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About Here Explore the history and future of the handshake

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have stopped shaking hands and opted for other greetings like the elbow bump or foot tap. In this video, CBC columnist Uytae Lee asks why we ever shook hands – a social norm now turned faux-pas – in the first place.
  • 2020
  • 00:07:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/14/2021

News in Review - April 2021 Vaccine Science: Variants, Genomes and Canadian Self-sufficiency

Coronavirus variants are popping up around the world. Drugmakers are working to adapt the current vaccines, while Canadian scientists are tracking the variants to get a genetic picture and map the mutations. Among other things, they want to determine what's coming next. Meanwhile, new vaccines are in the works and the Canadian government is investing billions to develop and manufacture ...
  • 2021
  • 00:16:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/10/2021

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News in Review - March 2021 Gender Inequality: The Pandemic's Impact on Women

During the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the groups that has been disproportionately affected is women. Women tend to be the majority of workers in front-facing service jobs. When COVID-19 hit, many of those jobs disappeared. Also, women still bear more of the responsibility for childcare and household management, resulting in many leaving the workforce as schools and daycares shuttered. Statistics ...
  • 2021
  • 00:16:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/12/2021

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News in Review - November 2020 COVID-19: Social Inequities Exposed by the Pandemic

COVID-19 is exposing the social inequalities in our society. Socio-economic data being studied on the coronavirus pandemic is now revealing that the most at risk in our society are the poorest, living in densely populated communities, as well as low income residents and front line workers. Data is also showing those most at risk are from racialized communities. We look ...
  • 2020
  • 00:13:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/05/2020

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The National How the pandemic is impacting conservation efforts

The COVID-19 pandemic could become a pivotal moment in conservation efforts for species at risk from Asia to Africa. And some of the changes were sparked by COVID-19’s links to the wildlife trade.
  • 2020
  • 00:05:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/17/2020

The National Canada's role in the global race to find a COVID-19 vaccine

Canada's leading vaccine researcher and a team at the University of Saskatchewan are working around the clock to find a COVID-19 vaccine to save lives.
  • 2020
  • 00:03:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/01/2020