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The Secret Life of Canada Shout Out to Tom Longboat

Meet Tom Longboat, an Onondaga long distance runner born in 1887 on Six Nations. Tom became one of the most celebrated athletes of all time, despite his struggles and encountering racism throughout his career.View the Secret Life of Canada curriculum package
  • 2018
  • 00:02:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

The National North America's longest-running sporting event turns 200

The National introduces you to the Ring family — coxswains and rowers who have been synonymous with the Royal St. John's Regatta for decades.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/12/2018

News in Review - September 2018 Tragedy on the Prairies: The Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash

In April 2018, 16 people died and 13 others were injured in a bus crash at a rural intersection in Saskatchewan. The bus was carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team when it collided with a semi-trailer. Most of the dead and injured were teenagers. The crash prompted an outpouring of sympathy from people across the country, including hockey leagues, ...
  • 2018
  • 00:16:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/10/2018

CBC Short Docs Run as One: The Journey of the Front Runners

In 1967, Winnipeg hosted the fifth Pan American Games. 10 young Indigenous athletes from First Nations across Manitoba were selected to run the Pan Am torch from Minneapolis to Winnipeg — an 800 km, once-in-a-lifetime journey. But just before the athletes arrived at the opening ceremonies, the torch was taken from them and handed to a non-Indigenous athlete, who carried ...
  • 2018
  • 00:19:12
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/13/2018

The National Tom Longboat: Canadian history behind the June 4 Google Doodle

The June 4, 2018 Google Doodle honoured legendary Indigenous Canadian athlete Tom Longboat, who was born on this day in 1887. A runner from Ontario's Six Nations Reserve, Longboat shattered records and stereotypes.
  • 2018
  • 00:01:26
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/27/2018

News in Review - March 2001 Les Canadiens: What Was Sold?

The most successful team ever in the National Hockey League, the legendary Montreal Canadiens, was sold to a U.S. businessman. This News in Review report examines whether this was a case of another Canadian professional sports team caught in the Americanization of Canadian sport and culture or simply a business deal. Does the sale of the Canadiens, a significant part ...
  • 2001
  • 00:14:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2001

News in Review - October 1994 The Victoria Games: The Commonwealth Connection

As part of the globalization trend in the world today, international economic, social and cultural units are growing. This report looks at the history, current status and international implications of the Commonwealth Games.
  • 1994
  • 00:15:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1994