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About Here What's transportation going to look like after the pandemic? Classroom Favourites

In this episode, Uytae Lee explores transportation networks - and how they’ll recover after the pandemic. Are we headed for more traffic congestion than ever before? Is public transit doomed? Should we pursue alternative methods such as cycling and walking? Uytae walks you through the important questions.
  • 2021
  • 00:08:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/15/2021

About Here Explore the rise and fall of the traditional workplace

The pandemic has many of us asking, “is the office obsolete?” Well, it turns out it’s not the first time we’ve thought about it. In this video, CBC columnist Uytae Lee explores the history of remote work and how offices have stayed relevant throughout the years.
  • 2020
  • 00:09:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/14/2021

About Here Explore the demise of the nightclub and how nightlife could be revived post pandemic

It's pretty hard to physically distance yourself at a club, so it should come as no shock that the COVID-19 pandemic left the nightlife industry struggling, with many nightclubs at risk of closing down permanently. But statistics show nightlife venues were already on the decline before anyone had heard of the coronavirus. In this video, CBC columnist Uytae Lee explores ...
  • 2020
  • 00:09:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/14/2021

About Here Vancouver's Street Food

For a city that’s as culturally rich and diverse as Vancouver, its street food scene feels a bit sparse. The reason behind that? Uytae Lee says a plethora of restrictive regulations created by a lot of behind-the-scenes drama.
  • 2019
  • 00:05:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/14/2021

About Here Vancouver's Streetcar Drama

The City of Vancouver piloted the Olympic Demonstration Line 10 years ago to promote the idea of streetcars as an alternative to buses and skytrains in the city. Uytae Lee learns that differing perspectives and priorities at TransLink make it very unlikely that it will return anytime soon.
  • 2020
  • 00:06:16
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 07/12/2021

About Here The Problem with the Lions Gate Bridge

Every ship that’s headed for the Vancouver Harbour needs to fit underneath the Lions Gate Bridge, which has a clearance height of 61 metres. The problem, according to Uytae Lee, is that many of the largest cruise ships in the world are too tall to pass through and are choosing instead to dock at other destinations such as Victoria and ...
  • 2019
  • 00:05:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/12/2021

The National Open for Business

A look at the Free Trade agreement on the eve of its 10th anniversary. How was the 1988 deal put together, what did Canada get and what did we give up? This report includes clips and discussions with the major players in the process, including former prime ministers Brian Mulroney and John Turner. It also looks at the proposed Multilateral Agreement ...
  • 1997
  • 00:35:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2021

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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Enslaved Follow the Money (Episode 3)

This episode investigates the economics of the transatlantic slave trade. How did Europe's appetite for commodities like sugar and coffee cause an expansion in the slave trade? The Diving with a Purpose team goes to Suriname to dive the wreck of The Leusden. This Dutch ship represents the single greatest loss of life during the entire slave trade. As The ...
  • 2020
  • 00:53:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/18/2021

Good People with Mark Sakamoto Waste

Ingersoll, ON fights a proposed landfill while Nanaimo, BC extends the life of theirs with a more circular economy.
  • 2019
  • 00:22:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/23/2020

CBC Docs POV My Farmland

My Farmland is a powerful film about how Chinese investors and immigrant farmers are changing the landscape of Canadian farming and the impact of this change on local farmers. With intimate and unique access, the film captures the subjects’ deep emotional journeys in a changing world and the challenges both cultures face in the agriculture business. The film delves into ...
  • 2019
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/17/2020

CBC Docs POV The Mill

When the government of Nova Scotia announced that the Boat Harbour Effluent Treatment Facility would close on January 31, 2020, it was a huge win for the members of Pictou Landing First Nation. In 2014, a spill of untreated wastewater headed to the facility took place near a Mi’kmaq burial ground, prompting residents to set up a protest blockade that ...
  • 2019
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/13/2020

The Men Who Made Us Spend The Men Who Made Us Spend, Episode 3

Jacques Peretti reveals how the lessons learned from selling to children were used to make child-like consumers of us all. Episode 3 of 3.
  • 2014
  • 00:48:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/07/2020

