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Episodes

CBC News Why Do We Marry?

In an age when it's neither socially or legally necessary, why do Canadians choose to marry? This provocative documentary looks at a convention that is not only persistent but thriving. It begins with a young couple whose piercings and tattoos would lead you to believe they are not the marrying kind, but it's the moral thing to do, they say. ...
  • 2007
  • 00:45:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

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

CBC News 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
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC News Iran's Young Rebels

In 1979 they had a political revolution, but today Iran is undergoing a revolution of a very different kind. Nearly three quarters of the Iranian population is under the age of 30, and many are bursting with dissatisfaction. Evan Solomon goes inside Iran to explore an underground world where young people are rebelling in very typically Western ways – punk ...
  • 2009
  • 00:35:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC News The Problem with Boys

There's a growing gender gap and it's hitting a critical stage. Young men are the focus of concern because of their underachievement. This program blends cross-country reports and discussions among parents, educators, boy and specialists. Every facet of the issue is explored. Will boys need special education classes? How have their favourite recreational activities affected their outlook? What will they ...
  • 2004
  • 00:40:36
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC News Extreme Canadian Weather: Wind & Water (Part 1 of 2)

Part 1 of the Extreme Canadian Weather series recalls some of the top wind and water disasters in Canada in the last century, including 1954's Hurricane Hazel.
  • 2005
  • 00:49:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC News Extreme Canadian Weather: Fire & Ice (Part 2 of 2)

Part 2 of the Extreme Canadian Weather series looks at Canada's worst fire and ice disasters, including BC's deadly 2003 forest fires and the Quebec and Ontario ice storm of 1998.
  • 2005
  • 00:45:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC News The Mystery of Capital

In this documentary, CBC News' Brian Stewart meets Hernando de Soto, an economist from Peru who became famous interpreting the destructiveness of shadow economies in the developing world. In his book,The Mystery of Capital, de Soto explains how an absence of property rights leads to poverty in developing countries. People who can't show ownership in anything are condemned to live ...
  • 2009
  • 00:18:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC News D-Day 60th

They landed in the early morning hours, a part of the greatest miliary invasion in history. June 6, 1944 — D-Day. Sixty years later, we remember the heroism and the sacrifice on the beaches of Normandy. Join Peter Mansbridge as we re-live the most memorable and poignant moments of the 60th anniversary of D-Day: the ceremony at the Canadian cemetery ...
  • 2004
  • 01:55:54
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC News Canadians on D-Day: The Juno Beach Centre

June 6, 1944 was D-Day. Canadian soldiers took part in the largest military operation in history: the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe. On that day, Canadians accomplished every mission assigned to them. On June 6, 2003 veterans who fought on that historic day accomplished another mission. They saw their dream of a museum to commemorate Canada’s wartime contributions come to ...
  • 2003
  • 01:31:41
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013