News in Review - May 2003 Turbulence: Air Canada & Bombardier

After the collapse of the World Trade Center towers no business was more severely affected than the travel industry. Now two of Canada’s most important corporations are in big trouble. Air Canada is near bankruptcy and Bombardier, which makes aircraft, is being forced to deal with its huge load of debt. We examine how this came about and look at ...
  • 2003
  • 00:14:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2003

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Charly and Max get involved Umm… I changed my mind

When Charly asks her parents for new equipment, she realizes that even though they have more money than her, they also have more expenses and can’t buy everything.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:48
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

News in Review - March 2004 Urban Decline: Can Our Cities Be Saved?

Prime Minister Paul Martin’s first Speech from the Throne promised a big tax break for Canada’s cash-strapped cities. They will be receiving a GST rebate worth about seven billion dollars over the next 10 years. But even that amount of money won’t be enough to reverse a decade of urban decline. The CBC’s Brian Stewart looks at how and why ...
  • 2004
  • 00:15:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2004

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The National ViewPoint | Canada's most deranged housing market

CBC columnist Robyn Urback says governments need to do something about Toronto's alarming housing market, which is following in the footsteps of Vancouver.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/02/2017

The National ViewPoint | Millennials are not entitled

Lincoln Anthony Blades, a politics and culture writer and a millennial, says young people are anything but lazy and entitled.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/02/2017

The National ViewPoint | The reality of Canadian startups

Technology futurist Jesse Hirsh says it's time to stop incubating dreams of startups that want to sell to big companies and start rewarding startups that want to stay in Canada.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:05
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/01/2017

CBC News Village Cellphone: Empowering Bangladesh

In the early 1990s, Iqbal Quadir, a Bangladesh-born MIT professor and entrepreneur, had the idea that cellphones could be used to help the very poorest people. For Bangladesh, a densely populated country strangled by frequent natural disasters and a serious lack of infrastructure, Iqbal saw communication technology as an essential resource. His vision: to help village entrepreneurs, backed by micro-loans, ...
  • 2008
  • 00:11:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Desjardins Vignettes What is a cooperative?

What is cooperation? It's working as a team and joining forces to accomplish more.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:45
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Charly and Max get involved When eyes are bigger than the wallet

Max learns the hard way that managing a monthly budget requires discipline after he spends the money for the month at a restaurant.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:10
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

The Nature of Things When Less Is More: Alberta Tar Sands Exploration

In a poignant look at the Alberta Tar Sands project and the community of Fort McMurray, Alberta, David Suzuki investigates the development of the largest oil deposit outside of Saudi Arabia, the environmental impact, and effects on the local Mikisew Cree First Nations population. This program explores the effects of oil sands development on local and global environments, and on ...
  • 2006
  • 00:41:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013