News in Review - November 2010 Hurricane Igor hits Newfoundland

In late September, Hurricane Igor swept across Newfoundland. Powerful winds and heavy rains damaged hundreds of homes, swept away roads and bridges, and cut off some communities from the rest of the province. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the storm, the damage, and the long road to recovery.
  • 2010
  • 00:14:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2010

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News in Review - November 2003 Hurricane Juan: The Terrible Storm

The worst storm to hit the Maritimes in 40 years tore a deadly 300-kilometre-wide path of fury across the region from Halifax to Charlottetown, cutting power lines, sinking boats, ripping roofs off buildings and knocking down thousands of trees. Hurricane Juan was responsible for seven deaths and an estimated $100-million of destruction. The massive clean-up effort lasted weeks before power ...
  • 2003
  • 00:13:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2003

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News in Review - December Lake Superior: Where Did the Water Go?

Lake Superior is the largest freshwater lake in the world. But in recent years a lot of that water has been disappearing at an alarming rate. Trillions of litres of water have simply vanished. Some scientists blame it on global warming, but many waterfront homeowners believe that something else is going on. In this News in Review story we’ll look ...
  • 2007
  • 00:16:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2007

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The Nature of Things Living City: A Critical Guide Classroom Favourites

Despite Canada’s overwhelming urban demographic, Canadian cities struggle to provide the services expected of them, whether that means collecting garbage and fixing potholes or running schools and public transit systems. Award-winning urban affairs columnist Christopher Hume takes a cross-country journey from Halifax to Vancouver and gives the viewer a firsthand look at what’s wrong with Canada’s aging infrastructure and overall ...
  • 2009
  • 00:44:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

True North Calling Living Off the Land

A third generation fisherman passes on traditions to his son on Great Slave Lake, while in Whitehorse a pair of organic farmers live entirely off the grid.
  • 2017
  • 00:21:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/16/2017

News in Review - March 1994 Los Angeles Earthquake: Rude Awakening

The environmental and social implications of a disaster of this magnitude are examined.
  • 1994
  • 00:14:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1994

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The Nature of Things Lost in the Suburbs

The Nature of Things examines the social, economic and environmental implications of sprawl – low-density development that spreads out from the edge of cities and towns and consumes farmland, forest and wetlands. It is often poorly planned, land-consumptive and automobile oriented, such as residential subdivisions, which by virtue of their dependence on cars greatly contributes to environmental degradation. Are cities ...
  • 1998
  • 00:46:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

The Wild Canadian Year Making The Wild Canadian Year

Watch the incredible feats of endurance and technical wizardry needed to capture the sequences featured in the landmark series The Wild Canadian Year, winner of the inaugural Rob Stewart Award for Science and Nature Documentary at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards.
  • 2017
  • 00:44:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/09/2017

The Exchange with Amanda Lang Moratorium on Fracking?

After hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" triggered a 4.4-magnitude earthquake in northeastern B.C., some critics called for a moratorium on fracking. This was one of the world's largest earthquakes ever triggered by the controversial process. Dianne Buckner of The Exchange speaks with geotechnical engineer Rick Chalaturnyk on whether or not a moratorium is the best way to address the link between fracking and ...
  • 2015
  • 00:04:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/23/2015

True North Calling New Beginnings

A TV producer in Iqaluit struggles to make a show entirely in Inuktitut as the farmers get a long-awaited addition to the farm.
  • 2017
  • 00:21:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/23/2017