News in Review - September 1998 Flint, Michigan: Labour's Last Stand

The strike at General Motors was settled at the end of July 1998. The sprawling auto giant has been falling behind the competition from the leaner and more efficient Ford and Chrystler. GM wanted to farm out a chunk of its parts manufacturing, allowing it to shut down some plants and lay off workers, hopefully increasing profits. It was a ...
  • 1998
  • 00:12:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/09/2014

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CBC News Special Flora's Afghan Mission: Politician to Humanitarian

When Carole MacNeil went to Afghanistan in 2008, she and her team were eager to find the "real" Afghanistan — the places not normally seen on the news, the people who are trying to make their lives work in the wake of decades of war and an American-led invasion. This feature documentary goes beyond the military perspective and explores the humanitarian ...
  • 2009
  • 00:28:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Forgotten Chinese-Canadian Fought in WWI's Battle of Hill 70

Frederick Lee was one of a few hundred young men of Chinese descent who volunteered to fight for Canada in WWI, in an era when even those Chinese-Canadians born in Canada were considered aliens and denied the right to vote. He fought in the little known but strategically crucial Battle of Hill 70. Until recently, few knew about his contributions.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/18/2017

CBC Short Docs Frame 394

Frame 394 follows a young man from Toronto who entangles himself in one of America’s most high-profile police-involved shootings. On April 4, 2015, Walter Scott, an unarmed black man, was fatally shot in the back while running away from Michael Slager, a white police officer, in Charleston, S.C. A bystander recorded the incident. Cinematographer-turned-architect-turned-animator Daniel Voshart became obsessed with the story. ...
  • 2016
  • 00:30:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/07/2017

Kim's Convenience Frank & Nayoung

Mr. Kim is frustrated with Frank, a repairman who talks too much, while Janet's cousin Nayoung visits from Korea, challenging Janet's sense of what it means to be "Korean."
  • 2016
  • 00:21:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/06/2016

News in Review - January 2006 French Riots: Nights of Rage and Fire

In early November 2006 a state of emergency was declared in France after riots erupted across the country. For more than three weeks, thousands of young people went on a rampage every night. They burned cars, battled police and forced authorities to take extreme measures to restore order. In this News in Review story we'll show you how the rioting ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2006

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News in Review - November 2013 Frosh Week Controversy

A frosh week chant turned into a major scandal for St. Mary’s University and the University of British Columbia this past September. The chants glorified underage sexual assault. The impropriety of the incident is made worse in light of the Rehtaeh Parsons case. She alleged she had been sexually assaulted when she was just 15 and then bullied online. She ...
  • 2013
  • 00:13:18
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 11/15/2013

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Kim's Convenience Gay Discount

In the premiere episode of Kim's Convenience, the adaptation of Ins Choi's award-winning Canadian play, Mr. Kim offers a gay discount at the store, while Mrs. Kim tries to find Janet a cool — Christian — Korean boyfriend.
  • 2016
  • 00:21:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/06/2016

Doc Zone Generation Boomerang

After a childhood of overprotection, overindulgence, over-everything, today's young adults are finding the real world a little too real. So they're heading back home – if they left in the first place. Generation Boomerang examines the reasons why so many of today's young adults are slow to launch. A tough economy gets much of the blame, but a peek below ...
  • 2011
  • 00:44:30
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - April 1993 Giant Mine Strike: The Price of Gold

In this account of events surrounding the fatal bombing during the 1992-93 Giant Mine Strike in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, we examine the issues relating to Canada's one-industry towns, union-management relations, and the role of the police in such situations.
  • 1993
  • 00:13:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/20/2016

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