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News in Review - November 2017 Northern Lifeline: Churchill's Struggle for Survival

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. ...
  • 2017
  • 00:14:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/27/2017

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We are the Best The Peameal Bacon Sandwich

How do you make the most of a cured cut of peameal bacon? You slice it and fry it. That's the kind of thinking that brought the world famous peameal bacon sandwich into existence. For 40 years, Carousel Bakery, birthplace of the peameal sandwich, has been serving the crowds at Toronto's St. Lawrence Market. Now tourists from all over the ...
  • 2017
  • 00:03:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/27/2017

True North Calling The Future

A young woman scrambles to finish a TV show against all the hurdles the north provides, while everyone else prepares for the next season.
  • 2017
  • 00:21:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/23/2017

True North Calling Next Steps

An Inuvik-based tour operator begins a bold new adventure, while in Iqaluit a community leader takes another brave step toward his political career.
  • 2017
  • 00:21:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/16/2017

True North Calling Taking Risks

In the series premiere a young man leads change in Iqaluit, while in Inuvik another risks it all for a bold new idea.
  • 2017
  • 00:21:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/16/2017

Marketplace Flight safety: Are you prepared for an emergency?

Your chances of surviving an airline emergency are better than you may think. Think you know what to do to keep safe? In a unique simulation, the Marketplace team puts airline safety to the test. What they have to reveal could save your life.
  • 2016
  • 00:22:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/18/2017

News in Review - March 2016 ​The Canadian Economy: Facing a Global ​Downturn

When the International Monetary Fund downgraded its global economic forecast in January 2016, it predicted Canada's economy would only grow 1.7 percent for the year. Canadian banks aren't as optimistic, settling for a mere 1.3 per cent. It’s not good news for a country that is admittedly feeling the pinch of a downturn. What's to blame? China? Slower than expected ...
  • 2016
  • 00:16:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/17/2016

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Extreme Exposures Capturing Milan

Photographer Dave Yoder is on assignment to reveal the hidden side of Milan – one of surprising beauty and nuance that only a true Milanese would know and most visitors don’t often see.
  • 2011
  • 00:23:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/06/2016

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Doc Zone Love Under Cuban Skies

Canadian women are not shy about holiday flings, especially where Cuban men are concerned. For some it's just mojitos and a mombo but when true love blooms it's a delicate dance indeed. Impoverished Cubans want exit visas. Empowered Canadian women want attentive young husbands. Love Under Cuban Skies is an exploration of female sex tourism in Cuba and the story ...
  • 2014
  • 00:44:00
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/04/2015

Venture Captain Ihab

Ihab Shaker moved to Canada from his native Egypt, and the sea captain has a dream of bringing a ferry service to the Great Lakes. He thinks commuters and tourists will love a regular, traffic-free run from Toronto to Port Dalhousie in the Niagara Peninsula. Regular ferries stopped plying the Great Lakes a generation ago but Shaker is risking everything ...
  • 1997
  • 00:10:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/12/2015

The Fifth Estate Death in Paradise

It's a story that has become tragically familiar: travellers, often young and healthy, visit sun splashed tourist destinations, fall ill and suddenly die. In the sudden deaths of Canadians Noémi and Audrey Bélanger, Thai authorities are quick to speculate on what might have happened, including drugs and food poisoning. There are even suspicions about a toxic cocktail laced with a ...
  • 2013
  • 00:42:37
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 10/20/2014

Charly and Max get involved Taking California

Charly is happy to have saved all year so she can take a trip with her family.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:58
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Doc Zone To the Rescue

The search & rescue system (SAR) in Canada is an emergency in the making. Ironically, the very system that should be ready to help us when we’re lost or injured in the great Canadian wilderness is sending out its own SOS call. Stretched to its limits by the combination of an increasing number of outdoor adventurers and shrinking budgets, the ...
  • 2014
  • 00:43:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/05/2014

The National Sleeping with the Elephants

It wasn't always the case, but after years of poaching and encroaching, ecotourism has arrived in Kenya. Big time. It's because the people who live near the lions, rhinos and zebras have seen the benefits of saving the animals and are learning to share their space.
  • 2004
  • 00:22:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things National Parks: Forever Wild?

This documentary explores the crises faced by Canada's national parks as they attempt to steer a path between competing interests of tourism, ecology and business. Founded over a century ago, Banff National Park hosts four million visitors each year. Yet as human presence increases the wilderness recedes. We also examine Point Pelee in Ontario and Pacific Rim in British Columbia, ...
  • 1995
  • 00:45:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Yellowstone to Yukon: The Wild Heart of North America

We journey through the vast, untamed grandeur of the Rocky Mountains, from Yellowstone Park in the United States to Canada's Yukon Territory. Efforts are underway to protect and reconnect this pristine wilderness and the diverse life forms it supports by creating a 3,000 km biological corridor. We encounter the many animals, including grizzly bears, wildcats and wolves, that range this ...
  • 1997
  • 00:45:53
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Venture Gap Adventures: Shaking Up Success

In just 10 years, Gap Adventures, an ecotourism company, has grown from a two person operation to a multi-million business with 70 employees. Until now the owner, Bruce Poon Tip, has operated it like a family business with everyone doing a little bit of everything. But diversification is needed. When Bruce hires the marketing director from Gap's biggest US competitor ...
  • 2000
  • 00:15:48
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - April 2012 The Drug War in Mexico

It's one of the most violent wars in the world, and it's happening in Mexico, a country about a million Canadians visit every year. For years, the Mexican government has been fighting that country's powerful drug cartel, and tens of thousands of people have been killed. In this News in Review story we look at that brutal war and why ...
  • 2012
  • 00:16:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2012

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News in Review - March 2011 Vacation Nightmare in Mexico

Millions of Canadians have vacationed in Mexico, so many people were shocked when an explosion ripped through a Mexican resort last November. Seven people, including five Canadians, were killed and many others were injured. The resort claimed it was blameless, but in this News in Review report we'll look at what really happened and how the truth may have been ...
  • 2011
  • 00:16:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2011

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News in Review - September 2007 The Seven Wonders of Canada

This summer the CBC organized a contest to come up with the Seven Wonders of Canada. Canadians were invited to submit their nominations, and they responded in overwhelming numbers. More than 18,000 nominations were received and hundreds of thousands of Canadians voted for their choices. For this News in Review story we’ll look at the contest and how a panel ...
  • 2007
  • 00:14:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2007

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News in Review - April 2001 Foot-and-mouth: A Transborder Crisis

In this story we examine the economic, political, inter-governmental and personal implications of the outbreak of this disease and the frightening capability of foot-and-mouth to spread across national borders. The story also involves disciplines and areas of study such as biology, immunology, global marketplaces, farm management and tourism. As Canadians, we have been affected by the spread of the disease ...
  • 2001
  • 00:14:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2001

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