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The Men Who Made Us Spend The Men Who Made Us Spend, Episode 2

Jacques Peretti reveals the fear-factor influence on our purchases, including SUVs, cigarettes and the soft drink Vitaminwater. Episode 2 of 3.
  • 2014
  • 00:47:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/06/2020

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The Men Who Made Us Spend The Men Who Made Us Spend, Episode 1

Jacques Peretti reveals how modern products are designed to break – so that we just have to keep replacing them. Episode 1 of 3.
  • 2014
  • 00:48:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/06/2020

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Jimmy's Food Price Hike Jimmy's Food Price Hike, Episode 2: Wheat, pork, chocolate

Jimmy examines our shrinking chocolate bars, reveals how extreme weather in America is affecting the cost of a loaf of bread and why the price of pork has gone up.
  • 2014
  • 00:48:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/02/2020

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Jimmy's Food Price Hike Jimmy's Food Price Hike, Episode 3: Rice, salmon, beef

Jimmy looks at why the price of salmon, rice and beef have gone up in recent years.
  • 2014
  • 00:48:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/02/2020

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Jimmy's Food Price Hike Jimmy's Food Price Hike, Episode 1: Corn, egg, coffee

Jimmy Doherty uncovers why staple ingredients we take for granted are increasing in price, and why the era of cheap food may be over for good. In this episode Jimmy looks at the growing cost of breakfast and finds out why, in the future, the price of oil might drive up the price of your cornflakes, eggs, corn and coffee. ...
  • 2014
  • 00:48:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/30/2020

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The National Manufacturing adapts to keep up with demand during pandemic

Ian Hanomansing goes behind the scenes in the production facilities of Lush Cosmetics and Que Pasa chips to see how they’ve had to adapt due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 2020
  • 00:03:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/17/2020

The National Who wins and who loses? Jamaica on China's Belt and Road Initiative

This year Jamaica became the 10th Caribbean country to formally sign on to China's Belt and Road Initiative. China's investments have brought much-needed infrastructure to the region, but with that has also come some friction. CBC News took a road trip through Jamaica and asked who wins and who loses when it comes to China's Belt and Road Initiative.
  • 2019
  • 00:07:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/26/2020

The National Indigenous communities divided over pipeline

A group of Indigenous communities want to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline to help alleviate First Nations poverty, while others say the pipeline could leak and poison the water in their communities.
  • 2019
  • 00:07:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/26/2020

CBC Kids News Will we run out of food during the coronavirus outbreak?

Have you seen pictures of empty grocery store shelves? That’s because people started stocking up on food and supplies when the government imposed strict rules on social distancing. But people who deliver food to grocery stores and who stock shelves are still working. They’re being extra careful so they don’t spread the coronavirus, but they’re still at work, so we ...
  • 2020
  • 00:01:12
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/30/2020

BBC Documentaries Don't Panic: How to End Poverty in 15 Years

The legendary statistical showman Professor Hans Rosling returns with a feast of facts and figures as he examines the extraordinary target the world commits to this week – to eradicate extreme poverty worldwide. In the week the United Nations presents its new goals for global development, Don't Panic: How to End Poverty in 15 Years looks at the number one goal for ...
  • 2015
  • 00:59:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/11/2020

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News in Review - January 2020 Wexit: How the West was Lost

Calls for western separation or so-called "Wexit" are at an all-time high. A third of Albertans now think they would be better off outside of Canada. The unrest is largely due to lack of progress on building pipelines to get Alberta's oil and gas to market. And while Albertans are some of the richest people in Canada, after years of ...
  • 2020
  • 00:16:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/18/2020

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Documentary The Family Farm

In a journey across the majestic Canadian countryside, The Family Farm explores the diverse agricultural pursuits of earnest farm families and serves as a window into small scale farming. A season spent with these farmers and others reveals the key role they play in sustaining traditional farm knowledge, promoting environmental stewardship and maintaining food security. The Family Farm focuses on ...
  • 2014
  • 01:10:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/11/2020