Doc Zone U.S. v. Omar Khadr

Accused of killing an American soldier with a grenade during a firefight in Afghanistan in July 2002, most of the evidence against Omar Khadr is based on a series of confessions he allegedly made at the age of 15 while in U.S. custody at the military base in Bagram and later in Guantanamo. This documentary offers Omar's first-hand account of torture, ...
  • 2008
  • 00:44:50
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - May 2001 U.S.-China: The Risks of Spying

The collision between a U.S. spy plane and a Chinese fighter aircraft and the diplomatic crisis that ensued exposed the dangerous fragility of U.S.-Chinese relations. Despite a booming economic relationship, China and the United States continue to debate issues such as the future of Taiwan, the U.S. Missile Defence Program, human rights, Chinese membership in the World Trade Organization and ...
  • 2001
  • 00:14:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2001

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The Early Edition UBC Launches Consent Campaign

As six unsolved cases of sexual assault continue to cast a shadow over the University of British Columbia, the school has created a program to educate students about consent. Two-thirds of Canadians don't understand the concept of consent, said Janet Mee, the director of access and diversity at UBC. "Consent is more than no means no. It's maybe means no. ...
  • 2015
  • 00:06:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/06/2015

CBC News Uganda's Haunted Children

It’s been called the Pearl of Africa. But more recently Uganda’s been known as the worst country in the world to be a child, where an entire generation has been caught up in a bloody civil war. Fighting the government for 20 years, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) is known for its unspeakable brutality and has built its ranks by ...
  • 2006
  • 00:42:57
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - April 2000 Ujjal Dosanjh: B.C.'s Indian-Born Premier

In an attempt to hang onto power and to stage a comeback in the court of public opinion after the resignation of Glen Clark, the beleaguered NDP government of British Columbia picks Ujjal Dosanjh as party leader and premier. The former attorney general of the province was selected following a process that itself was not without controversy. As a Canadian ...
  • 2000
  • 00:15:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2000

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News in Review - February 2005 Ukraine Vote: A Peaceful Revolution

In late December 2004, Ukrainians went to the polls to choose a president for the second time in just over a month. The results of the first election were annulled after millions of people took to the streets to protest against widespread voter fraud. In this News in Review story we’ll show you how Ukrainians challenged a corrupt political system – and ...
  • 2005
  • 00:14:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2005

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News in Review - November 2000 UN Peacekeeping in the New Millennium

In September 2000, the United Nations hosted a meeting of the largest number of world leaders to ever gather in one spot. And they came to chart a new course for this troubled and controversial world body, which recently marked its 50th anniversary. For Canadians, the meeting was especially significant when the discussions focused on the past and future roles ...
  • 2000
  • 00:10:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2000

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The Fifth Estate Under attack: The Quebec mosque shooting and anger in America over Trump’s immigration ban

On January 29, 2017, a young man in Quebec entered a mosque and fired his rifle into the crowd, killing six worshippers. On the same weekend, tens of thousands gather across North America to protest what they see as President Trump's discriminatory bans on Muslim immigrants and refugees. Do these events point to a more fearful future? Do they suggest ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/22/2017

The National Under Pressure: Grads Face the Future

This special report from The National presents a snapshot of the pressures high school students face upon graduation. As they move into the great unknown of the outside world, they worry about their marks measuring up, paying for post-secondary education and being on their own. The first half of the report zeroes in on the difficult and grown-up choices three ...
  • 2011
  • 00:18:27
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Canada: The Story of Us United at War (1939-1944)

WWII, a war even more terrible than the last, demands courage, commitment and ingenuity. Canada meets this challenge head on, giving everything we have at home and abroad. Canadians come together, working and fighting for a common cause. United – at war. Features stories/events include: building planes / Battle of Britain, women joining the workforce to support the war effort, ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/10/2017