The National Stand-Up Comic Mines Asperger's Syndrome for Laughs

Michael McCreary is a 20-year-old comedian with Asperger's who finds solace as a stand-up comic.
  • 2016
  • 00:08:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/21/2016

The Fifth Estate Strangers in a Familiar Land

Imagine that you've been transported to another world. It looks exactly like this earth, but with a few crucial differences. Everything seems more intense: noises louder, colours brighter and every sensation overwhelming. And then there's the problem with other people: you understand their language perfectly, but you can't decode what they're saying. And you can't read their facial expressions. You're ...
  • 1998
  • 00:18:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC News Suicide Crisis in Attawapiskat

Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day and psychiatrist Cornelia Wieman from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) discuss the crisis in Attawapiskat and possible solutions. This comes after what Chief Day calls the "boiling up of colonialism like never before" — that is, after 11 people attempted suicide in one night and the community declared a state of emergency.
  • 2016
  • 00:08:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/05/2016

Marketplace Superweed: What’s really in today’s marijuana?

As Canada prepares to legalize marijuana, the Marketplace team takes a closer look at today's weed. They test what's being sold right now, and find out that what's missing should alarm you. They also head to Colorado, where weed is legal, and hook up volunteers to EEG machines to find out what happens to your brain on drugs.
  • 2016
  • 00:22:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/18/2017

The Nature of Things Surviving :) The Teenage Brain

Throw away all of your preconceived ideas about the behaviour and nature of teenagers! This Nature of Things documentary delves deep into the science of the teenage brain to discover evolution's masterpiece. The film combines cutting-edge scientific research, YouTube clips of outrageous teen behaviour and a graphic-novel approach to reveal new research on the immense power and potential of the teen brain. ...
  • 2012
  • 00:45:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Refer-O-scope Suspiciousness (with English subtiles)

Overcome by paranoia, Sébastien fears his neighbor is a criminal with malicious intent.
  • 2013
  • 00:01:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/09/2015

News in Review - November 2011 Teen Suicide: Breaking the Silence

Suicide is a major problem in Canada. Every day 10 Canadians take their own lives. Suicide is also the second leading cause of death among teenagers in this country. In this News in Review story we’ll look at a Canadian school where teenagers are encouraged to talk about their problems before they reach a breaking point.
  • 2011
  • 00:16:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2011

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George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight Temple Grandin

Animal scientist Temple Grandin has had a remarkable life and is a hero to people everywhere living with autism. In 2010,Time Magazine named her one of "the 100 most influential people in the world". Through her books and countless public lectures, Grandin has taught us that autism can be a gift, not a disability. In this very frank interview, Grandin addresses practical ...
  • 2011
  • 00:23:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone The Age of Anxiety

Anxiety. It’s being called the disease of the 21st century. Everybody is either afflicted – or knows someone who is. According to the World Health Organization, disorders related to dread are the most prevalent mental illness on the globe at the moment. Some of us shriek at spiders, others have panic attacks that flare up out of nowhere and mimic ...
  • 2012
  • 00:44:30
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC Docs POV The Caregivers' Club

Relatives of dementia victims call themselves members of "the club no one wants to join." The Caregivers' Club follows three families on a devastating but ultimately inspiring journey thousands of families will be forced to take as Canada ages. Their stories go far beyond the practical problems of navigating the healthcare system, and into the psychological challenges of coping with the deterioration ...
  • 2018
  • 00:44:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/16/2018