The National Murder or Mercy? Euthanasia on Trial

Francine Pelletier presides over a debate on euthanasia, one of the most emotionally charged issues in Canada today. Dr. James Young, Ontario's Chief Coroner, discusses the current definition of euthanasia and we look at how other countries have grappled with this issue. Marilynne Seguin, a registered nurse and executive director of the organization Dying With Dignity, presents views favouring euthanasia. ...
  • 1995
  • 00:54:09
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Marketplace Mystery in a Bottle: Herbal Remedies

It's a multi-million dollar industry and it's growing fast. Herbal remedies have become very popular as consumers are increasingly demanding natural products. But consumers may not always be getting what they bargained for. Many natural products contain toxins and other harmful ingredients and because herbal remedies are considered food and not drugs, manufacturers do not usually list maximum doses and ...
  • 1996
  • 00:20:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Mansbridge One on One Nadine Caron: Canada's first female Indigenous surgeon

Nadine Caron is Canada's first female Indigenous general surgeon. As she explains to in her conversation with Peter Mansbridge, that hasn't shielded her from encountering racism in Canada's health-care system.
  • 2016
  • 00:22:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/03/2017

News in Review - February 1992 Nancy B: The Right to Decide

The historic legal decision which allowed Nancy B. to refuse medical treatment is the starting point for looking at the complex questions involving medical treatment, life and death.
  • 1992
  • 00:13:01
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/15/1992

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News in Review - February 1998 Northern Medicine: Too Little, Too Far

As the crash of an aircraft in a remote region of Manitoba reminds us, Canada is still very much a country of diverse geography, immense distances and difficult terrain. Despite technological advances, government programs and improvements in transportation, not all Canadians have access to the same health care services. This story raises important social and political questions, but it also ...
  • 1998
  • 00:14:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1998

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Refer-O-scope Odd Behaviour (with English subtitles)

Disconnected from reality, Sbastien’s behaviour becomes increasingly odd.
  • 2013
  • 00:02:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/09/2015

Refer-O-scope Persecution (with English subtitles)

Sébastian believes his stomach pain is a result of an orchestrated attack by his ex-girlfriend.
  • 2013
  • 00:02:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/09/2015

Marketplace Pharmacy Error: Dispensing Danger

We rely on pharmacists when we're sick. But what happens if they make a mistake? Marketplace investigates pharmacy errors, taking hidden cameras into 50 Canadian pharmacies in the largest test of its kind in Canada. Do ‪‎pharmacists dispense the right advice and catch potentially dangerous drug interactions? And who's tracking the mistakes that happen?
  • 2015
  • 00:21:04
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/03/2015

The Nature of Things Post Mortem: A Look At Forensic Science

Forensic science has become a formidable enemy of crime. Fingerprints, fibres, blood – like an alchemist converting base metal into gold, skilled investigators turn these things into compelling evidence. Post Mortem visits the DNA lab of the RCMP in Ottawa where viewers discover why DNA evidence based on blood, semen, hair and even saliva left at the crime scene is ...
  • 1991
  • 00:46:08
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC News: Disclosure Post Partum Depression

Statistics say that two out of every thousand new mothers suffer from post partum depression, a condition that can lead to debilitating depression and sometimes violence. This candid documentary presents the real experiences of four women. At first elated about having a baby and being a mother, the women found that they could not function or feel love for their ...
  • 2002
  • 00:12:23
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013