CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary Blood on the Ice

The controversy surrounding the hunting of baby seals dates back to the mid-1960s. It all started with a documentary that sought to draw attention to the fate of the seals. Bloody excerpts from the film were aired on television, causing a public outcry. In 1977, Greenpeace led a massive operation to block the seal hunt across Newfoundland. A disoriented Brigitte ...
  • 2011
  • 00:53:02
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/20/2013

CBC News 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

On the Coast Bob Joseph: '21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act'

Long time CBC News host Gloria Macarenko speaks with Bob Joseph, author of a new book on the Indian Act, about how the act still affects Indigenous peoples today.
  • 2018
  • 00:08:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/15/2018

News in Review - November 2017 Border Running: Asylum Seekers Head To Canada

Thousands of asylum seekers are fleeing into Canada from the U.S. They left their native countries to escape hardship, poverty, and in some cases war, only to learn that new U.S. immigration policies have made it hard for them to stay. Now they're heading to Canada – using illegal border crossings like Roxham Road. It's a one-way route out of the ...
  • 2017
  • 00:18:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/27/2017

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News in Review - May 1993 Boris Yeltsin: Yes to Reform

Despite the extreme hardship caused by a total economic transformation, sometimes more difficult to deal with than life under communism, the people of Russia vote for continued reform.
  • 1993
  • 00:12:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1993

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News in Review - September 1992 Bosnia: A Peacekeeper's Nightmare

Major-General Lewis MacKenzie and the Canadian peacekeeping troops are the focus for examining the United Nations' peacekeeping actions in the former Yugoslavia.
  • 1992
  • 00:13:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1992

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News in Review - November 1996 Bosnia: After the Election

This update in the News in Review library looks at the first, even if forced, exercise in democracy in this war-torn country, where old enmities still prevail.
  • 1996
  • 00:14:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1996

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News in Review - February 2001 Bouchard Quits: A Blow for Sovereignty?

Quebec Premier Lucien Bouchard startled Quebecers and the rest of Canada with his sudden resignation from politics, from the premiership, and as leader of the Parti québécois. In an emotional speech he cited his failure to advance the cause of Quebec sovereignty as one of the main reasons for his departure. Bernard Landry's election by acclamation seems to have maintained ...
  • 2001
  • 00:15:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2001

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News in Review - February 1994 Bourassa: The End of an Era

This chronological report reviews a significant period of time in the political history of Quebec and the career of one of the key players.
  • 1994
  • 00:18:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1994

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CBC News Brexit Aftermath: Britain's Uncertain Future

Elmer Kim and Michael Hyatt discuss Britain's divorce from the European Union from a Canadian business perspective.
  • 2016
  • 00:09:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/05/2016