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CBC Short Docs Vika

This film tells the story of Vika, a 17-year-old orphan in Eastern Ukraine, in her final year under state care before she ages out and is forced to leave behind the only support she's ever known. It’s also the story of the bond she fights to maintain with her 10-year-old sister, Arina. Arina was adopted by a family in Toronto ...
  • 2017
  • 00:25:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/14/2018

News in Review - February 2017 One Year On: Canada’s Syrian Refugee Program

A year after settling in Canada, thousands of Syrian refugees are ​facing a new challenge as their government sponsor​ship​ is about to end. It hasn’t been easy for every immigrant, and some are struggling. The CBC​'s​ Susan Ormiston met the Tonbari family​ over a year ago​ in Lebanon as they were fleeing Syria, their war torn homeland. She went back ...
  • 2017
  • 00:22:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/20/2017

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Firsthand Once an Immigrant

What is Canadian identity? And how do the children of immigrants relate to the country they were born in, often thousands of miles from the place their parents and ancestors would call home? Peter Keleghan is a renowned actor and uber-patriotic first generation Canadian. His Irish mother and Polish father have complex relationships to their adoptive homeland, and the homes ...
  • 2017
  • 00:43:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/26/2017

CBC | Radio-Canada (Eng) Landed: Six New Lives in Canada (Part 2 of 4)

They are refugees and immigrants from around the globe. Some have just arrived, while others have been here for a while and are trying to balance the customs and traditions of the old world with the joys and the challenges of a new and sometimes puzzling place. It is a story told over half a year and in six different ...
  • 2002
  • 00:42:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC | Radio-Canada (Eng) Landed: Six New Lives in Canada (Part 4 of 4)

They are refugees and immigrants from around the globe. Some have just arrived, while others have been here for a while and are trying to balance the customs and traditions of the old world with the joys and the challenges of a new and sometimes puzzling place. It is a story told over half a year and in six different ...
  • 2002
  • 00:42:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC | Radio-Canada (Eng) Landed: Six New Lives in Canada (Part 3 of 4)

They are refugees and immigrants from around the globe. Some have just arrived, while others have been here for a while and are trying to balance the customs and traditions of the old world with the joys and the challenges of a new and sometimes puzzling place. It is a story told over half a year and in six different ...
  • 2002
  • 00:42:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC | Radio-Canada (Eng) Landed: Six New Lives in Canada (Part 1 of 4)

They are refugees and immigrants from around the globe. Some have just arrived, while others have been here for a while and are trying to balance the customs and traditions of the old world with the joys and the challenges of a new and sometimes puzzling place. It is a story told over half a year and in six different ...
  • 2002
  • 00:43:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - April 2012 Generation One: Living in Two Worlds

Canada is a country of immigrants who help change the country and who are in turn changed by it. In this News in Review story we look at the so-called Generation One, children of immigrants who were born in Canada but are still heavily influenced by the cultures and traditions of the countries where their parents once lived.
  • 2012
  • 00:13:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2012

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News in Review - March 2003 Census 2001: Canada's Changing Face

For the last year Statistics Canada has been releasing data it collected during the 2001 census. This data makes one thing perfectly clear: Canada is changing. We’re older, more ethnically and racially diverse, and more urban then ever before.
  • 2003
  • 00:14:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2003

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