News in Review - April 2018 Homelessness and Poverty: How the Poor Survive New

It’s not something we like to think about but we see it every day no matter where we live: people living on the streets. Now some cities are turning to social and supportive housing developments to deal with the homeless problem. One recently opened in Vancouver but it’s not going over well in the community. Meanwhile, there’s another level of ...
  • 2018
  • 00:12:11
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  • Added on: 04/19/2018

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News in Review - April 2018 Parkland School Shooting: How the Students Turned Tragedy into a Youth Movement New

On Valentine’s Day 2018 a gunman entered a high school in Parkand, Florida and opened fire. By the time he was apprehended there were 17 dead including teachers and students. The massacre became a warrior cry for the students. They raised their voices to demand stricter gun control laws and it swept across the country. It’s not the first time ...
  • 2018
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  • Added on: 04/19/2018

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The Passionate Eye Wasted! The Story of Food Waste New

What if every time you opened your wallet, a third of your cash fell out – and you did nothing about it? Consider the fact that one-third of the food grown annually for human consumption is never eaten – for one reason or another, it ends up in the garbage. In the U.S., that’s $218 billion – or 1.3 billion ...
  • 2017
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  • Added on: 04/17/2018

CBC Docs POV After The Sirens New

The latest reports show that one in four paramedics in Canada will develop PTSD in the course of their careers, and the suicide rates amongst paramedics are five times the national average. But despite increased public awareness around PTSD, there is still surprisingly little support for these civilian workers. While understanding and support of the disorder has improved over the ...
  • 2018
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  • Added on: 04/17/2018

The National Canadian hospital takes action to prevent delirium New

The Hamilton Health Sciences Centre is taking action to try and prevent delirium before the condition takes hold of the patient. It's being done using a program developed in the U.S. called the Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP). Each year in Canada 200,000 people who go to hospital may experience delirium, a serious disturbance in mental ability that can leave ...
  • 2018
  • 00:06:37
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  • Added on: 04/13/2018

The National Language barrier stops Canadian films from getting funding New

A heavily criticized language barrier is stopping some Canadian films from getting money from the federal funding agency Telefilm Canada. To qualify for Telefilm funding, the movies must be in French, English or an Indigenous language. However, many films that win big at the Canadian Screen Awards are in other languages. Their directors hope Telefilm changes its rules soon so ...
  • 2018
  • 00:03:39
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  • Added on: 04/13/2018

The National New technology gets fresh food to remote Canadian communities | The Fix New

New technology is helping get fresh food to remote Canadian communities. It's a portable hydroponic garden system called the 'Growcer' and it could be the fix these communities have been looking for to keep food costs down and lead a healthier lifestyle.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:53
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  • Added on: 04/12/2018

The National Newfoundland government encourages residents to abandon their small communities New

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.
  • 2018
  • 00:07:04
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  • Added on: 04/12/2018

The National Preventing Jordan's water crisis: How tech can help New

A new project is trying to help Jordan prevent a water crisis. Water from the Red Sea would be desalinated and used in communities in southern Jordan and Israel.
  • 2018
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  • Added on: 04/11/2018

The National Water crisis: What's the best solution? | The Question New

Cape Town isn't the only city facing a water crisis — in fact many around the world have been trying to find ways to conserve the invaluable resource; that led CBC News to ask: is there a best solution to solving a water crisis? And if not, who's doing it best?
  • 2018
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  • Added on: 04/11/2018