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CBC Short Docs The Secret Path: Freedom to Speak

A group of inmates at Toronto South Detention Centre are studying Secret Path, Gord Downie and Jeff Lemire’s graphic novel about Chanie Wenjack. Chanie was a young Anishinaabe boy who died while running away from residential school in 1966 — simply because he wanted to go home. Many themes in Chanie’s story resonate with these inmates: isolation, identity, fear, anger, the ...
  • 2017
  • 00:08:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/12/2017

Keeping Canada Safe Keeping Canada Safe, Episode 7

Royal Canadian Air Force and Coast Guard search and rescue crews undertake risky helicopter manoeuvres over the Atlantic Ocean. A Calgary firearms examiner conducts forensic tests on a sawed-off shotgun to see if it has been used in a homicide under investigation. Ottawa scientists at one of the few explosive testing facilities in the world test a compound made from ...
  • 2017
  • 00:22:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/07/2017

Witness House of Secrets

Placing violent offenders in the custody of a halfway house is usually met with fierce resistance by most communities, afraid they might slip out of their midst. But how justified is the public's dread of halfway houses and their residents? What really goes on behind the walls of these dreaded institutions? What this documentary uncovers will fascinate and disturb viewers.
  • 1997
  • 00:50:33
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013