News in Review - March 2014 Airport Wi-Fi: Canada Spying on Its Own

Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) is a government agency tasked with gathering intelligence in other countries. Documents released by American whistleblower Edward Snowden, however, tell a very different story. For a two-week span, thousands of people who travelled through Canadian airports had their movements tracked even after they left the airport. CSEC says their actions were legal, but some disagree. 
  • 2014
  • 00:11:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2014

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The National Al Qaeda's Family

The family is that of Ahmed Said Khadr, a longtime associate of Osama Bin Laden. With Khadr shot dead in a firefight, one child shot in the spine and paralyzed, and one shot in the face and imprisoned in Guantanamo, Cuba, other family members speak out about their direct ties to Al Qaeda. There are exclusive interviews in Pakistan with ...
  • 2004
  • 01:07:57
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - April 1994 Alan Eagleson: A Trust Betrayed?

This story asks students to examine the potential for abuse of power, influence and trust in a multi-million dollar sport like professional hockey.
  • 1994
  • 00:11:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1994

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News in Review - May 1997 Albania: Descent Into Anarchy

Another fragile attempt at democracy fails as citizens rise up against the authorities after losing their life savings in pyramid schemes.
  • 1997
  • 00:16:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/25/2014

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The Art Show Aleena & Dezlin’s Rattle

Aleena and Dezlin are from Six Nations Reserve. Their modern and traditional dancing demonstrates how art and dance can bridge cultures.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:01
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/20/2017

CBC News Alert Ready to send emergency messages to smartphones

Alert Ready, the national emergency system that already sends alerts to television and radio, will soon be sending them to mobile phones too.
  • 2018
  • 00:01:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/16/2018

CANAdooDAday Alexander Graham Bell Invents the Telephone

The story of Alexander Graham Bell and Canada’s greatest invention is told in a teen pop song. In this version of the story, Bell only sees the fun advantages of the telephone he created — calling his dog, phoning his teacher to play hookey and of course, ordering pizza.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:18
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 06/19/2017

News in Review - March 1998 Algeria: The Reign of Terror

This rare look by CBC Correspondent Paul Workman at the horror in Algeria is a reminder of the kind of news story that many television consumers have great difficulty understanding and coming to terms with. The nullification of election results in Algeria that denied power to the victorious Muslim fundamentalists and the terror that has followed in its wake have ...
  • 1998
  • 00:11:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2017

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As It Happens Alice Coachman Davis: First Black Woman to Win a Gold Medal

She broke records and broke down barriers. In 1948, Alice Coachman Davis became the first African-American woman to win an Olympic gold medal, paving the way for other black athletes — both male and female — to follow in her spiked-shoe footsteps. She passed away on July 14 and is remembered here as a sports pioneer.
  • 2014
  • 00:07:54
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/08/2014

Crash Gallery Alter Egos and Ready-mades

The third episode of Crash Gallery brings together three completely disparate artists — Meaghan Kennedy, a piñata maker; tattoo artist Jeremy Glen; and Avis O'Brien, a traditional Haida weaver — to create self-portraits and reckon with their alter egos.
  • 2015
  • 00:21:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/12/2016