Jessie & The Gumboot Kids Just in Time

Jessie and the Gumboot Kids have fun at the pumpkin patch. Scout displays his giant fruit at a farmers' market. Daisy dances to the music too.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:26
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/28/2019

The Hour K'naan

K'naan sits down with George Stroumboulopoulos to discuss the astronomical success of his song Wavin' Flag, which became the anthem for Canada's Haiti relief efforts and for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. K'naan also talks about growing up in Rexdale, a Toronto neighbourhood with a reputation for gang activity that has become home to many Somali immigrants.
  • 2010
  • 00:14:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/17/2015

News in Review - May 2010 K'naan: A Canadian Sings for the World

He was born in the war-ravaged African country of Somalia. As a teenager he survived the mean streets in Toronto. Now K’naan is a global singing sensation, and his song, Wavin' Flag, is the official song of this summer’s world soccer championship in South Africa. In this News in Review story we’ll go on the road with K’naan, and ask ...
  • 2010
  • 00:15:25
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/15/2010

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Interrupt This Program Kiev

The second episode of Interrupt The Program takes us to Ukraine and the city of Kiev, where we meet a poet, a rocker and a performance artist. They continue to push creative boundaries in a city that is struggling in the wake of the Euromaidan Revolution.
  • 2015
  • 00:21:53
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 11/23/2015

Library and Archives Canada La Bolduc: Queen of Canadian Folksingers New

In this episode Library and Archives Canada’s Music Historian and Archivist Rachel Chiasson-Taylor discusses Mary Travers Bolduc, a traditional housewife who became known as the “Queen of Canadian Folksingers.” Find out how and why her career, which began out of simple economic necessity and, building on the music of her own roots, became the stuff of legend.
  • 2016
  • 00:34:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/19/2021

News in Review - January 2014 Lady Gaga: Icon of Our Era

She is one of the biggest pop performers of our day, with award-winning songs that dominate the charts. Lady Gaga is no shrinking violet when it comes to controversy either. It’s not only the meat dress and her other bizarre costume choices; she has also spoken out against perceived injustice and spearheaded a movement of self-empowerment. Gaga continues to both ...
  • 2014
  • 00:13:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2014

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Jessie & The Gumboot Kids Let's Go Outside

Jessie and the Gumboot Kids head into the forest to experience the fun of Fall. Scout rakes up the autumn leaves. Daisy makes a forest mandala.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:21
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/28/2019

News in Review - January 2020 Maestro Fresh Wes: Canadian Hip Hop History

Wes Williams, better known to many as Maestro Fresh Wes, is often called the Godfather of Canadian hip hop. He sprang on to the music scene in 1989 with the release of his song “Let Your Backbone Slide" from debut album Symphony in Effect. It was the first rap single certified Gold in Canada. In 2019, this groundbreaking anthem became the ...
  • 2020
  • 00:11:36
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/13/2020

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News in Review - January 2019 Maya/Mathangi/M.I.A. – The Making of a Political Pop Star

Mathangi Maya Arulpragasam – known simply as M.I.A. – is an acclaimed British rapper and pop star of Sri Lankan Tamil origin. Always controversial, she is an outspoken activist who uses her fame as a platform to express her political views, particularly about the Tamil crisis in Sri Lanka. Film director Stephen Loveridge put together a documentary of the artist’s ...
  • 2019
  • 00:09:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/31/2019

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Interrupt This Program Medellin

This episode of Interrupt This Program visits Colombia's city of Medellin, once considered the most dangerous place in the world. Here a rapper, a musician, a filmmaker and an urban planner take us on a tour of their city currently experiencing a cultural renaissance.
  • 2015
  • 00:21:55
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/11/2016