Quirks & Quarks

For the past 35 years, Quirks & Quarks has taken us to the cutting edge of scientific inquiry. Host Bob McDonald presents the people behind the latest discoveries in the physical and natural sciences — from the smallest sub-atomic particle to the largest objects in the sky and everything in between. The program also examines the political, social, environmental and ...
  • 2014
  • Added on: 09/25/2014

RDI économie Chronique Prospectives : Le populisme

Le populisme, un risque économique important, selon le président de la Commission des affaires économiques de l’Assemblée nationale française. Entrevue avec Roland Lescure.
  • 2018
  • 00:06:39
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 05/15/2018

The Weekly Zeynep Tufekci on Facebook's business model

Socio-technologist Zeynep Tufekci says Facebook’s business model is problematic. She tells the CBC’s Wendy Mesley that your data can be used to identify your politics and your personal weaknesses – even if you have never disclosed it.
  • 2018
  • 00:06:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/23/2018

curio info - Janvier 2020 L'aide sociale : toujours adéquate?

« C’est une gang de paresseux! » Les préjugés sur l’aide sociale persistent. Pourtant, sur le terrain, la réalité est bien différente. Alessandra est allée à la rencontre de prestataires à Montréal et à Hamilton pour comprendre ce que ça veut dire aujourd’hui « vivre de l’aide sociale ».
  • 2020
  • 00:10:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/25/2020

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RDI économie Revenu minimum garanti?

Discussion sur un système de revenu minimum garanti avec Jean-Michel Cousineau, professeur titulaire, École de relations industrielles, Université de Montréal.
  • 2016
  • 00:06:43
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/15/2016

News in Review - October 1996 Human Reproduction: Redefining Life

Technology and the control over human reproduction is the point of departure for examining the related controversial social and ethical issues.
  • 1996
  • 00:14:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2017

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RDI économie Chronique Prospectives : Revisiter le capitalisme

Le capitalisme à outrance à montré ses limites, selon le patron de Desjardins, Guy Cormier. Entrevue.
  • 2017
  • 00:08:18
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/19/2017

The National Helping through Social Media

A B.C. woman has harnessed the power of social media to help feed people in Canada's North.
  • 2016
  • 00:08:33
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/11/2017

The National Social media, Saudi Arabia and spyware

An activist from Saudi Arabia sought refuge in Canada after making critical comments on social media. Omar Abdulaziz thought he was safe until he received a text message that put spyware on his cellphone.
  • 2018
  • 00:03:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/06/2018

Ideas The Degrowth Paradigm

The degrowth movement is a relatively new contender in the economic and political debates that swirl around humanity's future. Degrowthers believe we need a more modest and sane alternative to the constant pressures of expansion that are destroying the ecological basis of our existence. Author and essayist Richard Swift explores the degrowth alternative, in theory and in practice.
  • 2013
  • 00:54:00
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 08/11/2014

News in Review - November 1991 Capital Punishment in Canada

With the extradition to the United States of Charles Ng and Joseph Kindler as a starting point, Dan Bjarnason does a historical review of this important issue.
  • 1991
  • 00:14:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/25/2014

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CBC News Does immigration increase crime?

According to polls, about a quarter of Canadians believe that immigration increases crime. The CBC’s Catherine Cullen explains the research that shows the contrary.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/13/2018

News in Review - April 1991 The Persian Gulf War: Aftermath

We examine the myriad issues, problems and tasks left in the wake of war.
  • 1991
  • 00:13:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1991

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CBC News How much do refugees and immigrants get in social assistance?

You might’ve heard that refugees get a lot more government aid than seniors, people on social assistance or veterans, which is not true. The CBC’s Karen Pauls breaks down how much social assistance refugees and immigrants actually get.
  • 2017
  • 00:04:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/13/2018

Le téléjournal Afghanistan : pourquoi s'y intéresser après 15 ans?

Céline Galipeau et Patrice Roy reviennent sur la mission canadienne en Afghanistan.
  • 2016
  • 00:04:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/30/2016

CBC News Can Canada’s health care system cope with immigration?

Canada’s universal health care system makes it an attractive place to live, but it’s not perfect. Can it cope with tens of thousands of new immigrants?
  • 2017
  • 00:01:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/13/2018

RDI économie Chronique Prospectives : L'acceptabilité sociale

Suroît, gaz de schiste, Mont Orford, Énergie Est : l’acceptabilité sociale est un enjeu. Entrevue avec Corinne Gendron, professeure, École des sciences de la gestion, UQAM.
  • 2016
  • 00:07:20
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 04/06/2016

Andrew Marr's History of the World Socrates

The father of western philosophy discovers the limits of democracy and free speech.
  • 2012
  • 00:05:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/30/2020

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Canadian Race Relations Foundation The Science of Racism

This video explores the ways in which our brain compartmentalizes, classifies and subconsciously discriminates in order to make sense of the world around us.
  • 2018
  • 00:51:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/14/2020

RDI économie De la City à l'économie sociale

Entrevue avec le nouveau directeur du Chantier de l'économie sociale, Jean-Martin Aussant.
  • 2015
  • 00:07:55
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 08/21/2015

The National "When you say Merry Christmas, you're pouring out your compassion"

Why a Sikh man wants to bring back the phrase “Merry Christmas”.
  • 2016
  • 00:04:41
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/11/2017

News in Review - March 1994 Los Angeles Earthquake: Rude Awakening

The environmental and social implications of a disaster of this magnitude are examined.
  • 1994
  • 00:14:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1994

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News in Review - May 1991 The Kurds: Another Displaced People

The tragedy of the Kurds is the starting point for examining displaced peoples throughout history.
  • 1991
  • 00:10:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1991

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RDI économie Chronique Prospectives : Monnaies 100 % virtuelles

Entrevue avec Alain Paquet, professeur titulaire, Département de sciences économiques, ESG-UQAM.
  • 2016
  • 00:06:30
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/13/2016

The National What you need to know about the federal carbon tax

The federal Liberal government will begin levying its carbon tax on greenhouse gas-emitting fuels today in the four provinces that have refused to take part in the pan-Canadian climate framework.
  • 2019
  • 00:04:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/02/2019