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Episodes

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 Shedding the Past: The Battle to Lose Weight

Statistics show that as a nation, we’re getting fat. Some take risky steps to shed the weight. Marie-France Magnin was one of those people. She decided to opt for radical gastric bypass surgery, leading her to discover herself in a new light. This program follows Marie-France’s very personal decision and the unexpected consequences of a dicey choice. A rare disease ...
  • 2007
  • 00:23:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC News Town At the Top of the World

A government experiment dropped a community into one of Canada’s most unforgiving landscapes. From the struggle to overcome those odds, the community of Grise Fjord has succeeded. What does it take to live in a place where it is dark half of the year and isolated all the time? Travel to Canada's most northerly non-military community. This program examines that ...
  • 2007
  • 00:43:57
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

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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