The National Kindness of Strangers: Volunteerism in Canada

Volunteering is participating as a citizen in your society, but in Canada it's a tradition sadly in trouble. What are the reasons for the decline? The first part of this documentary discusses the fundamentals of recruiting volunteers and problems that can arise in the process. A variety of volunteers from across the country express the satisfaction and enjoyment they've discovered ...
  • 2002
  • 00:25:55
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Monster Math Squad Little Wally Ball-y Monster

Mr Googly Eyed Monster needs help to get his Wally Ball-y rolling again, so he calls on the Monster Math Squad! They learn that what Wally Ball-y needs is to be on a slope, which will help him get rolling. Goo makes himself into a slope, but they discover that for this slope to work, Wally Ball-y needs to go ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

The National Making It Big: Fashion Design for Plus Sizes

One in three Canadians is classified as fat. Those who belong to that group want to be a part of mainstream culture and accepted for their image. According to the Body Mass Index, an average woman of 165 centimeters is overweight if she weighs anything over 68 kilograms and obese if she weighs over 85 kilograms. But all this is ...
  • 2002
  • 00:12:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight Mark McMorris: Competitive Snowboarder

Canadian Olympic snowboarder Mark McMorris is in the red chair. His specialty, slopestyle, will make its Olympic debut at the 2014 Games in Sochi. In January 2013, Mark scored a 98 in the Men's Slopestyle Final at the X Games in Aspen, the highest score ever recorded in the event's history. Mark, obviously, took home the gold. And it's that ...
  • 2013
  • 00:05:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/25/2013

Monster Math Squad Missing Monster House

Mrs. Huge Horn Monster is missing her monster house! It’s up to Smooth Moves Monster to set the Monster Math Squad on the right trail, but first the Squad need to learn about size! Learning the difference between SMALL, MEDIUM and LARGE, help the Squad follow the right tracks to the park and past a Gate Monster so Lily can ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Monster Math Squad Monster Bowl Meltdown

Even Stevie and Even Evie need the Monster Math Squad’s help. These twins like everything to be EVEN. The Squad drop by and help show the twins how to play a game of bowling and keep all the pins even as they go! With a little math, the Squad keep everything even. It comes down to the last shot when ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Monster Math Squad Monster Fang Festival

The Squad are asked to be judges at the famous Fang Festival, and they quickly make their way to the local park where the Festival is taking place. They first use a Measure Monster to determine which monster’s fangs are the longest, then count to see which monster can hang from its fangs the longest. Except those two contests end ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Monster Math Squad Monster Garbage Heap

When Garbage Monster wants to take a nap, he climbs on top of his garbage heap and snoozes. But his heap has gotten too high for him to climb onto! He needs the Squad to save the day! They get various things for Garbage Monster to stand on, to help him reach the top, but none of them boost him ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Monster Math Squad Monster Hat Mayhem

Miss Hattie Monster is trying desperately to complete three hats for her next customer, but for some reason the Jingle Monsters and the Puff Monsters keep jumping off the hats! The Monster Math Squad helps Miss Hattie Monster by MATCHING the right number of Jingly Monster to the right number of Puff Monsters on each hat. They finish the three ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Monster Math Squad Monster Hopscotch

Hoppity Monster loves the game Monster Hopscotch, with its 10 squares, but he wants MORE squares to hop in, so he calls in the Squad! They discover the problem is that Hoppity can’t add more squares to his board because he can’t count higher than 10. With the help of a Math Monitor, the Squad and Hoppity learn the next ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

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