The Current "I invoked cultural appropriation in the context of literature and writing only": Hal Niedzviecki

"I invited Indigenous writers into my house, so to speak, and I insulted them, and I absolutely apologize for that." Writer Hal Niedzviecki regrets using the term "cultural appropriation" in a recent column for Write magazine but says writers shouldn't limit themselves to what they know. The response to his article by the Canadian media prompted a heated conversation about free speech ...
  • 2017
  • 00:19:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/30/2017

News in Review - December 2013 A Look Back at International News 2013

Touching on just a few of the memorable stories that made the international news in 2013, we start with a shocking bomb attack at the Boston marathon that ended in a gripping four-day manhunt. Then there is the epic story of a man who has so far eluded capture, Edward Snowden, a former National Security Agency contractor who has accused ...
  • 2013
  • 00:16:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2013

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Wandering Wenda A: The Annoying Art Ape of an Alberta Art Gallery Classroom Favourites

At an Alberta art gallery our amazing heroes accidentally activate an alarm and wordplay a crepe into an amorous ape run amok!
  • 2017
  • 00:08:42
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 08/02/2017

Alias Grace Alias Grace, Episode 1

In 1859, Grace Marks, a servant and convicted murderess in the deaths of her employer and housekeeper, is escorted from the Kingston Penitentiary to do housework for the prison’s governor. Meanwhile, Simon Jordan, an ambitious New York doctor, arrives to meet a committee dedicated to pardoning Grace. Grace recounts to Simon her torturous childhood and emigration from Ireland. She claims ...
  • 2017
  • 00:45:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/03/2018

Alias Grace Alias Grace, Episode 2

In 1859, Simon dissects the events of the murders. In 1842, Grace begins her job as a servant for the Parkinsons. There she meets Mary Whitney, a passionate and determined young rebel. They are visited by Jeremiah, a charming peddler who reads Grace’s palm and gives a dark yet optimistic prediction of her future. Mary confides in Grace that she ...
  • 2017
  • 00:47:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/03/2018

Alias Grace Alias Grace, Episode 3

In 1859, Simon spends more time with Grace trying to extract her repressed memories, but she remains unreadable. In 1842, after attending Mary’s funeral, Grace meets an attractive and spirited young woman, Nancy Montgomery, who offers Grace a position at the Kinnear farmhouse. There, Grace is introduced to Kinnear’s brooding stable hand James McDermott, along with a freckled young neighbour, ...
  • 2017
  • 00:43:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/03/2018

Alias Grace Alias Grace, Episode 4

In 1859, Simon becomes intimate with his landlady, Mrs. Humphrey. In 1843, Jamie Walsh confesses his love for Grace. Kinnear disapproves, mocking her after spying on the pair with his telescope. Grace is then visited by Jeremiah, who has decided to become a hypnotist, and offers her a life with him away from the farm. Grace ultimately declines, as Jeremiah ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/03/2018

Alias Grace Alias Grace, Episode 5

In 1859 Simon tries desperately to decipher Grace’s guilt or innocence as she discusses the day of the murders with lapses in her memory. With time running out, Jerome DuPont (previously Jeremiah) convinces Grace to let him try neuro-hypnosis on her. In 1843, Grace reveals McDermott’s plan to Nancy, who dismisses it as McDermott “bragging and boasting.” Nancy and Kinnear ...
  • 2017
  • 00:46:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/03/2018

Alias Grace Alias Grace, Episode 6

In 1859, the committee, along with Simon, Grace and Jerome DuPont begin the anticipated neuro-hypnosis experiment. Once Grace is fully hypnotized and asleep, Mary Whitney’s voice echoes from within her body, joyfully claiming to have possessed Grace on the day of the murders, and driving her to assist in the murders. Completely unravelled, Simon evades the committee and flees to ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/03/2018

Anne An Inward Treasure Born

Anne is faced with the decision of whether or not to return to school. A fire at the Gillis house and Anne's generous actions help her make a decision.
  • 2017
  • 00:44:08
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/17/2017