In Canada's Arctic, climate change is already impacting communities and changing ways of life. According to scientists, Canada's northern climate is warming almost three times faster than the global average. As things warm up, the permafrost in the North -- that frozen underlying layer of ground -- is also melting. And that's threatening the way of life for many who ...
Nunavut has the largest land mass out of all the provinces and territories in Canada – and yet, it is an area that many of us know the least about. In this episode, we look at the forced relocation of the Inuit, the Eskimo Identification System, and the dog slaughter perpetuated by the Canadian government. How has the North been ...
Global warming is having a massive impact on the planet. In October 2018, the world’s leading climate scientists met and warned that there are only a dozen years to limit global warming. They predict urgent change is needed or the planet is in peril. Much of that warming can be linked to human activity. Glaciers are barometers of climate change ...
Scientists at Simon Fraser University argue that climate change is destabilizing volcanoes around the world, and they're using a British Columbia mountain range to prove their theory. Not far from Whistler, Mount Meager shows signs of dangerous things to come, which has researchers keeping a very close eye on it.
A provincial government plan in Newfoundland and Labrador is encouraging residents to abandon tiny communities for cost savings. The plan is not without its critics, who say they prefer life in rural communities over the potential benefits of city living.
Churchill, Manitoba, is located on the west shore of the Hudson Bay and is Canada’s gateway to the North. Historically, it’s been an important port since before the Hudson Bay Company built its first fort there. These days, it’s best known for being the polar bear capital of the world. Despite its tourist reputation, the town is facing incredible hardship. ...
Watch the incredible feats of endurance and technical wizardry needed to capture the sequences featured in the landmark series The Wild Canadian Year, winner of the inaugural Rob Stewart Award for Science and Nature Documentary at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards.
After years of a seasonal ice road and four years of construction, there will soon be an actual road to the Arctic Ocean. Journalist David Common looks at Tuktoyaktuk, a small predominately Inuit/Inuvialuit community of 800 people used to a life centered around the land. How will easy year-long access in and out change their lives for better and worse?
Lynx hunt snowshoe hares in the boreal forest and the ancient dance between wolves and caribou on Canada’s vast tundra reveal the harshest time of year when landscapes are transformed by the cruel and dramatic beauty of snow and ice. Winner of the inaugural Rob Stewart Award for Science and Nature Documentary at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards.
Fall chronicles a remarkable season of change — young northern gannets leap off perilous cliffs as chipmunks race to gather winter supplies, and prairie rattlesnakes give birth to live young. Winner of the inaugural Rob Stewart Award for Science and Nature Documentary at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards.
Killer whales and blue sharks are on the hunt and amorous fireflies light up the night forest with their dazzling display as summer reveals Canada’s landscape at the peak of its splendour. Winner of the inaugural Rob Stewart Award for Science and Nature Documentary at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards.
The first days of spring sees Arctic fox pups take their first steps and black bear cubs learn to climb trees after the long cold days of winter, while female caribou make the dangerous trek to reach their calving grounds. Winner of the inaugural Rob Stewart Award for Science and Nature Documentary at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards.
Where is one of the oldest expanses of rock in the world upon which you can actually eat a beaver tail? Jaxon and Song report the beaver tail eating crime to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and in doing so, find the party at last!
What animal has the longest left front tooth in the world? In snowshoes, Jaxon and Song tiptoe past a polar bear in search of the animal with the longest left front tooth. Their search takes them to the Innuitians.
Many Canadians don’t realize that millions of years ago, a large number of dinosaurs roamed the earth, and did so in the place we now call Alberta. This fun ska song tells the viewer all about the great creatures that once called pre-Canada home.