News in Review - February 2008 The Oil Sands and the Environment

Alberta’s oil sands have transformed Canada into a world energy superpower. The profits are staggering, but so are the costs to the environment. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the effects of this modern-day black gold rush. We’ll also examine how the rising demand for oil is forcing the Alberta government to make some very difficult choices.
  • 2008
  • 00:17:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2008

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Firsthand The Oka Legacy

The Oka Legacy is a POV documentary that explores how the Oka Crisis has transformed contemporary Indigenous identity in Canada. Through Mohawk filmmaker Sonia Bonspille Boileau’s own personal journey, The Oka Legacy retraces the events that took place in her hometown in 1990 by talking with people who lived through the events firsthand, like Clifton Nicholas and Waneek Horn Miller, as well as ...
  • 2015
  • 00:44:07
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/01/2015

Canada: A People's History The Pathfinders

Episode 6: 1670 to 1850 CE. The Canadian west is opened by the great fur-trading empires of the Hudson's Bay and Northwest Companies, the native people who were their indispensable allies, and bold explorers and map makers who ventured from the Great Lakes to the Arctic Ocean and long-sought-for Pacific. Pierre Esprit Radisson defies a governor to take New France's ...
  • 2000
  • 01:47:19
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - December 1992 The Police and Changing Times

The interrelationship of police forces, government and citizens is examined in light of the conflict between the Ontario government and Ontario police forces.
  • 1992
  • 00:14:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1992

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The National The Politics of Stereotypes

In the wake of the report and recommendations released by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, The National's Sunday Talk panel examines the continuing impact of negative stereotypes for indigenous people in Canada. What is the damage done by these stereotypes? Are old ideas standing in the way of reconciliation? Panelists include: Jonathan Kay, Editor-in-Chief at The Walrus; John Moore, talk radio host ...
  • 2015
  • 00:12:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/03/2015

24 Hours The Price of Power: A Question of Trust (Part 3 of 5) New

Part three of the five-part series The Price of Power looks into hydro developments in northern Manitoba, the devastation left behind, and the problems and high cost of compensation.
  • 1991
  • 00:19:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/04/2018

24 Hours The Price of Power: After the Flood (Part 1 of 5) New

In the 1960s in northern Manitoba, hydroelectric power promised prosperity for all, but in the shadow of the dams, there was another more painful reality: an environmental wasteland, Indigenous rights cast aside, political scandal and multi-billion dollar debt. In this first episode in the five-part series The Price of Power, representatives of several Manitoba First Nations discuss how their traditional lifestyles ...
  • 1991
  • 00:22:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/04/2018

24 Hours The Price of Power: The Power Brokers (Part 2 of 5) New

This documentary looks at the successive governments and Manitoba Hydro administrators responsible for Manitoba's hydro mega-projects. This is the second episode in the five-part series The Price of Power.
  • 1991
  • 00:27:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/04/2018

Jaxon and Song’s Maple Mystery The Raven

Where can they find a raven that soars, but never moves? The adventure takes Jaxon and Song over the Capilano Suspension Bridge and to the land of the Haida to find the answer.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 09/22/2017

The Nature of Things The Real Avatar

Under the shadow of the Cordillera del Condor mountains, and near where the mighty Amazon river begins, live the Awajun and Wampis peoples, a proud warrior nation never conquered by the Incas or the Spanish. Today they feel they are being invaded again, as Peruvian and Canadian mining companies aim to set up a gold mine on land these natives ...
  • 2011
  • 00:44:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013