CBC Books Canada Reads 2018: Elaine "Lainey" Lui on the art of debate New

Elaine "Lainey" Lui is proud of her competitive spirit and argues for the importance of women showing their competitive side, along with other aspects of her debating strategy. She defended Raziel Reid's debut novel When Everything Feels like the Movies in Canada Reads 2015.
  • 2018
  • 00:07:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/16/2018

The National Cyber-bullying

They are the latest weapons in a bully's arsenal — computers and the Internet. For many teenagers, the web is like a second home where they go to talk and catch up with friends. But for some, that home isn't so safe these days because bullies have been coming to call. Hiding behind the anonymity of the Internet, cyber-bullies are ...
  • 2002
  • 00:14:23
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Ideas Desire Denied

A new kind of human rights struggle is now being waged - by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people all over the developing world. They're fighting gay-free zones in Ukraine, life in prison for homosexuals in Uganda, and "curative rape" for lesbians in South Africa. IDEAS producer Mary O'Connell explores how they're creating a new era of rainbow geopolitics.
  • 2014
  • 00:53:59
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/05/2014

News in Review - November 2013 Frosh Week Controversy

A frosh week chant turned into a major scandal for St. Mary’s University and the University of British Columbia this past September. The chants glorified underage sexual assault. The impropriety of the incident is made worse in light of the Rehtaeh Parsons case. She alleged she had been sexually assaulted when she was just 15 and then bullied online. She ...
  • 2013
  • 00:13:18
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 11/15/2013

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CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary Georges St-Pierre: Samourai 2.0

In many countries around the world, Georges St-Pierre is a Canadian phenomenon, right up there with Céline Dion and the Cirque du Soleil. His international celebrity status is the result of equal parts extraordinary athleticism and finely tuned marketing. In 2011, the mixed martial arts world champion had to withdraw from competition due to a serious knee injury. The forced ...
  • 2012
  • 00:39:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/25/2013

News in Review - December 2012 Learning from the Death of Amanda Todd

Amanda Todd’s suicide on October 10, 2012 set off a national debate. Not only because it was another tragic case of a life cut short as a result of cruel and vicious bullying, but also because before her suicide Todd had posted a nine-minute YouTube video in which she used a series of flash cards to tell her experience of ...
  • 2012
  • 00:14:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2012

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The National More Women Want to Join Lawsuit Against RCMP

Female officers and civilian employees join former Const. Janet Merlo in a sexual harassment suit.
  • 2015
  • 00:03:10
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/01/2015

Pirate's Passage Pirate's Passage

Based on the critically acclaimed children’s novel by William Gilkerson (winner of the 2006 Governor General's Award for Children's Literature), this animated film stars one of Canada’s acting legends, Donald Sutherland, who voices the lead character, Captain Johnson. The story is set in 1952 in Grey Rocks, Nova Scotia, a town that was famous 250 years ago as a port for ...
  • 2015
  • 01:28:15
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/13/2015

The Early Edition Pride and Prejudice: Cultural Barriers to Coming Out

Coming out can be difficult for anyone, but when your culture lacks an awareness or understanding of LGBTQ issues, it can be especially challenging. As part of its Pride and Prejudice series, The Early Edition talks with Shona, a young gay woman with a South Asian background, and Andrew, a young Chinese-Canadian transgender man, about their experiences coming out in their families and respective ...
  • 2014
  • 00:12:49
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 08/08/2014

News in Review - May 2000 Reena Virk: A Senseless Death

The tragic and horrifying case of the murder of Reena Virk, and the trials of her killers, is one of those seemingly incomprehensible social events that can evoke feelings of despair and hopelessness for the average citizen. And yet, as painful as it is, we must attempt to come to terms with the darkest elements in human society. If we ...
  • 2000
  • 00:17:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2000

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