Marketplace Can You Hack It?

Marketplace reveals how big stores are hacked for personal information more often than we're told. From a street corner in downtown Vancouver, Wendy Mesley enlists the help of an internet security expert to do what hackers do easily every day — that is, grab your personal information out of thin air. Vulnerability to this crime is a major concern for ...
  • 2007
  • 00:19:33
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - February 2002 Canada's Newest Submarine

Canada still uses submarines to patrol its offshore territory, primarily for fighting illegal drug trafficking and immigration, and for other uses related to the fisheries and covert operations. As key military equipment in the Second World War particularly, submarines have always been an essential part of the Canadian navy. In this report, CBC correspondent Dan Bjarnason is aboard HMCS Windsor, ...
  • 2002
  • 00:16:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2002

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Doc Zone Canada, Above and Beyond: Conquering Geography (Part 2 of 4)

From the beginning, air flight in Canada presented dizzying possibilities. It would link citizens across the country and make it possible to exploit Canada’s immense natural resources. But there were formidable hurdles to overcome. Follow the story of the Beaver, Canada’s solution to flying backcountry; of native communities taking command of their destiny by owning their own airline; of fighting ...
  • 2009
  • 00:42:42
  • General
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Canada, Above and Beyond: Dancing with Danger (Part 4 of 4)

Why do some people seek thrills and adventure in the sky? Explore the extraordinary deeds of men and women that defy imagination. A wing walker looks back to the days of barnstorming in rural Canada. The Snowbirds, ambassadors of Canadian aviation throughout the world, share the secrets of precision flying. Test pilots demonstrate their mettle, putting aeronautic flight systems through ...
  • 2009
  • 00:42:50
  • General
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Canada, Above and Beyond: First Flight (Part 1 of 4)

Whether it’s aviation devotees recreating Canada’s first flight in the Silver Dart, a young immigrant taking his first flight to a dramatically different life in Canada, a fighter pilot assuming command of a CF 18, or Canadian astronaut Julie Payette being blasted into space, this episode demonstrates how flight has changed individuals and revolutionized a country.
  • 2009
  • 00:43:05
  • General
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Canadian Innovations

Three short documentaries from The National look at Canadian companies thriving despite the current economic downturn. Their secret: embracing today’s new green economy. As auto manufacturing plants begin to rust away, meet the small Mississauga-based company, Electrovaya, that’s creating 100% recyclable portable power packs for electric cars. Then track the success of a McGill University team building a silent snowmobile that ...
  • 2009
  • 00:11:56
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Canadian Teen Discovers Method to Turn Waste Water into Electricity

A Vancouver high school student thinks he knows what to do with the one billion litres of waste water that gets flushed down toilets and sent down sink drains every day in the Greater Vancouver Area. Austin Wang, who has won numerous science awards, came up with a way to genetically modify micro-organisms so that they could clean waste water ...
  • 2016
  • 00:06:57
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/27/2016

Venture Canning the Spam

Spam is spiced ham in a can, the luncheon meat famously spoofed by Monty Python. It’s also the steady diet of unsolicited email messages that most internet users are forced to consume daily. Billions of unwanted messages are choking the internet, clogging the electronic arteries that corporations depend on. Whether it’s about weight loss, cheap pharmaceuticals or stock tips, spam ...
  • 2003
  • 00:07:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Mystery Manhunt Captain Courage

The team hunt for a man who looks like he's either a boxer or a brawling rockstar. Their search takes them to a boxing gym, a live music gig, a ballistics range and finally to New York City. They find a man with a remarkable story of heroism and loss during the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Centre.
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/27/2016

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Doc Zone Cell Phones: The Ring Heard Around the World

In Cell Phones: The Ring Heard Around the World, viewers will see the dramatic rescue of a woman whose cell phone saved her life, an interview with the inventor of the cell phone camera, and will meet Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group. This compelling documentary takes viewers on a journey through cell phone culture, showcasing its numerous ...
  • 2008
  • 00:44:07
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013