The Moblees Groovy Grapes

Inspire your students to get moving! In this episode, Sylvio enlists his friends and viewers to help him pick a Groovy Grape for his garden.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/03/2017

Marketplace Guarana: More Kick Than Caffeine

Tea, coffee and colas are the only drinks Health Canada allows to contain caffeine. But drink makers have managed to slip around that requirement by using a natural ingredient called guarana. Many natural energy drinks contain guarana, the richest source of caffeine with two to three times the quantity of caffeine in coffee. Unsuspecting consumers are getting a bigger jolt ...
  • 2003
  • 00:18:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - February 2011 Haiti in a Time of Cholera

Less than a year after being rocked by an earthquake, Haiti found itself reeling from a cholera epidemic. This News in Review story examines the ongoing misery of the Haitian people and the slow pace of recovery for the impoverished nation.
  • 2011
  • 00:15:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2011

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The National Hard Truths About Alcohol

This pair of documentaries from The National examine drinking habits and their consequences. The first segment follows three university students who candidly discuss their alcohol consumption, part of a growing trend in binge drinking among young women. Increasingly, they match their male counterparts in reckless behavior, with the unfortunate potential for serious consequences. The second segment sifts through the sometimes ...
  • 2008
  • 00:15:39
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - October 2000 Health Care: A New National Program

This News in Review report is the point of departure for examining a number of important issues fundamental to the Canadian political and social way of life. The basic principles of health care in Canada, which historically include universal medicare, provincial control over health matters, and federal-provincial cost-sharing, have been enshrined in the Canadian Constitution as well as numerous federal and provincial ...
  • 2000
  • 00:16:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2000

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Project X Heat

In this episode on heat, the Project X team looks at how we stave off dehydration in the scalding, suffocating heat of an unrelenting sun? Dr. Alters looks at how plants and animals manage to thrive in a place where it's forty degrees in the shade. Then Dr. Fleck and grad student Marc Huot find that, centuries ago, the Sinagua ...
  • 2008
  • 00:22:39
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - September 2013 Henry Morgentaler, Death of a Canadian Protagonist

He was a Second World War concentration camp survivor who came to Canada, became a doctor and changed the way the country treated women seeking abortions. Henry Morgentaler was a controversial figure – loved by some, reviled by others. He died on May 29, 2013. 
  • 2013
  • 00:14:41
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/25/2013

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News in Review - May 2009 Hockey Players and Life Lessons

In Vancouver, police have come up with a new way to teach kids about the danger of drugs. They have enlisted the help of some hockey players and some of the drug addicted residents of the city’s Downtown Eastside neighbourhood. In this News in Review story we’ll show you what happened when the two groups came together and what the ...
  • 2009
  • 00:12:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2009

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Marketplace Hospital Prescription Errors

CBC's popular consumer-advocacy show reveals that prescription errors are much more common than we like to think. One study suggests that in hospitals the rate of error in daily drug dispensation to patients is between 10 and 20 percent. Although few of these errors cause major problems, Marketplace reports on how drug errors can result in death. Experts identify a system ...
  • 1995
  • 00:26:59
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 05/09/2014

News in Review - February 2011 How Healthy Are Canadians?

A recent poll showed that many Canadians are not as healthy as they think they are. They eat too much of the wrong foods, they don’t exercise enough, and a sizable majority complain about being tired all the time. In this News in Review story we’ll take a close look at these lifestyle problems and examine ways we can live ...
  • 2011
  • 00:14:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2011

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