The 180 Is Higher Education a Solution to Income Inequality?

What if higher education isn't the way out of income inequality? Education has long been seen as the great equalizer to help narrow the gap between the haves and have nots. It's a widespread belief espoused by teachers, employers and politicians the world over. But a new study by two Canadian economists has turned that consensus on its head. They ...
  • 2015
  • 00:09:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/05/2015

News in Review - April 1994 Jobs for the 90's: Training for the Future?

Youth retraining programs and women in trades and technology are just two of the themes examined as we look at the economy of the future.
  • 1994
  • 00:12:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1994

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CBC Short Docs Karihwanoron: Precious Things Must-See

A small community bands together around a Mohawk immersion school they founded to keep their language alive. Karihwanoron is a Mohawk immersion program that teaches Mohawk language, culture and philosophy. The school does not receive adequate financial assistance from the government — but with a little luck, creativity and the community’s support, it somehow always manages to raise enough money ...
  • 2017
  • 00:14:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2017

On the Coast Khelsilem on Indigenous language funding

Dustin Rivers — also know as Khelsilem — says additional funding for Indigenous language revitalization is a good move by the B.C. government. Khelsilem is a councillor with the Squamish First Nation and a lecturer in Indigenous Languages at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby. He is also the man behind a language immersion program offered by SFU that teaches Sk̲wx̱wú7mesh ...
  • 2018
  • 00:07:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/06/2018

CBC News Life Under Construction

Those who qualify must overcome past traumas, fight addictions and manage complicated parenting challenges to find success. Can Cory, whose mother was killed by his alcoholic father, put his traumatic past behind him to move forward? Can a single mother of three, Marylou, juggle her family responsibilities with a career? Will expectant father Colten conquer his drug and alcohol habits in ...
  • 2012
  • 01:30:22
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 03/24/2014

The National Lunchbox Breakdown

Walk down the aisles of any supermarket, and you’ll notice an explosion of prepared foods for kids’ lunches. This collection of three National mini-documentaries takes a closer look at these convenient snacks and meals to find out how they stack up nutritionally. Reporter Reg Sherren profiles Alberta’s APPLE Project promoting active living and healthy eating in schools. Ian Hanomansing assesses ...
  • 2010
  • 00:23:16
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - December 2000 Marketing to Teens: A Captive Audience?

This special report integrates footage from the CBC program Undercurrents and profiles student activism in an Ontario high school, the pilot school for Youth News Network (YNN). Focusing on advertising to a "captive" and lucrative market, the story investigates what critics call the commercialization of public education and raises the universal issue of the ethics of marketing certain products and ...
  • 2000
  • 00:13:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2000

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The National North of 60: Life in the North – Traditions and Culture (Part 1 of 2)

The first of the two-part North of 60 series is comprised of five short documentaries that examine the traditional world of the Inuit and the efforts being made to preserve their unique cultural heritage. 
  • 2005
  • 00:39:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Nova Scotia high school creates all-hockey curriculum New

A Nova Scotia high school has created a curriculum where every subject — from physics to design technology to dance — centres on hockey. Cole Harbour District High School, in Sidney Crosby's hometown, received special recognition from Hockey Canada this week for its special project, which encompasses all subjects in all grades. "In Canada, if you're going to pick a ...
  • 2013
  • 00:01:58
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 11/08/2018

CBC News Outdoor daycare in Thompson

It's a chilly winter morning in Thompson, the largest Manitoba city north of Winnipeg, and kids at the early learning and child-care centre are running around playing in the snow and building forts. This isn't recess, though — this is how they spend the majority of their days at their northern daycare.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/17/2018