The National This Igloo Greenhouse Could Revolutionize Food Production in the North

A Ryerson University student has built a greenhouse on the Arctic Circle that allows people in the far North to grow fresh produce.
  • 2016
  • 00:05:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/19/2016

Doc Zone Thoroughly Modern Marriage Classroom Favourites

It's been battered and beaten and tested to its ultimate limits, and it's in the news like never before. From Prince William and Kate, to Archie and Veronica, we're struggling to make sense of what marriage means. What's a modern marriage about, anyway? Given the high divorce rate and the ability to live common-law, why does anyone bother getting married? There ...
  • 2011
  • 00:42:16
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - May 2008 Tibet, China and the Olympics

In March anti-government riots erupted in Tibet, an autonomous region of China. When the Chinese government cracked down, there were protest demonstrations in many countries around the world. In this News in Review story, we’ll look at the violence in Tibet. We’ll also show you how the demonstrators targeted China’s preparations for this summer’s Olympic Games.
  • 2008
  • 00:15:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2008

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Doc Zone To the Rescue

The search & rescue system (SAR) in Canada is an emergency in the making. Ironically, the very system that should be ready to help us when we’re lost or injured in the great Canadian wilderness is sending out its own SOS call. Stretched to its limits by the combination of an increasing number of outdoor adventurers and shrinking budgets, the ...
  • 2014
  • 00:43:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/05/2014

CBC News Town At the Top of the World

A government experiment dropped a community into one of Canada’s most unforgiving landscapes. From the struggle to overcome those odds, the community of Grise Fjord has succeeded. What does it take to live in a place where it is dark half of the year and isolated all the time? Travel to Canada's most northerly non-military community. This program examines that ...
  • 2007
  • 00:43:57
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Treaty 8 and Native Taxation

A Federal Court ruling on Treaty 8, which states that Natives are not required to pay taxes, is being appealed. This documentary explores the history of the Treaty and the implications for Natives and non-natives across the country. Today, in High Prairie, Alberta, many businesses are owned by Natives. If Treaty 8 is enforced, some people will pay taxes and ...
  • 2002
  • 00:18:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Marketplace Trouble's Brewing

With so many Canadians making coffee shops a part of their daily routine — in fact, spending five billion dollars a year — just how do the top chains fare when it comes to food safety? Erica Johnson makes the rounds with a Calgary health inspector to reveal the rigours of regular inspections that both large and small businesses must ...
  • 2006
  • 00:26:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - April 2013 U.S. Gun Debate

The city of Chicago saw more than 500 murders in 2012. Most of these crimes were committed by people with guns. We look at why guns are so readily available in the U.S. and examine whether Canada is any different. 
  • 2013
  • 00:14:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2013

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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