Doc Zone Blue Jean Confidential

Blue jeans are the world’s favourite fashion statement — so popular they’ve become an American icon. Here’s a garment that’s remained hip for more than half a century, that’s thrived from World Wars to the present. We trace blue jean culture, from mining days to the ranch, from the beat and hippie generations to the world’s designer labels and celebrity ...
  • 2008
  • 00:44:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - September 2008 Boom Times in Saskatchewan

After many lean years Saskatchewan has suddenly become an economic powerhouse. Soaring prices for oil, potash, wheat and other products have brought new prosperity to the province. In this News in Review story, we’ll look at how these boom times are changing the lives of the people who live there.
  • 2008
  • 00:13:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2008

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News in Review - May 2006 Boom Times: Alberta's Red-Hot Economy

A wave of prosperity is sweeping across Alberta. Thanks to its oil and natural gas resources, the province is enjoying amazing economic growth. Unemployment is low, wages are high and thousands of Canadians are pouring into the province looking for work. In this News in Review story we'll look at what is driving Alberta's powerful economic engine, and what the ...
  • 2006
  • 00:14:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2006

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Fortune Hunters Boomerism: Business Targets Retirees

Boomers are that ubiquitous group of babies born between 1947 and 1966. They're Canada's biggest demographic and they control even bigger bucks! And while some of them are getting ready to retire, they aren't your average blue-haired shuffleboard enthusiasts. They're active, web-savvy and willing to spend! Smart entrepreneurs can cash in on catering to new boomer needs. Former North American ...
  • 2008
  • 00:21:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - May 1993 Boris Yeltsin: Yes to Reform

Despite the extreme hardship caused by a total economic transformation, sometimes more difficult to deal with than life under communism, the people of Russia vote for continued reform.
  • 1993
  • 00:12:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1993

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CBC News Now Brexit Aftermath: Britain's Uncertain Future

Elmer Kim and Michael Hyatt discuss Britain's divorce from the European Union from a Canadian business perspective.
  • 2016
  • 00:09:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/05/2016

News in Review - March 2002 British Columbia: The Cuts Begin

B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell was elected to cut government. However, how much he would cut came as a surprise to many. The honeymoon period for the new B.C. government came to an abrupt end when it was learned that thousands of civil servants would be cut from the payroll. As part of the massive government cuts, legislation was rushed through ...
  • 2002
  • 00:13:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2002

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The National Broken Harvest

Redvers, Saskatchewan is a farming town. The families that live there have been farmers for generations. But for many, this may be coming to an end. Financial hardship has hit many of the families to a point where their farms are on the verge of collapse. There simply is no money for them to continue.
  • 1999
  • 00:23:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - May 2012 Budget 2012: The Axe Begins to Fall

In late March, Stephen Harper’s Conservatives tabled a new budget. It outlined plans for more than $5 billion of spending cuts, as well as one for phasing out the penny. In this News in Review story we examine what’s in the budget and look at the reaction from the opposition and other Canadians.
  • 2012
  • 00:16:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2012

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Marketplace Buying Into Sexy: The Sexing Up of Tweens

The $1.7 billion business of selling bodies has a grip on youth culture, infecting those between the ages of 8 and 14. This investigation uncovers the sexualization of young girls as they are bombarded with ads, media programs and messages urging them to mimic their favourite pop idols and scantily-clad models. This fast-paced feature follows three tweeners, revealing how they're ...
  • 2005
  • 00:25:34
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013