The National Words of the Elders: Saving Aboriginal Languages

Arvid Charlie is among the last generation raised speaking Hul'qumi'num, the Coast Salish language spoken by the Cowichan people in BC. Like most of the 88 aboriginal languages in Canada, Hul'qumi'num is teetering on the brink of extinction. For elders like Arvid, sharing and documenting the language is a race against time. Their work embraces new technologies so that the ...
  • 2009
  • 00:13:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - March 2010 Young Adults and Heart Disease

In late January 2010, a new report warned that Canada could be facing an epidemic of heart disease. It said because so many Canadians are not eating or exercising properly, even young adults are now at risk. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the problem and what can be done to try to correct it.
  • 2010
  • 00:15:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2010

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The National Youth At Risk

A series of short documentaries profiling three communities and their solutions to the rising tide of youth crime. The first two documentaries explore the community of Malvern, Onatrio, which gained a reputation because of high murder rates. Local residents have developed community strategies to dispel the area’s negative image. The final documentary is a profile of Pathways to Education, a ...
  • 2004
  • 00:21:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013