CBC News Special Bloody Saturday: The Winnipeg General Strike

In May 1919, 30,000 Winnipeg workers walked off the job and into the history books, launching the largest strike in Canadian history. It lasted six weeks and ended in the violence of Bloody Saturday, a day organized labour has never forgotten or forgiven. Was the strike a legitimate protest against low wages, poor working conditions and a lack of bargaining ...
  • 2007
  • 00:45:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Canada: The Story of Us Boom / Bust (1919-1937)

It's the dawn of the 20th century and Canada's population is exploding. For many Canadians living in urban centres, this growth comes at cost. Deadly diseases plague cities. Labour strikes lead to violent conflict. Through boom times and bust, Canadians struggle to improve their lives and learn to care for others. Features stories/events include: the Winnipeg General Strike, the Turner ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:16
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/10/2017

CBC News Now Borrow a Stereotype

They say familiarity breeds contempt, but could it actually breed acceptance? That's the idea behind a project called the Living Library. It started in Europe, and recently CBC News Sunday visited California for the launch of the first Living Library in North America. The idea: "check out" a person, instead of a book. Sit down face-to-face with the type of ...
  • 2008
  • 00:10:25
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Boys Will Be Boys: Sexual Harassment in Schools

Just what kinds of behaviour are acceptable in our schools, or for that matter, in society in general. The sexual harassment of girls in school begins as early as the primary grades. While many explain the poor behaviour as "just a joke...boys will be boys", the self esteem and scholastic achievement of the victims erode. In this program we see ...
  • 1995
  • 00:25:46
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC News Now Broken Border

An in-depth report dissecting the phenomena of the porous border between the US and Mexico in Arizona. Border agents with the help of sonar, helicopters and video cameras wage war against the tidal wave of illegal migrants entering at a rate of 1 million people a year. Reporter David Halton highlights each side of the migrant debate: riding along with ...
  • 2004
  • 00:44:38
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Marketplace Buying Into Sexy: The Sexing Up of Tweens

The $1.7 billion business of selling bodies has a grip on youth culture, infecting those between the ages of 8 and 14. This investigation uncovers the sexualization of young girls as they are bombarded with ads, media programs and messages urging them to mimic their favourite pop idols and scantily-clad models. This fast-paced feature follows three tweeners, revealing how they're ...
  • 2005
  • 00:25:34
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Marketplace Cafeteria Confidential

Been in a high school cafeteria lately? You might have noticed that a lot of the fare is greasy, high carb foods. In Toronto, one grade 11 high school student has had enough and, with the help of her friends, has decided she’s going to do something about it. Allison Ewell, the smart outspoken teen who's not only taking on her ...
  • 2004
  • 00:10:42
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Campus Culture: Universities and the Issue of Sexual Misconduct

Senior CBC News correspondent Susan Ormiston looks at how colleges and universities are navigating the difficult ground of sexual assault on campus and addressing charges that their institutions tolerate a "rape culture." Ormiston examines the steps taken by the University of Ottawa and Lakehead University in the wake of very public sexual misconduct scandals and speaks with young women who ...
  • 2014
  • 00:19:01
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/02/2014

News in Review - October 2009 Canada and the Stranded Canadians

Abousfian Abdelrazic and Suad Hagi Mohamud are two Canadians who shared a common ordeal in two different places. They both found themselves in a foreign country and not allowed to come home. In this News in Review we’ll look at their stories, and why they and others have accused the Canadian government of abandoning its own citizens.
  • 2009
  • 00:13:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2009

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News in Review - June 1992 Canada Now: A Diverse Landscape

Celebrating Canada's 125th anniversary, this News in Review special explores four principal themes in contemporary Canadian society. Combining stimulating images of Canada, interviews with a cross-section of Canadians, and archival material, and using the present as a pivotal point, the program links the past and the future to create an understanding of the dynamics of Canadian nationhood.
  • 1992
  • 00:59:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/20/2015

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