The National Carol Off's journey to save a source

Carol Off, host of As It Happens and former CBC Television reporter, could never have guessed that she would spend years trying to help an Afghan man and his family escape danger after he gave her an important interview on a notorious warlord in Afghanistan. "My rules are that you don't get involved, you don't look back. But this time it's different. ...
  • 2017
  • 00:12:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/29/2017

Snapshots Catch Me in Action

The photographers get a crash course in the art of creating a high-impact action shot! Can the competitors freeze the high-flying parkour pros in mid air, or will their shots fall flat?
  • 2016
  • 00:22:49
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/07/2017

Doc Zone Cell Phones: The Ring Heard Around the World

In Cell Phones: The Ring Heard Around the World, viewers will see the dramatic rescue of a woman whose cell phone saved her life, an interview with the inventor of the cell phone camera, and will meet Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group. This compelling documentary takes viewers on a journey through cell phone culture, showcasing its numerous ...
  • 2008
  • 00:44:07
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - December 2018 Certain Death: A Mexican Journalist Fights Deportation

When Mexican journalist Emilio Gutiérrez Soto fled his home country with his son back in 2008 he thought his ordeal was over. Mexico is known to have one of the highest murder rates of reporters in the world – just behind war zones like Syria and Afghanistan. Journalists are killed there at a rate of about one per month, according ...
  • 2018
  • 00:14:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/21/2018

News in Review - September 1999 Children in Trouble: Guns in Schools

The occurrence of gun-related violence in schools on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border has once again prompted questions about a "culture of violence" in North American society, which some say has become an integral part of the school community. It is quite normal for schools, as public institutions, to reflect changing values and mores in society as a whole, ...
  • 1999
  • 00:14:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1999

News in Review - September 1994 China Today: A Correspondent's View

Producer Hans Pohl and CBC's Beijing Correspondent Patrick Brown present a rich collage of images of China today, showing its historic and political importance globally and in the emerging Asian market.
  • 1994
  • 00:25:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1994

Jessie & The Gumboot Kids Chirp Chirp Happy New

Jessie sings about baby birds as Scout and the Gumboot Kids find a robin’s nest up in a tree. Daisy shows off some bird-inspired dance moves.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/25/2020

CBC News Chris Hadfield on Singing in Space

The Canadian astronaut has just released the first album ever recorded in space.
  • 2015
  • 00:04:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/22/2015

Jessie & The Gumboot Kids Come on and Shine

Jessie, Daisy, Scout and the Gumboot Kids find the simple joy in a sunflower garden.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:03
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/27/2019

Canada: The Story of Us Connected (1824-1890s)

Inventors and entrepreneurs dream of uniting the country through the latest design and technology – and make their fortunes. An extraordinary generation will revolutionize transportation, engineering and communications, making Canada the high-tech superstar of a newly-wired world. Features stories/events include: building the Welland Canal, Cunard steamships, the Victoria Bridge, telegraphy, newspapers. Important note for teachers: This series is intended to ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/10/2017