CBC News Now

Every day, every hour, across Canada and around the world, stories are breaking. CBC News Now is on top of those stories. Anchoring that coverage is a team of award-winning journalists that bring news to Canadians as it happens. CBC News Network gives us a picture of the day, from the top headlines we need to know to the stories that are simply good to know. 

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Episodes

CBC News Now Reds, Whites & the Blues

In this highly regarded CBC Newsworld documentary, also known as Reading, Writing and the Rez, four savvy teenagers take us to their white high schools and show us why most Native kids from reserves don’t graduate. Kiki, Chelsey, Jordan and Marcus live on the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, an urban Indian reserve in the shadow of Vancouver. The odds of finishing high ...
  • 2006
  • 00:45:03
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Teacher Guide(s)

  • Reds, Whites and the Blues Teacher Resource Guide

CBC News Now Uganda's Haunted Children

It’s been called the Pearl of Africa. But more recently Uganda’s been known as the worst country in the world to be a child, where an entire generation has been caught up in a bloody civil war. Fighting the government for 20 years, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) is known for its unspeakable brutality and has built its ranks by ...
  • 2006
  • 00:42:57
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013