in Review story we'll look at what ...
  • 2004
  • 00:15:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2004

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News in Review - May 1999 Kosovo: 1938 to Modern Times

From the Turkish occupation of Yugoslavia, to the "loss" of Kosovo, through the German occupation of the region, to the Communist and then post-Tito years, to the recent ethnic clashes and the hard-fisted regime of Slobodan Milosevic, the Balkans have continued to threaten the security and political integrity of the European continent. And at the heart of the crisis is ...
  • 1999
  • 00:09:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1999

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National Geographic Documentaries Witness: Disaster In Japan

The world watched in horror on March 11, 2011 as the fourth largest earthquake ever recorded crippled Japan and triggered a massive tsunami that swallowed entire communities, leaving an unprecedented catastrophe in its wake. All the while, amateur videographers, news crews, tourists and countless others were recording the sights and sounds of the unfolding chaos. Witness: Disaster in Japan is ...
  • 2011
  • 00:44:28
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

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News in Review - March 1998 Algeria: The Reign of Terror

This rare look by CBC Correspondent Paul Workman at the horror in Algeria is a reminder of the kind of news story that many television consumers have great difficulty understanding and coming to terms with. The nullification of election results in Algeria that denied power to the victorious Muslim fundamentalists and the terror that has followed in its wake have ...
  • 1998
  • 00:11:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2017

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News in Review - February 2012 The Horror and Fear of Honour Killing

A high-profile murder trial in Kingston, Ontario, has drawn attention to the isolated but growing phenomenon of so-called honour killing. It's a crime where cultural clashes can lead some families to murder their own relatives. In this News in Review story we examine this sensitive subject and look at how some Canadian women are living in fear.
  • 2012
  • 00:12:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2012

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The Fifth Estate To Sell a War

Examination of the atrocious story of how Saddam Hussein's invading Iraqi troops pulled Kuwaitee babies from incubators and left them to die. This invented horror story turns out to be part of a multi-million dollar public relations campaign to sell the Gulf War to the American people and motivate support of Kuwait.
  • 1992
  • 00:28:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - March 2005 Auschwitz: Remembering The Horror

On January 27, 1945, Soviet soldiers liberated the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz in southwestern Poland. More than one million people were murdered at the camp, most of them Jews. This year some of the survivors returned to Auschwitz and joined world leaders at a ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of its liberation. In this News in Review story ...
  • 2005
  • 00:10:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2005

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News in Review - April 2010 Earthquakes: The Horror and The Science

In late February 2010, a powerful earthquake struck Chile, killing more than 800 people. Two months earlier, another earthquake killed more than 220,000 people in Haiti. Why did so many more die in one country, and what makes the earth move? In this News in Review story we’ll look at the science of earthquakes, and what could happen if a ...
  • 2010
  • 00:15:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2010

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Marketplace Canada's Worst Cellphone Bill

In this excellent business ethics piece from Marketplace, Wendy Mesley gets the story behind the huge bills many Canadians rack up using their cellphones. For several months, Marketplace collected bills and stories from Canadians about the astronomical and sometimes mystifying charges they've received. Hear horror stories about all of the major Canadian carriers, their hidden fees and markups as high ...
  • 2009
  • 00:21:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda: Truth and Total War (Part 4 of 6)

Germany and Japan have mastery of the seas and control of the major theatres of war. But by 1943, the tide is changing and both countries will have to change their messaging accordingly to reflect a new emerging reality. Truth and Total War explores how "total war" proves to be a major turning point for all combatants and how the ...
  • 2010
  • 00:42:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - October 2001 United States Under Terrorist Attack

Reviewing the tragic events in the United States, this News in Review story examines what this terrorist attack means in global terms and the implications for North Americans especially. We also review issues related to emergency measures and crisis management, public coping strategies, and issues of media coverage. The extended report assesses what happened and the immediate aftermath; it examines ...
  • 2001
  • 00:30:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2001

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CBC Books Canada Reads 2019: Max Eisen on By Chance Alone

In this video Max Eisen discusses his deeply moving memoir By Chance Alone. When Eisen was 15 years old he and his family were taken from their home to Auschwitz, where he worked as a slave labourer. He survived the Holocaust and emigrated to Canada in 1949. Eisen has toured the world, educating people about the horrors he survived during the ...
  • 2019
  • 00:04:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/27/2019

Canada: A People's History Ordeal by Fire

Episode 12: 1915 to 1929 CE. Canada's heavy military role in World War I (60,000 dead in a population of eight million) transforms its society, its politics and its place in the world. The horror, bravery and sacrifice of trench warfare are evoked in Canada's great battles: Ypres, the Somme, Vimy Ridge, Courcelette and Passchendaele. The domestic consequences of Canada's ...
  • 2000
  • 01:46:22
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC Radio One Dying For An Education: Little Charlie

He wasn't the first residential school runaway, and he wouldn't be the last. Chanie (Charlie) Wenjack died after fleeing the Cecilia Jeffrey Indian Residential School near Kenora, Ontario, trying to make it to his home on the Marten Falls First Nation 600 kilometres away. When his story was chronicled by Ian Adams in Maclean's magazine, ordinary Canadians got one of their first ...
  • 2012
  • 00:11:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/07/2016

Feature Film Billy Bishop Goes to War

More than 30 years after first mounting their celebrated stage production of Billy Bishop Goes to War, Eric Peterson says he and musical accompanist John Gray have lost none of their ardour for the war hero's tale. Nearing the end of his life, an aged Bishop (Peterson) recounts the triumphs and horrors of The Great War, "the war to end all ...
  • 2010
  • 01:25:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Fifth Estate The Mohamed Fahmy Story: 400 Days Classroom Favourites

Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy never expected he would go to jail just for doing his job. But in his first-ever television interview since release, the former Cairo bureau chief for Al-Jazeera English describes 400 days of utter hell, some of which he spent locked up with hardened prisoners and violent jihadists. Fahmy sat down with The Fifth Estate's Gillian Findlay in ...
  • 2015
  • 00:38:39
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/02/2015

Love, Hate & Propaganda I: World War II for a New Generation

Why a series on WWII? Because it has shaped the lives of millions of Canadians born in the last half century who know little about what happened, or how its legacy still affects them. Even 70 years later, the brutal statistics of WWII have the capacity to shock: more than 60 million dead, six million Jews and countless others victims ...
  • 2014
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/25/2014

Remembrance Day: In Memory of the Men and Women Who Have Served

Every year on November 11, Canadians pause in a silent moment of remembrance for the men and women who have served, and continue to serve our country during times of war, conflict and peace. We honour those who fought for Canada in the First World War (1914-1918), the Second World War (1939-1945), and the Korean War (1950-1953), as well as ...
  • 2015
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/13/2015

Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda: Hiding the Horrors (Part 5 of 6)

With the D-Day invasion in June 1944, the Allies finally establish a beachhead in France and begin to roll back the Nazi forces. In order not to dampen morale, the Allied High Command hides the true human cost of taking Normandy, both for the allied soldiers and for the unfortunate citizens of Northern France who will suffer enormous casualties as ...
  • 2010
  • 00:42:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Refugees and asylum seekers

“Refugees are people who have fled their countries because of a well-founded fear of persecution. They are not able to return home. They have seen or experienced many horrors. A refugee is different from an immigrant. An immigrant is a person who chooses to settle permanently in another country. Refugees are forced to flee.” — How Canada’s refugee system works, Government ...
  • 2018
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/23/2018