The National Newfoundland government encourages residents to abandon their small communities

A provincial government plan in Newfoundland and Labrador is encouraging residents to abandon tiny communities for cost savings. The plan is not without its critics, who say they prefer life in rural communities over the potential benefits of city living.
  • 2018
  • 00:07:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/12/2018

True North Calling Next Steps

An Inuvik-based tour operator begins a bold new adventure, while in Iqaluit a community leader takes another brave step toward his political career.
  • 2017
  • 00:21:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/16/2017

News in Review - November 2017 Northern Lifeline: Churchill's Struggle for Survival

Churchill, Manitoba, is located on the west shore of the Hudson Bay and is Canada’s gateway to the North. Historically, it’s been an important port since before the Hudson Bay Company built its first fort there. These days, it’s best known for being the polar bear capital of the world. Despite its tourist reputation, the town is facing incredible hardship. ...
  • 2017
  • 00:14:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/27/2017

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News in Review - March 2005 Northern UFOs: Invasion of the Arctic

In the last few years a number of unidentified floating objects have been spotted in Canada’s Arctic waters. They are believed to be foreign submarines prowling without permission under the Arctic ice and through our legendary Northwest Passage. In this News in Review story we’ll hear from some Canadians who have sighted these mysterious intruders. And we’ll show you why ...
  • 2005
  • 00:16:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2005

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News in Review - November 2005 Pollution Fight: Saving a Quebec River

Canada is known for its many beautiful rivers, including some of the finest salmon rivers in the world. But these days many of those rivers are heavily polluted, and the fish are nowhere to be seen. Some of those rivers are so polluted that cleaning them up can seem like an impossible task. But there are some success stories. In ...
  • 2005
  • 00:15:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2005

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CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary Quake Hunters

The Monster Subduction Earthquake: the foundation for this belief is revealed in a ghost forest of dead cedars in Washington State, the destruction of which coincided with a devastating tidal wave upon Japan three hundred years ago. This program shows how scientists, engineers and emergency planners are investigating ways to survive this imminent disaster.
  • 1998
  • 00:44:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Save My Lake

Can we save one of the world’s largest freshwater lakes? The Nature of Things reveals how a perfect storm of agriculture, hydro practices, sewage run-off, flooding and marsh destruction has devastated Lake Winnipeg. In a distorted cycle that’s a direct result of human activity, an excess of chemical nutrients in the lake has caused massive algae blooms. The green sludge washing up ...
  • 2011
  • 00:44:32
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Wild Canadian Year Spring

The first days of spring sees Arctic fox pups take their first steps and black bear cubs learn to climb trees after the long cold days of winter, while female caribou make the dangerous trek to reach their calving grounds. Winner of the inaugural Rob Stewart Award for Science and Nature Documentary at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards.
  • 2017
  • 00:44:55
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/17/2017

The Wild Canadian Year Summer

Killer whales and blue sharks are on the hunt and amorous fireflies light up the night forest with their dazzling display as summer reveals Canada’s landscape at the peak of its splendour. Winner of the inaugural Rob Stewart Award for Science and Nature Documentary at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards.
  • 2017
  • 00:44:56
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/17/2017

The Nature of Things Suzuki Diaries 2: Coastal Canada

The Suzuki Diaries is an adventure, a journey and a call to action. David Suzuki and his youngest daughter Sarika hit the road again, this time to visit Canada's coastal communities. Not only does Canada have the longest coastline in the world, but Canadians also have storied relationships with the waters that surround them. This time father and daughter reverse ...
  • 2009
  • 00:43:59
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013