National Geographic Documentaries Catching Cancer

It’s been called one of the most significant cancer clusters in the world. Sixteen women in one workplace in Australia have developed breast cancer. Most are young; none have a family history of the disease. Experts declared the chances of this being a statistical fluke were “one in a million”. But despite an intense investigation no cause was found. Now ...
  • 2009
  • 00:52:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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News in Review - December 2008 Cell Phones and Drivers

The Ontario government has introduced legislation that would ban the use of cell phones while driving. The legislation would also allow police to charge drivers for using other hand-held devices like iPods and video game players. In this News in Review story we’ll look at why some Canadians think the ban goes too far and why others think it doesn’t ...
  • 2008
  • 00:10:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2008

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The Nature of Things Changing Your Mind

This program is a fascinating follow-up to the recent bestselling documentary, The Brain that Changes Itself. Once again, Toronto psychiatrist and researcher Dr. Norman Doidge showcases some very compelling neurological cases to illustrate how the changing brain plays an important role in treating mental diseases and disorders. This time he explores the latest research that offers hope to those suffering ...
  • 2010
  • 00:44:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Marketplace Chasing the Cancer Answer

In the next generation, the Canadian Cancer Society says almost one in two Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer. After host Wendy Mesley was diagnosed, she began a long and personal journey. Along the way, she came across disturbing clues about why more Canadians than ever are getting sick. Chasing the Cancer Answer travels around the world to find those ...
  • 2006
  • 00:44:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Checkup on Cancer: Are We Winning the Battle?

In the time it takes to watch this short report from The National's Checkup panel, seven Canadians will find out they have cancer. Today 210 Canadians will lose their lives fighting it. Billions have been raised and spent on the battle against this deadly disease, but is anything really changing? What can we do as individuals to prevent it, what ...
  • 2014
  • 00:15:27
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/22/2014

News in Review - February 1994 Child Poverty: A Growing Disgrace

The causes of child poverty and the extent to which it exists in Canada are the focal point of this story.
  • 1994
  • 00:09:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1994

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Do or Die Choking to Death

On this episode of Do or Die, act fast to save a friend who chokes on a cupcake during an eating contest. Struggle to stay alive when a thrilling wing suit BASE jump takes a turn for the worse. And test your mettle against a killer fish when a thrashing, 600-pound marlin leaps into your yacht. You only have an instant ...
  • 2013
  • 00:21:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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The National Choosing death earlier than planned New

A Nova Scotia woman who has chosen a medically assisted death says Canada's new law is too extreme and unfair. She says she's now forced to make the difficult choice to end her life earlier than she'd like.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/06/2018

The Moblees Clapping UP a Storm

A Wonderstorm is coming to Terra Mova today, but it's going to take a whole lot of Moblee Motion to get it to rain its wonderful shower of sparkles.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/10/2017

The Nature of Things Climate Change: Hot Times in the City (Part 2 of 2)

Hot Times in the City takes the pulse of three major Canadian cities as they grapple with one of the planet’s greatest threats to human health — global warming. For years Toronto has struggled with crumbling infrastructure, urban sprawl, traffic gridlock and pervasive smog. In Vancouver, a pre-Olympic building boom ignores the fact that areas below or at sea level are ...
  • 2007
  • 00:44:32
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013