News in Review - November 2017 Canada's 29th Governor General: Julie Payette

Julie Payette has lived an exciting life that very few can even dream about. As an astronaut for Canada, she’s been to the International Space Station twice. She’s a pilot, an athlete, an engineer and speaks six languages. In October 2017, Ms. Payette, who is 53 years old, took on her latest adventure. She became Canada’s 29th Governor General – representing ...
  • 2017
  • 00:15:11
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 11/27/2017

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The National Canada's next astronaut to walk in space

Canada's next astronaut to walk in space will be David Saint-Jacques, adding to the growing list of accolades for the Quebec City native. An engineer, physician and astrophysicist, Saint-Jacques also has his commercial pilot's license and speaks five languages. The National traveled to the Johnson Space Centre in Houston for an up close look at the making of an astronaut.
  • 2018
  • 00:10:15
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/02/2018

Canadian Space Agency Canadian astronaut Jennifer Sidey's story

Discover how Canadian astronaut Jennifer Sidey reached her dream of becoming an astronaut thanks to inspiring role models, her passion for science and her mother’s support. She now tries to be a role model herself, encouraging the next generation of Canadians to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:13
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/17/2020

The National Canadian David Saint-Jacques joins crew at space station

After a flawless launch and a warm welcome at the International Space Station, a Canadian is in orbit again for the first time since 2013. David Saint-Jacques will spend the next six and a half months up there conducting experiments, operating Canadarm2 (the Canadian-built robotic arm aboard the ISS) and testing new technologies, according to the Canadian Space Agency.
  • 2018
  • 00:05:24
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/07/2019

The National Canadian Indigenous girl makes safe water plea to UN in New York

Wikwemikong First Nation representative Autumn Peltier spoke to General Assembly.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:47
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 04/11/2018

CANAdooDAday Canadian Mosaic

Canada is known for its great diversity and this animated, musical patter-song calls attention to all the different religions and nationalities that make up our country.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:56
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/23/2017

CANAdooDAday Canadian Women Who Kicked Butt

A musical anthem celebrating two of Canada’s greatest female heroes — Emily Stowe and Nellie McClung, who fought to get women the right the vote in Canada.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:14
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/05/2017

Li'l Doc Cancer

Li'l Doc and Geeko introduce us to this disease, which involves an uncontrollable multiplication of cells in our body.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/15/2020

Snapshots Catch Me in Action

The photographers get a crash course in the art of creating a high-impact action shot! Can the competitors freeze the high-flying parkour pros in mid air, or will their shots fall flat?
  • 2016
  • 00:22:49
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/07/2017

Li'l Doc Cavities

Accompanied by her chameleon Geeko, Li'l Doc tells us how bacteria in our mouth can infect our teeth.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/14/2020